“Admissions practices not nearly as bad as they are painted out to be”, says Vice-Chancellor

Louise Richardson, Vice-Chancellor of Oxford University, appeared as a panellist during today’s event at the Bonavero Institute of Human Rights. The event was titled “Confronting Illiberalism: The Role of the Media, Civil Society and Universities” and included three panel discussions, one on which the focus was on how universities can face the challenges of illiberalism. […]

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New rape investigation opened against Tariq Ramadan

Swiss prosecutors have opened new rape case against Tariq Ramadan. Prosecutors in Geneva, Switzerland, have disclosed that they have opened a rape and sexual misconduct investigation against Tariq Ramadan, an Oxford University Islamic scholar. Ramadan was initially detained in France earlier this year over rape allegations made by four women. Earlier this year, French judges […]

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JSoc condemns Union for hosting speaker with “hateful views”

The Oxford University Jewish Society has condemned the Oxford Union’s decision to host Yvonne Ridley at Thursday’s debate “This House Believes We Cannot Thrive Without Religion” despite her having made a series of comments which have been branded as anti-Semitic. Oxford JSoc released a statement on Wednesday, claiming that “Ms. Ridley has a long and […]

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LMH JCR approves Catalan Society to protest college Spanish Society

On Sunday of 3rd Week the Lady Margaret Hall JCR voted on the provision of £8.95 towards the purchase of a Catalonian flag, approving the motion 26 votes to 18 with 12 abstentions. The vote was put to the LMH JCR following the approval of a motion two weeks earlier which provided £100 to the […]

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