Oxhub Spotlight: Project Soup

Project Soup saw in 2nd week with a lot of crusty bread and yummy social action (did I mention the soup?). Over 80 students and Oxford residents came together in East Oxford Community Centre to share soup, cake and live music. The main feature of the night was listening to pitches from 6 different social […]

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Oxfordshire County Council forced to make unpopular cuts to local charities

Oxfordshire County Council have announced a further £23 million of short term budget cuts, despite protestations from charities in the region who rely on their support. The specificities of the savings are being decided in a consultation project called ‘Talking Oxford’, with the Council explaining: ‘As government reduces funding to local government, the County Council […]

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Dictionaries for Refugees: OUP helping out at Calais

Oxford University Press have made their Oxford Arabic Dictionary available to refugees and aid workers for free online. The dictionary, first published in August 2014, purports to be ‘the most authoritative English–Arabic/Arabic–English dictionary ever published’, and retails at £65.The extensive work is currently fully accessible on mobile and tablet devices, as part of an effort […]

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Sweet charity

“Oh my God, I love your skirt! Where did you get it?” “It was my mom’s in the ‘80s.” “Vintage, so adorable.” Regina George may have been insincere, but there is nothing like a compliment on something you are wearing to brighten up your day. I find that the compliment is even better when the […]

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A right royal affair at LMH

Princess Anne will visit LMH next Tuesday to attend formal hall and present a prize for refugee projects. The Princess will present the second annual Ockenden International Prize, and will give $75,000 to an existing organisation that helps refugees and displaced people around the world. Ockenden’s founder Joyce Pearce attended LMH in the 1930s. The […]

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Teddy Hall student in Indian charity cycle

A Teddy Hall student has raised over £3,000 by cycling 540km across India this summer. Fourth year mathematician Kevin Minors completed the cycle in order to raise funds for the charity Childreach International. No stranger to adventurous means of fundraising, last summer, he climbed the 5,895 metre Mount Kilimanjaro in Tanzania, raising over £4,000. Minors […]

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