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“Be good citizens”: University responds to objections about “patronising” Responsibility Agreement

Queen’s College has labelled the COVID-19 Student Responsibility Agreement as “patronising” and opposes it “in principle”. Speaking to Cherwell, the University has...

Oxford Brookes reports 30 coronavirus cases

Oxford Brookes University has reported 30 cases of coronavirus among students as of 23rd September. Their semester began on 21st September, with...

Tracing apps effective at reducing deaths even with low uptake, Oxford...

Epidemiologists have suggested that contact tracing apps could reduce the transmission of infections, even with low levels of app uptake. Modelling by...

Saïd Business School takes over Oxford Playhouse for Michaelmas

Oxford University’s Saïd Business School has reached an agreement with the Oxford Playhouse allowing it to use the Beaumont Street theatre’s auditorium...

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...

Self-isolation for international students: How has your college responded?

Government guidance means that students travelling from certain countries overseas will have to self-isolate for 14 days upon arrival in the UK....

Students asked to sign COVID-19 Responsibility Agreement

The University has announced that all students will be asked to sign a COVID-19 Student Responsibility Agreement at the start of the...

Pandemic Perspectives: Greece

"City squares and commercial districts were empty, pavements which would have been filled with tables from cafes remained bare, and the Acropolis looked over an Athens devoid of tourists."

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...

Opinion: Ignore those saying otherwise – coronavirus has proven that devolution...

"Covid-19 has, in many ways, been an endorsement, rather than an exposé, for the future of devolution."