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Honorary Fellow, Toni Morrison, has died

6th August 2019

We are deeply saddened by the news that the award-winning author and our Honorary Fellow, Toni Morrison, has died.

We're transforming our site, starting with our new Boundary Building

5th August 2019

Our new Boundary Building is taking shape! Here's a preview of the views that we'll see from its roof garden in Autumn 2020, when the building is finished. Find out more about how we're transforming St Hilda's site, so...

Success for St Hilda's Law Students

26th July 2019

We are delighted that Alastair Richardson (Law, 2018) has won the Herbert Hart Prize in Jurisprudence and Political Theory, which is awarded annually to the graduate student who in the opinion of the...

Thomas Wisson has won a Gibbs Prize for Mathematics Part B

24th July 2019

Thomas Wisson (Mathematics, 2016) has won a Gibbs Prize Part B in his third year exams. The Gibbs Prizes are awarded annually by the Examiners to undergraduate...

St Hilda's student, Matthew Jones, runs a conservation expedition to Borneo

St Hilda's student leads a conservation expedition to Borneo.

22nd July 2019

Instead of having a relaxing summer vacation, our second-year Geography student, Matthew Jones, is leading an expedition to Borneo, Usun Apau Retraced.

With a student team including Maryam Jamilah (Brasenose) and Rosalie Wright (Christ Church), Matthew will travel to the Usun Upau plateau...

Professor Alison Noble receives a Royal Society Award

19th July 2019

Professor Alison Noble OBE FREng FRS, our Professorial Fellow in Engineering, is among four of the University of Oxford’s leading scientists to be recognised for their exceptional and outstanding contributions to...

Isaiah Robinson Lewis is SciPo Poetry Competition's first winner of the Under-18 category

Isaiah Ambssa Robinson-Lewis wins the under-18 category in SciPo Poetry Competition 2019

19th July 2019

We were proud to announce the winner of the under-18 category in the SciPo Poetry Competition, which was a category in the event for the first time in June 2019. The theme was 'Eating Plants' and the competition was judged by Carrie Etter. The winner was Isaiah Ambssa Robinson-Lewis, aged 16....

Professor Julia Yeomans has been awarded an Honorary Doctorate of Science by Northumbria University, Newcastle.

19th July 2019

Our Tutorial Fellow in Physics, Professor Julia Yeomans, FRS, has been awarded an Honorary Doctorate of Science by Northumbria University, Newcastle. Professor Yeomans is a theoretical physicist researching the...

Beth McDonough wins the SciPo 2019 Poetry Competition with 'Samphire'

19th July 2019

We are delighted to announce that Beth McDonough has won the 2019 SciPo Adult Poetry Competition with her entry, 'Samphire'. The poetry competition was on the SciPo 2019 theme, 'Plants, Brain and Imagination', and was judged by Jane Draycott. 

Many congratulations to Beth!


Jennifer Jackson and Tom Armstrong lead a workshop on 'The Sleeping Beauty' with dancers, Gabrielle Orr and Courtney Reading

DANSOX Inaugural Summer School, 6-8 July 2019

10th July 2019

We were delighted to host the Inaugural Summer School for DANSOX (Dance Scholarship Oxford), which was led by Alastair Macaulay, former Chief Dance Critic of the New York Times.

Philip Pullman, Dr Margaret Kean, and Mansfield College Principal, Helen Mountfield QC

John Milton Fellowship Lecture 2019: Sir Philip Pullman and Dr Margaret Kean

26th June 2019

Dr Margaret Kean, Fellow and Tutor in English at St Hilda’s College, was invited to give the 2019 John Milton Fellowship Lecture at Mansfield College on 31 May. Dr Kean was joined by Sir Philip Pullman as respondent to her lecture entitled ‘Taking Liberties: contemporary fiction and the fall of...

Announcing a special prize from Blackwell's to be won at St Hilda's College Crime Fiction Weekend

25th June 2019

Our Crime Fiction Weekend is fast approaching! With thanks to Blackwell's Oxford, we can announce a special prize to be awarded at the event, which takes place 16-18 August 2019.

For the past few years the PD James dinner at the Crime Fiction Weekend has featured a specially written after...