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    BREAKING: University suspends residency requirements for all of Hilary

    In an email to students, Balliol College confirmed that "the University has removed the usual student “residency requirement” for the whole of the Term"....

    Boris Johnson announces national lockdown

    Most students should expect their teaching to be online until at least mid-February.

    University confirms delayed return for most students

    "In line with Government guidance, only very specific groups of taught students will be permitted to return to Oxford from 4 January. All other taught students are advised not to travel back to university until at least 25 January, with all teaching taking place online until at least that point."

    BREAKING: University returns paused until “at least 25 January” for most...

    "Given the rising infection rates, the return of all other students should be paused until at least the week commencing 25 January."

    Students should return for Hilary despite Tier 4 announcement

    "We therefore expect teaching and research to continue at the University in the New Year, and for students to return for Hilary term broadly in line with the arrangements communicated at the end of Michaelmas term."

    Oxfordshire to go into Tier 4 from Boxing Day

    This follows a significant increase in COVID-19 cases in the county. In the seven days before December 18th, cases in Oxford rose by 58% from the week before.

    Students remaining at university can return to Tier 4 areas for...

    Universities' Minister Michelle Donelan has confirmed that students who are living in university accommodation over the vacation may return home for Christmas, even if...

    Oxford to remain in Tier 2 despite new restrictions in the...

    Oxford's coronavirus restrictions are to remain unchanged, but rules around mixing over Christmas have been tightened.
    Electron micrograph image of four coronaviruses

    Only 27 lateral flow tests reported as positive across University

    "The data shows that 0.59% of tests administered were recorded as positive."

    ‘We Don’t Need No Education’: Assessing What Matters in Schools

    "In this drive to ascribe value to students, we risk losing sight of what learning can and should be: an ongoing, unfolding and communal process."