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St HIlda's College is gifted a portrait of Dame Monica Mason, painted by Deborah MacMillan

St Hilda's College is gifted a portrait of Honorary Fellow, Dame Monica Mason

15th June 2018

We were very privileged to receive as a gift a portrait of our Honorary Fellow, Dame Monica Mason, former principal dancer of the Royal Ballet and from 2002 to 2012 the Royal Ballet's artistic director. The portrait was painted by Deborah MacMillan, the widow of Kenneth MacMillan, one of the...

Rachel McLean Award 2018

Poppy Price wins the 2018 Rachel McLean Prize

13th June 2018

The Rachel McLean Prize is awarded annually to the member of St Hilda's Junior Common Room who has 'improved JCR life and/or raised the profile of the JCR student community within the University'. Madeleine Hancock, JCR Vice President, read out the list of shortlisted nominees, Ed Maclean (Music...

Hannah Rothschild is awarded a CBE in the 2018 Birthday Honours

13th June 2018

Congratulations to writer and filmmaker, Hannah Rothschild (History, 1981), who was awarded a CBE for services to the Arts and charity in the...

Representing the Dead by Dr Helen Swift

'Representing the Dead: Epitaph Fictions in Late-Medieval France' by Dr Helen Swift is runner up for the R. Gapper book prize

11th June 2018

Each year, the Society for French Studies awards the prestigious R. Gapper book prize for a book in the field of French studies, published for the first time in the previous calendar year, by a scholar based in an institution of...

Student Bedroom in Jocelyn Morris Quad

Transforming St Hilda's Site

7th June 2018

The Jocelyn Morris Quad is the new name for the cluster of student accommodation buildings on the junction of Iffley Road and Stockmore Street in Oxford. The Jocelyn Morris Quad is being developed as part of our plans to improve and increase our facilities, and ensure that St Hilda's College...

Violet Mary Toy received a medal from Emmeline Pankhurst for joining the hunger strike in Holloway Prison

7th June 2018

The fascinating story of St Hilda's alumna, Violet Mary Toy, nee Doudney, 1998–1952 (English, 1908), was told by her son, John Toy, to The Scarborough News.

St Hilda's Summer Eights Success

30th May 2018

Congratulations to all St Hilda's crews on their performances at the 2018 Summer Eights. Particular congratulations to M1 and M3 on winning blades! M1 moved up four places, to 5th in Division 4. M3 moved up four from Division 7 to Division 6, and is now 13th in that division.

Mixed Touch Rugby Cuppers Winners

St Hilda's wins mixed touch rugby Cuppers

30th May 2018

St Hilda’s won mixed touch rugby Cuppers for the first time in 2018!

Many congratulations to all team members, especially Georgie Bingham and Angus Wight, who were St Hilda’s woman and man of the competition respectively.

Hockey Cuppers Finals 2018

St Hilda's Mens and Women's Hockey Teams played in the Cuppers Finals

23rd May 2018

The Men's Hockey Cuppers final took place on 19 May, with St Hilda's vs Worcester College. St Hilda's took the lead but fell back, came back again, but the victory was taken by Worcester.

The previous week, St Hildas were also in the Women's Hockey Cuppers final against Keble/Brasenose....

St Hilda’s adopts a revised investment policy to meet the challenge of climate change

22nd May 2018

St Hilda’s College has taken the decision to adopt a revised investment policy, which responds to the challenge of climate change. Our updated policy aims to ensure that the companies in which we (indirectly) invest are supportive of the...

St Hilda's garden team creates a Suffragette Border

Suffragette Borders in St Hilda's College Gardens

22nd May 2018

'Students at St Hilda’s are delighted by the new gardens, which offer an oasis of peace and calm. The new Suffragette Border also provides a link to the College’s heritage, which we are all so proud of. We are particularly pleased that the Hall Gardens include British wildflowers that encourage...

Professor Laura Mulvey receives an honorary degree from Yale University

22nd May 2018

Our alumna, Professor Laura Mulvey (History, 1960),  a professor of film at Birkbeck College, has been awarded an honorary degree by Yale University. She was among ten individuals who...