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Thursday, June 23, 2022

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Christ Church dean steps aside as new complaint emerges

The Dean of Christ Church has stepped back from college duties, the college anounced last week. New allegations that Percy behaved inappropriately towards a...

Professorship in vaccinology secured by £3 million Saïd donation

Oxford’s vaccine development team has received a £3.33 million gift from Wafic Saïd. The money will be used to fund the professorship in vaccinology,...

Oxford faces calls to move all teaching online

The University of Oxford will stay open despite the introduction of a national lockdown from Thursday. As an educational institution, Oxford will continue to offer some in-person...

Oxford expected to get $100m from vaccine

Oxford stands to make over $100 million from developing a successful COVID-19 vaccine. The University has landed a 6% stake profits from its partnership with...

£1m will fund Oxford’s COVID-19 immunisation research

A £1 million grant will fund Oxford’s research into the immunity of recovered COVID-19 patients. The University of Oxford Medical Science will research the strength of...

Coalition of societies to work for racial equality in Oxford

Student societies have joined a city-wide Coalition to support the rights of marginalised people in Oxford. The Oxford Coalition of Black Communities and Communities...

Video project highlights ethnic minority students’ Oxford experiences

An Oxford undergraduate has launched a video project to raise awareness of the experiences of ethnic minority students at the University. Walk in my Shoes,...

Oxford to use socioeconomic data for DPhil applicants in graduate access push

Oxford will consider socioeconomic data in PhD applicants, as the University looks to improve access to postgraduate courses. Tutors across departments use contextual data...

Oxford removes Graduate Application Fee

The University of Oxford has voted to abolish its Graduate Application Fee. Graduate applicants were previously charged £75 to apply to Oxford, however the University’s...

Social distancing patrols in Oxford after rise in coronavirus cases

Oxford City Council is enforcing local patrols and inspections to ensure residents adhere to social distancing rules. A spike in cases has led to...

Oxford may face local controls after “unsettling” rise in COVID cases

Oxford could face local lockdown measures after a surge in coronavirus cases. Oxfordshire County Council said “measures that would slam the brakes on Oxford’s...

Oxford honours A-level students’ offers after government U-turn

The University of Oxford will honour its offer to all applicants whose A-level Centre Assessed Grades meet their conditional offer, although some may have...

Open letters and petitions call for Oxford to accept all offer-holders

The University of Oxford is facing pressure to admit offer-holders who missed their grades, amidst controversy over A-level results. Almost 40% of teacher assessments were downgraded...

New car bans planned for Oxford city centre

Oxford is set to implement two temporary bus gates, restricting cars from entering certain parts of the city centre. Backed by both Oxford City Council...