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University announces plans for review of mitigating circumstances policy

'Above all, Oxford needs to acknowledge that it has failed the class of 2021 and fundamentally reassess its priorities if it wants bright students from across the world to continue to put their trust in the system to give them a fair shot.'

‘It feels so heartbreaking’: Students feel let down by mitigating circumstances...

"These were some of my lowest moments, and I forced myself to relive them by writing them down, pushing aside my discomfort in order to bare all to my examiners, only for them to turn around and reject them."

University confirms return to in-person teaching from 6 September

The University outlined its “expectation” that “everyone who can will transition to returning to their offices and labs, so that by the beginning of Michaelmas term we will be fully prepared for the next academic year”.

A “quiet revolution:” report outlines ongoing sustainability efforts across the University

"Oxford colleges set their own environmental targets as they are a “semi-independent entity” from the central University."

80% of students return to university despite government guidance

The latest Office of National Statistics (ONS) data has shown that 80% of students have returned to their university address in spite of government...

Colour me this: a personal perspective on racism across cultures

It’s true, no one is born a racist but the cruelty of a racist system is that the moment you inhale, you become a...

The Map to Happiness: Hilary Term and The Atlas of Happiness

I realised I slipped slowly into equating “productivity and achievement” with “happiness”, but in actual fact, there was so much more to it than that.
A traditional pub's beer taps behind its wooden counter.

Bops, BBQs, and Berocca: reflections on student drinking culture

CW: Mentions of alcoholism  In many respects, Britain and excessive alcohol consumption have become synonymous. Our ‘drinking culture’ is something that is regularly brought up...

Ghosts in the Attic

'Unpack-repack. That recurring dream that you only have in your Home Bed...'

University confirms record low 3 cases this week

"The University has confirmed 3 cases of Covid-19 amongst staff and students from Early Alert Service tests for the 13th of February to the 19th of February with a positivity rate of 4.1% and 73 tests administered in total."