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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History Faculty publishes assessment arrangements

The University of Oxford Faculty of History has emailed students to set out its provisions for Trinity Term assessment amid the Covid-19 outbreak. Undergraduates will be examined on three out of four remaining History Finals papers, meaning the Special Subject Gobbets paper has been cancelled.  Papers already completed – the British History take-home paper (which […]

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OUCA presidential candidate expelled after election scandal

A presidential candidate for the Oxford University Conservative Association (OUCA) has been expelled from the society because he gave a comment to The Oxford Student for an article. Kofoworola Braithwaite, who had unsuccessfully run for OUCA presidency during Hilary Term, had his membership stripped by the Association’s Disciplinary Committee after alleging to The Oxford Student that his […]

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E-Sports & Gaming

Sign-up link is here! So, we have to admit that things next term aren’t exactly going to plan. However, we hope to find an opportunity within this adversity, and whilst the regular sports fixtures will unfortunately not be taking place in the foreseeable future, the e-sports industry is booming! What better time than now to […]

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