Oxford University received at least £45,000 from multinational mining company facing anti-mining protests in Serbia

Image description: A close up of the Radcliffe Camera dome    According to Oxford Climate Justice Campaign, Oxford University has received at least £45,000 in funding from the multinational mining company Rio Tinto since 2013. The £45,000 includes two donations of £20,000 each to the Said Business School Centre for Business Taxation in 2014-15 and […]

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The YHA, where some formerly homeless people are being housed.

Oxford University joins City Council effort to house rough sleepers

The Saïd Business School, University College, and Pembroke College, alongside commercial hotels, are partnering with the Oxford City Council to free up 121 rooms to house rough sleepers. In late March, the government told councils it was “imperative” to house rough sleepers. Residents of shelters including O’Hanlon House and the recently opened Floyds Row had […]

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Oxford students recruited to develop Radiohead strategy

A group of Oxford students at the Saïd Business School helped Radiohead frontman Thom Yorke to release his latest solo album, Tomorrow’s Modern Boxes, via BitTorrent, a peer-to-peer file-sharing service. The MBA students worked with Mr Yorke on “user experience, media strategy and financial analysis,” according to Courtyard Management, Yorke’s representatives. The students also devised […]

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