SU President-Elect resigns following growing pressure from students

Image description: a moonlit radcam and the SU logo beside it.  Rashmi Samant, the President-Elect of the Oxford Student Union, has announced she is stepping down from her position following widespread criticism. This comes following a statement from the current Sabbatical Officers of the Student Union, in which they ‘sincerely apologised’ for the ‘hurt and […]

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Oxford study suggests asthma treatment reduces COVID-19 hospitalisation

A new study compiled by the University of Oxford has found that early treatment for COVID-19 patients with medication commonly used for asthma could ‘significantly reduce the need for hospitalisation and urgent care. The data also suggested that inhaled budesonide, a corticosteroid used in the long-term management of asthma, could also reduce recovery times. This […]

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OULC respond to McDonnell event with professor accused of transphobia

Cw: transphobia The Oxford University Labour Club (OULC) have released an official statement condemning the decision of former shadow chancellor John McDonnell to attend an ‘in conversation event’ with controversial Oxford professor, Selina Todd. The event, hosted by the History Faculty, will see the prominent Labour backbencher speak with Todd about her new book Snakes […]

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Oxford SU passes motion including ‘self-isolation on arrival’ as criteria to return for international students

The Oxford SU Student Council have held their 1st Week Council meeting for Hilary 2021. The Student Council, the legislative assembly of the Student Union, represents more than 20,000 students at the university. The Council convenes 12 times a year, once every two weeks in term time. At this meeting, a number of motions were […]

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All libraries save two to close to readers

Image description: Entrance to the Sackler Library In an email addressed to ‘Sackler Library Readers’, it was revealed that all Oxford libraries, apart from the Old Bodleian and Cairns, will be closed to readers. The email further states that resources such as Click and Collect and LibraryScan will remain available to students. The decision to […]

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