Oxford and Oman unite to create new uni

Oxford University’s own technology transfer company is to act as the lead consultant in the establishment of Muscat University, an elite entrepreneurial institute in Oman. Isis Innovation Ltd., which offers consulting experience to public and private sector clients around the world, announced their involvement in the project this week. It is believed that the company […]

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Harassment case of dead student “not taken seriously”

Oxford University students have published an open letter to senior University figures criticising their response to harassment allegations surrounding the death of student Charlotte Coursier. Coursier, a postgraduate philosophy student at Teddy Hall, tragically committed suicide in June last year after a split with her boyfriend. The subsequent inquest also heard claims of her ongoing […]

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Oxford has got talent

Keble’s O’Reilly Theatre played host to Oxford’s most talented last week with the final of Oxford’s Got Talent. The winning act – Illias, David and Tom, a jazz trio from Balliol – came first. Illias said: “I think our initial bemusement at winning the Balliol competition was only compounded when we won the Oxford competition.” […]

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Somerville hit by vomit scandal

Somerville has been hit by a third vomit scandal in six months after “worrisome reports about the behaviour at Half-way Hall”. Sick was found at locations around the college, including residential buildings. Some members of the JCR’s Executive Committee received fines of £10 each, while cleaning costs are being split equally between JCR members who […]

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Living Wage rage hits St Anne’s

Over 300 staff and students at St Anne’s have signed a petition demanding the living wage for all college employees. This comes in the lead up to when the university’s Personnel Committee will meet in Wellington Square to make an important decision on the living wage on Thursday morning. Several Oxford colleges already pay the […]

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