The YHA, where some formerly homeless people are being housed.

Oxford University joins City Council effort to house rough sleepers

The Saïd Business School, University College, and Pembroke College, alongside commercial hotels, are partnering with the Oxford City Council to free up 121 rooms to house rough sleepers. In late March, the government told councils it was “imperative” to house rough sleepers. Residents of shelters including O’Hanlon House and the recently opened Floyds Row had […]

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Students join forces to create ‘The Oxford Minecraft Project’

Students from a number of colleges have come together to construct different Oxford environments in Minecraft, establishing a virtual community that is expanding by the day. The project was officially launched following The Oxford Student’s publication of Worcester College’s re-creation in Minecraft, spearheaded by second-year students Luke Rickard and Jordan Grinyer. Their efforts were mirrored […]

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St Hilda’s Criticised for Multi-Faith Room Decision – Students Speak Out

A writer for The Daily Telegraph has stated that the decision by St Hilda’s college to replace their chapel with a multi-faith room reflects ‘a victory for soulless neutrality’, whilst the Reverend Canon Brian Mountford, chaplain for St Hilda’s, also commented on multi-faith rooms as being ‘bland’ and ‘soulless’. After consultation from the JCR, MCR, […]

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Keble gym in silence

Numerous Keble students have been disappointed by the college’s decision to remove speakers from their gym. The gym remains popular amongst college students, yet concerns have been expressed regarding the fact they were not told of the speaker’s removal at the beginning of term, and they are keen for them to be reinstated. However, some […]

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