Oxford students win student social mobility awards

Image Credit: Diliff Three Oxford students have been recognised at the inaugural Student Social Mobility Awards. The Awards, hosted by social mobility charity upReach at the House of Lords, showcased the outstanding achievements of students from less-advantaged backgrounds. 22 undergraduates were presented with awards, including Renée Kapuku (Keble College and previous president of Oxford University […]

Continue Reading
The Westminster School, London, averages 70-80 Oxbridge places for its students per year.

Eight top schools get as many Oxbridge places as the next 2894 UK state schools combined, according to Sutton Trust report

Image credit: Cmglee. Description: the Westminster School, London, the students of which get 70-80 Oxbridge places per year. Eight top schools have as many Oxbridge admissions as the next 2894 UK schools combined, according to a new report by the Sutton Trust. The Trust suggests that little has changed regarding access to opportunity at Oxbridge […]

Continue Reading

New Graduate College Announced by Oxford with Focus on Artificial Intelligence and Environmental Change

Image credit: Geograph –  N Chadwick The University of Oxford has today publicised plans for a new graduate college, located centrally within the town. Its intake will comprise largely of students from the Mathematics, Physics and Life Sciences departments, with some provision for other subjects. According to the official announcement, the college will provide particular space […]

Continue Reading

Tinbergen building to be demolished

Oxford University has announced that the Tinbergen building is to be demolished and replaced with new state-of-the-art facilities. Tinbergen was abandoned in February 2017 after absestos was discovered in the building and has been empty ever since. The new centre will house the Departments of Experimental Psychology, Plant Sciences and Zoology which were once hosted […]

Continue Reading

Union in civil war over Steve Bannon

Image Credit: Tom Gould Oxford Union President Stephen Horvath’s decision to host former White House Chief Strategist Steve Bannon on Friday of 6th week has continued to cause fallout within the society and across the University.  Last week, The Oxford Student reported on the heated Emergency Meeting called by Union Secretary Nick Brown, in which […]

Continue Reading

OULC refuses to take part in Three Parties Debate

Image Credit: OUCA/OULC/OULD Facebook The Oxford University Labour Club has refused involvement in the Three Parties Debate, a termly debate between the Oxford University Conservative Association, the Oxford University Liberal Democrats and the Oxford University Labour Club, the three main political societies in Oxford University. The event took place this Monday, and promised to attract […]

Continue Reading

Inside the Emergency Union Meeting on disinviting Steve Bannon

Image Credit: Barker Evans In a tense meeting of the Oxford Union Standing Committee, the President narrowly avoided being directed to disinvite Steve Bannon from speaking at the Union, with 6 votes in favour and 7 against. As previously reported by The Oxford Student, the Secretary, Nick Brown, requested an emergency vote regarding the invitation of Steve Bannon to […]

Continue Reading

Late building, fire, break-in, faulty fire alarm: problems beset new Chemistry labs

Image Credit: jarmoluk Difficulties have plagued the opening of the Oxford University Chemistry Department’s new teaching labs which were supposed to be fully functional by the time students arrived at the beginning of Michaelmas.  These problems include the late delivery of the building in addition to a “small fire and break-in”, The Oxford Student can […]

Continue Reading