Caleb van Ryneveld is the News Editor for Current Affairs at The Oxford Blue. He is a student at Christ Church reading Philosophy, Politics and Economics and is currently serving as Returning Officer of the Oxford Student Union.
Current Affairs

Oxford University sets out COVID assessment changes

Following vigorous lobbying from students and the Sabbatical Officers of the Student Union, Oxford University has announced that, in consideration of the difficulties students continue to face during the pandemic, they will adopt several principles to support a fairer assessment process. The Oxford SU Sabbatical Officers, who advocated for changes through the Fair Outcomes for Read More…

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Oxford Student Union project to explore life during pandemic

The Oxford Student Union Student Council has passed a motion to create a project painting a picture of what life has been like for students at the University during the pandemic. The project, proposed by Andrew Omond, from Keble College, will invite students and staff to “share their thoughts, feelings, fears and hopes” throughout the Read More…

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Brexit trade deal with EU passed in Parliament, with support of 5 out of 6 Oxfordshire MPs

After almost four years of negotiations between the United Kingdom and the EU, the bill on future relationship between the world’s fifth largest economy and the third largest trading block was passed by parliament this afternoon.

Current Affairs

Shadow Chancellor warns of no-deal Brexit’s impact on students

With a real possibility that the UK won’t agree a trade deal with the EU, Anneliese Dodds, MP for Oxford East and Shadow Chancellor, has told The Blue that students are bound to be impacted by a no-deal Brexit. Dodds told The Blue that: “A no deal Brexit would cause significant disruption for many people Read More…