University College motion condemns independent school access event

Members of University College’s JCR have passed an emergency motion calling the decision to host pupils from the fee-paying Radley College at an access event “indefensible”. Earlier this week, The Telegraph reported that the Schools, Liaison and Access Officer from Univ’s JCR, Nelli Chamings, had sent an email to students asking for a pair of […]

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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 ballot plans meet controversy

The planned renovation of a Univ accommodation block is causing problems this week after the College planned to give students of certain subjects priority. First and second-year students at the College are normally guaranteed on-site accommodation, but construction work at the Goodhart Building means some students will be forced to live off-site next year. The […]

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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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