A struggle with history should have a place on the curriculum

In the last few years, national campaigns such as ‘Why Is My Curriculum White?’, alongside local groups such as Rhodes Must Fall in Oxford, have started national conversations about decolonising university curricula. A recent campaign by students at SOAS to shape the university curriculum challenged many assumptions pervading teaching in higher education. Students, paying through […]

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Oxford and the BDS campaign

Last week, JCRs and MCRs across Oxford voted overwhelmingly to leave OUSU’s name off the NUS motion to support the Boycott, Divestment and Sanctions (BDS) campaign against Israel. However, the BDS motion will still be discussed at the NUS conference this year, with endorsements from the student unions at the Universities of Manchester and Sheffield […]

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