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St John Ambulance volunteer vaccinator training

Training for St John Ambulance Volunteer Vaccinators at St Hilda's College

15th February 2021

The volunteer-led health charity St John Ambulance began its programme of training for volunteer vaccinators on the weekend of 23/24 January, using St Hilda's as an Oxford Training hypercentre. The training will continue through February and by the close of the session on 14 February, 687 ...

Watch our virtual 'Brain and Mind' event, Brain and Mind: Understanding the Relationship

Watch our virtual 'Brain and Mind' event, 'Brain and Mind: Understanding the Relationship'

12th February 2021

The first of our popular 'Brain and Mind' events to be held virtually took place on 11 February. If you missed the event or would like to watch it again, Brain and Mind: Understanding the Relationship is available to view on St Hilda's YouTube channel...

Our Emeritus Fellow Dr Jane Mellanby, Hon FRCP, has died.

10th February 2021

We were deeply saddened to learn of the death on 8 February of our Emeritus Fellow Dr Jane Mellanby, Hon FRCP.

Snakes and Ladders: The great British social mobility myth by Selina Todd publishes on 11 February

1st February 2021

The latest book by our Fellow and Tutor in History, Professor Selina Todd, Snakes and Ladders: The great British social mobility myth, publishes on 11 February 2021 by Chatto & Windus, Penguin Books. 

Professor Todd will be in conversation with John MacDonnell MP at the Book Launch,...

2021 'Pushing back the pandemic': lessons for the future, with the Principal, Professor Sir Gordon Duff, is available to watch

Available to watch: 2021 'Pushing back the pandemic': lessons for the future, with the Principal, Professor Sir Gordon Duff

21st January 2021

We were privileged to present this live event on 21 January 2021. 'Pushing back the pandemic': lessons for the future offered a unique opportunity to hear the Principal's expert insight into the evolving scientific understanding of the COVID-19 pandemic, and the rapidly advancing solutions to...

COVID-19 Update from the Principal, Hilary Term 2021

19th January 2021

Dear members and friends of St Hilda’s,

I would like to wish everyone a healthy and happy New Year.

Our plans for the start of Hilary Term changed following the announcement of the national lockdown on Tuesday 5 January 2021. While University and college buildings will remain open...

Professor Selina Todd convenes the Faculty of History's Women, Gender and Culture Seminar series

15th January 2021

Oxford University History Faculty's public seminar series, Women, Gender and Culture, will be convened by our Tutorial Fellow in History and Professor in Modern British History, Professor Selina Todd in Hilary Term.


Dr Margaret Kean is one of BBC Radio 4's guides to the underworld in its new series, 'Dante 2021'

12th January 2021

'Dante 2021' is a major new series on Dante's Divine Comedy in the 21st century from BBC Radio 4. In episode 1, 'Inferno', Dr Margaret Kean, our Tutorial Fellow in English, guides us and presenter, Katya Adler, to the first...

St Hilda's Senior Members are recognised in the New Year Honours List 2021

4th January 2021

Wasfi Kani OBE (Music, 1975). Wasfi, Founder and Chief Executive Officer, Grange Park Opera, has been awarded a CBE (Commander of the Order of the British Empire) for services to Music. Wasfi received an OBE in the New Year’s Honours list in 2002 for...

DANSOX Lecture by Kim Brandstrup - postponement

17th December 2020

DANSOX sends many apologies to everyone awaiting Kim Brandstrup's lecture on 20 December. Because of issues related to the Covid-19 situation, the lecture by international choreographer, Kim Brandstrup, Hearing Footsteps - the ear and the audible in dance and choreographic practice, with...

Dr Gareth Evans has been awarded funding for a workshop on ‘saga emotions’

17th December 2020

Dr Gareth Evans, our Lecturer in English, has received a grant from the John Fell Fund to run a workshop on ‘saga emotions’. The workshop will bring together internationally leading and emerging scholars to generate innovative...

St Hilda’s College: Proposed Student Accommodation

17th December 2020

St Hilda’s College plans to develop student accommodation at our Cowley Place site. The College wishes to offer its own accommodation to more of our students, providing them with greater stability from year to year and relieving pressure on the local rental market.