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Professor Loretta J Ross delivers inspirational talk at inaugural ‘Lady Ademola Lecture’

We were delighted to welcome so many guests to our inaugural 'Lady Ademola Lecture' which is part of the College's series celebrating the life and work of alumna, Kofoworola Ademola Moore (English, 1932). Guest speaker, Professor Loretta J Ross, gave a talk entitled 'Appropriate Whiteness' which is a lecture series based on Professor Loretta Ross' experience doing anti-Klan and anti-white supremacy organising.  Professor Ross' lecture, which is directed at young people who want to move beyon...
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Congratulations to St Hugh’s alumna, Professor Rebecca Shipley, recognised in Queen’s Birthday Honours list
We are delighted to announce that Professor Rebecca Shipley, who matriculated in 2001 and completed both her MMath and her DPhil at St Hugh’s, has b...
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New statue of St Hugh’s alumna, Emily Wilding Davison unveiled
To mark the anniversary of the fateful day in June 1913 when alumna Emily Wilding Davison ran out in front of King George V's horse at the Epsom Derby...
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St Hugh’s Alumna, The Rt Hon Baroness Heather Hallett DBE PC chooses her Desert Island Discs
Honorary Fellow and St Hugh's alumna, The Rt Hon  Baroness Heather Hallett DBE PC (Jurisprudence, 1968), appeared on BBC Radio 4's Desert Island Disc...
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In conversation with Professor Dame Jane Glover DBE FRCM HonRAM (Music, 1968)
On Tuesday 18 May 2021 we were honoured and delighted to welcome celebrated conductor and musicologist Professor Dame Jane Glover DBE FRCM HonRAM (Mus...
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An Evening with Rebecca Front (English, 1982)
To mark International Women’s Day, 8 March 2021, St Hugh’s held a virtual evening with celebrated actress and writer, and Honorary Fellow of St Hu...
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The Reverend Jane Sinclair (Modern History, 1975), 1956-2021
The College is deeply saddened to learn of the death of the Reverend Jane Sinclair (Modern History, 1975), former Canon of Westminster and Rector of S...
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Colonial and Postcolonial Cyprus: Transportal Literatures of Empire, Nationalism, and Sectarianism
Congratulations to our alumnus Dr Daniele Nunziata (World Literatures in English, 2013) on the publication of his book Colonial and Postcolonial C...
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Dr Jane Glover CBE (Music, 1968) given Gamechanger Award by Royal Philharmonic Society
Many congratulations to St Hugh’s alumna and Honorary Fellow Dr Jane Glover CBE, who has been recognised by the Royal Philharmonic Society with a pr...
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Black History Month profile: Patrice Wellesley-Cole (Law, 1971)
In the early 1970s Patrice Wellesley-Cole (Law, 1971) was the only black undergraduate at the College, and she describes her time at Oxford as "one of...
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Black History Month profile: Melvin Mezue (Neuroscience, 2010)
As part of our programme for Black History Month 2020 we are taking the opportunity to recognise and share the outstanding contributions alumni of Afr...
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In Conversation with Kalli Purie (PPE, 1991), Vice Chairperson of the India Today Group
On Friday 9 October 2020 we were honoured and delighted to welcome award-winning entrepreneur and businesswoman Kalli Purie (Philosophy, Politics and ...
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St Hugh’s alumnus triumphs in Fantasy Football
Former MCR President Josh Bull (Maths, 2014) has beaten 8 million entrants to be crowned winner of the Fantasy Premier League. Josh said: “I wasn...
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Alumna Joanna Trollope speaks to the ‘Guardian’ about families, fiction and feminism
Our alumna Joanna Trollope CBE (English Language and Literature, 1962) has been interviewed by the Guardian. The novelist spoke to Claire Ar...
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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 ...
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Alumna Hannah Foxton publishes dissertation in leading journal
Many congratulations to Hannah Foxton (English, 2014), who graduated in 2017 with an outstanding first-class degree, on the publication of her undergr...
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St Hugh’s alumna Rose Alterman takes on 3000 mile Atlantic Challenge
St Hugh's alumna Rose Alterman (Medicine, 2009), now working as an Emergency Medicine Registrar in Exeter, Devon, is switching her scrubs for the sea,...
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September 2019 alumni weekend
Last weekend we were delighted to be able to welcome back alumni for two very special reunion events in College. A selection of photos taken by David ...
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Lady Justice Heather Hallett (Law, 1968) appointed to the House of Lords
The College would like to publicly offer its congratulations to our alumna, the Rt Hon Dame Heather Hallett QC, on her appointment to the peerage. La...
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Many congratulations to Professor Alison Noble
We are extremely proud of St Hugh’s alumna and Honorary Fellow, Professor Alison Noble (Engineering Science, 1983), for being the recipient of the 2...
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St Hugh’s Garden Party – 29 June 2019
Last Saturday, 29 June, over 550 alumni, neighbours, Fellows, staff and students, and their guests, joined us for the annual St Hugh’s Garden Party....
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Professor Sue Hartley (Biochemistry, 1980) awarded an OBE
Congratulations to our alumna Professor Sue Hartley (Biochemistry, 1980), Director of the York Environmental Sustainability Institute, on being awarde...
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Novelist Joanna Trollope named in Queen’s Birthday Honours
The College was delighted to see our alumna, the novelist Joanna Trollope (English Language and Literature, 1962), recognised in the Birthday Honours ...
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Supporting the ‘Singing for Syrians’ charity founded by a St Hugh’s alumna
On Sunday 20th January the College Chapel launched a new Hilary Term charity fundraising initiative with St Hugh’s alumna Louisa Barnett ...
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Gill Aitken (Philosophy and Theology, 1979) recognised in the New Year Honours list
The College is delighted to announce that our alumna, Mrs Gill Aitken (Philosophy and Theology, 1979), has been made a Companion of the Order of the B...
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Alumna Bridget Rosewell (Philosophy, Politics and Economics, 1970) recognised in the New Year Honours list
We would like to congratulate alumna Bridget Rosewell FRSA on the wonderful news that she has been awarded a CBE. Bridget has served as Chair of the ...
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Professor Philipp Kukura (MChem, 1998) named as 2019 Blavatnik Chemistry Laureate
Congratulations to St Hugh’s alum Professor Philipp Kukura (MChem, 1998) on being named the 2019 Blavatnik Chemistry Laureate! He
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Happy 70th birthday to the NHS
St Hugh's alumna, Barbara Castle (Philosophy, Politics & Economics, 1932), as Secretary of State for Health and Social Services, campaigned to abo...
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Dame Ethel Smyth: A Celebration
On Sunday 3 June, we were delighted to welcome alumni, friends, neighbours and students to our celebration of the life and work of composer, writer an...
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Congratulations to Gill Aitken on her appointment as Registrar of the University of Oxford!
St Hugh’s alumna Gill Aitken (Philosophy and Theology, 1979) will take up the position of Registrar of the University of Oxford in September. She i...
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Maria Sibylla Merian’s ‘Metamorphosis Insectorum Surinamensium’ donated to the library
Clare Todd (née Griffiths) (Italian and French, 1952) and Alan Todd have very kindly donated a facsimile of Metamorphosis Insectorum Surinamensiu...
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