The SU’s motion on hate speech has been misinterpreted

Image Description: Students in academic dress outside the Exam Schools, Oxford. The Oxford SU’s recent motion to issue an amendment to make lecture and tutorial content “prejudicial on the grounds of race, religion, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity, cisgender/transgender status, or socioeconomic background” non-mandatory has sparked much controversy in the press. I have several concerns […]

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Oxford SU votes for boycott of NSS

On Wednesday the 16th of January the Oxford Student Council had its first meeting of Hilary term. In it the Student Council voted to renew its recommendation to boycott the National Student Survey (NSS). Making his case for the boycott the proposer of the motion, Alex Kumar, warns that this seemingly innocuous survey is intended […]

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WomCam protesters try to shut down anti-abortion talk

Protesters were thrown out of a discussion panel hosted by an anti-abortion student society that included prominent Irish pro-lifers on Wednesday night. WomCam, Oxford SU’s women’s campaign, organised the demonstration. According to reports, around fifteen protesters entered the event and then started heckling the speakers when the talk began. Eye-witness reports, and statements from both […]

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