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Monday, June 27, 2022


Christ Church forbids suspended students from Ball

Christ Church College, which is hosting its Commemoration Ball tonight, has taken the decision to prohibit suspended students from entry.

Sports Ball sees award winners announced

This year marked a return to an in-person event and hundreds packed into the beautifully decorated main room in the City Hall for a sit-down three-course meal, with the winners being announced periodically throughout.

St Benet’s Hall buildings to be vacated as students lament loss of “lovely community”

St Benet’s Hall announced via an email to students on 2nd June that the...

Lincoln’s Tortilla the Tortoise munches to victory at packed-out Corpus fair

Over £7000 was raised for the DEC Ukraine Humanitarian Appeal at Corpus Christi’s Tortoise...

NEW win landslide Union election victory, all officers elected

Charlie Mackintosh has been elected President of the Oxford Union for Hilary Term 2023....

Oxford nuclear fusion revolution: Cherwell meets the scientists

The Oxford community is the home of two startups, First Light Fusion and Tokamak Energy, developing pathways to commercially viable fusion energy.

Oxford Greens join ZEZ resistance

"The Oxfordshire Green Party have become the latest to out against the proposed expansion of the new Zero Emission Zone in Oxford’s City Centre next year."

New research suggests that university reputation could matter less than final grade in determining earnings

"Research by the Institute for Fiscal Studies suggests a first-class degree from a less prestigious university could lead to better earnings than a lower grade from a more competitive one."

Future of Mitre pub remains in the dark

"The much-loved pub, which was shut by Lincoln College in 2019 so that a multi-million pound development of student accommodation on the floors above could take place, has never reopened despite the refurbishments concluding in 2021."

Two Oxford undergraduates run in upcoming council elections

"Personal experience as well as general disappointment with the political status quo have motivated the candidates to run."

Censor steps back from safeguarding duties after ‘liking’ explicit tweets

The Christ Church Junior Censor has stepped down from safeguarding duties after a complainant found him to have liked tweets containing erotic images.

University College shortlisted for prestigious award

A university development has been shortlisted in the Project Category for the Housing Design Awards 2022. The Univ North development in North Oxford, an appendage...

Fulham Stadium Plan Throws Boat Race Future Into Doubt

The MP for Putney, Fleur Anderson, has warned that Fulham FC’s planned construction of a pier into the Thames risks putting the Oxford Cambridge...

Oxford to receive funding for world’s largest radio telescope

The University of Oxford is among six UK institutions that will receive funding from the government’s Science and Technology Facilities Council (STFC) to develop...

2023 English finals to be open-book

While many parts of Oxford life have transitioned back to a state of pre-Pandemic normality, the English Faculty has announced that the majority of...

Oxford declared Britain’s ‘Capital of Woke’ 

Oxfordshire has been proclaimed the UK’s most ‘right-on’ county. In an attempt to shame Oxfordshire for its “drippy hippy” culture, ranging from gender-neutral toilets to...

May Day celebrations to be held in person

Traditional May Morning celebrations are set to take place in person this year. For the majority of Oxford Undergraduates, this will be their first experiences...

Modern Languages students slam Year Abroad Office failings

" Students told Cherwell that the Year Abroad Office provided minimal mental health support, a lack of meaningful assistance for students from working-class backgrounds, and has repeatedly disseminated false information and guidance. In one case, University failings led to students being scammed when applying for health insurance cards."

Oxford SU criticises Uni plans for trashing fines

In a press release to Cherwell, the Oxford SU condemned plans by the University to fine students for 'trashing'. A tradition dating back to the...

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