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A majority of students voted remain, and are concerned about the leave result

EU referendum: Oxford students react to leave vote

25th June 2016

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With 75% of 18 to 24-year-olds voting to remain in the EU, the leave result has left many students feeling disheartened. Data from YouGov shows… Read More ›

Vice-Chancellor issues EU referendum statement

Vice-Chancellor issues EU referendum statement

24th June 2016

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The Vice-Chancellor of the University has issued a statement to Oxford students and staff in the wake of the vote to leave the European Union… Read More ›

BREAKING: Oxford votes to stay in the NUS

BREAKING: Oxford votes to stay in the NUS

2nd June 2016

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Status quo holds as Oxford copies the Tabs and votes to stay in the NUS. After an increasingly bitter campaign, featuring varying degrees of rulebreaking… Read More ›

BREAKING EXCLUSIVE: NUS violate referendum rules in an attempt to influence result

BREAKING EXCLUSIVE: NUS violate referendum rules in an attempt to influence result

31st May 2016

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Not content with Oxford students making up their minds for themselves, the NUS have this morning influenced voters by using a prohibited mailing list to… Read More ›

Editorial: We are saying No thanks NUS

Editorial: We are saying No thanks NUS

30th May 2016

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Dear Oxford Students, Normally at VERSA, we are a bastion of neutrality, shitting on everything that happens in the Oxfordshire region with equal intensity. As… Read More ›

UPDATED: Yes to NUS Campaign break referendum rules (accidentally, it seems)

UPDATED: Yes to NUS Campaign break referendum rules (accidentally, it seems)

30th May 2016

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In an embarrassing turn of events, Yes to NUS Oxford have found themselves in breach of the referendum rules, days before the vote. VERSA has discovered… Read More ›

Cambridge votes NOT to disaffiliate from NUS

Cambridge votes NOT to disaffiliate from NUS

27th May 2016

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In the face of growing anti-Semitism allegation levelled at the newly elected union President Malia Bouattia, Cambridge students have voted against disaffiliating from the NUS.… Read More ›

BREAKING: Condemnation of Lord Patten’s comments on access grows

BREAKING: Condemnation of Lord Patten’s comments on access grows

26th May 2016

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VERSA has gained access to an open letter being drafted to Chris Patten, chancellor of the university, which a growing number of JCR presidents and… Read More ›

BREAKING: NUS to spent £54,000 on General Election with plans for even more

BREAKING: NUS to spent £54,000 on General Election with plans for even more

25th May 2016

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A statement from ‘No thanks, NUS’ in the last hour has revealed extortionate levels of spending on the 2015 General Election, with new plans to… Read More ›

UPDATED Wadham condemns Chancellor over BME quota remarks

UPDATED Wadham condemns Chancellor over BME quota remarks

23rd May 2016

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The Wadham College SU debated a motion to condemn the Chancellor of the university, Lord Patten, for his recent comments on university admissions quotas for… Read More ›