Balliol students have taken a stand on the sustainability of the college’s investment, pushing the College to reduce its endowment’s involvement fossil fuel exposure (FFE) “as far and as fast as is practicable”. With socially responsible investment practices more critical than ever, this is a positive step forward for Balliol which may kick-start a precedent Read More…
Merton’s code of conduct for its Equality Conversation 2020 event invited criticism from academics arguing for freedom of speech. The college’s removal of the code then provoked public reproval from student transgender activists.
The Global Alliance for Responsible Media (GARM) has launched a three-point strategy to foster safer digital environments with world-leading advertising brands. The bid to remove harmful digital advertising includes tech giants such as Facebook, Google, and Twitter, and puts them to task to do better.
Oxford marks Holocaust Memorial Day with commemorative services across the city and university.
Students at St John’s expose questionable investments of the college endowment. Fossil Free SJC comments on continuing developments.
A Professor of Modern History at Oxford has been assigned security guards following threats made by activists.
New rough sleeping centre opened last week to provide shelter and support to help rough sleepers rebuild their lives Lib Dem investigation suggests that 545 homes in Oxford have been empty for over 6 months, an increase of 80% in the past 2 years The ceiling of Floyds Row’s communal room is dotted with an Read More…
A priest at The Oxford Oratory has been criticised after sending an online petition opposing LGBT teaching in primary schools to his parishioners. Catholic priest Fr Joseph Welch, of The Oratory in Woodstock Road, sent said petition to the mother and toddler group mailing list, which he encouraged the recipients to sign. In an email, Read More…
St Cross College has suffered a disruptive cyber attack that prompted the deactivation of all internet services for much of this week.
Four cities across China face severe travel restrictions as a new strain of the deadly coronavirus spreads from Wuhan across China and to several other countries including the US.