This House believes the right to free speech always includes the right to offend - Thursday 5 March, 8.30 p.m.

This week's debate - This House believes the right to free speech always includes the right to offend - on Thursday 5 March, 8.30 p.m. in the Debating Chamber.  Great line-up of speakers    

Read up beforehand from the display in the Old Library.  All these books may be borrowed at the Library Desk. Here are some online resources that might be of interest too. 

Suggest a book for the Library 

Every week of the term the Library Committee has some money to spend specifically on books recommended by you, the members of the Union.  Send the Committee your suggestions now.


DVD sale  

There are lots of withdrawn DVDs for sale in the Old Library.  Look in the bookcase just opposite the door.  Bargains galore!      


Saturday 14 March  

The whole of the Union including the Library will be closed on Saturday 14 March for the Schools' Debating Tournament.  Apologies for any inconvenience caused.      


Easyfundraising for the Union Library 

Easyfundraising is just that - an easy way for your to raise money for the Union Library every time you go shopping online.  And there is absolutely no cost to yourself or the Union!

What you need to do is to register for Easyfundraising at:


Click on "Yes sign me up" to register yourself.

Then whenever you go online shopping, login to Easyfundraising first and search "Retailers".  If the retailer you want is listed, click on the orange "Go shopping" link. Whatever you order then earns for the Union the percentage donation shown. 

It's easy - give it a try!

Sign up to the Oxford Union Society school fundraising ideas page



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