St Hugh's College, University of Oxford

Founded in 1886, St Hugh’s is one of the largest colleges at the University of Oxford with around 800 students. We offer all the extraordinary benefits of studying at an Oxford college. Students receive tutorial teaching from first-class academics, enabling them to become intellectually confident and independent.

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Professor Morisi speaks to French national radio on Albert Camus

Professor Ève Morisi, Tutorial Fellow in French at St Hugh’s, was invited to participate in France’s national radio show “La marche de l’histoire” on 6 January 2020, to commemorate the 60th anniversary of Albert Camus’s death. She talked about her current …

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Congratulations to Hilary Cottam and Juliet Pleydell-Bouverie, named in New Year Honours list

St Hugh’s is delighted to see two of our alumnae named in the New Year Honours list. Both were awarded OBEs. Hilary Cottam (Modern History, 1984), a social entrepreneur, was honoured for “services to the British Welfare State”. In 2019 her book Radical Help: How We Can Remake …

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Julia Wood Prize 2016

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2020 Julia Wood and Mary Renault essay competitions now open

St Hugh’s is very pleased to announce that both the Julia Wood and Mary Renault 2020 essay competitions are now open for submissions. The deadline for both essay competitions is 5pm on Friday 24th July 2020. Established in 1971, in memory of a St Hugh’s College historian, the Julia Wood Prize …

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