Marvelloughs marathon

A St John’s student will make an ass of himself for charity by running the Oxford Half Marathon dressed as a donkey to raise money for a charity which cares for neglected animals. Tom Ough will participate in the October 13th event, running 13 miles in full costume in order to raise money for ‘The […]

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Need to “prove your worth” as female

A survey of female students and academics conducted by The Oxford Student has revealed that many women still feel that sexism is alive in the University. Respondents told of “boys club” atmospheres in JCRs, condescending tutors and a perception that women “need to do more to prove themselves” than men. One Somerville postgraduate described discrimination […]

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JCRs pass anti-BDS motions

Controversy surrounding an OUSU motion to support a boycott of Israel has continued, with several college JCRs registering their dissent against the proposals. The motion would mandate the submission of a further motion at the NUS Conference this April advocating a ‘Boycott, Divestment, and Sanctions’ (BDS) policy towards the Jewish state. The motion, which states […]

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BBC documentary to star finalist

St John’s finalist Helen Willis will be the star of a new BBC documentary as part of their See Hear programme. Willis, who will complete her degree in Physiology and Psychology this year, is deaf following a meningitis infection when she was two years old. She was filmed for the programme during 5th week. Willis […]

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