Anonymous donor gives £625,000 to Jesus College to support access programme

Oxford’s ‘Welsh College’ has received a £625,000 investment for access from, a single, anonymous donor. The mystery donor was identified as a former student, who is “keen to support its programme to encourage Welsh students from all backgrounds to apply to study at the College” Jesus College has gained an informal reputation as Oxford’s ‘Welsh’ […]

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Private charity cannot replace public support

  Michael Moritz. who with his wife donated £75m to Oxford University The £75m donation to Oxford is a boon for the University’s poorest, but it should not substitute for the existing system. I am in receipt of the Oxford Opportunity Bursary, in addition to full student finance. It is, as widely acknowledged, perhaps the best […]

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Record donation to fund £300m scholarship

Oxford University has received a donation pledge of £75 million for undergraduate support, the largest in European history. The donation will kick off a programme for Oxford to abolish tuition fee increases for the 
poorest students, keeping them at £3,500 a year. Under the scholarship, students will also receive funding for all their living costs, […]

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