Oxford homelessness crisis: Another man dies after report finds Oxford second worst in the country

A 34-year-old Polish man was admitted to John Radcliffe Hospital last Sunday and died the following day of Sepsis according to Oxford City Council. This follows a spike in deaths this winter, where as many as five people died while homeless in Oxford, between November and February. No more information other than age and nationality […]

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Union slate Rise nominates two treasurers after allegedly ticking wrong box

Four candidates have nominated for the office of Treasurer in the upcoming Oxford Union elections after proposed candidate for Librarian Ayman D’Souza appears to have nominated for the wrong office. D’Souza, an elected member of the Union’s Standing Committee, had been announced as the Librarian candidate for the ‘Rise’ slate led by current Librarian Sara […]

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Annual access report released: ‘the pace is slow, but the trajectory is clear’

London and South East are still the areas with the highest level of Oxford admissions Computer Science admitted the highest percentage of state school students with Classics coming out the lowest Mansfield admitted more state school students and students from economically disadvantaged areas than any other college 9.8% of women in Computer Science while 79.3% […]

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Overseas student fees to increase by an unprecedented 10% after consultancy body ‘overruled’

Fees for overseas students taking courses at Oxford are set to increase by 10.2% in the coming year (2019/2020) across more than 45 undergraduate courses, including PPE, Mathematics, Physics and History. The increase comes after the advice of a consultancy body consisting of University, college, and student nominees, which did not support the exceptional increase, […]

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UNWomen Oxford ties orange ribbon around RadCam for gender violence campaign

The UNWoman Oxford surrounded the Radcliffe Camera in orange ribbon for their Draw the Line campaign. The event was to symbolize solidarity against gender based violence, especially in the Oxford area. The #DrawtheLine campaign addressed the recent sexual offences against people within Oxford (“two against men and one against a woman”), and the two incidents […]

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Oxford University introduces new Positive Action Targeted Studentships to AHRC doctoral training programme

Oxford University’s world-renowned Gardens, Libraries and Museums (GLAM) have been awarded 11 PhD studentships through the Arts and Humanities Research Council (AHRC) Collaborative Doctoral Partnership (CDP) programme. The  Arts and Humanities Research Council (AHRC) Collaborative Doctoral Partnership (CDP) offer cultural and heritage institutions the opportunity of hosting doctoral researchers based at UK universities. The scheme […]

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