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New humanities faculty building celebrates construction landmark in ‘topping out’ ceremony

"On Friday 3rd May, the University of Oxford celebrated the ’topping out’ of the Schwarzman Centre for the Humanities. The ceremony to mark the completion of the roof involved speeches from Vice-Chancellor Irene Tracey and donor Stephen A. Schwarzman, CEO of the Blackstone Group, who has to date donated £185 million in support of the project. Musical acts clad in hard hats braved rainy conditions to perform on the roof, still a site of ongoing construction."

‘Intimate and eye-opening’: Bruegel to Rubens at the Ashmolean- Review

"It was a pleasure to return to Oxford during the vacation to visit the Ashmolean’s new exhibition, which showcases some of the best drawings of the great Flemish artists of the 16th and 17th centuries."

Football Cuppers 2024: Keble’s historic treble

Following their victory in the reserve Cuppers final last weekend, Keble’s first team and women’s team (Hertble, a joint team with Hertford) looked to...

Mature and Intelligent: Julius Caesar at the TS Eliot Review

"From start to finish, it was a show filled with excellent performances from leading cast members."

‘Spectacular throughout’: OUO at the Sheldonian- review

"The Sheldonian Theatre was treated on Saturday of 4th week to a display by some of the University’s best musical talent."

Oxford University Short Film Festival 2024- Day 3

"The turnout was impressive, and Keble’s O’Reilly theatre was buzzing as we waited for the evening’s entertainment to start. "

Sir Bobby Charlton: A True Gent of the Beautiful Game

"The death of Sir Bobby Charlton is a sad moment for all football fans. He was one of the last remaining representatives of a different, gentlemanly era of football"

“A Gripping Memoir”: ‘Stay True’ by Hua Hsu Review

Recently I picked up a book that had been on my to-read list for a while. Stay True by Hua Hsu came out last...

Freedom to hate? Why the Oxford Union’s obsession with controversial speakers must end

Freedom of speech is something the Oxford Union champions. However, they often seem to breach the boundary between allowing freedom of speech and providing a platform to members of society who have rightly been banished for their views

Solidarity: What we can Learn from Strikes in Hilary

"A student-staff alliance would go a long way to defending against the common, invisible enemy of inflation"

“State of the Art”: Why the Schwarzman Centre for the Humanities is a Revolutionary Project for the Future of Oxford

"The Centre has the potential to cement Oxford’s position as the leading destination for humanities not just in the UK, but in the World."