Sue Lloyd-Roberts Fund

The Sue Lloyd-Roberts Fund supports an undergraduate bursary, named in memory of Sue Lloyd-Roberts CBE (History and Modern Languages, 1970).

Sue Lloyd-Roberts (1950-2015) was a highly-regarded foreign correspondent who risked her life to document human rights abuses around the world. She worked with ITN, Channel 4 News and Channel 4 documentaries before moving to the BBC, where as a Foreign Correspondent for BBC World Affairs, she won many awards for her investigative reporting. These included: The Royal Television Society Award for International News, the ITN News & Current Affairs Award and a European Women of Achievement Award.

Sue Lloyd-Roberts Memorial Lecture

The Sue Lloyd-Roberts lecture series was established in 2017.  Since then, we have been honoured to host the following speakers:

2023: The Rt Hon. the Lord Patten of Barnes KG CH, Chancellor of the University of Oxford, ‘Foreign Policy and Human Rights’

2021: Isabel Hilton OBE, international journalist and broadcaster, ‘The China Challenge’

2020: Carrie Gracie, journalist and broadcaster, ‘Our Woman in China: One Big Story Through the Female Lens’

2019: Lyse Doucet, Chief International Correspondent and Senior Presenter for BBC World News television and BBC World Service Radio, ‘Journalism in Crisis – What Would Sue do?’

2018: Jonathon Porritt, ‘Sustainability – Does Anyone Out There Care? The role of the Investigative Journalist’

2017: Lord Hall of Birkenhead, Director General of the BBC, ‘Human Rights – Does Anyone Out There Care?’



Sue Lloyd-Roberts