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Our Supernumerary Fellow Rita Harris has died.

8th January 2018

We were saddened by the news that Mrs Rita Harris died on 13th December 2017. Rita read English at St Hilda’s 1950 - 1953, and was a Fellow and Treasurer 1968 - 1985. She was a Supernumerary Fellow of the College since 1985. Some of Rita's friends and former colleagues joined her family at a...

Friday's Child: poems of suffering and redemption

'Friday's Child: poems of suffering and redemption', an anthology by Canon Brian Mountford publishes on 23 February 2018

2nd January 2018

In this new anthology, our Chaplain and Supernumerary Fellow The Revd Canon Brian Mountford has chosen 35 poems that explore the human experience of suffering and redemption, accompanied by his own thoughtful and...

Val McDermid and Victoria Hislop are both in the Guardian's Bestselling Books of 2017: The top 100

2nd January 2018

Our alumnae Victoria Hislop (English, 1978) and Val McDermid (English, 1972) feature in the...

Professor Margaret Macmillan is appointed Companion of Honour for services to higher education, history and international affairs in the New Year's Honours 2018

2nd January 2018

Professor Margaret MacMillan, alumna and Honorary Fellow of St Hilda's and Honorary Fellow and former Warden of St Antony’s College, Oxford, is among the members of the University who have been...

Val McDermid and Jacqueline Rose are on the 2018 Man Booker Prize judging panel

20th December 2017

The panel of judges for the 2018 Man Booker Prize will include two of our alumnae, crime writer and Honorary Fellow of St Hilda's, Val McDermid (English, 1972) and feminist writer and critic, Jacqueline Rose (...


St Hilda's welcomes the creation of a new Chair and Fellows in Clinical Therapeutics

19th December 2017

Through the establishment of this Chair, Oxford will be in a position to address a significant challenge facing universities today: how to translate novel therapies quickly and sustainably from laboratory to clinic.

2018 is the 125th Anniversary of St Hilda's College

18th December 2017

Join us as we mark the occasion and look forward to our future with our celebratory series of events.

Aladdin and the Magical Lamp is showing from 16 December at the Jacqueline du Pré Music Building

12th December 2017

Alison Laddin works hard in the market place at her mean Auntie’s lightware-mending stall, ‘Old Lamps to New’. Alison loves inventing electrical gadgets to help people. But one day she mends an electric lamp with a difference – it has a Genie inside. It looks like all her wishes are about to...

Dr Yvonne Couch

Dr Yvonne Couch has been awarded a grant by the Rosetrees Trust

12th December 2017

Our Junior Research Fellow Dr Yvonne Couch has been awarded £9000 by the Rosetrees Trust to carry out work on extracellular vesicles in stroke. Rosetrees is a private, family-...

Cancelled! A Life in Letters: A Tribute to Jenny Joseph', 10 December

10th December 2017

A Life in Letters: A Tribute to Jenny Joseph' will not take place at Old Bodleian Library on 10 December. Unfortunately, it cannot go ahead because of the weather conditions.

Clementine St John Webster's portrait of Dr Marie Tidball is among those on display in 'The full picture: Oxford in portraits'

4th December 2017

The full picture: Oxford in portraits displays new portraits of a diverse range of people selected from over a hundred nominations of living Oxonians. The portraits – mostly paintings and photographs – include a mixture of men and women and feature people with disabilities, people from a variety...

Winner Olivia Hicks pictured with runners up, our Principal, Professor Sir Gordon Duff and Sylvia Tunstall, a close friend of Diana Livesey

Olivia Hicks has won the Diana Livesey Prize 2017

4th December 2017

Congratulations to Olivia Hicks (Classics, 2016) on winning the 2017 Diana Livesey Prize.