The University of Oxford have released information based around cyber-attacks, as part of a Freedom of Information request. The information released was interesting, including the revelation that during a fifteen month period, over 200 cyber-attacks were attempted on the University. This figure is relatively high, though given the technology-oriented world we live in, is of little surprise. It is important to note that all attacks … Continue reading Cyber-Attack Statistics Revealed for Oxford University
Have you ever wondered about how many students are caught cheating at Oxford University? Well, statistics revealed today shows that 53 incidents were logged last year where students were caught plagiarising. This number marks a huge rise, and gives prominence to the idea that cheating is becoming a considerable problem at institutions in the United Kingdom. The statistics revealed that there were 57 cases in … Continue reading Cheating and Plagiarism Statistics Revealed for Oxford University
The University of Oxford is ‘hostile’ towards free speech on campus, according to a recent report by Spiked Online. The report has cast doubt over the notion that a University campus is a location which allows students and staff to engage in free speech. The report suggests very few Universities in the United Kingdom actually actively promote freedom of speech on campus. Some, they suggest, … Continue reading Oxford University is ‘Hostile’ to Free Speech, Study Says
Statistics pertinent to mental health have been released by the University of Oxford as part of a Freedom of Information request. The headline findings are that the number of students seeking counselling has been rising over the past few years, with anxiety and depression the leading factors, while the University has spent over £1M on counselling in each of the last three years. Mental health … Continue reading Mental Health Statistics for Students at the University of Oxford Revealed
Universities across the United Kingdom are set to be affected by strikes by staff members throughout February and March, following an ongoing row regarding pensions. Both the University of Oxford and University of Cambridge have seen staff vote to join the strike. This has caused concern for students – who would be impacted by the consequences of a strike. The reaction of staff is in response … Continue reading Staff at Both Oxford and Cambridge to Strike
Accusations of harassment, sexual misconduct and other abusive behaviour have been levelled at members of Oxford University‘s Conservative Association, following a party. It is alleged that during the event, several drunk students behaved poorly throughout the night. In subsequent accounts, the students have been described as ‘arrogant’, ‘hypocritical’ and ‘louts’. The accusations revolve around the most recent Port and Policy party – something that is … Continue reading Oxford Conservative Association Criticised Following Alcohol-Fuelled Event
The University of Oxford are set to utilise their iconic Botanical garden in an innovativr way – by launching their own brand of gin! The gin, which will use the name ‘Physic Gin’, will use flavours from 25 different botanicals from the famous garden – that actually dates back to the early 1600s! This will mark the first time a University has made a foray … Continue reading Oxford Uni To Launch ‘Physic’ Brand of Gin
A well-known academic at the University of Oxford – Tariq Ramadan, is in French Police custody following accusations of rape against him, a judicial source has confirmed. Ramadan is a professor of Islamic Studies at St. Antony’s College, University of Oxford. Two accusations of rape have been levelled against Ramadan – a Swiss national – one from 2009, and another from 2012. The news was … Continue reading Prominent Oxford Academic Detained in France over ‘Rape Accusations’
A student at the University of Oxford has been disciplined following his controversial decision to attend a ‘dress as your degree’ party as Professor Stephen Hawking. The student dressed up for an event this past Saturday, which led to a furious reaction from other students at the college. The College Dean was notified of the incident, with this unfortunate case culminating in the student being … Continue reading Oxford Uni Student Disciplined over Controversial ‘Dress as your Degree’ Party Appearance
A review has revealed that the University of Oxford has placed in the top ten in Universities in the United Kingdom for the number of graduates being targeted by ‘top employers’. This comes as good news for students at Oxford, with the only disappointment being that we didn’t finish higher! Yet it is clear that top companies are clearly interested in the output of this … Continue reading Oxford Places 9th for Most Sought-After Graduates for Employers
Things were going so well for the University of Reading as they battled to the Final of the Festive Edition of University Challenge, performing well above expectation. Yet all hell appeared to break loose in the final, as our brave warriors went into meltdown mode, being destroyed by Keble College, University of Oxford. Reading lost 240-0. Even those who aren’t a fan of University Challenge … Continue reading The Best Twitter Reactions to Reading’s University Challenge Meltdown
Students at Corpus Christi College, University of Oxford, have voted to rename an ‘offensive’ room name, following allegations of sexual misconduct against the professor the room was named after. This decision follows several high-profile cases, where questions have been raised regarding buildings being named after divisive figures. This case shows that student’s continue to have a voice in the running of University’s. Read on for … Continue reading Oxford Students Vote To Change ‘Offensive’ Room Name
While a 2:1 from the University of Oxford may appeal to many, for one man it simply won’t do, to the extent that he is set to sue the University for £1M in damages. Faiz Siddiqui graduated from the University in 2000, but blames a combination of reasons for the fact he ‘only’ achieved a 2:1, which subsequently cost him a lucrative legal career following … Continue reading Oxford Graduate Set To Sue University For £1M
Figures obtained by UniEel have shown that University of Oxford students spent hugely on library fines in the 2016-17 academic year. Students spent a colossal £167,689.78! This figure is the highest value witnessed in the United Kingdom for library fines. To put this figure into perspective, this equates to a spend of approximately £7.29 per student! Unsurprisingly, this also results in the highest spend per … Continue reading Oxford Uni Students Spent Over £150k On Library Fines Last Year!
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