Thursday, 21 January 2021

Tag Archives: Oxford University

Indian-origin teenager becomes UK’s youngest millionaire

LONDON: An Indian-origin teenager has become one of Britain’s youngest millionaires after his online estate agency business got valued at 12 million pounds in just over a year. Akshay Ruparelia, at just 19 years of age, juggled his school work with negotiating property deals for his no-frills business that offers ...

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Malala Yousafzai attends first lecture at Oxford University

LONDON: Education rights campaigner Malala Yousafzai has attended her first lecture at the University of Oxford five years after she was shot by the Taliban. The 20-year-old Nobel Peace Prize winner tweeted a photo of three philosophy books on Monday. She wrote: “5 years ago, I was shot in an ...

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Oxford student who stabbed boyfriend gets suspended sentence

  LONDON: An aspiring heart surgeon branded “too clever for prison” has walked free from court after stabbing a Cambridge PHD student with a knife. Oxford University medical student Lavinia Woodward admitted stabbing boyfriend Thomas Fairclough in the leg during a fight at Christ Church College in Oxford. Woodward, 24, ...

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Oxford names rehearsal room after Rahat as tribute

LONDON: Britain’s Oxford University has announced to name one of its rehearsal rooms to honour Pakistani musician Ustad Rahat Fateh Ali Khan, making him the first South Asian artist to receive such a tribute. In this regard, Oxford University’s Faculty of Music has arranged a concert on May 25, wherein ...

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Malala Yousafzai receives offer to study at Oxford

BIRMINGHAM: Malala Yousafzai, the Nobel Prize winning activist who narrowly avoided death after being shot by the Pakistani Taliban, has received an offer to study PPE at Lady Margaret Hall (LMH). Speaking at an education conference in Birmingham today, Yousafzai told the Association of School and College Leaders (ASCL): “I’m studying right now, ...

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Oxford University faces trial over Indian student’s lawsuit

LONDON: Oxford University faces a landmark trial over a claim for $1.6 million compensation from a student who alleges “boring” and “appallingly bad” tuition cost him a first-class degree and robbed him of the high-flying legal career he coveted. The university had applied to the High Court to strike out ...

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Katrina Kaif to speak at Oxford University

LONDON: Though her films in 2016 failed to make a mark, Katrina Kaif was in the news, courtesy her personal life which apparently experienced turbulence after her alleged break-up with long-time boyfriend Ranbir Kapoor. But the New Year of 2017 definitely seems to have a lot in store for the ...

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