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Covid-19 Message from the Principal

23rd March 2020

Dear Members and Friends of St Hilda’s,

We are aware that the Covid-19 (coronavirus) situation makes for an anxious time for many members of our community, especially those who have pre-existing health conditions, have family members in high-risk groups, or have friends and family in...

Dr Helen Swift is admitted as Assessor of the University

18th March 2020

We are very proud that Dr Helen Swift, Fellow and Tutor in French at St Hilda's, was admitted as Assessor of the University of Oxford on Wednesday 18th March 2020.

With the Proctors, the Assessor is a senior officer of...

COVID-19 Update

17th March 2020

In light of the COVID-19 pandemic, we have taken the decision to close the Jacqueline du Pré Music Building and cancel all performances with immediate effect. The practice rooms are also closed.

We thank all of our performers and visitors for your patience and your continued support. The...

Event Cancellations

11th March 2020

After careful consideration, St Hilda's College has made the decision to postpone all College events up to and including the College Ball that was planned for 2 May 2020.

Dr Nick Cammack gave the Hilary Term Lecture for the Climax Centre for Therapeutic Innovation

10th March 2020

We welcomed Dr Nick Cammack, Head of the Wellcome Trust's Snakebite Team, to St Hilda's on 9 March.

St Hilda's Arts Week, 8th week of Hilary Term

St Hilda's Arts Week

9th March 2020

St Hilda's Arts Week took place in 8th week of Hilary Term, 9–13 March. We enjoyed an exciting programme of events, with film showings, debates, workshops and 'hands on' creative sessions that have been ably organised by our Arts Officer, Georgia Watkins:

Dr Luke Jew with Physics Students at St Hilda's Principal's Research Seminar

Dr Luke Jew delivers The Principal's Seminar for Hilary Term

26th February 2020

The St Hilda's Principal's Research Seminar is an occasional series that highlights the intellectual life of the College. Each seminar is given by a Fellow about their research, in a manner that is accessible and interesting for both specialists and non-specialists.

St Hilda's College Men's Football Team wins Cuppers 2019/20

23rd February 2020

St Hilda's Men's Football Team have won the Football Cuppers competition! 

Having defeated Univ, Somerville, Worcester and St Edmund's Hall along the way, they met Pembroke in the final on Friday 21 February 2020. The closely-fought match ended with a 3-2 victory to St Hilda's, who scored...

Open Rehearsal of The Cellist by Cathy Marston and The Royal Ballet

'The Cellist', about the life of Jacqueline du Pré, premieres at the Royal Opera House

20th February 2020

The life of the celebrated cellist and our Honorary Fellow, Jacqueline du Pré, has inspired a new work by the Royal Ballet.

Professor Martyn Harry, John Bennett Lecturer in Music, rehearses his new children's opera, 'Vehicles', at the JdP Music Building before it premieres.

20th February 2020

Professor Martyn Harry, our John Bennett Lecturer in Music, is currently rehearsing his new children's opera, Vehicles, at the Jacqueline du Pré Music Building. This operatic space voyage through the history of transport...

“At His Majesty’s Pleasure” by Professor Martyn Harry, our John Bennett Lecturer in Music, premieres on 28 February 2020

20th February 2020

Martyn Harry, professor of composition at the Faculty of Music and John Bennett Lecturer in Music at St Hilda's, will conduct the world premiere of his evening-long work, At His Majesty’s Pleasure, on 28 February 2020 as part of the Keble College Early Music Festival.

Our Principal will lead Silence Therapeutics's new scientific advisory board

18th February 2020

The biopharma firm, Silence Therapeutics PLC, has launched a scientific advisory board to provide governance for its research and development (R&D) activities. The board will be led by St Hilda's Principal, Professor Sir Gordon Duff.

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