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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Oxford University to implement two new major access schemes

The University has officially announced two new initiatives designed to boost the number of students from underrepresented backgrounds studying at Oxford University. Foundation Oxford, one of the newly announced programmes modelled on LMH’s Foundation Year Scheme, is aimed at promoting accessibility of Oxford to students who have previously experienced severe disadvantage, such as individuals who […]

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Oxlove forced to launch new page after Facebook bans all admin accounts

Oxlove, the University’s anonymous Facebook page for crush confessions, has had to relaunch as ‘New Oxlove’ following ban action from Facebook. One of the Oxlove adminstrators informed The Oxford Student that the relaunch had been forced after Facebook blocked all administrative accounts. The page was managed by fake accounts, which led Facebook to block them. […]

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Presiding prof. of all-male drinking club appointed to Queen’s Equalities Committee

The Queen’s College has appointed a presiding fellow of the Eaglets Club to its Equalities Committee as a second harassment advisor. The Eaglets is an exclusive, male-only, ‘secret’ dining society based in, but not affiliated to, The Queen’s College. In a Governing Body meeting on 23rd January 2019, the Domestic Bursar informed members that a […]

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Oxford wins Museums and Heritage award for work with migrants

Oxford University’s Multaka-Oxford project, which provides volunteering opportunities for forced migrants at Oxford’s Pitt Rivers Museum and History of Science Museum, has been presented with Volunteer Team of the Year at the Museum and Heritage Awards. The annual awards, which were announced on Wednesday 15 May aim to celebrate innovative and ground-breaking initiatives from the […]

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Anonymous donor gives £625,000 to Jesus College to support access programme

Oxford’s ‘Welsh College’ has received a £625,000 investment for access from, a single, anonymous donor. The mystery donor was identified as a former student, who is “keen to support its programme to encourage Welsh students from all backgrounds to apply to study at the College” Jesus College has gained an informal reputation as Oxford’s ‘Welsh’ […]

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