Pro-Vice Chancellor defends graduate rent increase

Dr David Prout, Oxford University Pro-Vice Chancellor for Planning and Resources, on Thursday defended the university’s decision to raise graduate rent by 5.8% at an open meeting at Oxford SU. He was joined by Sarah Davies, the university’s Head of Finance, and Katie Scheinkonig, Head of Residential Accommodation. Together the trio stressed the importance of […]

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Review: Annihilation

Annihilation, the second film by writer/director Alex Garland, is one of the boldest, most uncompromising science-fiction films of recent years. Based on the novel by Jeff VanderMeer, the “King of Weird Fiction” according to The New Yorker, it was ultimately consigned to a Netflix-only release in the UK by Paramount due to concerns that it […]

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Oxford University says its Brexit hopes remain “unchanged”

On the 28TH March, the University announced its ‘BREXIT Strategy for Research’, which explains how it will work to mitigate any risks associated with Brexit. The outcomes that Oxford hopes for have remained “unchanged”. These include being able to maintain world-class collaborative research with EU colleagues, to continue to host European Research Council grants, and […]

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OULC joins other University Labour Clubs with antisemitism statement

The Oxford University Labour Club (OULC) has voiced disappointment in Jeremy Corbyn’s apology earlier this week after accusations of anti-Semitism and voiced “solidarity with Jewish Labour members who are calling for greater action to root out antisemitism” in the Labour Party. Other university Labour Clubs have voiced similar sentiments. The Cambridge Universities Labour Club (CULC) called on […]

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