Most Oxford undegraduate students will not return to face-to-face teaching until mid-April at the earliest, the University has told students today via email. The University noted that because the first potential date for the easing of lockdown restrictions, March 8th, comes at the end of Hilary term 2021, “teaching will continue to take place online Read More…
Christ Church, Oxford, has opted to join a number of other colleges which fund a Reach Scholar, a student from an economically disadvantaged nation who might otherwise struggle to study for a degree at Oxford or in their home country.
Oxford City Council has today released a statement calling for “owners to bring empty properties back into use” as part of National Empty Homes Week.
The University of Oxford has announced provisional plans for Trinity term 2021 today, including a continuation of blanket residency requirement exemptions and self-certification of mitigating circumstances for extensions and late submissions of assessments.
Politicians and academics, including at Oxford University, have heavily criticised the widespread use of the constitutional process known as Queen’s Consent which has been exposed in The Guardian this week.
St Peter’s College JCR last night passed a motion condemning the college’s decision to continue with an event with the filmmaker Ken Loach, despite Jewish students raising concerns about Loach’s history of antisemitism.
Professor Judith Buchanan, Master of St Peter’s College, has decided to proceed with an event with the filmmaker Ken Loach at the college tonight, despite Oxford University Jewish Society (JSoc) raising concerns about Loach’s anti-Semitic beliefs and history of anti-Semitic comments.
The LGBTQIA+ charity Colours Caribbean has described Magdalen President Dinah Rose QC’s statement defending her role in an anti-gay marriage lawsuit as “offensive to the very many LGBTQIA+ persons in the Cayman Islands that have suffered at the hands of Dinah Rose QC’s client for many years.” This comes after over a week of scrutiny Read More…
Christ Church will stop using undergraduate students’ Preliminary and Moderations Examination scores to determine their place in the college’s accommodation ballot in subsequent years.
The Environment Agency has put out flood warnings for multiple areas in Oxfordshire, including in Oxford itself. This flooding is expected imminently, and an Environment Agency ‘flood warning’ has been issued for the river Cherwell in Oxford. ‘Flood warning’ is the Agency’s second highest alert level, suggesting flooding that has the potential to damage property Read More…