Oxford students win student social mobility awards

Image Credit: Diliff Three Oxford students have been recognised at the inaugural Student Social Mobility Awards. The Awards, hosted by social mobility charity upReach at the House of Lords, showcased the outstanding achievements of students from less-advantaged backgrounds. 22 undergraduates were presented with awards, including Renée Kapuku (Keble College and previous president of Oxford University […]

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The Westminster School, London, averages 70-80 Oxbridge places for its students per year.

Eight top schools get as many Oxbridge places as the next 2894 UK state schools combined, according to Sutton Trust report

Image credit: Cmglee. Description: the Westminster School, London, the students of which get 70-80 Oxbridge places per year. Eight top schools have as many Oxbridge admissions as the next 2894 UK schools combined, according to a new report by the Sutton Trust. The Trust suggests that little has changed regarding access to opportunity at Oxbridge […]

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New Graduate College Announced by Oxford with Focus on Artificial Intelligence and Environmental Change

Image credit: Geograph –  N Chadwick The University of Oxford has today publicised plans for a new graduate college, located centrally within the town. Its intake will comprise largely of students from the Mathematics, Physics and Life Sciences departments, with some provision for other subjects. According to the official announcement, the college will provide particular space […]

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Tinbergen building to be demolished

Oxford University has announced that the Tinbergen building is to be demolished and replaced with new state-of-the-art facilities. Tinbergen was abandoned in February 2017 after absestos was discovered in the building and has been empty ever since. The new centre will house the Departments of Experimental Psychology, Plant Sciences and Zoology which were once hosted […]

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Hertford JCR loses £400

Image Credit: Chris Allen An executive member of the Hertford JCR lost £400 of common room funds after forgetting to cancel a booking. The mistake was revealed in an apologetic email sent to all members of the Hertford JCR. In the email, the executive officer confessed that they had placed a venue booking for a […]

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Students protest Oxford investments

Image Credit: Oxford Climate Justice Campaign The Oxford Climate Justice Campaign marched in protest on Wednesday for a “divested, disarmed and decolonized university”. The protest, which will take place on the National Day of Action on Divestment, will start at 12pm at Pembroke College. Protesters will then march to Exeter and New College.  According to […]

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Union in civil war over Steve Bannon

Image Credit: Tom Gould Oxford Union President Stephen Horvath’s decision to host former White House Chief Strategist Steve Bannon on Friday of 6th week has continued to cause fallout within the society and across the University.  Last week, The Oxford Student reported on the heated Emergency Meeting called by Union Secretary Nick Brown, in which […]

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