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EXCLUSIVE: Christ Church Dean’s witness statement reveals extent of Governing Body feud

The full nature of the toxic feud between Christ Church and its Dean has been revealed in court documents obtained by The Oxford Blue. Christ Church Dean The Very Revd Martyn Percy has spoken out for the first time about the factional war dividing the historic college in his witness statement.

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Over 300 alumni register to vote in Oxford Union election after “joke” alumnus nominates

Over 300 Oxford University alumni have registered to vote online in today’s Union election, as part of an electorate numbering approximately 2000 registered voters, The Oxford Blue can reveal following conversations with an informed official.

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RON wins Union election for first time ever

After a term of chaos and scandals, RON (reopen nominations) has beaten the only Oxford Union Presidential candidate in the Trinity Term election. RON, which beat “Hope” slate candidate Jack Solomon by 325 first preferences to 300, forces the nominations to reopen from now for 72 hours. RON met quota in the election. This is Read More…

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University publishes full safety net policy

The University has published their full finalist safety net policy here, after an initial leak on Friday evening. The University has defined two types of subjects to which the safety net applies: Type 1: Subjects in which at least 50% of the marks contributing to the final degree award under the original assessment schedule have been banked prior to the end of Hilary Term Read More…

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University announces safety net policy

UPDATE: Oxford University have deleted their safety net policy from their website since The Oxford Blue confronted the university as to why they had not informed finalists of this update. The since-deleted update from the University can be viewed in screenshots here: Oxford University has announced its safety net policy for undergraduate finalists and taught Read More…

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Oxford announces Trinity term examination arrangements

Oxford has released details for Trinity term examinations and assessments on their website today, in an email from Pro-VC Martin Williams. The policy is as follows: First year undergraduates: The majority of exams for first year undergraduates are cancelled The only exceptions are Law and Medicine, where assessments are required for professional qualification reasons.  Instead, there will be Read More…

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‘Rivers of Blood’ speech channelled as OUCA members removed from debating event

On February 19th, several members of the Oxford University Conservative Association (OUCA) were expelled from a debating event held by the Oxford University Liberal Democrats (OULD). During the event, Spirited Discussions, drunk members of OUCA created large amounts of noise and gave “offensive” speeches, The Oxford Blue has learned. According to attendees of the event Read More…