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Thursday, June 23, 2022

Abigail Howe

In Conversation with Eleanor Neale

"These ones are being told on my channel because no one else will tell them and I want to tell that story."

BREAKING: Oriel College will not remove Rhodes statue after commission’s recommendations

Oriel College’s Governing Body has responded following the results of an independent commission which were revealed by The Guardian last night, choosing not to...

Oxford LGBTQ+ Society responds to homophobic and racist ‘zoombombing’

CW: Homophobia, racism. After an Oxford LGBTQ+ Society event discussing the realities of being an LGBTQ+ person in the Caribbean was ‘zoombombed’ with homophobic and...

Oxford SU President-Elect criticised for Holocaust pun and ‘racist’ Instagram post

CW: antisemitism, racism, transphobia. Rashmi Samant, the current Oxford University Student Union President-Elect, has faced controversy after a social media post which punned on the...

Students, societies and colleges respond to Ken Loach event

CW: antisemitism, racism. Groups across and beyond Oxford have responded to the decision of St Peter’s College to host Ken Loach after numerous organisations called...

EXCLUSIVE: Oxford Union Hilary 2021 Termcard

Psychologist Steven Pinker, Extinction Rebellion co-founder Roger Hallam, actress Elizabeth McGovern, and YouTube workout star Joe Wicks are among the speakers for the Oxford...

University announces courses allowed to return for start of Hilary

Some colleges also suggested that students on these courses could still study at home if they so desired.

Not “safe or sustainable”: Bodleian Libraries’ reading rooms remain open

“The only way to keep us safe is to immediately close all open libraries and move to remote services only, with measures put in place to minimise the risk of travel."

Oxford University confirms no safety net

"“The pandemic continues to provide us with significant challenges, but please rest assured that supporting your academic success is a key priority for everyone at the University."

BREAKING: University suspends residency requirements for all of Hilary

In an email to students, Balliol College confirmed that "the University has removed the usual student “residency requirement” for the whole of the Term"....

BREAKING: University returns paused until “at least 25 January” for most students

"Given the rising infection rates, the return of all other students should be paused until at least the week commencing 25 January."

Hilary term 2021: how has your college responded to staggered returns?

"The latest suggested arrival date so far for students at the University is the 24th January, while some colleges are advising that all students arrive in Noughth week."

Beat Society asks University and MPs to increase provision for those with eating disorders

"I implore you, as our elected representatives, to give this health crisis the due time and thought that its seriousness demands. Lives are at stake."

BREAKING: Some students won’t return to university until February

"Students who will be prioritised for an early return include those on placements or practical courses with a need for in-person teaching (including music, dance, drama, the sciences, medicine, nursing and dentistry)."