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    Oxford SU responds to the uncertainty over Trinity returns

    The sabbatical officers at Oxford SU have released an official response to the uncertainty over Trinity returns for students. This comes after a range...

    Oxford students respond to uncertainty over university return

    "Students at the University of Oxford have responded to the lack of certainty about the return of those on on-practical courses. This followed updated guidance from the university, which suggested that a decision will not be made until after the Easter holidays."

    BREAKING: University claims information on in-person teaching delayed until after Easter...

    The University of Oxford has updated its guidance to suggest that information on in-person teaching will be delayed until after the Easter holidays at...

    Over 30 exams planned to take place in person this Trinity...

    Twenty exams have been confirmed to take place in person this year, with a further 15 papers set to be confirmed dependent on the...

    “There Is No Pandemic”: A First-Hand Insight into Oxford’s Anti-Lockdown Protest

    "He agreed to talk to us, but only after insisting that we remove our face masks (“unless you’re undercover police”)."

    University updates guidance for Easter vacation travel

    In an email sent to students, the University said that the decision to leave their term time address is one for "students to take based on their individual circumstances". However, the Government still advises that students remain in their term time accommodation "where possible".

    New College begins trial of ‘friendship households’ initiative

    "New College are trialling a new household system whereby students are grouped in households of between 6 and 7 people, based on their group of friends rather than the location that they are living in within the College."

    Trials show azithromycin and doxycycline are not generally effective for treating...

    "The UK-wide Platform Randomized trial of INterventions against COVID-19 In older People (PRINCIPLE) trial has demonstrated that the commonly used antibiotics azithromycin and doxycycline are not generally effective treatments for coronavirus."

    Common asthma drug lowers risk of Covid-19 hospitalisation, Oxford study finds

    Findings from the study, which were published earlier this month, suggested that over a 28-day period, the drug could reduce the risk of patients needing hospital treatment by 90%.

    How COVID-19 can affect your toes and skin

    ""COVID toes" are a dermatological symptom of COVID-19. They resemble chilblains”, which are red or purplish swellings one may experience if hands or feet are exposed to the cold for too long."