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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Rhodes scholars call on US presidential hopefuls to condemn Israel’s deportation of rights activist

Rhodes Scholars have called on presidential hopefuls and fellow Rhodes scholars, Mayor Pete Buttigieg and Cory Booker, to condemn Israel’s deportation of rights activist, Omar Shakir. Shakir is Israel and Palestine Director at Human Rights Watch. His deportation has been justified by Israeli courts on the grounds that “his actions publicly to advance a boycott […]

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University prepares to relaunch anti-trashing ‘What a Waste’ campaign

Image Description: The aftermath of trashing on Merton Street in Oxford, which has been covered in confetti. An upcoming campaign organised by Oxford University will highlight the risks and damages presented by post-exam trashing in an effort to “[encourage] students to act responsibly after their exams,” according to a University press release. The campaign, entitled […]

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Donor backlash as St John’s embarks on a project to explore its colonial past

According to sources of The Telegraph, the President of St John’s College, Professor Maggie Snowing, is facing criticism from donors for supporting attempts to explore the college’s colonial past.  Benefactors of the college are thought to have threatened to withhold donations over the issue. The backlash has followed a job advert posted by the college […]

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Oxford to review Sultan of Brunei’s honorary degree after fury over anti-LGBT law

The University has announced it will be reviewing the Sultan of Brunei’s honorary degree as an international backlash grows against the country’s anti-LGBT laws. This follows a petition calling on the University to rescind his honorary degree, which has now received over 55,000 signatures. Earlier in the week the University resisted initial calls and said […]

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