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11 February is International Day of Women and Girls in Engineering

11th February 2017

To celebrate International Day of Women and Girls in Science, meet some of the women who are making their mark at Oxford, including St Hilda's Dr Philippa Hulley, Dr Ana Namburete and Dr Yvonne Couch:




Hildegard Prize

27th January 2017

The Hildegard Prize was established in October 2014 by the generous benefaction of Catherine Hughes (St Hilda’s, History, 1952), former Principal of Somerville College, under whose term of office Somerville became co-educational. In reflection of Mrs Hughes’s wish that the Fund should celebrate...

St Hilda's temporary gym

Our new on-site gym will open in Hilary Term!

23rd January 2017

We wre very happy to have been granted planning permission for a temporary ‘log cabin’ gym on St Hilda's main site. Building work on this has now started and we hope that the gym will be open in Hilary Term 2017. Our new on-site gym was made possible by a very generous gift from the Stone family...

Congratulations to Dr Ben Bradford on the publication of two books

19th January 2017

Dr Ben Bradford, our former Associate Research Fellow in Criminology, has published two titles: 'Stop and Search and Police Legitimacy' by Routledge, in the ...

Congratulations to Professor Anne Edwards on publication of her book, 'Working Relationally in and across Practices: Cultural-Historical Approaches to Collaboration'

19th January 2017

Congratulations to Dr Georgina Paul on being awarded John Fell funding for a symposium

17th January 2017

Our Vice Principal Dr Georgina Paul has been awarded John Fell funding for a symposium, 'The Self in Verse: Exploring Autobiographical Poetry', a collaboration between Oxford and the...

Karina Gould

Congratulations to our alumna Karina Gould, on becoming the youngest female cabinet minister in Canadian history.

11th January 2017

Karina Gould (MPhil International Relations, 2011) was elected for the Liberal Party in Burlington, Canada, on 19 October 2015. Facing her first election, she was described by the Liberal party as “young, articulate and very well-educated.”

Catch fascinating talks by our alumnae at Jewish Book Week

9th January 2017

St Hilda's College is well represented at the Jewish Book Week Festival 2017. See the full programme, 17 January - 5 March 2017 at ...

SHBC new boat: 'The Golden Horn'

St Hilda's College Boat Club is celebrating the arrival of new boat, 'The Golden Horn'

9th January 2017

'The Golden Horn' will make its debut at Torpids, March 1-4 2017 when our women's team compete in Division 3. 

Many thanks to St Hilda's College Boat Club members, past committee members, club alumni, family members and all those who helped to make this happen.

Congratulations to St Hilda's Alumnae Team on their Christmas University Challenge Victory

2nd January 2017

Well done to our winning alumnae, team captain Dr Val McDermid, Adele Geras, Dr Daisy Dunn and Dame Fiona Caldicott, who defeated worthy rivals Leeds University in the final of Christmas 2016 University Challenge. Many congratuations and thanks to them for providing our festive viewing...

Sir James Black Award for Contributions to Drug Discovery

Congratulations to Professor Sir Gordon Duff, who has been awarded the Sir James Black Award for Contributions to Drug Discovery by the British Pharmacological Society

15th December 2016

Our Principal Professor Sir Gordon Duff has been awarded the Sir James Black Award...

St Hilda's Cuppers Ski Team

Congratulations to our Ski Team on winning the Oxbridge Cuppers!

14th December 2016

Well done to Digby Hopkinson-Woolley, Antonin Schrab, Emily Baker and Will Michell on their performance. The team won against Corpus Christi in the Cuppers final and Homerton in the grand final.