Developer owned by Top Oxford donor billed residents thousands to fix unsafe Grenfell-style cladding

Residents at a building development in Paddington Walk have been left with huge costs and mental stress after they were billed at least £40,000 each to cover the costs of fire safety provisions and the replacement of unsafe, Grenfell-style ACM cladding. The building developer and freeholder of the site, European Land & Property Limited (ELPL), […]

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Part of the Radcliffe camera library from outside, alongside an image of a person holding a touch-screen tablet and stylus pen

Applicants in 12 subjects must have access to a stylus and large touchscreen device for interviews

Image Description: Part of the Radcliffe camera library from outside, alongside an image of a person holding a touch-screen tablet and stylus pen Oxford University has created a new ‘Tier’ system to determine the level of technology applicants are required to have in order to sit interviews. While many social sciences and humanities fall under […]

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‘Travel window’ and Mass-Testing for student return at Christmas

The government has told universities to allocate departure dates during a “student travel window” between 3rd and 9th December, with a mass-testing programme rolling out between 30th November and 6th December, in order to minimise the risk of students spreading Covid-19 to other parts of the country. Universities Minister Michelle Donelan, speaking on BBC Breakfast, […]

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