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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“Oxford Union – Tear it Down!” – Nazi Salutes and Arrests at Katie Hopkins Union Protest

Protestors yesterday gathered outside the Oxford Union to demonstrate against the invitation of far-right media personality Katie Hopkins. A heavy police presence surrounded  the area, including several mounted officers. At least one arrest was made after an altercation between a protestor and a counter-protestor who was seen performing a Nazi salute. Chants from the protestors […]

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Santander Univerisites pledges 1M towards programs for students

At a signing ceremony this week, Santander UK and Oxford entered into a new three-year partnership in which Santander will provide funding of scholarships, travel awards, internship programs, and entrepreneurial ventures.  Present at the ceremony was Oxford’s Vice-Chancellor Professor Louise Richardson and the CEO of Santander UK, Nathan Bostock. Santander UK pledged over 1M to […]

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‘Boycott the Oxford Union’ campaign launched in response to invitation of ‘fascist and racist figures’

A new campaign has been launched to boycott the Oxford Union following its decision to invite figures described by the campaign as ‘fascist and racist’. Triggered in particular by the announcement of Katie Hopkins as a speaker for Trinity 2019, the campaign asks students to pledge not to attend Union events and has created an […]

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Saïd Business School given £15 million for New Development by Arms Deal Fixer and Founder, Wafic Saïd

The naming founder of the Saïd Business School, Wafic Saïd, has donated £15 million to fund a new ‘Global Leadership Centre’, which will be housed in a redeveloped Osney Power Station. Saïd was famously involved in ‘fixing’ the 1980s Al-Yammah arms deal between Britain and Saudi Arabia which created billions for British arms company, BAE […]

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