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The Rooms Before Me

"How can we make a space our own, for the brief interim where it is indeed our own, when we know that it carries so much history of so many people before us, within it?"

Plans approved for new student accommodation on Magdalen Street

The Oxford City Planning Committee has approved a proposal to partially convert the iconic Oxenford House building on Magdalen Street, directly above the burger chain Five Guys, into a student accommodation block.

Teddy Hall claims new accommodation could save students £2000 in housing costs

St Edmund Hall’s new accommodation is part of the college’s plan to house all its undergraduate students for the entirety of their course rather...

St Hilda’s purchases £12 million accommodation

St Hilda’s college has purchased two spacious Victorian homes to convert into accommodation for post-graduate and visiting students. The new properties, 14 and 16...

New College ends scout cleaning of student rooms 

New College has ended scout cleaning of undergraduate student rooms and will replace the practice with regular cleanliness inspections. The change was approved by the...

Whatever floats your boat: Leo Buckley on the realities of the river

“I can sleep and I can host, and that’s all I need. I’m a happy man.”

Lincoln College students relocated following accommodation fire

A student from Lincoln College told Cherwell that “the mood amongst students … was one of shock (everything seemed a bit surreal), but also one of solidarity. Everyone was very supportive of one another."

Oxford Brookes plan for new student accommodation rejected again

This is now the second time such an application has been rejected, despite the recommendation of the Council’s planning officers that the Council approve the application. In 2019 a similar plan was rejected unanimously by the council, with concerns raised especially over the height of the new buildings.

Major leak at St Catherine’s forces students to leave accommodation

"A major flood in the early hours of Friday morning has led to parts of St Catherine's college losing both heating and water supply".

All Oxford colleges preparing for “household” accommodation groups

All colleges will operate a "household" approach to accommodation next year to minimise the spread of COVID-19, Oxford University has announced. Colleges are planning...

Oxford renters face eviction crisis

Renters in Oxford are facing growing uncertainty with the end of the government’s three-month eviction ban. Many renters, especially those on furlough or Universal Credit payments, may...

Keble students stranded after accommodation cock-up

Undergraduates have been ordered to postpone their arrival due to new graduate accommodation awaiting completion

Graduate rent to increase by almost six per cent

The University’s Property Management Sub-Committee voted to raise rents for all graduate accommodation

Life Divided: Living In or Living Out?

Daanial Issaq Chaudhry and Fin Kavanagh's confrontation over accommodation

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