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    Dozens of Ukrainian refugees now homeless in Oxford

    Dozens of Ukrainian refugees in Oxford have been registered homeless, the Oxford Mail has uncovered.  The Mail submitted numerous FOI requests to councils in Oxfordshire, revealing that 31 of the 2,143 refugees matched with sponsor homes under the Homes for Ukraine scheme in the county are now registered as statutory homeless, over two-thirds of whom are in Oxford.  This follows previous criticism of the scheme, introduced by the government in March of last year to assist individuals, charities, community groups and businesses to bring Ukrainians to...


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    How do we keep Campsfield closed?

    In the first week of Hilary Term, The Student Union became an officially named member of the Keep Campsfield Closed Coalition. The coalition has been organising repeated protests to raise awareness and to express...

    Unlocking the Power of EdTech: Revolutionising Education for a Brighter Future

    EdTech: Pioneering the Future of Education In today's modern era, technology's imprint is increasingly prominent, reshaping all aspects of our lives, and carving a new trajectory for the learning process. This exciting convergence, known as...

    “The world around us is evolving at a much faster pace than the reading lists”: Are women underrepresented in the curriculum? 

    The fact that women seemed sidelined by the curriculum in school always seemed an accepted fact. In GCSE English, we encountered depictions of Curley’s unnamed wife; in History, it was almost inevitable that women...

    In search of lost lives – The phenomenon of ‘Dark Tourism’  

    'Upon entering the House of Terror, I was immediately struck by a great sense of unease. The idea of ‘Dark Tourism’ was not something that had occurred to me until over a year ago, on that overcast day in Budapest.'

    What happens at Port and Policy?

    A crowd of eager onlookers encircle a suited man like they are watching a schoolyard fight. He is giving a port-fuelled passionate advocation for the invasion of France. This is Port and Policy. Every Sunday of term the Oxford University Conservative Association (OUCA) holds their famous Port and Policy event....

    Netflix and Scroll: Sound Familiar?

    All findings are taken from the 31 responses to a survey that was released early Hilary Vac 2023. Before I begin on my journey, exploring the depths of Oxford’s culture of procrastination, I would like to make a confession. This vac, I was supposed to write 2 essays, rewrite 2...


    “Let’s not be a bystander. Let’s actually do something”: In conversation with British Red Cross CEO, Michael Adamson CBE

    Mike Adamson is Chief Executive Officer at the British Red Cross. He will step down later this year having served for over eight years as CEO and four years...

    “Being delusional is the best form of therapy”: In conversation with Mia Khalifa

    At 17:35 on May 3rd, I received an email from the Oxford Union Press that in about 2 hours I would be interviewing Mia Khalifa before her speech at...


    Inside the Oxford fashion scene: the Fashion Gala designers

    'I spoke to some of the Fashion Gala designers, who told me about their background in the world of fashion and design, their pieces for this year’s gala, and where they find their inspiration.'

    The shift towards online thrift: a guide

    'It is okay to deliberately buy fast-fashion second-hand since it is already in circulation and will not constitute to financially supporting unethical practices. Honestly, the longer it avoids landfill the better.'


    Mambo Italiano — Carlotta comes to Marylebone

    "I will never cease to be amazed by that consistently remarkable ability to reinvent."

    Burnout BBQ — Brisket, wings and hot rods

    "This is undoubtedly the place to go in Oxford for an authentically fun evening of American food."


    "Yes, there’s the whole fun-loving “I’m quirky” side to ADHD, but behind the veil of hyperactivity there’s also a lot of despondency and pain."