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His Royal Highness The Prince Philip, Duke of Edinburgh

9th April 2021

We are deeply saddened to learn of the death today of His Royal Highness, The Prince Philip, Duke of Edinburgh. The union flag is flying at half mast at St Hilda's in his honour and our thoughts are with the Queen and the Duke's family.

The Chancellor, Lord Patten of Barnes, has shared...

Professor Sarah Springman, image credit ETH Zurich

Announcement of election of new Principal

5th March 2021

The Governing Body of St Hilda’s College is delighted to announce the election of Professor Sarah Springman CBE FREng as the College’s next Principal. She will take up post on 1 February 2022.

Professor Springman is currently Professor of Geotechnical Engineering and Rector at ETH Zurich...

Professor Helen Swift is the next Equality, Diversity, and Inclusion Lead for the Humanities Division.

12th April 2021

Professor Helen Swift, Fellow in Medieval French and Communications Fellow at St Hildas, has been appointed as the next Equality, Diversity, and Inclusion Lead for the Humanities Division. She will shadow the current Lead,...

Dr Georgina Paul will be Acting Principal of St Hilda's College 1 April 2021 - 31 January 2022

29th March 2021

The Governing Body of St Hilda’s College is pleased to announce that Dr Georgina Paul will be Acting Principal from 1 April 2021 to 31 January 2022.

Our Principal, Professor Sir Gordon Duff, will be spending the...

Research Spotlight: Every Picture Tells Two Stories

29th March 2021

This book cover of Mein Kampf must be one of the eeriest in St Hilda's College library. Through her research for her MSt in English (1900 – present), Anna Weber has tried to work out the dynamic between the two labels, St Hilda's and the swastika. Does the library sticker overrule the swastika,...

The Climax Professorship of Clinical Therapeutics Annual Review 2019 - 2020 has been published.

19th March 2021
St John Ambulance train volunteer vaccinators at St Hilda's College

St John Ambulance's training programme for volunteer staff at St Hilda's College

1st March 2021

The volunteer-led health charity St John Ambulance ran a training programme for volunteer staff each weekend from 23/24 January - 27/28 February, using St Hilda's as an Oxford Training hypercentre. At the end of the programme, 981 people had been trained by 50 SJA volunteer staff:  793...

Oxford University QUADcast with our alumna, Val McDermid

Oxford University QUADcast with our alumna, Val McDermid

26th February 2021

Best-selling author and our alumna and Honorary Fellow, Val McDermid (English, 1972) spoke to the Alumni Office's Harriet Packer about what it was like to arrive at Oxford as a 17 year old from Fife for the University's QUADcast series.

Dame Fiona Caldicott DBE FMEDSci, alumna and Honorary Fellow of St Hilda's, has died

16th February 2021

We were very sorry to hear that our alumna and Honorary Fellow, Dame Fiona Caldicott DBE FMEDSci, passed away on 15 February.

St John Ambulance volunteer vaccinator training

Training for St John Ambulance Volunteer Vaccinators at St Hilda's College

15th February 2021

The volunteer-led health charity St John Ambulance began its programme of training for volunteer vaccinators on the weekend of 23/24 January, using St Hilda's as an Oxford Training hypercentre. The training will continue through February and by the close of the session on 14 February, 687 ...

Watch our virtual 'Brain and Mind' event, Brain and Mind: Understanding the Relationship

Watch our virtual 'Brain and Mind' event, 'Brain and Mind: Understanding the Relationship'

12th February 2021

The first of our popular 'Brain and Mind' events to be held virtually took place on 11 February. If you missed the event or would like to watch it again, Brain and Mind: Understanding the Relationship is available to view on St Hilda's YouTube channel...

Our Emeritus Fellow Dr Jane Mellanby, Hon FRCP, has died.

10th February 2021

We were deeply saddened to learn of the death on 8 February of our Emeritus Fellow Dr Jane Mellanby, Hon FRCP.

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