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Rachel McLean Prize 2020

Kamran Sharifi wins the 2020 Rachel McLean Award

21st May 2020
Kamran Sharifi wins the 29th (and the first virtual) Rachel McLean award. JCR Secretary, Alyssa Cho, describes the process for this unusual Trinity Term. 

Many aspects of College life have had to to be carried out remotely this term and the 29th Rachel McLean Prize is no different. The...

Our Principal, Professor Sir Gordon Duff, speaks to the World Healthcare Journal about the fight against COVID-19

18th May 2020

Professor Sir Gordon Duff spoke to World Healthcare Journal Editor and St Hilda's alumna, Sarah Cartledge, about the importance of UK strengths in the fight against COVID-19.

St Hilda's College Staff Supporting the NHS

11th May 2020

Our Conference and Events Manager, Sarah Brett, has been making scrubs for NHS staff in local hospitals. On hearing from a friend that their staff were short of scrubs and PPE in general, she sourced fabric and patterns, and got started, along side a small group of women in the local area. Well...

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...