Prince Charles visits Oxford

Image Description: Prince Charles joins EU leaders at Low Carbon Prosperity Summit. On the 8th of June, Tuesday, the Prince of Wales visited Somerville College as it celebrates its 140th anniversary and marks 100 years of Oxford degrees for women. Prince Charles was greeted on arrival by Somerville’s Principal, Baroness Janet Royall. Baroness Royall accompanied […]

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Oxford student wins University Parks County council division

Image Description: University Parks Michael O’Connor, a 1st year BPhil student at Balliol College, has been elected as Labour Councillor for the University Parks ward in the Oxfordshire County Council elections that took place on 6th May 2021. University Parks is a central Oxford division, covering the majority of Oxford University Colleges and some residential […]

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EAS reports 1 positive test this week

Image Description: A cartoon image of a health practitioner administering a COVID-19 test. The University of Oxford’s in-house testing service, the Early Alert Service, has recorded just one positive case out of 55 tests for the week 20th-26th March. This amounts to a positivity rate of 1.8%.  Each Monday the Early Alert Service’s test results […]

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Oxford to take part in Fairtrade fortnight

Image Description: A picture of the top of the Radcliffe Camera Oxford University will be participating in Fairtrade Fortnight from the 22nd of February to the 7th of March, an annual event across the country. Oxford University is a Fairtrade institution and many central university and college catering services provide and use Fairtrade products. This […]

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Oxford study suggests asthma treatment reduces COVID-19 hospitalisation

A new study compiled by the University of Oxford has found that early treatment for COVID-19 patients with medication commonly used for asthma could ‘significantly reduce the need for hospitalisation and urgent care. The data also suggested that inhaled budesonide, a corticosteroid used in the long-term management of asthma, could also reduce recovery times. This […]

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