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Farewell to Sir Gordon Duff, Principal of St Hilda's College 2014 - 2021

Farewell to Professor Sir Gordon Duff, Principal 2014 - 2021

26th September 2021

At this year's Gaudy Weekend, we marked the achievements of and said goodbye to our former Principal, Professor Sir Gordon Duff. We gave heartfelt thanks to Sir Gordon and Lady Duff as we wished them well for the future. Speeches and a musical tribute performed by students and staff of the...

Four former Principals open St Hilda's College Anniversary Building and Pavilion on behalf of Lord and Lady Patten

St Hilda's New Buildings are Officially Open

26th September 2021

St Hilda's Anniversary Building and Pavilion were officially opened on 25 September 2021 by four former Principals of the College. The opening ceremony is available to watch here.

Bodleian Libraries reach the milestone of 1 millionth image online with 'Warning' by Jenny Joseph

9th September 2021

The Bodleian Libraries has reached a significant milestone in its online digital library allowing over 1 million images from its collections to be seen and freely used anywhere in the world. The one millionth image to be digitized is from an original notebook of poet and our alumna, ...

Susanna Clarke wins the Women's Prize for Fiction 2021 for her novel 'Piranesi'.

9th September 2021

St Hilda's alumna, Susanna Clarke (PPE, 1978), has won the Women's Prize for Fiction 2021 for her novel Piranesi.

Susanna's acceptance speech gave heart to others coping with long-term ill health: "It is the book that I never thought I would get to write.... My hope is that my standing...

Dr Margaret Christie, former Fellow in Chemistry at St Hilda's, has died

13th August 2021

We were saddened by the news of the death on 31 July of Dr Margaret Christie, Fellow in Chemistry at St Hilda's from 1958 to her retirement in 1985.

A documentary film of the workshop residency, 'Cupid and Psyche', is available to watch

A documentary film of the workshop residency, 'Cupid and Psyche', is available to watch

9th August 2021

Dancing with Apollo was a week-long residency held in July at St Hilda's College Oxford, during which celebrated choreographer Kim Brandstrup and two dancers - Liam Riddick and Laurel Dalley-Smith - worked alongside award-winning violinist, Sara Trickey, and pianist Ivana Gavric, with Marina...

Summer Planting

What's Looking Good - Summer Planting

24th July 2021

St Hilda's gardens are full of seasonal colour during the summer months, including poppies and everlasting sweet peas.

Planting our Roof Garden

21st July 2021

Our Anniversary Building's rooftop rooms have wonderful views across Oxford. We have been preparing the rooftop gardens so that we can enjoy them as well as the outlook.

After months of planning the roof was fully waterproofed and the lightweight composite of hydroleca, gravel and soil...

Dancing with Apollo residency at JdP Oxford is reviewed by Professor Sue Jones

'Dancing with Apollo' residency at the JdP is reviewed for TORCH by Professor Susan Jones

21st July 2021

Professor Susan Jones, Professor of English and Tutorial Fellow at St Hilda's, has reviewed the 'Dancing with  Apollo' residency at the Jacqueline du Pré Music Building for TORCH.

Visualising Protestant Monarchy by Dr Julie Farguson

Visualising Protestant Monarchy Ceremony, Art and Politics after the Glorious Revolution (1689-1714) by Dr Julie Farguson is published

16th July 2021

Clinical medics graduate in person

14th July 2021

St Hilda's College are pleased to see the return of in-person graduation ceremonies.

DANSOX Summer School 2021 is available to view

DANSOX Summer School 2021 is available to view online

13th July 2021

Our 2021 DANSOX Summer School took place in the Jacqueline du Pré Music Building 10-12 July, in line with current COVID-19 guidance. We were delighted to host the event and thank everyone who participated and attended, including our Special Guest, Alastair Macaulay, who gave the Opening Guest...