Several colleges were without electricity after power failures throughout Oxford on Thursday.
Wadham, Mansfield, New, Keble, St John’s and All Souls were all affected by the power failure. Wadham College the worst affected; students were without internet all day and many were without lights or heating.
A spokesperson for the National Grid said, “55 electricity supplies were interrupted at about eight o’clock on Thursday morning and our engineers connected mobile generators. Approximately 17 electricity supplies are still not working.”