An Oxford University rent strike movement has joined a host of student collectives and campaigns across the UK in protesting universities’ handling of the COVID-19 pandemic. Oxford, Cut the Rent has said that if its campaign attracts the support of enough individuals, the proposed rent strike will begin in Hilary term 2021. The campaign was Read More…
All in all, these are not ideal circumstances. Having to isolate, miss events or even just missing friends who are in isolation. But this is a time where we need to assist one another, and we can get through it. And with the news of a national lockdown coming recently too, the support of those around us will be even more important.
“Probably won’t get liver damage, save money and obviously get more sleep.”
Molayo Ogunde, an incoming fresher, argues that despite COVID-19 there is a silver lining to starting university this year.
Painting by Antonia Jameson