Tuesday, January 19, 2021
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    BREAKING: University returns paused until “at least 25 January” for most...

    "Given the rising infection rates, the return of all other students should be paused until at least the week commencing 25 January."

    Students should return for Hilary despite Tier 4 announcement

    "We therefore expect teaching and research to continue at the University in the New Year, and for students to return for Hilary term broadly in line with the arrangements communicated at the end of Michaelmas term."

    Oxfordshire to go into Tier 4 from Boxing Day

    This follows a significant increase in COVID-19 cases in the county. In the seven days before December 18th, cases in Oxford rose by 58% from the week before.

    Students remaining at university can return to Tier 4 areas for...

    Universities' Minister Michelle Donelan has confirmed that students who are living in university accommodation over the vacation may return home for Christmas, even if...

    Oxford to remain in Tier 2 despite new restrictions in the...

    Oxford's coronavirus restrictions are to remain unchanged, but rules around mixing over Christmas have been tightened.
    Electron micrograph image of four coronaviruses

    Only 27 lateral flow tests reported as positive across University

    "The data shows that 0.59% of tests administered were recorded as positive."

    ‘We Don’t Need No Education’: Assessing What Matters in Schools

    "In this drive to ascribe value to students, we risk losing sight of what learning can and should be: an ongoing, unfolding and communal process."

    Doom and zoom: student work life in 2020

    Like so many other current second year students, my Trinity term in 2020 was characterised by long, repetitive hours spent at a desk I...

    Hilary term 2021: how has your college responded to staggered returns?

    "The latest suggested arrival date so far for students at the University is the 24th January, while some colleges are advising that all students arrive in Noughth week."

    Hilary term 2021: when does your undergraduate course resume?

    "Subjects have been sorted into two groups... In-person teaching for courses in group one will begin from Monday 18th January, and Monday 25th for group two."