Alumni events

We host regular events throughout the year – locally, nationally and internationally.  They are fun, informative and a great opportunity to catch up with old friends and make new friends.

Our upcoming events are listed below and alumni can continue to book through our events page.

If you are able to bring guests to a particular event, it is indicated on each event. Please let us know if your guest is an Alumnus/Alumna of College and ensure you provide a name, including title, and other details when booking guests.

If you would like to enquire about booking accommodation in College, please see our Bed and Breakfast pages. Alumni are entitled to discounted rooms in College. Please use promo code SMR009 when booking.

June 2017

Royal Holloway Picture Gallery, Chapel & Archive Tour - Thursday 15 June 2017

This is an exciting opportunity to tour the Picture Gallery at Royal Holloway with curator and St Hugh’s Alumna, Dr Harriet O’Neill (Modern History, 1999). There will also be a unique chance to view material relating to St Hugh’s College from the Royal Holloway archives, to visit the Chapel and enjoy a full afternoon tea, included in the cost of the ticket.

As parking is very limited at Royal Holloway, attendees have the option of taking a coach from St Hugh’s at an additional cost of £19 per person, departing from St Hugh’s at 12:30. The event will finish at 17:00 and the coach will return to Oxford shortly afterwards.

Should you have mobility requirements and wish to park at Royal Holloway, please let us know your registration number in order to reserve a spot.

For more information and to purchase tickets, please visit our events page.

St Hugh's Garden Party - Sunday 18 June 2017

Alumni are welcome to bring friends and family members of all ages. Afternoon tea, soft drinks and Pimm’s will be served throughout.

There will be plenty of entertainment for children, including a bouncy castle, garden games, face painting and circus skills workshops for a range of ages. Another highlight will be the Dog Show, with fun prizes.

Please let us know if you will be bringing your dog to the day when booking.

The St Hugh’s Alumni Association will also be holding its Annual General Meeting from 14:15 – 15:00

Book by Monday 12 June via

Alternatively, RSVP via email to, or by telephone on 01865 613852

September 2017

'Meeting Minds' - University of Oxford Alumni Weekend 15-17 September

The 2016 Alumni weekend was a record-breaking event; featuring more than 100 sessions, and more than 1,800 attendees from 29 countries.

Stay tuned for more updates on the 2017 Alumni Weekend, “Meeting Minds”, in Oxford on 15-17 September 2017.

Gaudy - Saturday 16 September 2017

Saturday 16 September 2017, 7.00pm for 7.30pm
St Hugh’s College

This event is for St Hugh’s Alumni only.

Join us for a four-course dinner in College with our Principal, Rt Hon Dame Elish Angiolini DBE QC, and your contemporaries. Dinner will be followed by musical entertainment in Mordan Hall, so you can continue your conversations or listen to the music. The Gaudy is open to all matriculant years, with a focus this year on celebrating years:

Up to and including 1956





Jubilee years: 1947, 1957 and 1967.

To book, please click here.

Jubilee Lunch - Sunday 17 September 2017

Sunday 17 September 2017, 12:00pm for 12:30pm
St Hugh’s College

This event is for St Hugh’s Alumni only.

Celebrate your Golden, Diamond or Platinum Jubilee since matriculation at College. A special jubilee lunch will be held with our Principal,Rt Hon Dame Elish Angiolini DBE QC, and celebrating  Alumni who matriculated in 1947, 1957 and 1967.

Invitations will be mailed to jubilee matriculants

To book, please click here.


November 2017

Save the date: Advent Carol Service - Sunday 26 November 2017

Join us for the College’s annual Advent Carol Service, to be held on Sunday 26 November at 6:15pm in Mordan Hall.

This popular service is a traditional ‘Nine Lessons and Carols’ with familiar seasonal songs, and special pieces performed by the College Choir.

After the service, you are invited to join us for a festive supper in the College Dining Hall, followed by mince pies and mulled wine.  


To RSVP for an upcoming event please visit our Events Page


Priority on site is given to alumni and their guests whose mobility is limited. Additional parking is available adjacent to College, on Canterbury Road and St Margaret’s Road, and is limited to two hours per day. Our visit us page has more information on travelling to St Hugh’s.

Event Contact

If you have any questions about our alumni events please contact in the Development team.

Event Cancellations

If you can no longer attend an event for which you have booked, please email the Development Office or call 01865 274958. Cancellations received with less than a week’s notice before an event will not receive refunds.

St Hugh’s Graduation Ceremonies

Our Graduation Ceremonies are organised by our College Office. To book your ceremony, please find further information on our Graduation page. If you have any queries, please email the College Office.