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Rosalind Ventris at the Cowbridge Music festival – On BBC radio and BBC Sounds

26th September 2023

Rosalind Ventris, a leading advocate of the viola works as a performer, teacher, festival artistic director, researcher and writer.   She is the Director of Musical Performance and Performance Studies at the University of Oxford, Senior Research Fellow at St Hilda’s and on the The Jacqueline du...

Portrait of Elise Busset

St Hilda’s Undergraduate Wins FHS Prize with a Caribbean twist

25th September 2023

Principal Professor Dame Sarah Springman said: “We would all like to congratulate Elise for a tremendous achievement.”

The Final Honours School prize awarded by the University was endowed by Lyndsay Johns, who studied Modern Languages at Lincoln College in the 1990s and is named for the “...

Front view of 14-16 Norham Gardens

St Hilda’s College has bought a grand Victorian building in the city centre to provide accommodation for graduates and visiting students

21st September 2023

This follows the purchase in 2022 of two other properties in central Oxford which allowed the College to offer accommodation to all undergraduates for the duration of their studies for the first time in living memory.

The £12 million purchase of 14-16 Norham Gardens will house up to 45...

Open Day at St Hilda's: A snapshot

21st September 2023

On Friday the 15th, St Hilda's College opened its gates to prospective students from all over the world.

Aerial view of library extension

Major overhaul underway for St Hilda’s College Library

18th September 2023

The £0.5 million overhaul, which is expected to be completed in November 2023, will create a new main entrance, a graduate study room, a law library room and a reading room.

The work is being funded with a legacy from...

130th Gaudy Highlights

9th September 2023

Giorgia Ambo (English 2020)

The Rosalind Jane Bairstow Bursary for 2023-24

7th September 2023

The Rosalind Jane Bairstow Bursary is awarded annually to assist a current undergraduate of St Hilda’s College studying...

Portrait of Dr Jamshid Derakhshan

Fifty-year-old maths problem finally solved at St Hilda’s

31st August 2023

Dr Jamshid Derakhshan (pictured), who lectures in pure mathematics at St Hilda’s, and Professor Angus Macintyre FRS from the University of Edinburgh, have been working together at the interface of logic, number theory and algebra for more than 15 years to develop a model theory for adeles.

Riverside garden border at St Hilda's College

South riverside border at St Hilda's College

29th August 2023

The planning process took place during winter, giving our team ample time to explore the archives and learn about past designs and the original border's flora. It was a daunting task, but we believed nothing was too difficult.

We began by meticulously clearing the 73-meter-long border,...


Walter Sawyer – ‘Just a Gardener’

21st August 2023

Walter decided to become a gardener when, aged eight, he visited Saltwell Park in Gateshead with his mother. On subsequent visits, and in neighbourhood gardens, he learnt much by observing plants, and when he left school at 16 started work as a garden labourer at Jesmond Dene near Newcastle,...

Visitors browse books at crime fiction weekend

Visitors flock to St Hilda’s for Crime Fiction Weekend

16th August 2023

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More than 125 people attended the three-day event on its 30th anniversary with around 75 taking part virtually online. A Friday night dinner...

Jack Lawson of Nicholson's shows map of wood to audience

Public Consultation on Radley Wood

4th August 2023

St Hilda’s College purchased nearby Radley Large Wood in Oxford in 2022 to keep it as woodland in perpetuity for the benefit of the environment and for the health and enjoyment of local people and students.

St Hilda’s College has engaged Nicholsons, an experienced woodland management...