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07 March 2020

*SOLD OUT* Women Codebreakers: From Station X to Generation Z

Women Codebreakers: From Station X to Generation Z

Celebrating the 36 St Hugh’s College alumnae who served at Bletchley Park and GCHQ


We are delighted to announce that the St Hugh’s Alumni Association is hosting a symposium on 7 March 2020 to celebrate the many St Hugh’s alumnae who served at Bletchley Park during the Second World War, and those alumni who subsequently joined GCHQ and other intelligence services. Join us at St Hugh’s College, University of Oxford, for a fascinating afternoon of talks and the opportunity to view a special exhibition of photos and memorabilia curated by the Alumni Association and the College Archivist, Amanda Ingram, with the help of the families and friends of our Bletchley Park alumnae.

Confirmed speakers:

Tessa Dunlop (St Hilda’s College, 1993), author of The Bletchley Girls and The Century Girls

Professor Andrew Martin, Professor of Systems Security and Director of the Oxford Centre for Doctoral Training in Cyber Security

Professor Lynette Ryals OBE, Pro-Vice-Chancellor of Cranfield University and CEO of the proposed new STEM-focused university MK:U

To book your ticket(s), please fill out our online form below. Standard tickets are £10. Tickets are free for under-18s and current University of Oxford students. If you find that the event has sold out below, please email to be added to the waiting list.

In order to help with their research and the development of this project, the Association is keen to hear from any alumni with a link to/relative who has worked for the intelligence services or was associated with Bletchley Park. If you would like to get involved, please contact the Alumni Association President, Mrs Veronica Lowe (Modern History, 1969) via the Development Office on


Pictured: Marion Hope (née Whittaker, Philosophy, Politics and Economics, 1941)

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