History Faculty publishes assessment arrangements

The University of Oxford Faculty of History has emailed students to set out its provisions for Trinity Term assessment amid the Covid-19 outbreak. Undergraduates will be examined on three out of four remaining History Finals papers, meaning the Special Subject Gobbets paper has been cancelled.  Papers already completed – the British History take-home paper (which […]

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Exclusive interview: Wuhan professor recounts city’s harrowing coronavirus response

The World Health Organisation recognised coronavirus as a global pandemic on 11th March. Today, over a quarter of the global population is under lockdown, and over 1 million cases have been confirmed globally. Wuhan city, in China’s Hubei province, the birthplace and original epicentre of the outbreak, has seen more than 50,000 coronavirus cases, with […]

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University announced new restrictions amid coronavirus lockdown

The University said on Tuesday that non-essential members of staff must work remotely and all UK-domiciled undergraduate students must return home absent exceptional circumstances. This was in response to Boris Johnson’s announcement of strict nationwide measures to curb the spread of coronavirus. The fresh restrictions come as COVID-19, the illness caused by the new coronavirus […]

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Bloomberg’s 2016 speech at Said business school re-emerges as comments gain controversy

Remarks that Michael Bloomberg made at Oxford’s Said Business School have re-emerged in light of his presidential bid. The comments, made in 2016, join other offensive statements, the New York Mayor had made previously, in damaging his campaign. He was responding to a question about whether Middle America and the Coasts could be united. In […]

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