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Court hears St Hugh’s postgraduate admissions case

“I am prepared to appeal all the way to the European Court of Human Rights if I have to,” suing ex-applicant tells Cherwell

WikiLeaks accuses Union of "censorship"

The whistleblowing organisation alleges that the Oxford Union doctored video of Julian Assange's talk over fear of reprisal

Assange protesters outside Union

Organised in response to the invitation of Julian Assange to address the Oxford Union, protesters gathered outside the gates of the debating chamber on Wednesday evening. Cherwell solicited the opinions of those taking part.

Postgraduate applicant sues St Hugh’s

St Hugh's College has been accused of selecting postgraduate students 'on the basis of wealth' and 'discriminating' against those without adequate funds.

Union drops Nick Griffin invitation

BNP leader's invitation to speak at gay parenting debate is rescinded by the Oxford Union. Union officials claim the invitation was made without permission.

Review: The Snowman and The Snowdog

Xin Fan questions whether this update on a childhood classic can truly cut it against the original

D’Urso wins Union presidency

Joseph D’Urso has become President-elect of the Oxford Union after winning a close race against opponent Rajiv Dattani in Friday’s election.

Petition launched against ‘academic racism’ at Oxbridge

Russell Group university researchers call on Oxford and Cambridge to stop excluding black academics

Tom Rutland elected OUSU President

Rutland trumps Westbury with 2179 votes to 1232

Report Extra: Mental Arithmetic

Arthur Benjamin, maths professor at Harvey Mudd College in California and self-styled 'mathemagician', came to TEDx Oxford to show his incredible gift of being able to do hard sums in his head. Our reporter gave him a few numbers to square, and asked which the day of the week it was on our editors' birthdays.


Tolkien fans visit Oxford to celebrate author

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

Exclusive: Jude Law to speak at Union

The BAFTA-winning actor will appear with Jeremy Gilley, founder of Peace One Day, to promote the initiative, which works for an annual day of ceasefire and non-violence worldwide

Oxford historian discovers new letter sent by suffragette

The letter was written in 1905 by Annie Kenney, the first suffragette to be imprisoned in the campaign for the vote

App launched to help new students navigate Oxford

The app features the presidents of Oxford SU, the African and Caribbean Society (ACS) and the Dramatic Society, as well as the Bodleian librarian

Oxford Club Couture

Feathers, latex, or pyjamas: the dress code for Oxford clubs knows no bounds