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Ebola treatment begins trials in Liberia

Ebola treatment begins trials in Liberia

17th Jan 2015 by Jack Doyle
New oral antiviral trialled by Oxford researchers
City Council Slashed by Central Government

City Council Slashed by Central Government

17th Jan 2015 by Suzie Marshall
Oxford City Council' will lose funding from central government by 2019
St Hilda’s applies for civil marriage license

St Hilda’s applies for civil marriage license

23rd Dec 2014 by Marianna Spring
Oxfordshire County Council launches public consultation regarding St Hilda's request to hold civil ceremonies
Guardian editor to become LMH Principal

Guardian editor to become LMH Principal

18th Dec 2014 by Elliot Burns
Alan Rusbridger is to take up the position of Principal of Lady Margaret Hall after leaving his post at the Guardian
Hertford becomes accredited Living Wage employer

Hertford becomes accredited Living Wage employer

16th Dec 2014 by Alex Stronell
Hertford College has become the first Oxford college to obtain Living Wage accreditation
Many Oxford students do not register to vote

Many Oxford students do not register to vote

13th Dec 2014 by Suzie Marshall
Fall in the number of students registered to vote at the next general election prompts concerns that student voices...
 “Major improvements” to University's harassment policy

“Major improvements” to University's harassment policy

13th Dec 2014 by Marianna Spring
Oxford clarifies and simplifies procedures regarding harassment and bullying
Somerville College sets up Skype room

Somerville College sets up Skype room

9th Dec 2014 by Suzie Marshall
A designated Skype room has been set up in Somerville College, to be used over the admissions period for Skype...
Upward social mobility has gone into reverse

Upward social mobility has gone into reverse

5th Dec 2014 by Ellen Milligan
Oxford study suggests that there is now less 'room at the top' for younger generations to aspire to
St Cross students petition to debate holding abortion debate

St Cross students petition to debate holding abortion debate

1st Dec 2014 by Georgia Latham
Petitioners would invite OSFL to hold the controversial cancelled debate under a new title, “Is there an...
Protests held against Tommy Robinson’s Union speech

Protests held against Tommy Robinson’s Union speech

1st Dec 2014 by Elliot Burns
Oxford Unite Against Facism protest Tommy Robinson’s speech at the Oxford Union
Trinity JCR's college marriage changes passed second time round

Trinity JCR's college marriage changes passed second time round

1st Dec 2014 by Suzie Marshall
Trinity JCR has finally voted to change its heteronormative ballot system
Anti-slavery protests held on Cornmarket

Anti-slavery protests held on Cornmarket

30th Nov 2014 by Charlotte Molony
Students protest in campaign to strengthen legislation against modern slavery
John’s forced to change XXXmas-themed bop

John’s forced to change XXXmas-themed bop

30th Nov 2014 by Christian Amos
Controversial bop discussed in John’s JCR meeting after Junior Dean changes event title
New report puts OUSU under scrutiny

New report puts OUSU under scrutiny

30th Nov 2014 by Robert Walmsley
Report on performance of OUSU officers finds improvements still needed for some.
Many JCR Elections left uncontested

Many JCR Elections left uncontested

30th Nov 2014 by Henry Shalders
Following Teddy Hall’s lack of election candidates, Trinity, Oriel, St Anne’s and Pembroke have struggled to...
Students respond to Wilson verdict

Students respond to Wilson verdict

29th Nov 2014 by Tom Calver
'Black Lives Matter' Cornmarket protest planned for Saturday noon
Jesus celebrates 40 years of women

Jesus celebrates 40 years of women

29th Nov 2014 by Tom Calver
Students and alumni look back on the “Jesus Experiment”
Banerjee U-turn on resignation

Banerjee U-turn on resignation

28th Nov 2014 by Tom Calver, Stanislas Lalanne
Union President standing by electoral changes after RO declares them invalid.
Academics back University fossil fuel divestment

Academics back University fossil fuel divestment

27th Nov 2014 by David Rischel
100 academics, 300 alumni and over 2000 students have signed an open letter urging the University to divest
Somerville World War One Roadshow

Somerville World War One Roadshow

23rd Nov 2014 by Niluka Kavanagh, Fatima Fekaiki Al-Kassab, Rushabh Haria
Cherwell went to the World War One Roadshow at Somerville College, where local residents and alumni presented their...