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Philosopher Professor AC Grayling is master of the New College of the Humanities
The decision has sparked off deep divisions within the student body with Oxford University Student Union

Oxford University student union votes to disaffiliate from the NUS

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Benjamin Sullivan, the President of the Oxford Union

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