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Investigation reveals “unacceptable” levels of sexual harassment across University of Oxford

A five-month long Cherwell investigation indicates that there have been a minimum total of 93 complaints of sexual harassment across the University of Oxford since the beginning of the 2017/18 academic year. 

Dean of Christ Church indicates support for resignation deal as protests...

The Very Rev Martyn Percy, the embattled Dean of Christ Church college, has indicated that he is willing to step down as part of a deal in which he will gain a £1.5mn payoff and see the settlement of a sexual harassment claim against him, the Financial Times reported.

Rhodes Scholar withdraws after ‘false’ claims of poverty

A Rhodes Scholar who claimed that she had grown up in the foster system has lost her scholarship after an investigation revealed that she grew up in a middle-class family and attended a $30,000-per-annum private school. 

University of Oxford alumnus wins first prize for LGBTQ+ book award

Mohsin Zaidi, an award-winning author, commentator, and lawyer, has received recognition from the 2021 Polari Book Awards for his work entitled A Dutiful Boy. Zaidi’s memoir recounts his struggles growing up gay in a devout Muslim family, attempting to navigate the weight of his identities in young adulthood.

Oxford researchers work alongside Tesco to increase plant-based meals

The Programme’s senior researcher, Dr Brian Cook...suggests that simply increasing the availability of plant-based alternatives could nudge consumers away from meat-based meals. He emphasises the role that supermarkets like Tesco should play in pushing this transition.

Researchers reveal pandemic’s impact on children’s mental health

A new policy briefing by a team of researchers at King’s College London and Oxford University has revealed the profound impact of the Covid-19 pandemic of the mental health of children and young people, as well as setting out various steps which can be taken to address this growing crisis. 

Is Oxford responsible for an anti-vaxxer?

"Twitter has shown themselves to be better arbiters of truth than Oxford University."
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University of Oxford takes home ‘Apprenticeship Employer of the Year’ Award

"At this year's Oxfordshire Apprenticeships Awards, the University of Oxford won the ‘Apprenticeship Employer (250+ employees) award’, and two Oxford University apprentices won or were nominated for further special awards."

Launch of 2021 Vice-Chancellor’s Social Impact Awards

"Those who’ve made a difference deserve recognition for their achievements. Whether their contributions have been related to the pandemic, or elsewhere in the fields of research, volunteering, or campaigning, we hope that these Awards encourage students and staff to continue building relationships and looking after their neighbours going forward."

EXCLUSIVE: Jeremy Corbyn, Jackie Weaver and more to speak at the...

"Jeremy Corbyn, Jackie Weaver, and Jed Mercurio will be amongst the line-up of this term’s speakers at The Oxford Union, alongside other speakers including designer Diane Von Furstenberg, former Liberal Democrat leader Sir Vince Cable, and Alayo Akinkugbe, founder of @ABlackHistoryOfArt."