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14th January 2022
Many congratulations to our alumnae on their recognition in the New Years Honours List 2022.  Vivien Life (English, 1976) was named Companion of the Order of St Michael and St George (CMG) for services to Trade and Investment. She is Director and Chief Negotiator of the Department for International Trade, and from 2012 to 2016 was British Ambassador to Denmark.
Rachel Fairhurst is awarded the Turville-Petre Prize by the Viking Society for Northern Research
14th December 2021
Our alumna, Rachel Fairhurst (English, 2018), has been awarded the 2021 Turville-Petre Prize by the Viking Society for Northern Research. The prize is awarded annually to the student at the University of Oxford who has best distinguished themself in the field of Old Norse studies.
Joanna Rose, Honorary Fellow of St Hilda's, has died
17th November 2021
It is with great sadness that we announce the death of Honorary Fellow, Joanna Rose (English, 1952), on 13 November. Joanna Rose was the founding Chair and driving force in establishing the American Friends of St Hilda’s in January 1989.
Our Stipendiary Lectureship in English is named the 'Rebecca Marsland Lectureship in Medieval Literatures'
8th October 2021
St Hilda’s College is delighted to announce that the Stipendiary Lectureship in English that covers our core college undergraduate teaching in Old and Medieval English Language and Literature is to be named as the Rebecca Marsland Lectureship in Medieval Literatures.
Margaret Bullard and guests at the launch of 'Endangered Species: Diplomacy from the Passenger Seat'
5th October 2021
Congratulations to our alumna, Margaret Bullard (PPE, 1947), on the launch of her latest book, Endangered Species, Diplomacy from the Passenger Seat.
9th September 2021
The Bodleian Libraries has reached a significant milestone in its online digital library allowing over 1 million images from its collections to be seen and freely used anywhere in the world. The one millionth image to be digitized is from an original notebook of poet and our alumna, Jenny Joseph (1932 – 2018). It shows the first draft of her poem, 'Warning', which was voted the ‘nation’s favourite poem’ in a BBC poll in 2006
9th September 2021
St Hilda's alumna, Susanna Clarke (PPE, 1978), has won the Women's Prize for Fiction 2021 for her novel Piranesi. Susanna's acceptance speech gave heart to others coping with long-term ill health: "It is the book that I never thought I would get to write.... My hope is that my standing here tonight will give courage to other women with incapacitating illness."
13th August 2021
We were saddened by the news of the death on 31 July of Dr Margaret Christie, Fellow in Chemistry at St Hilda's from 1958 to her retirement in 1985.
16th June 2021
Meg Hillier DBE (PPE, 1987) and Sarah Mukherjee MBE (Law, 1984), both appear in the Queen's Birthday Honours list this year.
The Inaugural Dr Joyce Mitchell Cook Memorial Lecture
28th May 2021
The inaugural Dr Joyce Mitchell Cook Memorial Lecture, celebrating the life and career of trailblazing St Hilda’s alumna, Dr Joyce Mitchell Cook took place on 26 May. If you missed it or would like to watch again, you can do so on our Alumnae Events YouTube channel.  
Oxford University QUADcast with our alumna, Val McDermid
26th February 2021
Best-selling author and our alumna and Honorary Fellow, Val McDermid (English, 1972) spoke to the Alumni Office's Harriet Packer about what it was like to arrive at Oxford as a 17 year old from Fife for the University's QUADcast series.
16th February 2021
We were very sorry to hear that our alumna and Honorary Fellow, Dame Fiona Caldicott DBE FMEDSci, passed away on 15 February.