New College student graduates at 95

Image Credit: first degree photography/ Mel Cunningham A former member of New College, John Phillip Trower, graduated on Saturday (28th July) at the age of 95. Born in 1923, he spent four years at Eton before he came up. Mr Trower was an undergraduate in history at the College during WW2, matriculating in January 1941 and […]

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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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