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Tips for being sustainable when travelling

"Travelling can leave huge footprints on the environment, so if we visit a destination abroad, we should do our bit to reduce this impact"

University updates guidance for Easter vacation travel

In an email sent to students, the University said that the decision to leave their term time address is one for "students to take based on their individual circumstances". However, the Government still advises that students remain in their term time accommodation "where possible".

Colleges announce vacation policies

In emails seen by Cherwell, colleges have outlined their policies for students who are resident in college at the end of Hilary term. In line with government guidance, students who wish to return home for the vacation may do so provided they have an exemption under government guidance.

Students remaining at university can return to Tier 4 areas for Christmas, says Universities’ Minister

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

Colleges offer free vacation residence to students from areas affected by coronavirus

Oxford colleges have been asked by the university to make accommodation available for students who cannot return over the Easter vacation due to the...

How to Maintain Meaningful Relationships over the Vac

Pretty quickly you realise that Oxford socialising is intense. A week of regular cups of tea with someone can create speculative rumours about your...

Is the Christmas vac actually the worst holiday of the year?

Jenna Colaco examines the difficulties the winter vacation can present.

How Instagram ruined your summer

Can no one's summer be unproductive?

Is it time to think about those 0th week exams?

The vac is there to be enjoyed, but maybe the time's come to help your future self out

Letter To: My Oxford friends

Deep into the long vac, Annie reflects on her first year friendships

Town versus Gown versus Tourists

Katharine Siân looks at the three clashing groups that make up Oxford

Oxford – a tale of two cities sitting in the same space

SJ Novak describes what happens to town-and-gown when students disappear, and how the hush of the midwinter streets betrays something important about our community

Vacation blues: what to read when you’re missing Oxford

Laura Hackett offers a fictional fix of Oxford nostalgia to see you through the vac

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