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Zeinab Badawi has been awarded the British Academy President's Medal

21st August 2018

Our alumna and journalist and broadcaster, Zeinab Badawi (PPE, 1978) has been awarded the British...

Val McDermid is appointed Visiting Professor of Scottish Studies and Crime Fiction at Otago University in New Zealand

15th August 2018

Our alumna and Honorary Fellow and best-selling author, Val McDermid, has been appointed by Otago University in New Zealand to be their Visiting Professor of Scottish Studies and Crime Fiction. The university announced her appointment...

St Hilda's 125th Anniversary Merchandise is available to buy

6th August 2018

St Hilda's College's 125th anniversary merchandise is now available to purchase online as well as at our College events. We offer an exciting variety of items, all designed by our recent graduate, Rebecca Martin, (Medicine, 2013). There is something for everyone, including umbrellas, notecards...

Student Success in Finals

25th July 2018

Congratulations to St Hilda’s one hundred and eight finalists for their success in this year’s Finals! Thirty seven students achieved Firsts, sixty-nine obtained 2:1s, and two 2:2s. 

Particular mention should go to the students in Ancient and Modern History, Biochemistry, Engineering,...

Bettany Hughes will be chair of judges for the 2019 Man Booker International Prize

20th July 2018

Dr Bettany Hughes, (Ancient and Modern History, 1985), has been announced as the chair of judges for the 2019 Man Booker International Prize.

The judging panel also includes writer, translator and president of English PEN Maureen Freely; philosopher Professor Angie Hobbs FRSA; novelist...

Modern Languages student, Violetta Suvini, wins two prestigious prizes at the end of her first year at St Hilda's.

20th July 2018

Violetta Suvini (Modern Languages, 2017) has won The Marjorie Countess of Warwick Prize and the Mrs Claude Beddington Modern Languages Prize. Winning the two prizes together shows that Violetta has been outstanding in both French and Italian in her Preliminary Examination.

Our alumnae are awarded major Graduate Diploma in Law scholarships

14th July 2018

We are delighted that Carolina Bax (German and Italian, 2013) has been awarded the Astbury Scholarship from the honorable society of the Middle Temple, and that Holly Armstrong (French and Philosophy, 2013) has been awarded a Major Scholarship from...

Catching a Killer: The Search for Natalie Hemming, directed by Anna Hall, wins Royal Television Society Yorkshire Awards

10th July 2018

Our alumna, Anna Hall (English, 1987), has had her work recognised at the Royal Television Society (RTS) Yorkshire Awards. She was an Executive Producer Catching a Killer: The Search for...

Val McDermid is awarded an Honorary Doctorate of Letters from Bath Spa University

10th July 2018

Our alumna, Honorary Fellow and best-selling crime author, Val McDermid, has been awarded an Honorary...

Motion & Meaning

Motion & Meaning with Ensemble Klang and Leading Contemporary Dancers' 'showing' at the JdP Music Building

9th July 2018

A week of collaborative workshops culminated in a performance, or 'showing', of Motion & Meaning on 6 July 2018. DANSOX (Dance Scholarship Oxford) joined forces with the Liveness, Hybridity & Noise new music series for this multi-disciplinary presentation of new works: 'CUE', by our...

Anna (third left) with dancers, choreographers, and fellow composers

Composer Anna Appleby returns to St Hilda's for 'Motion and Meaning'

5th July 2018

We are delighted to welcome our alumna, Anna Appleby (Music, 2011), back to St Hilda’s for Motion and Meaning. Anna is one of the composers working with Ensemble Klang, one of Holland's most influential contemporary music groups, and leading...

Nadifa Mohamed

Nadifa Mohamed has been elected as a Fellow of the Royal Society of Literature

2nd July 2018

Nadifa Mohamed (Modern History and Politics, 2000) was elected as a Fellow of the Royal Society of Literature in 2018.

Nadifa's first novel, Black Mamba Boy, won the Betty Trask Prize. It was longlisted for the Orange Prize and shortlisted for the Guardian First Book Award, the John...

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