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Wadham College rent to increase by up to 24%

Average rent in Wadham College will increase by nearly 10% by the next academic year, with rent on main site accommodation, which is for...

SU-supported College Disparities Campaign launches to create equal ‘Oxford experience’

Following the release of The College Disparities Report, a subsequent College Disparities Campaign has announced its launch. The Campaign uses the findings of the...

Delayed New College accommodation which forced students into hotels officially opens

New College’s Gradel Quad has officially opened after month-long delays. The Quad, opened by Oxford’s Vice-Chancellor, Irene Tracey, was built to provide college accommodation...

The Rooms Before Me

"How can we make a space our own, for the brief interim where it is indeed our own, when we know that it carries so much history of so many people before us, within it?"

Plans approved for new student accommodation on Magdalen Street

The Oxford City Planning Committee has approved a proposal to partially convert the iconic Oxenford House building on Magdalen Street, directly above the burger chain Five Guys, into a student accommodation block.

Teddy Hall claims new accommodation could save students £2000 in housing costs

St Edmund Hall’s new accommodation is part of the college’s plan to house all its undergraduate students for the entirety of their course rather...

St Hilda’s purchases £12 million accommodation

St Hilda’s college has purchased two spacious Victorian homes to convert into accommodation for post-graduate and visiting students. The new properties, 14 and 16...

New College ends scout cleaning of student rooms 

New College has ended scout cleaning of undergraduate student rooms and will replace the practice with regular cleanliness inspections. The change was approved by the...

Whatever floats your boat: Leo Buckley on the realities of the river

“I can sleep and I can host, and that’s all I need. I’m a happy man.”

Lincoln College students relocated following accommodation fire

A student from Lincoln College told Cherwell that “the mood amongst students … was one of shock (everything seemed a bit surreal), but also one of solidarity. Everyone was very supportive of one another."

Oxford Brookes plan for new student accommodation rejected again

This is now the second time such an application has been rejected, despite the recommendation of the Council’s planning officers that the Council approve the application. In 2019 a similar plan was rejected unanimously by the council, with concerns raised especially over the height of the new buildings.

Major leak at St Catherine’s forces students to leave accommodation

"A major flood in the early hours of Friday morning has led to parts of St Catherine's college losing both heating and water supply".

All Oxford colleges preparing for “household” accommodation groups

All colleges will operate a "household" approach to accommodation next year to minimise the spread of COVID-19, Oxford University has announced. Colleges are planning...

Oxford renters face eviction crisis

Renters in Oxford are facing growing uncertainty with the end of the government’s three-month eviction ban. Many renters, especially those on furlough or Universal Credit payments, may...

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