Food Fight! Oxford and Cambridge compete to tackle food poverty
This summer, the long-anticipated ‘Great Oxbridge BOGOF’ will be returning for its 3rd run. The food drive competition is run by the charity ‘Because...
“Let’s not be a bystander. Let’s actually do something”: In conversation with British Red Cross CEO, Michael Adamson CBE
Mike Adamson is Chief Executive Officer at the British Red Cross. He will step down later this year having served for over eight years...
‘Step into Christmas’ with Out of the Blue’s Christmas charity single
Out of the Blue, an Oxford University a cappella group, has released its Christmas charity single for 2021. This year, the group is supporting...
Row, Row, Row Your Boat Gently… Across the Atlantic Ocean.
Most of us here in Oxford will be talked into giving rowing a try at some point, be that dabbling in the odd college...
Cher-ity Corner: Oxford Pink Week
“Our key mission is to get people talking about breast cancer, no matter how uncomfortable it may be. By normalising the conversations about breast cancer, we can encourage people to check themselves and potentially save lives if abnormalities are caught quickly.”
Preview: Varsity Channel Relay 2021
This summer will see the return of the Varsity Channel Relay race for the first time in 5 years. After a postponement last year...
Cher-ity Corner: Jacari Oxford
"Jacari's vision is a society where young people from all backgrounds have the confidence and language skills to achieve their full potential."
Review: Oxford Mind Comedy Gala
"There were two questions heading into the night: how much money could the crowd raise, and how well have the comedians adapted their acts to fit the online format? Both questions were answered emphatically, as the audience raised over £3000." Noah Cohen-Greenberg and Owen Foster review the Zoom comedy fundraiser, Oxford Mind Comedy Gala
Cher-ity Corner: KEEN Oxford
"One of the most important lessons I have learnt, as I imagine many others have too from this pandemic, is the value of offering up our time to help others"
Oxford Charity Asylum Welcome fights Home Office’s proposed New Plan for Immigration
"To challenge the Home Office’s proposed New Plan for Immigration, Oxford-based charity Asylum Welcome is providing Zoom consultation sessions, encouraging people to write to MPs, and soliciting ideas for collaborative action against the proposed policy changes."
Society Spotlight: Oxford Social Impact
"Consultancy gives you power to influence decisions at the highest levels of management within governments and organisations. A consultant can make sure that positive social impact is an important factor at the forefront of the decision making table." Scott Hextall and Henry Grandage write about how consulting can be more than just being a “corporate sellout”; it can make a difference.
Out of the Blue release their charity Christmas single
“Like most people in the arts, we have struggled this year and with significant running costs, have only just managed to turn a profit after our intense work in Michaelmas and Hilary last year. Helen & Douglas House were facing financial difficulty before the pandemic so it’s even more important that we raise as much money as possible for them. "
Oxford students raise over £40,000 for Movember
Over 400 students at Oxford University have so far donated over £40,000 to the Movember campaign for men’s health. The total means that Oxford...
Out of the Blue release remotely filmed charity music video
Oxford’s all-male a capella group Out of the Blue has released a new single and video – a cover of Ariana Grande and Justin...