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Sunday, June 26, 2022

Charlotte Moberly

Union President withdraws charge of violent misconduct against Ebenezer Azamati

Brendan McGrath has withdrawn his charge of violent misconduct against Ebenezer Azamati, who was expelled from the Union chamber during a debate last month....

Extinction Rebellion at Oxford Museum of Natural History

Extinction Rebellion Oxford and the Oxford Museum of Natural history held a joint ‘Art-Science extravaganza' yesterday to raise public awareness of the climate crisis. The...

Bodleian celebrates 50th anniversary of Moon landing

This Saturday, the Bodleian Libraries is holding an event to celebrate the 50th anniversary of the Moon landing. The Lunar Activity Day, which will be held...

Oxford UN Women #DrawALine at Rad Cam

The #DrawALine Campaign aims to raise awareness of gender-based violence

Christ Church JCR rejects motion to abolish scholars’ ballot privilege

The motion received a majority of votes, but did not get the 2/3 required to pass

St Hugh’s JCR rejects motion to create Liaison Officer for Oxford Living Wage

St Hugh’s currently pays its scouts £9 per hour, which is less than the Oxford Living Wage.

Poets raise concerns over new Professor of Poetry age limit

Several poets have spoken out against the position's upper age limit of 69, including 84 year old poet Michael Horovitz.

Oxford to hold citizens’ assembly on climate change

The assembly, which will meet for the first time in September, will involve a randomly-selected representative sample of Oxford citizens. It will help consider new carbon targets and additional measures to reduce emissions.

Petition to revoke Sultan of Brunei’s honorary degree receives over 117,000 signatures

A change.org petition demanding that Oxford University to rescind the Sultan of Brunei’s honorary degree has received over 117,000 signatures. Sultan Hassanal Bolkiah was awarded an...

Springtide Festival to return in May

The SU hopes the festival will "help integration between students and long term residents".

Alice Oswald tipped to become next Oxford Professor of Poetry

Although a woman has previously been elected, Oswald would be the first to actually take the position if elected.

Councillor outraged at ‘disgusting’ number of colleges not paying Oxford Living Wage

Susan Brown, Leader of Oxford City Council, has said she will be writing to the wealthiest Oxford colleges after calling the number of colleges...

Plush and Oxford LGBTQ+ Society announce joint funding campaign to improve wheelchair access

Donations will be used to fund a chairlift to make the venue fully accessible to wheelchair users.

New data reveals extent of access gaps in English universities

New data from the Office for Students shows 67% of English universities and other higher education providers had gaps in higher education access for...