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Brunei’s sultan returns Oxford degree after gay sex death penalty backlash

Oxford University said the sultan had decided to hand back the honorary degree on May 6.

Mahathir is the first Malaysian invited to speak at Oxford Union, whose past speakers include Einstein, Johnny Depp and Shakira

According to the society's website, Mahathir will speak on Friday (Jan 18) at 5pm UK time.
The 32 students will begin studies at Oxford University in England in the fall of 2019.

Meet this year’s 32 genius American Rhodes scholars — including a record-setting 21 women

The latest group of US Rhodes scholars includes 21 women, the most ever in a single Rhodes class.
A four day working week could make people happier.

3-day weekends could make people happier and more productive

Scientific studies suggest that a four-day workweek could make people happier and more productive, but more research is needed to conclude whether it would be the best idea for everyone.
Varaidzo Kativhu with her close friend Malala.

Malala’s YouTuber best friend says they stay up all night at Oxford listening to Beyoncé and eating Indian food

Malala's closest friend at Oxford, Varaidzo Khativu, said they also went on a friend-date to a Caribbean restaurant on Valentine's Day.

Oxford University is giving students extra time to finish exams because women are ‘adversely affected by time pressure’

'Following these changes, women have performed better in our examinations,' Oxford said.
All Souls College at Oxford University.

A failed lawyer is suing Oxford University for £1 million after it gave him an ‘inexplicable’ 2:1 degree

Faiz Siddiqui, a 39-year-old graduate of Brasenose College, Oxford, is currently fighting the university in Britain's High Court.
At age 20, she's already one of the most accomplished and most celebrated people in the world. Yousafzai pictured.

The incredible life of Nobel Prize winner Malala Yousafzai, who doesn’t have a cell phone or use Facebook and once left Jon Stewart speechless

Malala Yousafzai, the 20-year-old Pakistani activist, started studying at Oxford University in October. She is the youngest recipient of the Nobel Peace Prize.
Onfido's cofounders, from left, Ruhul Amin, Husayn Kassai, and Eamon Jubbawy.

‘It’s surreal’: These 20-something Oxford grads just raised $30 million for their fintech startup

Onfido, which uses machine learning tech to verify identity documents, has raised the money from Crane Ventures, Microsoft Ventures, and Salesforce Ventures.

CITI: Retail jobs will ‘vanish’ due to technology and it ‘will affect every city and region’

'The lesson of the twentieth century has been that most jobs that become automatable eventually disappear.'