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Ewan Millar performs at a JdP lunchtime concert

Ewan Millar has won the Woodwind Category in BBC Music's Young Musician 2020

11th May 2020

Oboist and St Hilda's student, Ewan Millar (Music, 2019), has won the Woodwind Category in BBC Music's Young Musician 2020.

Ewan is in his first year of studying Music at St Hilda's. Originally from Reading, he has been playing the oboe since he was eight. He plays in several ensembles,...

St Hilda's Reflective Prayer Service

St Hilda's College Chapel's Virtual Prayer Services

5th May 2020

Our Chaplain, Canon Brian Mountford, and his team of Chapel Assistants are sharing weekly virtual reflective prayer services that they record in their homes during Trinity Term. The services include Canon...

St Hilda's Riverside Pavilion

Update on Transforming our Site

5th May 2020

Watch Beard Construction's timelapse film to see how our buildings have developed from the earliest days until spring 2020. 

The Last Five Years

Virtual Theatre from University students, including St Hilda's Maggie Moriarty

5th May 2020

The University of Oxford student film and TV production company, 00Productions, were determined not to cancel their Trinity Term production of Jason Robert Brown’s musical, The Last Five Years, following the current lockdown that has incapacitated many theatres.  

The team rearranged the...

Award-winning poet and our alumna, Frances Leviston, publishes her first work of fiction

30th April 2020

Frances Leviston (English, 2000), returned to St Hilda's earlier this year to give the guest lecture at the annual P.D. James event. Frances generously shared extracts from her first work of fiction, The Voice in My Ear,  with current English students and tutors. Many congratulations to Frances...

Ewan Miller, 1st year Music student, plays the oboe at a lunchtime concert at the JdP Music Building

St Hilda's student, Ewan Millar, reaches the category finals for BBC Young Musician 2020

29th April 2020

Congratulations to our 1st year Music student, Ewan Millar, who has reached the category finals for BBC Young Musician 2020.

The first of five Category Finals, the Keyboard category, will be broadcast on Sunday 3 May on BBC FOUR at 7pm. Ewan will take part in the Woodwind category,...

Fran Woodcock's Virtual Climb of Ben Nevis

22nd April 2020

Fran Woodcock, former student (Classics, 2004) and now our Alumnae Relations and Communications Manager, is climbing Ben Nevis from her living room to raise money for Shine Cancer Support....

Misbehaviour, directed by our alumna, Phillipa Lowthorpe, is available to watch online

21st April 2020

The recently released film, Misbehaviour, directed by Phillipa Lowthorpe (Classics, 1980) is now available to watch online. Staring Keira Knightly and Jessie Buckley, Misbehaviour tells the story of the 1970 Miss World contest and the feminist protest that ended with ‘host Bob Hope covered in...

Gathering donations for CEF Oxford

Helping to support the local community

16th April 2020

We are happy to have been able to help with local efforts to support the NHS in a small but practical way. Our Domestic Bursar and members of her team have been busy gathering protective aprons and gloves from our own stores and collecting donations from colleges across the University, all of...

Anneliese Dodds is appointed Shadow Chancellor by Sir Keir Starmer

6th April 2020

Our alumna, Anneliese Dodds (PPE, 1998) has been appointed Shadow Chancellor by the new Leader of the Labour Party, Sir Keir Starmer.

St Hilda's Virtual Literary Festival speakers

St Hilda's Virtual Literary Festival

29th March 2020

The year 2020 was to have been St Hilda's 11th as the only college curating its own day of sessions at the FT Weekend Oxford Literary Festival. As ever, we had an outstanding line-up of speakers, all of whom are members or friends of College. The 2020 Festival, like so many events, has been...

Dr Helen Swift is admitted as Assessor of the University

18th March 2020

We are very proud that Dr Helen Swift, Fellow and Tutor in French at St Hilda's, was admitted as Assessor of the University of Oxford on Wednesday 18th March 2020.

With the Proctors, the Assessor is a senior officer of...