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Queen visits St Hilda's College

Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II

9th September 2022

As our Queen for the past 70 years, her wisdom and courage have shone out as a beacon for us all and exemplified her deep sense of duty to her people during periods of great change.

We offer our heartfelt condolences to the King and other members of the Royal Family and our thoughts are...

European University Games 2022

30th August 2022

The College is proud of the various skills and competences of its undergraduates. 2nd year Physics and Philosophy student, Atithya Maheshwari, competed during the summer holidays for Oxford University in the men’s badminton competition at the European University Games in Łódź, Poland. These...

Dr Malachi McIntosh

St Hilda's appoints Dr Malachi McIntosh Tutorial Fellow in World Literatures in English

28th June 2022

St Hilda’s is delighted to announce the appointment of Dr Malachi McIntosh as an Associate Professor in World Literatures in English and our new Barbara Pym Tutorial Fellow in English. Dr McIntosh’s research...

 Millie Drew (English 2019) is the recipient of the Rosalind Jane Bairstow Bursary for 2022-23.

Millie Drew is awarded the Rosalind Jane Bairstow Bursary for 2022-23

17th June 2022

Congratulations to Millie Drew (English 2019) who is the recipient of the Rosalind Jane Bairstow Bursary for 2022-23. The...

Rameau: Castor et Pollux

Watch Rameau’s Castor et Pollux, directed by Director of College Music, Jonathan Williams

8th July 2022

When not keeping busy as our Director of College Music, Jonathan Williams runs the Rameau Project exploring the extraordinary music of the most important composer of the French Enlightenment, Jean-Philippe Rameau.

Kahlio Mader's co-authored paper published

7th July 2022

Kahlio Mader, who has just successfully completed his undergraduate degree in Biomedical Sciences, has just had his co-authored paper published in Microbiology the journal of the Microbiology Society:

Interview with Deborah Bowden, St Hilda’s Head Gardener

29th June 2022

First plant love? Lilac – we had two lilacs in my childhood garden, a mauve flowered one and a white. I adored the fragrance.

Have you always been a gardener? No. I always wanted to be a teacher. I did various things, including teaching English to foreign students at Oxford language...

Dr Gareth Evans is awarded a Snorri Sturluson Visiting Fellowship by the Árni Magnússon Institute for Icelandic Studies

17th June 2022

Dr Gareth Evans, our Rebecca Marsland Lecturer in Medieval Literatures, has been awarded a Snorri Sturluson Visiting Fellowship by the Árni Magnússon Institute for Icelandic Studies in Reykjavík. Dr Evans will spend four months...

Gardens News: St Hilda's rose garden

15th June 2022

St Hilda’s rose garden was planted first in the 1930s. Generations of College members have come here since them for quiet reflection in this private, sunny space. It was created partly to commemorate the Principalship of Winifred Moberley, 1919 - 1928, whose initials are engraved on the bird...


St Hilda's student, Marcus Bell, wins first prize in the Cameron Mackintosh Drama Fund's Creative Digital Theatre Showcase

14th June 2022

Marcus Bell (DPhil Classics and Dance Scholarship Oxford Research Assistant) has been awarded first prize in the Cameron Mackintosh Drama Fund's Creative Digital Theatre Showcase for his film of Orestes, which was the...

Cirsium rivulare ‘Atropurpureum’ - the Plume Thistle

9th June 2022

This handsome ornamental thistle, Cirsium rivulare ‘Atropurpureum’, is bringing some shades of deep red and maroon to our riverside border in Hall Garden. Its tall, elegant flower stems arise from a mound of mid green leaves, giving some useful early height to the border.

Rachel McLean Award nominees 2022

Saarah Karim is the winner of the Rachel McLean Prize 2022

6th June 2022

The Rachel McLean Prize is awarded annually to the member of St Hilda's Junior Common Room who has 'improved JCR life and/or raised the profile of the JCR student community within the University'. This year's worthy winner is Saarah Karim (Medicine, 3rd year, she/her). Many congratulations to...