University nominates Professor Louise Richardson as first female Vice-Chancellor

Professor Louise Richardson has been nominated to succeed Andrew Hamilton as Vice-Chancellor of Oxford University. Professor Richardson currently serves as Principal and Vice-Chancellor at St Andrew’s, and if her nomination is approved, Richardson will be the first female Vice-Chancellor of the University. Richardson has headed St. Andrews University since 2009, the latest position in an illustrious […]

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Rhodes Trust to accept Chinese scholars

The Rhodes Trust announced this week that it will accept a cohort of Chinese Rhodes scholars in the biggest expansion of the scholarship since it was opened to women in the 1970s. Widely regarded as among the world’s most prestigious graduate scholarships, the Trust currently grants 83 awards each year. Several Chinese applicants will be […]

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Campsfield expansion folds

The Home Secretary has withdrawn an application to expand the capacity of Campsfield House immigration detention centre prior to a decision scheduled for 19th March. If passed, this proposal would have more than doubled the number of beds at the Kidlington detention facility. Campsfield is used to hold immigrants before their removal from the UK, […]

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