Oxford wins Museums and Heritage award for work with migrants

Oxford University’s Multaka-Oxford project, which provides volunteering opportunities for forced migrants at Oxford’s Pitt Rivers Museum and History of Science Museum, has been presented with Volunteer Team of the Year at the Museum and Heritage Awards. The annual awards, which were announced on Wednesday 15 May aim to celebrate innovative and ground-breaking initiatives from the […]

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Anonymous donor gives £625,000 to Jesus College to support access programme

Oxford’s ‘Welsh College’ has received a £625,000 investment for access from, a single, anonymous donor. The mystery donor was identified as a former student, who is “keen to support its programme to encourage Welsh students from all backgrounds to apply to study at the College” Jesus College has gained an informal reputation as Oxford’s ‘Welsh’ […]

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Spanish professors sign letter to Oxford Union over ‘one-sided’ Catalan coverage

A letter signed by over 100 Spanish professors has been sent to the Union’s Standing Committee to protest what the signatories perceive as the “one-sidedness of its coverage of Catalan politics.” Foro de Profesores, an “informal association of 240 university professors and other professionals” organised the letter, in which they express their “deeply regret that […]

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“Oxford Union – Tear it Down!” – Nazi Salutes and Arrests at Katie Hopkins Union Protest

Protestors yesterday gathered outside the Oxford Union to demonstrate against the invitation of far-right media personality Katie Hopkins. A heavy police presence surrounded  the area, including several mounted officers. At least one arrest was made after an altercation between a protestor and a counter-protestor who was seen performing a Nazi salute. Chants from the protestors […]

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Santander Univerisites pledges 1M towards programs for students

At a signing ceremony this week, Santander UK and Oxford entered into a new three-year partnership in which Santander will provide funding of scholarships, travel awards, internship programs, and entrepreneurial ventures.  Present at the ceremony was Oxford’s Vice-Chancellor Professor Louise Richardson and the CEO of Santander UK, Nathan Bostock. Santander UK pledged over 1M to […]

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