OUCA presidential candidate expelled after election scandal

A presidential candidate for the Oxford University Conservative Association (OUCA) has been expelled from the society because he gave a comment to The Oxford Student for an article. Kofoworola Braithwaite, who had unsuccessfully run for OUCA presidency during Hilary Term, had his membership stripped by the Association’s Disciplinary Committee after alleging to The Oxford Student that his […]

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E-Sports & Gaming

Sign-up link is here! So, we have to admit that things next term aren’t exactly going to plan. However, we hope to find an opportunity within this adversity, and whilst the regular sports fixtures will unfortunately not be taking place in the foreseeable future, the e-sports industry is booming! What better time than now to […]

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University announced new restrictions amid coronavirus lockdown

The University said on Tuesday that non-essential members of staff must work remotely and all UK-domiciled undergraduate students must return home absent exceptional circumstances. This was in response to Boris Johnson’s announcement of strict nationwide measures to curb the spread of coronavirus. The fresh restrictions come as COVID-19, the illness caused by the new coronavirus […]

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Dude, where’s my term? SU VP for Access and Academic Affairs discusses the fate of Trinity 2020

Ray Williams, SU Vice President for Access and Academic Affairs, has been in the rooms (nowadays the conference calls) where the university has been deciding its response to the challenges created by the COVID-19 pandemic. In an exclusive interview with The Oxford Student, we discuss some of the big questions on students’ minds, such as […]

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All Bodleian Libraries to close today

Following University-wide policy changes in response to the Covid-19 pandemic, all Bodleian libraries will close at 5pm today for the foreseeable future. An email to all Bodleian library staff has revealed the University’s measures to close all public spaces, including the Weston Library and Old Bodleian, with immediate effect. All book deliveries and loans will […]

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Returning Officer accused of rigging OUCA election

The Oxford University Conservative Association’s (OUCA) latest election results were challenged this week following allegations that the Returning Officer prevented members from voting. Following his unsuccessful run for the OUCA presidency, Kofoworola Braithwaite, the Association’s current Communications Director, lodged a complaint of electoral malpractice against Matthew Benson, the Returning Officer. Braithwaite alleged that Benson purposefully […]

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