EXCLUSIVE: University advisor explains why Oxford WON’T offer in-college testing

Following news that Cambridge University would be conducting weekly, in-college testing of asymptomatic students, many students at Oxford have expressed concerns as to why their university had not announced a similar policy. The University has now offered an official response exclusively to The Oxford Student, explaining their testing system, and why they do not have […]

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Trinity’s motion for a gender identity representative fails to pass

At Trinity College’s last JCR meeting, a motion was proposed to introduce the appointment of a a gender identity representative, to work alongside the current LGBTQ+ officer, Jess Skelton. The role would have included working alongside welfare officers, attending SU and also JCR Equalities Committee meetings, as well as informing those within college of the […]

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Corpus JCR calls on Vice-Chancellor to “reconsider” plans for new college

Corpus Christi JCR has published an open letter calling on Louise Richardson, Oxford’s Vice-Chancellor, and Professor Lionel Tarrassenkothe, the provisional Head of House, to stop the establishment of the proposed new postgraduate college, provisionally named ‘Parks College’. The JCR’s open letter criticised the development of the new college for showing  “a shocking disregard for the […]

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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 […]

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Brasenose JCR declares war on Wadham

Image Credit: Godot13 (CC BY-SA 4.0) Members of Brasenose JCR moved to officially declare war against Wadham College this week, following building animosity over the college’s shock Veggie Pledge win. The JCR noted that “the real treasure was not the victory, but the enemies we made along the way”, and “we haven’t had a good […]

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