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    Valuing the Future-Present: How to be Taiwan

    "By acknowledging that the future will eventually be the day we wake up to and the problems we encounter, we can make a greater conscious effort to make that future-present a better one."

    Oxford vaccine offers “minimal protection” against South African variant but prevents...

    In a study led by researchers from the South African University of Witwatersrand and the University of Oxford, the Oxford AstraZeneca vaccine has been found to have “minimal protection” against mild to moderate cases of the South African Covid-19 variant.

    ‘Something Wicked’: The Rise of Modern Witchcraft

    "At a time when the world seems more uncertain than ever, young people in particular are turning to witchcraft in order to find a sense of stability."

    ONS survey finds students’ mental health has worsened since autumn 2020

    Average life satisfaction, measured out of 10, has fallen by 9% to 4.8 compared to 5.3 in November. Self-reported anxiety levels remained unchanged for students, but at 5.2 out of 10 students report a statistically significantly higher level of anxiety than the general population

    Safety nets deemed not “necessary or appropriate” in Russell Group statement

    ""Our universities will continue to work in partnership with our students to review our approach to mitigation measures and make any necessary changes to ensure these are as effective, compassionate and empathetic as they can be."

    The Show Must Go On…but not in every region of the...

    Several regional theatres have struggled to cope in the pandemic, due to persistent negligence and underfunding for decades, both by regional funding bodies and the government themselves.

    BREAKING: Oxford to move into Tier 2

    Oxford city will move into Tier 2 on Saturday 31st October. Tier 2 restrictions introduce the following new measures: People cannot meet “socially” with anybody...

    BREAKING: University reports 208 cases this week

    The University’s testing service has confirmed 208 cases of COVID-19 among students and staff for the week 17th-23rd October, with a positivity rate of...

    BREAKING: University reports 197 cases this week

    Data from the University's testing service for the week 10th-16th October has confirmed 197 cases of COVID-19 among students and staff. This brings the...

    Trinity: A Term out of Touch

    The components of Trinity 2020 were approximately 15 zoom calls and a pervasive sense of disappointment.