Information on in-person teaching delayed until after Easter holidays

Image description: A picture of the Radcliffe Camera through an archway  According to the University’s updated guidance, information regarding in-person teaching won’t be updated until after the Easter holidays. The new guidance says: “Please remember that if you are on a non-practical or practical based course, the Government will not issue guidance on your return […]

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Cautious optimism over new Sustainability Strategy

Image Description: A black and white picture of the roof of the Radcliffe Camera.  Student campaigners including the Oxford SU, Oxford Climate Society, Oxford Climate Justice Campaign and Oxford Nature Conservation Society have joined forces to welcome the University of Oxford’s new ambitious Environmental Sustainability Strategy. The strategy became University policy after being approved in […]

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Gale and Bodleian Libraries Announce New Humanities Fellowships

Image Description: A picture of the top of the Radcliffe Camera.  The Bodleian Libraries and Gale, a Cengage Company, have joined forces to offer three new digital humanities fellowships called The Gale Scholar Asia Pacific, Digital Humanities Oxford Fellowships program. This exciting opportunity “will allow three scholars a three-month period of research into a digital […]

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Oxford to take part in Fairtrade fortnight

Image Description: A picture of the top of the Radcliffe Camera Oxford University will be participating in Fairtrade Fortnight from the 22nd of February to the 7th of March, an annual event across the country. Oxford University is a Fairtrade institution and many central university and college catering services provide and use Fairtrade products. This […]

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City Council launches #WeAreOxford campaign

Image Description: A person standing on the steps of the Bodleian.  Oxford City Council is launching a new community campaign called #WeAreOxford with grants of up to £5,000 available for projects that seek to promote cross-community relationships. Although the project was initially launched in January 2020 to “help build stronger communities post-Brexit”, the scope of […]

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Oxford SU lays out response to ‘safety net’ decision

Image Description: Students sitting collection exams in Balliol Hall. The Oxford Student Union laid out the steps it was taking to support students in relation to recent statements by the University at a meeting earlier today. At the meeting, the SU laid out their commitment to ‘strengthen the mitigating circumstances process’. This is to include […]

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Disarm Oxford Rebrands University Departments to Protest Against Arms Trade Links

Image Description: The sign of the Physics Department rebranded with a cardboard sign as “Department of Nuclear Weapons -> Destruction” (left) and The sign of the Mathematical Institute rebranded as “US Army Corp Training Unit” (right) Members of the student and alumni campaign Disarm Oxford on Monday created parody department signage to raise awareness about […]

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Oxford SU Council votes in support of waiving residency requirements for Hilary 2021

Image Description: An aerial view of Radcliffe Square  The SU Council has voted in favour of a motion in supporting demands from students that the University should waive its residency requirements for the foreseeable future. However, the University stands by its stance that it will not lift residency requirements in Hilary term, citing “the educational […]

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