Interviews

CloseTheLockdownGap with Mustafaen Kamal

Oliver Bater speaks with Mustafaen Kamal, who has founded an initiative to provide free tuition to students worst affected by the latest government and is looking to Oxford Students for help.

“For a country that is at the forefront of education, with some of the world’s leading universities, to face this level of inequality is startling. The fact that an initiative like ours even exists seems to me quite a damning statement about the political situation in the UK. Our aim is to arrange 100,000 hours of tuitions for students, and we hope that the expertise of our tutors can help make up for some of the time lost in the classroom.”

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Current Affairs

University rules out ‘safety net’ for 2021 Exams

The University has confirmed that it will not adopt a ‘safety net’ for students sitting exams in Trinity of this year. Following the University’s closure last spring due to the coronavirus pandemic, it adopted a safety net for all finalist undergraduates so that they would not receive a class mark lower than that which they had Read More…

Current Affairs

Oxford Forum for International Development reveals themes for upcoming conference

Moving online to overcome coronavirus restrictions, the Oxford Forum for International Development (OxFID) has revealed the three sub-themes which it will be focusing on in this year’s conference. This event will address all of the themes in detail through opportunities for discussion and also by hearing from guest speakers prominent in their fields. Speakers will Read More…