Highly prized Austen collection donated to the Bodleian
A highly-prized collection of manuscripts including some written by Jane Austen has been donated to the Bodleian Library and Jane Austen’s House following a UK-wide campaign to purchase it.
Christ Church Board of Governors warned of jail time
The Commission, which regulates educational institutions with charitable status such as Oxford’s colleges, has become increasingly concerned over the legal fees incurred over the course of the controversy. In a letter to Christ Church’s board of governors, the Commission’s director of regulatory services Helen Earner warned the body that it was a criminal offence to knowingly provide false or misleading information or to suppress, conceal or destroy documents.
St Benet’s Hall has ‘credible financing’ to secure buildings and future
“St Benet’s Hall has ‘credible financing in place’ to secure its two buildings from the Ampleforth Abbey Trust, an email seen by Cherwell reveals."
Oxford University received £70,000 from controversial mining company Rio Tinto
Oxford University received at least £70,000 from trans-national mining company Rio Tinto since 2013, Oxford Climate Justice Campaign have revealed.
Keble college announces new Warden
Dr Jacobs said “I am deeply honoured to have been elected as the next Warden of Keble College...The College was founded to broaden the social depth of the student body and I feel extremely privileged to be joining an outstanding place to work and study that is determinedly excellent, progressive, socially responsible and compassionate.”
Oxford research: changes to history teaching to address diversity
The report – which surveyed 316 teachers from a variety of different English schools – states that “the most important reasons cited for making changes to the curriculum were a sense of social justice, to better represent the nature of history and the stimulus of recent events.”
Play about elitist Balliol society to launch in London
“The play focuses on the feud between members of the Annandale Society, and the less privileged members of the College whom they victimised."