Students Protest Treatment of Sexual Abuse Outside Balliol College

Image Description: some of the signs at the protest.  Students protested outside Balliol College last Sunday after a recent Al Jazeera investigation criticised the Decanal team for their handling of a sexual assault case within the College. Students chanted slogans including “Balliol College protects abusers” and “Balliol College do better” during the protest, which lasted […]

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ACS release open letter condemning university’s approach to black students

Image description: logo of The Oxford ACS The Oxford African and Caribbean Society (ACS) has released a letter to the University “voicing student concerns about racism, welfare and complaints and disciplinary procedures”. The Oxford ACS, alongside the University of Oxford JCR Presidents’ committee, as well as MCR presidents, write that this statement is following current […]

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“Confusing and very difficult” – college suspension policies revealed

Suspension is becoming increasingly common in Oxford, having risen by 68% since 2011. Yet it continues to be an invisible side of university life and an investigation by The Oxford Student has found that there are considerable differences in the way that colleges treat suspended students. This gives lie to a commonly held assumption that […]

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OUSU Welfare Survey findings released

The findings of a comprehensive OUSU report into the welfare of students at the University of Oxford have revealed a significant variance in the experiences of students, and a significant number of students who felt that being at Oxford had impacted negatively on their personal welfare. The findings indicated that women and non-binary undergraduate students […]

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