‘Oxford on Ecosia’ group call on Oxford to adopt Ecosia as default search engine

Image Description: Ecosia logo on background of trees, cows, and farm workers. Just underneath is the motto: “Turn your internet searches into trees!” on white background. Underneath this: “Join the campaign | Oxford on Ecosia” on a turquoise background. Oxford on Ecosia is a growing group of students campaigning to make Ecosia the default search […]

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Linacre College receives <£150m donation with hopes to rename to Thao College

Image description: Linacre College quad, buildings, and trees Linacre College will ask permission to change its name to Thao College after the SOVICO group signed a memorandum of understanding that it would give £155m to the college. The postgraduate college previously had endowments of £17.7m and have said this will have a “transformative” effect on […]

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Oxford launch ground-breaking research into vaccinating teenagers

Image Description: generic spikey virus (red with green spikes) on grey-blue background Oxford University has launched research into the effect of various second vaccine doses on 12 to 16 year olds. The Chief Investigator, Professor Matthew Snape, said it “will provide vital information on the range of options for immunising teenagers against COVID-19 in the […]

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Can we talk about Boris Johnson’s anti-Semitism now, please?

Image description: screen on truck reads “Holocaust deniers harboured by Labour”. Edited over the top is Jeremy Corbyn’s outline, over which is placed a prohibition symbol, as well as Boris Johnson’s outline, over which is placed a question mark. CW: discussion of anti-Semitism and anti-Semitic tropes Finally, Labour has begun to tackle the anti-Semitism rife […]

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Oxford’s food banks and restaurants offer free and subsidised meals for children this half-term

Image description: children’s school meal on a tray, including potatoes, beans, stewed vegetables, salad, Ryvita, and squash. In response to the government’s failure to extend the free school meals plan, Oxfordshire restaurants and small businesses have offered their own schemes. The free school meals plan would have provided 1.4 million disadvantaged children with £15-pound-a-week food […]

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