“Admissions practices not nearly as bad as they are painted out to be”, says Vice-Chancellor

Louise Richardson, Vice-Chancellor of Oxford University, appeared as a panellist during today’s event at the Bonavero Institute of Human Rights. The event was titled “Confronting Illiberalism: The Role of the Media, Civil Society and Universities” and included three panel discussions, one on which the focus was on how universities can face the challenges of illiberalism. […]

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Oxford admits more female than male undergraduates for the first time

Image Credit: Toby Ord (CC BY-SA 2.5) Oxford University admitted more female undergraduates than males for the first time ever this year, the Vice-Chancellor has said. Professor Louise Richardson, herself the first female Vice-Chancellor of the University, said this as part of this year’s Vice-Chancellor’s Oration, in a speech focusing on increasing access to Oxford, […]

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Everything You Need to Know about Oxford’s Student Political Societies, Michaelmas 2018 Term

Image Credit: OUCA/OULC/OULD Facebook Wondering how to get involved with the political societies at uni? Look no further! Here is everything you need to know about the three major political societies at The University of Oxford and an overview of their upcoming meetings and events for the Michaelmas Term 2018. Oxford University Conservative Association (OUCA), […]

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Oxford expands support for social entrepreneurs

Image Credit: John Cairns/Oxford University  Oxford University has announced it will be launching new support programmes for social enterprises in an effort to expand the impact of startups incubated at the University. Previously Oxford University Innovation (OUI)  has given support to businesses under two categories: start-ups and spin-outs. The former is often a regular student-led […]

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Cambridge beats Oxford in the Times 2019 League table

Image Credit: Photo © Jonathan Billinger (cc-by-sa/2.0) The University of Cambridge tops The Sunday Times Good University Guide published today. This marks the sixth year that Cambridge has been ranked as the leading university in the UK, while Oxford has again placed second. The rankings rate UK universities based on nine performance measures, including student satisfaction with […]

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New rape investigation opened against Tariq Ramadan

Swiss prosecutors have opened new rape case against Tariq Ramadan. Prosecutors in Geneva, Switzerland, have disclosed that they have opened a rape and sexual misconduct investigation against Tariq Ramadan, an Oxford University Islamic scholar. Ramadan was initially detained in France earlier this year over rape allegations made by four women. Earlier this year, French judges […]

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