Hertford student creates fundraiser to help pay £1000 college fine following house party

Hertford College has fined ten students £100 each for hosting a party in a designated college “quiet house,” leading one resident of the house to set up an online fundraiser seeking contributions. On Wednesday 29th May, junior deans shut down the party at 11:30pm after neighbours called to make noise complaints. According to Hertford, neighbours […]

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Two RISE slate officers found guilty of electoral malpractice

An Oxford Union election tribunal has found two candidates in the society’s elections guilty of electoral malpractice. The ‘Rise’ slate’s candidates for Secretary; Lee Chin Wee, and its intended candidate for Librarian; Ayman D’Souza, who had seemingly by accident nominated for Treasurer, were found guilty of hindering the duties of the Returning Officer and communicating […]

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Oxford homelessness crisis: Another man dies after report finds Oxford second worst in the country

A 34-year-old Polish man was admitted to John Radcliffe Hospital last Sunday and died the following day of Sepsis according to Oxford City Council. This follows a spike in deaths this winter, where as many as five people died while homeless in Oxford, between November and February. No more information other than age and nationality […]

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UNWomen Oxford ties orange ribbon around RadCam for gender violence campaign

The UNWoman Oxford surrounded the Radcliffe Camera in orange ribbon for their Draw the Line campaign. The event was to symbolize solidarity against gender based violence, especially in the Oxford area. The #DrawtheLine campaign addressed the recent sexual offences against people within Oxford (“two against men and one against a woman”), and the two incidents […]

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Oxford University introduces new Positive Action Targeted Studentships to AHRC doctoral training programme

Oxford University’s world-renowned Gardens, Libraries and Museums (GLAM) have been awarded 11 PhD studentships through the Arts and Humanities Research Council (AHRC) Collaborative Doctoral Partnership (CDP) programme. The  Arts and Humanities Research Council (AHRC) Collaborative Doctoral Partnership (CDP) offer cultural and heritage institutions the opportunity of hosting doctoral researchers based at UK universities. The scheme […]

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Oxford University to implement two new major access schemes

The University has officially announced two new initiatives designed to boost the number of students from underrepresented backgrounds studying at Oxford University. Foundation Oxford, one of the newly announced programmes modelled on LMH’s Foundation Year Scheme, is aimed at promoting accessibility of Oxford to students who have previously experienced severe disadvantage, such as individuals who […]

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