Tom Frame

Prostitution, social class and legal regulation in the history of makeup

The use of makeup throughout history has had its ups and downs. It often symbolised prostitution or social class, and even underwent serious legal regulation in England from the 1500s. The makeup we see on the streets today has come a long way from the earliest use by our ancestors. Egypt Our story begins with […]

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Oxford Union Termcard Release Hilary 2017: Activists, Leaders and Political Figures

We’re very excited to announce exclusively the term card release for The Oxford Union’s speaker, debate and panel events this Hilary! Check out the website for releases and running commentary on speakers by our editorial staff. If you just can’t wait, follow us on Twitter and Facebook for teaser quotes throughout the day. Today we […]

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Oxford’s Law Faculty opens institute dedicated to the study of human rights

The Law Faculty of the University of Oxford has officially welcomed Justice Kate O’Regan as director of The Bonavero Institute of Human Rights. The institute, the building of which was completed in October 2016, is housed in the grounds of Mansfield college. Baroness Helena Kennedy QC, the principal of Mansfield, led the project. The Institute […]

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Subject drop-out statistics revealed

The Oxfordshire Guardian has reported that Oxford University drop-outs resulting from physical and mental health issues are the highest among English, law, and Post-Graduate Certificate in Education (PGCE) students. The findings were revealed through a recent investigation instigated via a Freedom of Information request by the Guardian. According to the report, 11% of all students […]

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Oxford University to open new human rights institute at Mansfield College at the end of the year

In a joint initiative between the Oxford Faculty of Law and Mansfield College, the Bonavero Institute of Human Rights is going to open its doors at the end of 2016. It will be led by human rights barrister Helene Kennedy who also serves as Mansfield’s principal. £22m have been raised already for the construction works […]

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GB discus thrower deferred place at Oxford for Olympics

Team GB discus thrower Lawrence Okoye, put his place at Oxford on hold so that he could pursue his dream of competing in the London Olympic Games. Discus finalist Okoye, won a place at St Peter’s College Oxford to read law, but decided instead to focus on training for the Games this year. Yesterday, Okoye […]

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