Harold Macmillan was Secretary of the Union in Hilary 1914, then Junior Treasurer (elected unopposed, which was then very unusual) in Trinity 1914; but for the war he would “almost certainly” have been President.
Helen Glover MBE – Twice Olympic and three-time World Champion, quintuple World Cup champion and triple European champion, Glover is universally recognised as one of the best female rowers in history along with her partner Heather S tanning.
After the great success of last year’s debate, OCF will hold another event at the Oxford Union on Tuesday 10th November, where we will explore why people spend more on beauty and the pursuit of perfection than on philanthropy. And how do the individuals in it choose to use their time and money?
What is more, we shouldn’t underestimate the power of the beauty industry in bonding us together and giving us the confidence to take on the world – whether it’s through our work or the steps we take to make society better.
In this vein, we are proposing the following motion for our debate at the Oxford Union: The debate will be hosted in the historic Oxford Union debating chamber in central Oxford.
These are the questions we will ask ourselves at our second Oxford Union debate.
It could be argued that the amount of money our society spends in the pursuit of beauty would be better spent in support of charitable activity.
Having recently left Crystal Palace, Tony Pulis is the current manager of West Bromwich Albion following a 17-year footballing career.
He achieved huge success while managing Stoke City, which he guided into the Premier League in the 2007-08 season.
Please note there is no parking nearby but there are good bus services including Park and Ride which pass close to the door. Monday to Friday, 9.30am to 5pm(except a week at Christmas, a week at Easter and two weeks following the August Bank Holiday, when the Union buildings are closed.