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2020 Green Gaudy

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Thank you to everyone who helped celebrate our green Gaudy. 

The festivities are over for another year, but you can catch up on the all of day's events:

Films for the Gaudy
Do watch this special message of welcome from Dr Georgina Paul, Vice Principal. Get to know the College gardens with this new film and catch up on the new buildings. And why not join Emeritus Fellow Dr Sarah Watkinson, Wytham Woods' first poet in residence. In this film she leads us through a delicate maze of woodland and words, weaving together nature, research and poetry. And in anticipation of her very first St Hilda's Gaudy our new Chaplain has recorded this poetic greeting.                                         

An English Country Garden: The College Grounds, a history in bloom - Click here to watch the event.
As the new buildings continue to take root in the landscape of our beautiful College Grounds, we dig into the history of our magnificent gardens to unearth their stories. From the Rose Garden to the Suffragette Border; the South Garden Rockery to the fritillaries of the Meadow our Garden Consultant, Walter Sawyer, in conversation with Dr Sarah Watkinson, will delve into the archives to reveal how the gardens have evolved before bringing us up-to-date with the rejuvenation of our unique and much-loved riverside landscape. 

St Hilda’s College Gardeners’ Question Time - Click here to watch the event.
Join us in our very own version of the popular radio programme. With your panel of horticultural experts: Walter Sawyer, Sarah Watkinson, Serena Cowdy (History, 1998), and Meryem Kalayci and Chair Nicolette Jones (English, 1978).
Quiz our panel on the day via the Youtube Live Chat.

Building the future : transforming our site and planning for the ‘new normal’ - Click here to watch the event.
With the Principal, Sir Gordon Duff giving the latest news from College and progress with our campaign, assisted by Development Director and Fellow, Bronwyn Travers.

The Gaudy Lecture with Cherie Nursalim - Click here to watch the event.
Our distinguished alumna, Cherie Nursalim (Liem Mei Kim, Engineering and Economics,1985) will be joining us to share her remarkable journey from St Hilda’s to her roles today as a leader in business in the Asia Pacific region, and shaping initiatives for a better, greener, and happier future. With the Principal and Dr Saad Jbabdi (Tutor in Engineering).

‘Thought for the Gaudy’ with the College Chaplain, Meryem Kalayci - Click here to watch the event.
In place of our usual Gaudy, Thanksgiving Service, the Chaplain will bring today’s College community activities to a close.