Queen’s JCR introduces a Transgender Representative

The Queen’s College’s JCR voted unanimously this week to introduce a Transgender Representative to its executive committee. The move sees Queen’s join Wadham, Magdalen, and Lady Margaret Hall, who all introduced equivalent positions earlier in the academic year, amongst others in providing a position to represent those who no longer identify with their birth gender. […]

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Oxford colleges not unanimously against pension reform

Six colleges, of which only Hertford and Pembroke are currently named, justified pension reform on the basis of wanting ‘less risk’, seen through their responses to a Universities UK (UUK) survey. This follows considerable student protest in Oxford to counter the government’s proposed changes to pensions, which contributed the the University’s eventual u-turn on the […]

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Lady Margaret Hall JCR approves motion to institute Trans Officer position

On Sunday of 6th Week, the LMH JCR approved a motion to create a Trans Officer for the JCR Executive. The motion was proposed by incumbent LGBTQA Officer Pip Cull who argued that ‘Trans students face unique challenges in the college environment’ which a cisgender representative would be unqualified to deal with. The motion noted […]

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Wadham bans pint-sized cocktails following complaints of excessive drunkenness

Wadham College has banned its bar from serving cocktails in pint-sized glasses at big events, after complaints of extreme drunkenness. Cocktails will now be served in half-pints, and there will be no more three-for-ten-pound deals. In addition, the alcoholic content of drinks will be capped at six percent. These policies will apply only during Wadham’s […]

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