Transgender Day of Remembrance Vigil

Image description: a picture of the Transgender Day of Remembrance memorial constructed by students bearing the names of those who have died at the hands of anti-trans violence.  CW: transphobia, mentions of violence and abuse.  People from across Oxford gathered at the Radcliffe Camera on Saturday 20th November to take part in a vigil in remembrance of transgender […]

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Demonstration planned for Cardinal Pell Event

Image Description: an image of Cardinal Pell giving a speech. CW: Sexual abuse in the Church A demonstration is planned outside three events that the Newman Society, Oxford’s Catholic society, are hosting on Saturday, to protest the invitation of the controversial Cardinal Pell. The Cardinal has been invited to a Pontifical High Mass tomorrow morning. […]

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Students Protest Treatment of Sexual Abuse Outside Balliol College

Image Description: some of the signs at the protest.  Students protested outside Balliol College last Sunday after a recent Al Jazeera investigation criticised the Decanal team for their handling of a sexual assault case within the College. Students chanted slogans including “Balliol College protects abusers” and “Balliol College do better” during the protest, which lasted […]

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Christ Church Dean compares investigation into sexual harassment to Nazi persecution

Image description: A view of Christ Church in winter CW: Sexual harassment, holocaust references.  The Oxford Student has exclusively obtained a copy of an essay written by the Dean, the Very Reverend Martyn Percy, and uploaded to a website, in which he compares his experiences during the investigations of welfare mishandling and sexual harassment to […]

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‘Oxford on Ecosia’ group call on Oxford to adopt Ecosia as default search engine

Image Description: Ecosia logo on background of trees, cows, and farm workers. Just underneath is the motto: “Turn your internet searches into trees!” on white background. Underneath this: “Join the campaign | Oxford on Ecosia” on a turquoise background. Oxford on Ecosia is a growing group of students campaigning to make Ecosia the default search […]

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Linacre College receives <£150m donation with hopes to rename to Thao College

Image description: Linacre College quad, buildings, and trees Linacre College will ask permission to change its name to Thao College after the SOVICO group signed a memorandum of understanding that it would give £155m to the college. The postgraduate college previously had endowments of £17.7m and have said this will have a “transformative” effect on […]

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OULC release statement in support of Balliol Community for Safety movement

Image description: A view of the Bodleian  As part of the Balliol Community for Safety movement, Oxford University Labour Club  has condemned the handling of the sexual abuse claims at Balliol College. This comes after a report by Al-Jazeera which investigated “degrees of assault” and revealed misconduct of a sexual and drunk nature by university […]

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