High levels of harassment at Univ

University College has revealed that there were five instances of sex-related harassment in the last academic year. Of these allegations, three were made against staff, whilst two were made against students. One staff member left the College’s employment as a result of the complaint. Whilst the majority of allegations were made by students, one was […]

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Univ JCR criticises Oxford’s oil and gas investment

Univ JCR have passed a motion condemning Oxford University’s association with oil and gas companies and have encouraged the College’s Governing Body to divest from all fossil fuel investments. The motion, proposed by Alex Morley, slammed fossil fuels investments as “socially irresponsible and inconsistent with the educational objectives of the University”. The motion stated, “The […]

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Univ mission to Mars

A Univ student has been shortlisted to take part in a one-way mission to establish a human settlement on Mars. If successful, Ryan MacDonald – a third-year physicist – will be among the first 40 settlers of the Red Planet, as part of a mission sponsored by the Dutch not-for-profit foundation Mars One. The mission […]

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Rogue email reveals Univ’s worst-performing students

A member of staff at University College has accidentally emailed all undergraduates the names and marks of almost 50 students who received “poor results” in Michaelmas term collections. They intended to send students the Hilary collections timetable in an Excel document, but inadvertently included a tab disclosing the results of students who underperformed in the […]

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Freshers’ “shocking” treatment of Univ’s bar staff

Allegations have been made that Univ freshers have been swearing and spitting at the college’s bar staff. The most recent in a string of incidents occurred at a bop in the college bar on Saturday night.  Staff at the bar, which is managed independently of the college, reported multiple instances of swearing at workers. On […]

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Univ to fly LGBTQ flag

Univ postgrads passed motions last week to fly the rainbow flag above the College during LGBTQ History Month, and to lobby Univ alumni in the House of Lords to support the same-sex marriage legislation. The JCR passed similar motions at their meeting on Sunday, having voted to fly the LGBTQ flag for the last two […]

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