Worcester College launches new ‘In-College Rep’ Scheme

A new morale-boosting scheme for students who are social distancing at the University has officially launched, as Worcester College is the first to recruit its own ‘In-College Rep’. Beth Chamberlain, a student who is currently in University residence, has filled the ‘In-College Rep’ post at Worcester College. Speaking to The Oxford Student, Chambarlain emphasised that […]

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LGBTQ+ Soc Launches Zine

On Friday, the Oxford University LGBTQ+ Society published the first volume of ‘PRISM’, its new zine. Lewis Campbell-Smith, the Society’s Welfare Rep, organises and edits the magazine. It contains a range of photos, paintings, poems, music, and a recipe for cookies. In the zine, it says that “the goal of this e-magazine is to provide […]

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Jesus JCR votes for Divestment

On 1st May, Jesus JCR voted 56:1 in favour of a ‘Divestment From Fossil Fuels Motion’. This follows a similar resolution in relation to the central University’s finances last month. ‘Divestment’ is when investors withdraw from companies, in this case, those involved in the production of fossil fuels. Divestment, according to the Motion’s proposer, Seren […]

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OULC email leaks mailing list

The Oxford University Labour Club (OULC) breached data protection rules by making the email addresses of subscribers to its mailing list public, in a newsletter email sent last night. At least 100 email addresses were leaked, less than a week after the Oxford University Conservative Association (OUCA) made a similar blunder. Some recipients of the […]

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World’s largest vaccine maker collaborating with Oxford to produce 40 million doses

The World’s largest producer of vaccines will mass-produce the COVID-19 vaccine developed by Oxford scientists.  The Serum Institute of India, based in Pune, currently produces 1.5 billion vaccine doses a year. They target a wide range of diseases. They will mass-produce the vaccine currently being trialled by the Jenner Institute and the Oxford Vaccine Group. […]

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Open letter protests university’s plans for graduation ‘in absentia’

An open letter calling for changes to Oxford University’s plans to have students graduate without attending an official ceremony has attracted over 2000 signatures. The open letter calls for graduation ceremonies to be postponed or conducted in smaller groups, rather than cancelled outright. Graduation ceremonies meant to be taking place on the 2nd and 9th […]

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