EXCLUSIVE: Anger as colleges call St Giles Christmas fair “tawdry” and “poor quality”

Leading cultural venues have condemned a group of Oxford colleges after they raised objections to the city’s annual Christmas fair – despite it raising £1.8m for the local economy. According to official City Council documents leaked to The Oxford Student, a group of “stakeholders including colleges on or near St Giles” described the funfair – […]

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Student leaders claim “We Are All Oxford” is “misguided” and “unacceptable” as parody accounts run wild

Leaders of OUSU and the African and Caribbean Society last night criticised “We are all Oxford” (WAAO). Tom Rutland, OUSU President, claimed the project was “misguided” and admitted that a Facebook link an OUSU officer made to the page last week was a mistake. Similarly, ACS president Hope Levy-Shepherd critiqued the project as “well-meaning” but […]

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Magdalen resigned to Commem cancellation

Magdalen College has announced it will not play host to a Commemoration Ball in 2015. Fabian Apel, JCR President, informed students the reasons for the cancellation in an e-mail addressed to the JCR. In his message, Apel stated: “The selection panel received an insufficient number of applications at the closing of the original deadline. After […]

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Join The Oxford Student for Hilary 2015 We’re looking for enthusiastic writers, photographers, cartoonists, filmmakers and editors to join the paper in Hilary Term 2015. As the largest student publication in Oxford, The OxStu‘s print edition reaches over 15,000 readers every week and we’re always on the lookout for fresh talent. Working for The OxStu is a fantastic way to gain experience in journalism, and […]

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