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Playlists and procrastination: soundtracking exam season

Sophie Jordan explores the link between revision, creativity and music

Pledge2Reg campaign sees almost 1800 participants

A total of 24 colleges have seen over half their student bodies registered to vote in the EU referendum

Rhodes Trust expands global reach and access

Rhodes Trust to expand globally, as well as form new partnerships

A Beginner’s Guide to… Grace Potter and the Nocturnals

Sophie Jordan introduces us to Grace Potter and the Nocturnals

University staff strike over low pay

Staff at Oxford University and Oxford Brookes went on strike over the last couple of days

Students to take stand against fee increases

Students support Jeremy Corbyn’s petition against the government increase in tuition fees

Details withheld from OULC antisemitism report

BARONESS ROYALL’S INQUIRY into the alleged antisemitism in the Oxford University Labour Club (OULC) found no evidence of “institutional antisemitism”, leading instead to a series of recommendations being made...

Former OULC co-Chair kicked out of Labour

David Klemperer suspended from the Labour Party after nominating Harry Samuels as a Lib Dem candidate in recent elections

No evidence of “institutional antisemitism” in Labour Club

Details of alleged individual instances of antisemitism in OULC controversially witheld from publication in Baroness Royall's report

University tuition fees set to rise under new reforms

A White Paper was published revealing the possibility of another rise in tuition fees in the UK

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‘No Offence’ and ‘Antinuous: Boy Made God’ at the Ashmolean

A review of the museum's latest exhibitions which are dedicated to telling LGBTQ+ stories

Fandom: democracy or tyranny?

Hollywood's decisions have become increasingly determined by internet fandoms

70% of students only drink to fit in, says NUS survey

Almost half of the survey’s participants claimed that prior to starting university they had a perception that students spent most of their time getting drunk.

Oxford ranked as Britain’s least socially inclusive university

Just one in ten students at Oxford view themselves as working class while over 60% of students went to a private or grammar school.

Voluntourism: how a booming industry has real world consequences

Combining volunteering with tourism often harms rather than helps disadvantaged communities