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St Hilda’s College: Proposed Student Accommodation

17th December 2020

St Hilda’s College plans to develop student accommodation at our Cowley Place site. The College wishes to offer its own accommodation to more of our students, providing them with greater stability from year to year and relieving pressure on the local rental market.

2021 'Pushing back the pandemic': lessons for the future, with the Principal, Professor Sir Gordon Duff, is available to watch

Available to watch: 2021 'Pushing back the pandemic': lessons for the future, with the Principal, Professor Sir Gordon Duff

21st January 2021

We were privileged to present this live event on 21 January 2021. 'Pushing back the pandemic': lessons for the future offered a unique opportunity to hear the Principal's expert insight into the evolving scientific understanding of the COVID-19 pandemic, and the rapidly advancing solutions to...

COVID-19 Update from the Principal, Hilary Term 2021

19th January 2021

Dear members and friends of St Hilda’s,

I would like to wish everyone a healthy and happy New Year.

Our plans for the start of Hilary Term changed following the announcement of the national lockdown on Tuesday 5 January 2021. While University and college buildings will remain open...

Professor Selina Todd convenes the Faculty of History's Women, Gender and Culture Seminar series

15th January 2021

Oxford University History Faculty's public seminar series, Women, Gender and Culture, will be convened by our Tutorial Fellow in History and Professor in Modern British History, Professor Selina Todd in Hilary Term.


Dr Margaret Kean is one of BBC Radio 4's guides to the underworld in its new series, 'Dante 2021'

12th January 2021

'Dante 2021' is a major new series on Dante's Divine Comedy in the 21st century from BBC Radio 4. In episode 1, 'Inferno', Dr Margaret Kean, our Tutorial Fellow in English, guides us and presenter, Katya Adler, to the first...

St Hilda's Senior Members are recognised in the New Year Honours List 2021

4th January 2021

Wasfi Kani OBE (Music, 1975). Wasfi, Founder and Chief Executive Officer, Grange Park Opera, has been awarded a CBE (Commander of the Order of the British Empire) for services to Music. Wasfi received an OBE in the New Year’s Honours list in 2002 for...

DANSOX Lecture by Kim Brandstrup - postponement

17th December 2020

DANSOX sends many apologies to everyone awaiting Kim Brandstrup's lecture on 20 December. Because of issues related to the Covid-19 situation, the lecture by international choreographer, Kim Brandstrup, Hearing Footsteps - the ear and the audible in dance and choreographic practice, with...

Dr Gareth Evans has been awarded funding for a workshop on ‘saga emotions’

17th December 2020

Dr Gareth Evans, our Lecturer in English, has received a grant from the John Fell Fund to run a workshop on ‘saga emotions’. The workshop will bring together internationally leading and emerging scholars to generate innovative...

Our alumna, Ruth Hunt, appears on the '100 years of women's history at Oxford' timeline

15th December 2020

Ruth Hunt (English, 1998) is featured on the University of Oxford's Timeline: 100 years of women's history at Oxford, which marks the centenary of women becoming full members of Oxford University. From 2014-2019, Ruth was the Chief Executive of Stonewall, the largest LGBT+ equality body in...

We are saddened by the death of Father John Muddiman

14th December 2020

We are remembering Father John Muddiman, College Chaplain for a period in the mid-1980s, having heard the sad news of his recent death. Father John was a robust and inspiring theologian and an always humane thinker and priest, a New Testament scholar who looked after the College's Anglican...

Countdown to Christmas with St Hilda's Advent Calendar

11th December 2020

Start each day of December by opening a door of St Hilda's Advent Calendar, where you'll find the spirit of Christmases past and present. Our best wishes for the festive season and for 2021. 


Professor Aris Katzourakis receives a European Research Council Consolidator Grant in paleovirology

10th December 2020

Our Tutorial Fellow in Zoology and Professor of Evolution and Genomics, Department of Zoology, Professor Aris Katzourakis has been awarded a European Research Council Consolidator...