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Avril Gilchrist Bruten Award for Creative Writing 2022

Applications for The Avril Gilchrist Bruten Award are now open, with a prize of £250 for the best piece of creative writing entered by either a current undergraduate or graduate student of St Hugh's College. The writing categories include: poetry, travel writing, prose fiction, memoir, life writing and drama. Submissions will be judged by the acclaimed author and St Hugh's alumna Sarah Moss. The deadline for applications ...
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St Hugh’s to co-host ‘Opening the PEN Archive, 1921-2021’ event
St Hugh's is delighted to be co-hosting 'Opening the PEN Archive, 1921-2021' with TORCH (The Oxford Research Centre in the Humanities) - one of a seri...
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St Hugh’s alumna, The Rt Hon Baroness Heather Hallett DBE PC has been appointed to lead the public inquiry into the Covid-19 pandemic
Prime Minister Boris Johnson has chosen Honorary Fellow and St Hugh’s alumna, The Rt Hon ...
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Professor Anne Hudson (English Language & Literature, 1957), Honorary Fellow and St Hugh’s alumna, has died
It is with the deepest sorrow that the College has learnt of the death of Honorary Fellow Professor Anne Hudson (1938–2021), who studied English at ...
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St Hugh’s alumna, Aung San Suu Kyi, sentenced to imprisonment
The College is deeply concerned to hear about the imprisonment for four years (subsequently reduced to two years) of our alumna, Aung San Suu Kyi, on ...
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St Hugh’s Festival of Nine Lessons and Carols
We were delighted to be able to hold a Festival of Nine Lessons and Carols in person at the College this year. If you were not able to attend and woul...
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St Hugh’s celebrates Hanukkah 2021
Students and staff were delighted to be able to celebrate Hanukkah last night with St Hugh's Tutor in Law; Vice Principal, Professor Joshua Getzler, w...
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Professor McMahon launches 2021/22 lecture series with thought-provoking session
On 10 November 2021, we were delighted to welcome alumni, students, academics, staff and friends from across the world to our first online lecture for...
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Oxmas arrives at St Hugh’s!
Oxmas arrived at College on Friday 26 November with a special event to decorate the Christmas tree. Students and staff enjoyed singing carols with St ...
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St Hugh’s College welcomes pupils from the Kingsgen Foundation
St Hugh’s recently welcomed 45 school pupils aged between 14 and 17 years old from the Kent area, as part of its outreach work with the Kingsgen Fou...
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Home Secretary appoints Chair to Sarah Everard inquiry
The Home Secretary has made the following statement this afternoon: "Rt Hon Dame Elish Angiolini QC will lead...
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St Hugh’s lights up as students and staff enjoy fireworks display
St Hugh's Principal, Dame Elish, welcomed students and staff to a wonderful evening of food and fireworks last week - the first all College event this...
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Congratulations to Professor Elizabeth Eva Leach FBA on receiving the Roland Jackson Award
We are delighted to announce that a Music Analysis publication, “Do Trouvère Melodies Mean Anything?” by St Hugh's Tutorial Fellow in Mus...
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JCR students welcome some four-legged friends to St Hughs!
St Hugh's JCR organised and funded a packed Welfare Week programme during 5th week of Michaelmas Term which included a visit by a group of  alpacas. ...
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Prize winning book co-edited by St Hugh’s Fellow Professor Peter Mitchell
Congratulations to Professor Peter Mitchell, Tutorial Fellow in Archaeology, for being co-editor of The Oxford Encyclopedia of African Historiogra...
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Black History Month Profile
Sir Lesley McCarthy: A Pioneer of Africanisation of the Senior Civil Service in the Gold Coast by Margaret Esiri, Emeritus Fellow ...
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Congratulations to Professor Erin Saupe on being awarded the Philip Leverhulme Prize 2021
We are delighted to announce that College Fellow, Professor Erin Saupe has been awarded the Philip Leverhulme Prize 2021 in recognition of her excepti...
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St Hugh’s Fellows named Turing Fellows for the 2021/22 academic year
Congratulations to St Hugh's Fellows, Professor Alessandro Abate, Tutorial Fellow in Computer Science, and Professor Rafael Perera, Fellow in Medical ...
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Black History Month Profile
Samuel Edward Krune Loliwe Ngxekengxeke Mqhayi: A great twentieth century writer by Professor Peter D. McDonald, Tutorial Fellow in English
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St Hugh’s hosts exhibition featuring the photography of Nancy Sheung (1914-1979)
St Hugh's is delighted to be hosting an exhibition featuring the photography of Nancy Sheung in the College's Hamlin Gallery from Friday 15 October un...
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St Hugh’s Honorary Fellow and friend, Geneviève Adams, has died
It is with the deepest sorrow that the College has learnt of the death of our treasured former colleague and friend, Geneviève Adams, who had  been ...
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St Hugh’s announces the winners of the Julia Wood Prize, 2021
This year there was again a record number of entries: 387. The prize was awarded to Kitty Dallas, in the Lower Sixth at St Paul’s Girls’ School, f...
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St Hugh’s announces the winners of the Mary Renault Prize 2021
This year we again had an excellent selection of essays on many different aspects of classical reception, with a strong international field. The first...
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Black History Month Profile
Septimius Severus: African Roman Emperor, legislator and judge By Professor Joshua Getzler and Professor Mike Macnair, Tutors in Law
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St Hugh’s Alumni Association celebrates the life and legacy of Barbara Castle
On 18 September 2021, the St Hugh’s Alumni Association was delighted to host a virtual symposium celebrating the life and legacy of St Hugh’s alum...
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Black History Month Profile
Phillis Wheatley: A Pioneering African-American Poet by David Taylor, Fellow in English Literature   Phillis Wheatley (175...
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St Hugh’s DPhil student wins prestigious Vice Chancellor’s Social Impact Award
Congratulations to Carla V. Fuenteslópez who has been awarded the accolade for her outstanding commitment to soci...
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St Hugh’s open its doors
St Hugh's will open to the public as part of Oxford Open Doors which celebrates Oxford’s heritage and culture by giving people the chance to get beh...
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St Hugh’s Vice Principal visits statue of Emily Wilding Davison
College Vice-Principal Professor George Garnett together with his dog Lily recently visited the 2018 statue of Emily Wilding Davison, in Carlisle Park...
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Virtual Information Afternoon for state school sixth formers with Back, Asian, or Minority Ethnic heritage
As part of our commitment to supporting applicants from all backgrounds, and in conjunction with the Oxford University Virtual Open Day on Friday 17 ...
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St Hugh’s appoints Professor Robert Vilain as Senior Tutor
Professor Robert Vilain joins St Hugh’s from the University of Bristol, where he has been Professor of German and Comparative Literature since 2010 ...
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