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St Hilda's wins three awards at Oxford University Drama Society's Drama Cuppers 2017

20th November 2017

St Hilda's had great success in Drama Cuppers 2017. Our cast of Freshers won Best of Cuppers, the highest award in the competition, for their performance of 'The Tell-Tale Heart' at the Burton-Taylor Theatre on 1 November 2017. In addition, Niimi Day Gough (2017, English) won the Best Actor...

St Hilda's Founder's Day Dinner with guest speaker Gareth Peirce

St Hilda's Founder's Day 2017

16th November 2017

At our Founder's Day service, we remembered Dorothea Beale, who founded St Hilda's 124 years ago. Also in our thoughts was St Hilda, who was known for her patronage of learning, and for her leadership of the English Church in a formative period. At the dinner that followed the service, we were...

Marchella Ward is a specialist researcher on 'Ovid from the RSC: The World's Greatest Storyteller'

16th November 2017

St Hilda's student Marchella Ward, who is studying for her DPhil in Classics on blindness and the theatre, was a specialist researcher on 'Ovid from the RSC: The World's Greatest Storyteller'. BBC Four has partnered with the Royal Shakespeare Company to introduce highlights from the Roman poet...

Dr David Howey's work features in Shell's video, 'The Quest for Better Batteries'

15th November 2017

Dr David Howey Tutorial Fellow in Engineering, and his Research Group are among those featured in 'The Quest for Better Batteries'. This video by Shell looks at the global race for...

We are celebrating our Founder's Day on 15 November

15th November 2017

We hold our annual Founder's Day College Service on the wednesday closest to 17 November, which is St Hilda's Day. On this occasion we recollect our Founder, Dorothea Beale, and give thanks for the benefactors who have enabled the continuation of the College, now for 124 years. 

Rawaa by DANSOX

RAWAA: A new ballet in the making

14th November 2017

We have been watching the process of creating a new ballet in an interdisciplinary workshop with writer Marina Warner, choreographer Kim Brandstrup, pianist and composer Joanna MacGregor, and professional dancers.

Sara Paretsky will be our Guest of Honour at the 25th Mystery & Crime Conference at St Hilda's College

14th November 2017
‘There are no true friends in politics. We are all sharks circling, and waiting, for traces of blood to appear in the water.’  Alan Clark Diaries.

We are delighted to announce that this year’s conference Guest of Honour is Sara Paretsky. Credited...

'Venus Uncovered' with Bettany Hughes is showing on BBC4 tomorrow.

14th November 2017

St Hilda's alumnae, award-winning documentary makers, Bettany Hughes and Ruth Sessions, recently set up a new production company, SandStone Global. Their first release, 'Venus Uncovered: Ancient Goddess of Love', will be on BBC Four at 9pm on 15 November 2017. Professor Bettany Hughes embarks on...

Professor Petra Schleiter, Anneliese Dodds MP, and Shasta Kaul (2015, PPE)

Dr Anneliese Dodds MP spoke to St Hilda's students at our Philosophy, Politics and Economics seminar

9th November 2017

We were honoured to be joined by our alumna Dr Anneliese Dodds MP (PPE 1996) at our Philosophy, Politics and Economics (PPE) seminar on 8 November 2017.

Sage Goodwin has been awarded the University of Oxford’s Carwardine Prize in US History

6th November 2017

Sage Goodwin (History, 2012) has been awarded the Carwardine Prize for 2016-17. The Prize is awarded to the most outstanding student on Oxford’s US History M.St. course in 2016-17. Sage was the 2016 winner of the St Hilda’s Hildegard Prize which award assisted with funding her M.St. course. Sage...

Zeinab Badawi has received an award for outstanding contribution to media

30th October 2017

Our alumna Zeinab Badawi (PPE, 1978) receved an award at the MVISA (Movie Video and Screen Awards) ceremony on 28 October 2017 for outstanding contribution to media.

Many congratulations on this achievement!

Representing the Dead: Epitaph Fictions in Late-Medieval France by Dr Helen Swift

Dr Helen Swift's 'Book at Lunchtime' discussion is available as a podcast.

27th October 2017

Book at Lunchtime is a series of bite-sized book discusssions with commentators from a range of disciplines.