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Oxford Retirement Policy Ruled Discriminatory by Tribunal

An Oxford University don has this week won a claim brought against the University after he was forced to retire aged 68. The controversial policy...

Fight for student accommodation giant IQ begins

The world's two largest property investors, Blackstone and Brookfield have joined bidders for IQ, a UK student accommodation company. As reported by the Financial Times,...

Union President resigns

Union President Brendan McGrath has resigned this evening over the treatment of Ebenezer Azamati

Resignations as impeachment proceedings begin against Union President

Members of the Union's committee have resigned in support of Mr Azamati

Stopping the fast fashion juggernaut

A sceptical look at sustainability in the fashion industry

EXCLUSIVE: Oxford Union releases Michaelmas term card

Speakers include Theresa May, Arron Banks and Candace Owens. There will be debates on authoritarianism, the climate crisis, science and fake news.

“Better for Oxbridge students”: Oxbridge only grad employment scheme launches

A start-up careers service claims to fast-track applications from Oxbridge students to internships in FTSE 100 and Fortune 500 companies. Dreaming Spires, founded by a...

Billionaire’s Oxford donation sparks protest

Blackstone has been accused of fuelling the housing crisis, the deforestation of the Amazon and the UK's social care crisis. An open letter is calling for full transparency over how this donation was processed.

Why a No-Deal Brexit could mean the end of British Film

But it’s independent British films that have the most to fear in the looming shadow of a no-deal Brexit. Most people working in the film industry voted against leaving altogether – why? Because the European Union massively supports creative industries in a way that our government alone either can’t or won't.

Balliol students launch petition to bar PM from college premises

The petition, which has received 150 signatures, accuses the PM of "seriously undermining democracy", and also calls for a ban on the college displaying images of the former student.

UCAS promotes high-interest loans to desperate students

Future Finance loans can result in students repaying more than three times the original amount of their loan over a decade, regardless of their earnings.

Damian Collins: emergency legislation needed for a snap general election

Calls for reform to rules on election campaigning have been made following the Facebook–Cambridge Analytica data scandal in 2018.

Oxford ramps up protest against no-deal Brexit

Amidst national uproar, protestors who oppose Boris Johnson’s shutdown of parliament gathered in Bonn Square, Oxford, before marching to the Town Hall last night....

Interview: Humza Yousaf MSP

The Scottish Justice Secretary discusses second referendums, social media and supporting Corbyn

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