Authors Posts by Tom Calver

Tom Calver


Home Office withdraws Campsfield expansion plan

Campsfield House Immigration Removal Centre will not be expanded following an independent review of people in detention

Immigrants at Campsfield "guilty until proven innocent"?

C+ discovers claims of poor medical help and diet, detainees self-harming, and alleged victims of torture being locked up against the Home Office's own guidelines

Investigation: Student intermission

C+ finds a disparity between different students' experiences of the process, with evidence of students' trust being broken, and colleges treating mental health problems as disciplinary ones

Investigation: Private Student Housing

In C+'s investigation on private student housing, students claim that landlords 'patronised them', failed to repair essential damage and put their safety at risk

Hall staff "reduced to tears" and forced to wear makeup

In its investigation on the treatment of college staff, C+ finds evidence of bullying, staff not being paid for overtime, and employees being forced to change their names

Oxford’s film scene to benefit from kickstarter project

Following the success of 'The Wishing Horse' at the Portobello Film Festival over the summer, the film’s director is hoping for more of the same with 'Waterbird' and 'Catkins'

Tribunal declares Union rules changes invalid

RO Thomas Reynolds cleared of any interference, but candidates who broke the rules will not face tribunal

Students respond to Wilson verdict

'Black Lives Matter' Cornmarket protest planned for Saturday noon

Jesus celebrates 40 years of women

Students and alumni look back on the “Jesus Experiment”

Banerjee U-turn on resignation

Union President standing by electoral changes after RO declares them invalid.


Voluntourism: how a booming industry has real world consequences

Combining volunteering with tourism often harms rather than helps disadvantaged communities

Follow the Money: How football puts finance over fans

In light of Bolton Wanderer's narrow escape from administration, we need to confront how money dominates our nation's favourite sport.

Aung San Suu Kyi’s honorary degree should be revoked

If the degree was awarded to honour human rights, can it not be revoked to honour human rights?

The government is wrong to dismiss abortion clinic buffer zones

Protests outside abortion clinics are a form of harassment which undermine the free choices of women

Tolkien fans visit Oxford to celebrate author

The four-day event will include a Hobbit bake-off