Wednesday, May 5, 2021

    Charlie Hancock

    Oxford launches study to understand sexual harassment and violence at the University

    Every student currently enrolled at the University will receive a confidential and anonymous survey and consent form on May 11th. The results will be used to "build academic understanding" of sexual harassment and violence at the University, and inform their policies and support services in the future.

    Landmark Oxford malaria vaccine 77% effective

    The vaccine developed by Oxford University in partnership with the Serum Institute of India and Novavax was the first to achieve the efficacy target of at least 75% which was set out by the World Health Organisation.

    Counselling demand rose 86% over long vacation

    Data released from Oxford University's Student Welfare and Support Services has revealed that demand for its services rose during the 2019-20 academic year. The number of students registered with the Disability Advisory service also rose, continuing a trend observed in preceding years. The Sexual Harassment and Violence Support Service also saw an increase in demand, with the majority of users being female undergraduates.

    “Oxford is wilfully complicit in a system which destroys lives”: societies respond to OCJC report

    'Common Ground, a student led organisation bringing attention of the University’s colonial past, said: “Climate justice is racial justice, and the university cannot claim to be a ‘climate leader’ or ‘anti-racist’ whilst still having such extensive ties to the fossil fuel industry”.'