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    Maggie Wilcox

    Funding woes: Next year’s maintenance loan worth less

    A new report from the Department of Education estimates that the 2023-24 maintenance loan increase will not be enough to restore students' purchasing power. The...

    BREAKING: No confidence vote proposed against Union president Charlie Mackintosh

    Three members of the Oxford Union have brought a no-confidence motion against President Charlie Mackintosh, and a vote will be triggered if the required...

    Hundreds march through Oxford in traffic protest turned ‘anti-globalist’ demo

    Hundreds of protesters took to the streets in Oxford this Saturday. Most came to take part in an anti-low traffic neighbourhood demonstration, protesting proposed traffic...

    These pets are the cats’ meow: Cherwell Pet Show 2023

    The pets of Oxford colleges do so much for their stressed students. A friendly tail wag, a lively game of fetch between tutes or...

    Oxford issues warnings over gonorrhoea outbreak

    Several colleges have issued warnings that gonorrhoea cases are increasing amongst 18-25 year-olds in Oxford, and are urging students to carry condoms if meeting...

    A kick in the balls: College balls less affordable as access prices increase

    Access tickets are amounting to less of a discount when compared to the price of a standard ticket

    Union votes against “sacramental sodomy” speaker in controversial gay marriage debate

    The Oxford Union debated the question of gay marriage in the Church this Thursday, with Anglican bishops, Christian theologians, and students taking part. In...

    The city of shrinking spires

    When it comes to housing affordability, Oxford is well-behind its world-class peers. Researchers and academics at the University of Oxford are faced with some...

    Oxford Vice Chancellor receives Damehood for services to education

    Dame Richardson received the honour of a Damehood from King Charles at Windsor Castle on Wednesday

    Room for Improvement: Oxford’s craziest college accommodation

    The average Oxford student living in college will be allocated a basic, yet comfortable room. Yes, the room ballots are hectic and the living,...

    Cost of living crisis felt in Oxford as Hertford opens JCR food bank

    This initiative comes directly from the students, a testament to “the heart and community spirit of Hertford”, according to one student. However, this same student is frustrated that college and uni administration have not done more to address the cost of living crisis.

    Regents’ Park announces death of beloved pet tortoise, Emmanuelle

    She came to Regents forty six years ago and quickly became a fixture of college life. During that time, she won many victories for...

    How to survive Freshers’ Week

    "Given that you most likely fall ill by the end of this week, try to have a good time before everyone in college is going through a pack of Lemsip a day!"

    Oxford tops Times’ university rankings for first time in twelve years

    "Oxford scored high across the board. The student to staff ratio was the lowest in the UK (10.5 to 1) and the university also ranks among the best for graduate prospects."