Tag: University finances

10th June 2010

Uni buys staff member £1.8m house

By Tom Rowley

The purchase wasn’t approved by the University’s governing body, and the university also paid for a staff member to hire a chauffeur.

The purchase wasn’t approved by the University's governing body, and the university also paid for a staff member to hire a chauffeur.
3rd June 2010

University development may be put on hold

By Jonathan Earl

Construction of Oxford’s new Radcliffe Observatory Quarter could face “considerable delays” because of the University’s dire financial situation.

Construction of Oxford’s new Radcliffe Observatory Quarter could face "considerable delays" because of the University's dire financial situation.
27th May 2010

Fees report based on “back of an envelope” calculation

By Tom Rowley

Just a week after the University published an influential report pressuring the government to lift the cap on tuition fees, one of the key figures underpinning the submission has been called into doubt.

Just a week after the University published an influential report pressuring the government to lift the cap on tuition fees, one of the key figures underpinning the submission has been called into doubt.
20th May 2010

Editorial: Browne will put us in the red

By Anoosh Chakelian

Tuition fees must be increased, yet the inaccessibility of Oxford and the disillusionment of its students should not be, and need not be, as a result of that.

Tuition fees must be increased, yet the inaccessibility of Oxford and the disillusionment of its students should not be, and need not be, as a result of that.
20th May 2010

Lifting the cap on fees

By Tom Rowley

The University wants to be able to charge the tuition fees it chooses – and the sooner the better.

The University wants to be able to charge the tuition fees it chooses – and the sooner the better.
13th May 2010

Oxford Vice Chancellor wants Chinese money

By Tendai Musakwa

In a fundraising event in Hong Kong last Wednesday, Vice-Chancellor Andrew Hamilton met more than 1,500 Oxford alumni as part of the University’s new drive to win Chinese donations. Hamilton also hosted similar receptions in Beijing on 12th April and in Shanghai on 29th April.

In a fundraising event in Hong Kong last Wednesday, Vice-Chancellor Andrew Hamilton met more than 1,500 Oxford alumni as part of the University's new drive to win Chinese donations. Hamilton also hosted similar receptions in Beijing on 12th April and in Shanghai on 29th April.
13th May 2010

Postgrads oppose paying for overtime

By Tendai Musakwa

Most DPhil students have only been required to pay for their first three years of study, but under the new proposal, doctoral students would foot the bill for any extra time it takes for them to finish.

Most DPhil students have only been required to pay for their first three years of study, but under the new proposal, doctoral students would foot the bill for any extra time it takes for them to finish.