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Thursday, June 23, 2022

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SU criticises colleges’ reduction of vacation residence

Some colleges are reducing the availability of residence for students over the Michaelmas vacation. Oxford SU is lobbying to ensure international students are guaranteed...

Iffley Road Sports Centre will not be used for teaching in “major win for students”

Oxford University has announced that Iffley Road Sports Centre will not be used for teaching in Michaelmas 2020, after students and the Oxford Student...

Oxford places first in The Guardian’s annual university guide

Oxford University has been ranked the best university in the UK by The Guardian, for the first time in a decade. This is attributed...

Christ Church dean exonerated after safeguarding allegations

CW: Sexual assault The Dean of Christ Church has been exonerated by the Church of England after investigation into claims that he mishandled sexual assault...

Rhodes Must Fall Oxford demands statue falls in 2020

Rhodes Must Fall Oxford continues to campaign against the statue of Cecil Rhodes, demanding a definite removal in 2020, following Oriel College’s announcement that...

Oxford UCU launches face mask drive for University staff

Oxford University and College Union (Oxford UCU) has launched a drive for volunteers to produce face coverings for University staff, in collaboration with Oxford...

Oxford University leads ‘breakthrough’ in coronavirus treatment

A trial led by Oxford University has discovered that dexamethasone, a cheap steroid, can help reduce deaths in seriously ill COVID-19 patients. The drug reduced the...

Oxford Union Second Election: Who’s nominated and what happens now?

Elections for the President of the Oxford Union in Hilary 2021 will take place on Friday, after Re-open Nominations (RON) received more votes than...

Oriel JCR pass motion demanding removal of Rhodes statue

Oriel JCR voted yesterday for a motion which mandates the JCR to demand the removal of Oriel's Cecil Rhodes statue. The motion passed with...

Oxford Chancellor criticises campaigns to remove Rhodes statue as ‘hypocrisy’

Oxford University Chancellor, Lord Chris Patten, has labelled calls to “throw the Rhodes statue in the Thames” as “hypocrisy”, because the Rhodes Trust funds...

80,000 sign petition and Oxford City Council call for Rhodes removal

A petition demanding the removal of a statue of Cecil Rhodes on an Oriel College building on the High Street has hit 80,000 signatures...

‘Rhodes, You’re Next’ banner put up opposite Oriel College

A banner stating ‘Rhodes, You’re Next’ has been put up on University Church, opposite the statue of Cecil Rhodes, following the pulling down of...

University’s response to racism leaves students “disappointed” and “distrustful”

Oxford students have criticised Oxford University’s response to racial inequality and injustice, in light of worldwide protests against police violence and systemic racism. The...

Black Lives Matter march in Oxford tomorrow

A peaceful march in solidarity with Black Lives Matter is planned for tomorrow, Wednesday 3rd June, in South Park from 1pm. The march is...