Oxford student spared jail after stabbing her boyfriend 'due to extraordinary talent' to 'return to University'
2017-10-22 18:35:43, independent.co.uk
An Oxford University student who was spared jail after stabbing her ex-boyfriend may be allowed to return to her studies. Lavinia Woodward, a medical student and aspiring heart surgeon, attacked her ex-boyfriend with a bread knife at her university accommodation at Christ Church College. The offence would normally carry a custodial sentence, but Judge Ian Pringle QC handed down a 10-month suspended sentence in September, saying: “You are a clearly highly intelligent individual, you had an immaturity about you which was not commensurate for someone of your age