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St Hilda's College Writers' Day Oxford Literary Festival 2017

Announcing our line up for the St Hilda's College Writers' Day, Oxford Literary Festival

1st April 2017

Organised by the St Hilda's College Media Network and Programme Director Triona Adams, St Hilda's College Writers' Day at the FT Weekend Oxford Literary Festival is on Saturday 1 April. Events will take place in Worcester College's Lecture Theater...

Dr Jonathan Willams conducts "Les Fêtes d'Hébé" at the National Opera, Paris

Dr Jonathan Williams conducts Rameau's 'Les fêtes d'Hébé' at the Opéra de Paris

23rd March 2017

Our Director of College Music Dr Jonathan Williams is conducting Rameau's Les fêtes d'Hébé in the Amphithéâtre Bastille at the...

We are saddened by the death of crime writer Colin Dexter.

23rd March 2017

We are deeply saddened by the loss of our dear friend Colin Dexter.  From its earliest days Colin was guide, philosopher and friend to the annual St Hilda's Mystery and Crime Conference, a valued supporter, a fascinating speaker and a charming companion.Our thoughts are with his family at this...

Congratulations to Dr Sarah Watkinson on publication of her debut collection of science poetry, 'Dung Beetles Navigate by Starlight'

21st March 2017

Our Resident Poet and Emeritus Research Fellow Dr Sarah Watkinson has published her debut collection of science poetry, 'Dung Beetles Navigate...

Read about Dr Aris Katzourakis's work on viral fossil hunting in Quantum Magazine.

17th March 2017

Quantum Magazine's article, 'Evolution Runs Faster on Short Timescales' discusses work on viral fossil hunting by Dr Aris...

Apprentice Chef Cowan Lawrence receives the distinction of Apprenticeship Award in Catering

Our Catering Apprentice Corum Lawrence has been awarded the distinction of Apprenticeship Award in Catering by the Freemen of the City of Oxford.

15th March 2017

Having completed his Level 2 and Level 3 NVQ in Catering, our Apprentice Chef Corum Lawrence was awarded the distinction of Apprenticeship Award in Catering by the Freemen of the City of Oxford. The ceremony took place on 9th March 2017 at Oxford Town Hall.

Corum (fourth from right) was...

Gillie Green presenting Diana Livesey Prize 2017 to Holly Beddingfield

Congratulations to Holly Beddingfield on winning the Diana Livesey Prize

10th March 2017

Holly Beddingfield, a 2nd year English Student at St Hilda's, has won the Diana Livesey Prize

Caitlin Moran counts 'The People: The Rise and Fall of the Working Class' by Selina Todd among her cultural highlights.

7th March 2017

Columnist and author Caitlin Moran lists her cultural highlights in 'On My Radar', an article in the Observer, 5 March 2017.

Included in this list is 'The People: The Rise...

Winning blades for St Hilda's at Torpids 2017

At the end of Torpids 2017, many congratulations to our crews on their performance.

6th March 2017

We are very proud of our crews in Torpids 2017, who achieved a total of 10 bumps across crews.

M2 gained a total of three positions. W2 lost two positions overall but still bumped two crews. W1 gained one position overall, securing the crew a solid position in Division III. M1 gained five...

Grand Opening of the Stone Family Gym at St Hilda's College

3rd March 2017

We are delighted to announce the opening of our new onsite gym! Thanks to a generous gift from the Stone family, our gym, fully equipped with St Hilda's-branded equipment, officially opened on 3 March 2017. The gym is for the exclusive use of St Hilda's students, Fellows and staff and it will be...

Congratulations to Dr Val McDermid, who has been elected to become a Fellow of the Royal Society of Edinburgh

20th February 2017

Our alumna and Honorary Fellow Dr Val McDermid (English, 1972) has been elected to become a Fellow of the Royal Society of Edinburgh in February 2017. She is one of 60 distinguished individuals hailing from sectors that range from the arts, business, science and technology and academia. They ...

Congratulations to Kim Brandstrup on winning the award for Best Modern Choreography 2015/16 at the UK National Dance Awards.

15th February 2017

Congratulations to Kim Brandstrup on winning the award for Best Modern Choreography 2015/16 for 'Transfigured Night' at the UK National Dance Awards.

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