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Carols on the Pavilion Stairs at St Hilda's

Carols on the Pavilion Stairs at St Hilda's

3rd December 2021

'Carols on the Stairs' has been a tradition at St Hilda's College since the 1940s, taking place on and around the staircase of South Foyer. This year, we merged the old with the new by enjoying carols sung by our choir around the stairs of our new Pavilion, overlooking the river Cherwell. This...

Dr Georgina Paul, Meryem Kalayci,  Ajahn Amaro and guest in the Sanctuary, St Hilda's College

Ceremony of offering the Buddha-image takes place in the Sanctuary

29th November 2021

St Hilda's College community welcomed Ajahn Amaro for the ceremony of offering the Buddha-image for our multi-faith space, the Sanctuary. 

Ajahn Amaro, a Theravāda Buddhist monk and teacher and abbot of the Amaravati Buddhist Monastery was introduced by our Chaplain, Meryem Kalayci, and...

Professor Julia Yeomans is awarded the Royal Society of Chemistry’s Lennard-Jones Lectureship 2021

24th November 2021

Professor Julia Yeomans, our Tutorial Fellow in Physics and Acting Vice Principal and Head of the Rudolf Peierls Centre for Theoretical Physics in the Department of Physics, has been awarded the Royal Society of...

Joanna Rose, Honorary Fellow of St Hilda's, has died

Joanna Rose, Honorary Fellow of St Hilda's, has died

17th November 2021

It is with great sadness that we announce the death of Honorary Fellow, Joanna Rose (English, 1952), on 13 November. Joanna Rose was the founding Chair and driving force in establishing the American Friends of St Hilda’s in January 1989.

St Hilda's College flying the flag on Founder's Day

St Hilda's celebrates Founder's Day

17th November 2021

Today we celebrate Founder's Day and the College flag is flying to mark the occasion!

Dorothea Beale founded St Hilda's as an Oxford Hall to enable women to continue their education. The Hall opened  in 1893 with seven students.

Dorothea Beale named the College after St Hilda (614...

The Ancestrally Inclusive Musculoskeletal Atlas Network and chief investigator, Dr Sarah Snelling, win Chan Zuckerberg Initiative funding to build a globally inclusive ​​​cellular atlas of musculoskeletal tissues

17th November 2021

Dr Sarah Snelling, Associate Professor at NDORMS and Biomedicine Stipendiary lecturer at St Hilda’s College, has been awarded $2 million of funding from the...

'Tastes of Honey' by Selina Todd is among the Guardians best paperbacks of the month

12th November 2021

Tastes of Honey: The Making of Shelagh Delaney and a Cultural Revolution by our Tutorial Fellow in History, Professor Selina Todd, is among the best paperbacks of the month recommended by the Guardian in November.


Tom and Genna by Aaron Hammond Duncan

St Hilda's student, Aaron Hammond-Duncan, is one of the Edition365 Winners

12th November 2021

Edition365: a portrait of the year that changed everything is a vast and immersive digital exhibition from 1854 and British Journal of Photography in collaboration with New Art City....

Explore Ensemble awarded the Ernst von Siemens Music Foundation’s Ensemble Prize worth 75,000 Euros

Explore Ensemble awarded the Ernst von Siemens Music Foundation’s Ensemble Prize worth 75,000 Euros

12th November 2021

Nicholas Moroz, artistic director of the Explore Ensemble is in the final year of completing his doctorate in musical composition at St Hilda’s. We are delighted to congratulate Nicholas and Explore Ensemble, as well as the other of the two Ensemble Prize 2021 winners, Krakow-based ensemble...

Margaret Faultless, Jonathan Hayward, Jennifer, and Clara Graham at St Hilda's Music Scholarship and Awards Competition 2021

Clara Graham is St Hilda's Music Scholar for 2021/22

10th November 2021

We have great pleasure in announcing that bassoonist, Clara Graham (Music, 2020), pictured above, far right, is our new Music Scholar. Clara's assured performance of Grovlez’s Sicilienne et Allegro Giocoso was praised by adjudicator Margaret Faultless for its technical prowess and beauty of tone...

What's Looking Good - Autumn Colour

8th November 2021

St Hilda's gardens are full of seasonal colour during the autumn months, including from our Liriodendron tulipifera (tulip tree) in Hall Garden and our Liquid Amber and beech trees on the Jacqueline du Pré Music Building lawn. 

St Hilda's College's new buildings win an Oxford Preservation Trust award

3rd November 2021

Our Anniversary Building and Pavilion have been recognised by Oxford Preservation Trust in their 2021 awards. Each year, the OPT Awards celebrate the contribution that buildings and environmental projects can make to Oxford’s character, its streets and its green spaces. St Hilda's won a Oxford...