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Rowers discontent following severe river conditions 

“At this rate novices will still be eligible for next year’s novice regatta” was a rower’s off-hand comment that inspired this investigation. Twelve term weeks into this academic year,...

Oxford Union doesn’t believe Ukraine should negotiate with Russia to end the war

This Thursday night, the Oxford Union voted against the motion “This House believes Ukraine...

Corpus Christi College disaffiliates from Student Union

Corpus Christi College voted overwhelmingly, with no vote against and one abstention, to disaffiliate from the Student Union at a JCR meeting on 18 February, citing the SU’s “controversies and ineffectiveness.” The disaffiliation will go into effect at Corpus's pizza party with the SU-funded pizza they recently won.

Jesus JCR votes to recommend abolishing free Second Hall for committee members

At its third meeting of Hilary term, the Jesus College JCR committee passed the motion to recommend that the College abolish free second hall for JCR committee members. 

Cambridge students punished for behaviour at Michaelmas sports day swap to Balliol

Athletes from St John’s College, Cambridge were punished with over 130 hours of community service for their bad behaviour at a sports day swap at Balliol College last term. The behaviour involved verbal abuse, as well as urinating and spilling beer indoors. 

Rowers discontent following severe river conditions 

“At this rate novices will still be eligible for next year’s novice regatta” was a rower’s off-hand comment that inspired this investigation. Twelve term...

Oxford Union doesn’t believe Ukraine should negotiate with Russia to end the war

This Thursday night, the Oxford Union voted against the motion “This House believes Ukraine should negotiate with Russia to end the war now.” The...

Corpus Christi College disaffiliates from Student Union

Corpus Christi College voted overwhelmingly, with no vote against and one abstention, to disaffiliate from the Student Union at a JCR meeting on 18 February, citing the SU’s “controversies and ineffectiveness.” The disaffiliation will go into effect at Corpus's pizza party with the SU-funded pizza they recently won.

Jesus JCR votes to recommend abolishing free Second Hall for committee members

At its third meeting of Hilary term, the Jesus College JCR committee passed the motion to recommend that the College abolish free second hall for JCR committee members. 

Cambridge students punished for behaviour at Michaelmas sports day swap to Balliol

Athletes from St John’s College, Cambridge were punished with over 130 hours of community service for their bad behaviour at a sports day swap at Balliol College last term. The behaviour involved verbal abuse, as well as urinating and spilling beer indoors. 

Student Union to lobby University and colleges to cut ties with “unethical” companies, including Home Office

The Student Union (SU) has voted in favour of the “Divestment” motion that mandates SU Sabbatical Officers to lobby Oxford University and its colleges to sever all ties with any company or organisation meeting certain criteria – including those “which a reasonable person would believe to be involved in unethical conduct.”

Tesla to build permanent base in Oxfordshire

Tesla is opening its first site in Oxfordshire in a technology park located south of Bicester. Albion Land's Catalyst Park in Bicester is designed for advanced manufacturing sectors and technology, and will house Tesla’s newest outlet.

History, philosophy, and theology top the list of most popular Oxford degrees

New data from the UCAS 2023 undergraduate application cycle show that Oxford degrees classified as historical, philosophical, and religious studies were the most popular for undergraduate study. 

All Souls College to hold open evenings targeting female, non-binary, and BAME candidates

All Souls College, Oxford University’s most selective graduate college, is holding two Examination Fellowship open evenings at the end of term targeting women and gender minorities, an annual initiative since 2008, and ethnic minority students, introduced in 2019.

Oxford’s Chancellor elections to be held online for the first time

Oxford’s Chancellor elections will be held online for the first time in the University’s history, following Lord Patten’s announcement of his retirement.

New pedestrian path to be built in University Parks

A series of “near misses” between delivery vehicles and pedestrians at the South Parks Road entrance to University Parks has highlighted the importance of the recent proposal for a new pedestrian path alongside the park.

Vice Chancellor urges graduates to donate to alma maters to combat funding crisis

Oxford’s Vice-Chancellor, Irene Tracey, has encouraged graduates to “get behind our British universities” with donations.  In a recent interview with The Telegraph, she claimed that,...

Ashmolean recommends Indian Artefact repatriation

The governing board of the Ashmolean Museum, the Board of Visitors, has formally recommended to the Oxford University Council that a 16th-century Indian statue...

The Eagle and Child to be restored and reopened

The Eagle and Child, a pub in St Giles renowned for its literary links,  has been visited by new owners to discuss details of...

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