Student input is to be sought in the selection of a new Vice-Chancellor after Professor Andrew Hamilton completes his term in the role in September 2016, according to a notice in the Oxford University Gazette, the University’s weekly publication for official announcements.
Oxford University received a record number of applications this year, whilst demand for Cambridge places dropped after a rise in entry requirements.
Aside from its love of tradition and a collection of overblown tales of raucous drinking societies, libraries are up there with what Oxford is best known for, and chances are, at least some point during your studies, you’ll find yourself manically rushing towards one after realising that a)your essay really is due in THIS Thursday, b) today is this Thursday and c) you haven’t even started the reading. But finding a library to suit your needs amongst the 100 odd that make up the university can at times feel like hunting for a needle in a million-mile bookshelf. Panic not. We’ve narrowed down some of the best and worst the university has to offer, to get you started on that (ahem) journey of academic and mind-broadening discovery. (more…)