Telling people with anxiety they aren’t ‘really disabled’ is cruel but cutting their benefits is even crueller

This article describes suicidal ideation. The often-repeated statistic that 1 in 4 adults will suffer from some form of mental illness during their lifetime has undoubtedly improved people’s awareness of the prevalence of mental illness. But still, for many people, it is simply a statistic. It sparks a moment of reflection, but ultimately, the implications […]

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Oxford MP expresses opposition towards Campsfield House expansion

A local Oxford MP has voiced support for OUSU’s recent statement on Campsfield House, in which the Executive Body expressed opposition to the immigration detention centre’s proposed expansion. Responding to last week’s OUSU statement, Nicola Blackwood, Conservative MP for Oxford West and Abingdon, told The Oxford Student: “I am fundamentally opposed to this proposal, as […]

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