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Plant of the Month - 'Bleeding Heart' or Dicentra spectabilis

Plant of the Month - 'Bleeding Heart' or Dicentra spectabilis

9th May 2022

One of the beautiful plants gracing Hall Garden's Blossom Border is the Dicentra spectabilis synonyms with Lamprocapnos spectabilis.

St Hilda's Team Completes the Town & Gown

8th May 2022

Congratulations to all runners, including our colleagues, Professor Selina Todd, Emma Campbell, Dr Ruth Percy, Alex Horsfall-Turner, Sarah Luke, Garry Luke, Dr Matthew Parrott, Professor David Howey, Professor Julia Yeomans, and Sarah Brett, on finishing the Town & Gown race on 8 May.


Lacrosse and Rugby Cuppers Success for St Hilda's

8th May 2022

Congratulations to our students on their sporting victories! St Hilda's and Somerville College's combined team won the Mixed Lacrosse Cuppers while St Hilda's, Lady Margaret Hall, and Corpus Christi's combined team won the Women's Rugby final.

Well done to everyone who took part!

St Hilda’s College is among the participating colleges in Oxford University’s Graduate Scholarship Scheme for Ukraine Refugees

6th May 2022

St Hilda’s is delighted to be one of the members of the collegiate university that will partner with the University of Oxford in the fully-funded...

Celebrating Eid at St Hilda's Sanctuary

5th May 2022

Eid al-Fitr (Feast of Fast Breaking) marks the end of Ramadan. The festival begins when the first sight of the new moon is seen in the sky. Our Chaplain, Meryem Kalayci, Principal, Professor Dame Sarah Springman, and some of our students welcomed visitors to The Sanctuary, to share refreshments...

Wallflowers, South Building

Gardens News: Wallflowers

4th May 2022

For our first Plant Appreciation of Trinity Term our gardener, Deborah introduced us to the wallflower. The strategic position of this beautiful display outside South Building, interplanted with tulips and a few rogue bluebells, means that everyone coming into College will see it.  

Rugby Cuppers final 2022

St Hilda's Combined Team Reaches the Rugby Cuppers Final

2nd May 2022

Congratulations to ⁦our women rugby players, the winners of the Cupper's semi-final! St Hilda's, Lady Margaret Hall and Corpus Christi Colleges joined forces to gain a victory over a combined University College team. Well done to all players! We look forward to cheering you on in the final.  ...

Natasha Lovel, targetjobs Undergraduate of the Year finalist

Natasha Lovel makes the shortlist for targetjobs Undergraduate of the Year awards

27th April 2022

St Hilda's student, Natasha Lovel (History, 2019) is among the finalists for targetjobs Undergraduate of the Year Awards for 2022, in the Young Activist category.

This annual competition aims to find the best undergraduates in the UK in 12...

Welcome from the Principal

27th April 2022

St Hilda’s is home to a talented and engaged community that I was delighted to join in February this year. I was very happy to see students immersing themselves in College life as COVID-19 restrictions eased, while we continue to be considerate and take care to minimise the risk of infection.

Watch the Joyce Mitchell Cook Memorial Lecture

The 2022 Joyce Mitchell Cook Memorial Lecture is available to watch

27th April 2022

Dr Kathryn Sophia Belle, Director of the Africana Research Center and Associate Professor of Philosophy and African American Studies at Penn State University and Founding Director of the Collegium of Black Women Philosophers, gave the 2022 Joyce Mitchell Cook at St Hilda's College on 26 April....

Laura Coppinger and David Palmer

St Hilda's alumnae return to perform at the JdP Music Building

11th April 2022

We look forward to the return of our alumna, Laura Coppinger, and David Palmer, our Graduate Musician in Residence, 2019 – 2021, to St Hilda’s. They will be performing Libby Larsen’s Try me, Good King, a song cycle setting the last known words of the first five wives of Henry VIII, amongst...

Our alumna, Emma Teworte wins the German History Society's Essay Prize for 2021

28th March 2022


Emma Teworte (HPOL, 2017), is the joint winner of the German History Society’s Essay Prize for 2021 for '"Es wäre besser, wenn man es wegmachen würde": abortion and the Nazi past in Weinheim and Garmisch, c. 1951.'