Alumnae Applause

Students of St Hilda's College go on to achieve great things in a wide range of fields. We encourage all alumnae to join our network on LinkedIn, where you can connect with fellow Senior Members and discover more about the varied careers onto which they progress. 

Jayne Almond (PPE, 1975)
Dame Kate Barker DBE (PPE, 1976)
Cherie Nursalim (Engineering and Economics, 1985), businesswoman and philanthropist
Sara Murray (PPP, 1987)
Anne Simpson (PPE, 1977)
Sarah Diamond (History, 1975)

Education and Research
Professor Marilyn Butler FBA (English, 1955)
Dame Helen Gardner (English, 1926)
Professor Dame Hermione Lee DBE (English, 1965)
Professor Sheila Rowbotham (History, 1961)
Umeko Tsuda
Dr Deanna Lee Rudgard OBE (Physiology, 1957)
Fiona Caldicott (Physiology, 1960)
Catherine Hughes (History, 1952)
Heather Joshi (PPE, 1964)
Jacqueline Rose (English, 1968)
Birgitta Whaley (Chemistry, 1974)

Rachel Brandenburger (Law, 1973)
Dame Janet Gaymer CBE QC (Law, 1966)
Sarah Higgins (History,1981)
The Hon Mrs Justice Doreen Le Pichon GBS JA (Law, 1965)
Regina Pisa (PPE, 1977)
Sally Roe (History, 1974)
Deirdre Trapp (PPE, 1980)
Lady Patten (Law, 1962)

Zeinab Badawi (PPE, 1978), journalist and broadcaster
Sarah Baxter (History, 1978), Deputy Editor of the Sunday Times
Bettany Hughes (Ancient and Modern History, 1985), historian, author and broadcaster
Sue Lloyd Roberts CBE (History and Modern Languages, 1970), foreign correspondant
Katherine Parkinson (Classics, 1996), actor
Dr Ann Thwaite (English, 1952)
Charlie Covell (English, 2003)
Anna Hall (English, 1987)
Katty Kay (Modern Languages, 1984)
Zanny Minton-Beddoes (PPE, 1986)
Celine Rattray (Mathematics and Philosophy, 1993)
Sarah Teale (English, 1980)
Philippa Lowthorpe (Classics, 1980)

Public Life, Philanthropy and Advocacy
HRH Princess Haya Bint Al Hussein (PPE, 1992)
Dame Elizabeth Neville DBE QPM (PPP, 1970)
Ruth Hunt (English, 1998)

The Very Rev Vivienne Faull the Dean of York Minster (History, 1974)

Science, Medicine and Engineering
Lettice Curtice (Mathematics, 1933)
Baroness Susan Greenfield CBE (PPE, 1970)
Giovanna Mallucci (Physiology, 1982)

Sport and Culture
Ali Gill (Psychology, 1984)
Susan Gritton (Botany, 1984)
Yang-May Ooi (English, 1981), writer, theatre maker and creative coach
Joanna Rose (English, 1952), Honorary Fellow

Politics and Government
Baroness Susan Kramer (PPE, 1969)
The Rt Hon Baroness Gillian Shephard of Northwold DL (Modern Languages, 1958)
Anneliese Dodds (PPE, 1998)
Sue Garden (Modern Languages, 1962)
Karina Gould (International Relations, 2011)
Meg Hillier (PPE, 1987)
Terri Sewell (Politics, 1986)

Literature and Publishing
Gaynor Arnold (English, 1964), author
Dr Daisy Dunn (Classics, 2005), Classicist and author
Adele Geras (Modern Languages, 1963), author
Victoria Hislop (English, 1978), author
Baroness James of Holland Park OBE FRSA FRSL, Honorary Fellow, author
Rosalind Jana (English, 2013), author
Nicolette Jones (English, 1978), writer, journalist and literary critic
Anita Mason (English, 1960), author
Dr Val McDermid (English, 1972), author
Nadifa Mohamed (Modern History and Politics, 2000), author
Barbara Pym (English, 1931), author
Dr Kate Millet (English, 1956)
Susanna Clarke (PPE, 1978)