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St Hugh’s Principal presented with Life-Time Achievement Award

We are proud to announce that St Hugh's Principal, Lady Elish Angiolini has been presented with The Herald's "Lifetime Achievement Award" for her outstanding contribution to public life. Lady Elish received the award at The Herald Scottish Politician of the Year Awards on Thursday 24 November. Before presenting the award, the Editor of The Herald, Catherine Salmond gave this poignant speech: 'The Lifetime Achievement Award is special. It isn’t presented every year. It is only given to ma...
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St Hugh’s Emeritus Fellow recognised as one of the best female scientists in the world
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The Lady Ademola Lecture: “Approaching Disability and Race in British Literature 1780-1840”
We were thrilled to be able to welcome Professor Essaka Joshua, Associate Professor of English at the University of Notre Dame, to St Hugh's on Thursd...
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St Hugh’s Undergraduate finds 1.8m year old tooth of early human
Congratulations to third year St Hugh's student, Jack Peart (Archaeology and Anthropology, 2020) who found a 1.8m year old Homo erectus mandi...
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Black History Month 2022: The Lady Ademola Project
The Lady Ademola Project Update by Professor Thomas Cousins, Tutorial Fellow in Human Sciences and Tutor for Equality & Diversity...
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Black History Month: St Hugh’s first Lady Ademola scholarship holder
We were delighted to welcome our first Lady Ademola scholarship holder in 2021, Ndume Ibrahimu, who read for a Master of Studies in Linguistics, Philo...
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Poetry readings event at St Hugh’s in tribute to alumna, Ruth Bidgood (1922-2022)
The College will be paying tribute to major Welsh poet and alumna Ruth Bidgood (English Language and Literature, 1940) on Tue...
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Oxford Alumni Choir performs in St Hugh’s Chapel
We were delighted to welcome the Standish Consort, an Oxford Alumni Choir based in Gloucestershire as part of their residency in Oxford. The choir was...
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Student Stories: Exploring clubs and societies by St Hugh’s student Molayo Ogunde
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Ruth Bidgood, 20 July 1922-4 March 2022
On National Poetry Day, we remember St Hugh's alumna, Ruth Bidgood (née Jones, English Language and Literature, 1940) who was one of Wales's finest p...
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St Hugh’s to participate in Oxford’s All-Innovate Ideas Competition 2022-23
St Hugh's College is delighted to be participating in
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Exhibition extended: Annan Affotey’s “My Complexion”
St Hugh's is delighted to announce that we will be extending the exhibition of Oxford-based artist, Annan Affotey. Due to popular demand, we will cont...
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A statement from St Hugh’s Principal on the death of Her Majesty The Queen
On behalf of St Hugh's College, our Principal, Lady Elish Angiolini offers her deepest sympathy to The Royal Family on the death of Her Majesty Th...
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The Lady Ademola Lecture 2021-2022
St Hugh's was honoured to host Sir Geoff Palmer OBE for the 2021-2022 annual Lady Ademola lecture on Thursday 9 June 2022. The lecture was held virtua...
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Join us at the Belcher Colloquium: Writing Between Empires in the Long Nineteenth Century 
We invite you to join us at St Hugh's College for the Belcher Colloquium entitled, "Writing Between Empires in the Long Nin...
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Congratulations to Julia Millard, MBE who has been recognised in the Queen’s Birthday Honours 2022
We are delighted to offer our congratulations to St Hugh's alumna, Julia Millard (née Lehmann) (History, 1987) who has been awarded an MBE in the Que...
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St Hugh’s crews celebrate performances at Summer Eights 2022
We were delighted to be able to welcome alumni back to College to celebrate St Hugh's Boat Club's (SHBC) recent successes and to cheer on the crews at...
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Congratulations to Zoë Billingham, CBE who has been recognised in the Queen’s Birthday Honours 2022
We are delighted to offer our congratulations to St Hugh's alumna, Zoë Billingham (PPE, 1983) who has been awarded a CBE in the Queen's Birthday Hono...
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St Hugh’s Principal receives personal appointment from The Queen
The Royal Household has made the following announcement this morning: The Queen has been graciously pleased to appoint The Right Honourable Dame El...
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St Hugh’s gardens now 100% organic
Congratulations to our Gardening team who have announced that after a number of years of hard work our gardens are now 100% organic. They have discont...
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St Hugh’s student community come together for welfare week
St Hugh's JCR committee hosted a culture day for students to celebrate and encourage everyone to engage with the diversity of the College community. W...
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St Hugh’s thanks everyone who pledged a donation during its 2022 Telethon campaign
We are delighted to announce that St Hugh's 2022 Telethon campaign has been a huge success with pledges totally over £195,000 from our generous alumn...
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Andrew Hazelden, Ceramicist, commissioned to create functional art for St Hugh’s College Chapel
Andrew Hazelden, a ceramicist who has been commissioned to create original and permanent functional art for the College Chapel in the form of a specia...
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The Lady Ademola Lecture (online): “The Education I Nearly Missed”
All members of the University of Oxford community are warmly invited to join us for The Lady Ademola Lecture to be given online by Sir Geoff Palmer OB...
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Margaret Belcher Lecture: “In Praise of Happy Endings: Precarity, Sustainability, and the Novel” 
We are delighted to be able to welcome Caroline Levine, American literary critic and the David and Kathleen Ryan Professor of Humanities at Cornell Un...
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St Hugh’s Emeritus Fellow advises BBC on animation of the life and work of Maria Sibylla Merian
St Hugh's Dean of Degrees and Emeritus Fellow, Professor Jeyaraney Kathirithamby acted as the academic consultant on an animation entitled: "The woma...
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The sun shines for St Hugh’s Student Garden Party
St Hugh's students came together on Saturday for a garden party hosted by College. It was a wonderful opportunity for the St Hugh's community to celeb...
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St Hugh’s fields largest team at Oxford Town and Gown 10K 2022
Congratulations to the St Hugh's College team on their outstanding performance at the Oxford Town and Gown 10K on Sunday 8 May 2022.  We were delight...
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Muslim and Christian Interfaith Evensong in St Hugh’s College Chapel
Zara Mohammed, elected Secretary General for the Muslim Council of Britain in 2021, was the guest speaker at St Hugh’s College on Sunday 8 May for a...
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Colin Matthew Fund, travel awards for historical research, is open for 2022 applicants
Professor [Henry] Colin Gray Matthew was a Fellow and Tutor at St Hugh's from 1974-1999. His focus was on British history throughout the 19th and earl...
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In memory of his wife, St Hugh’s alumna Pranaiya Oulapathorn, and their son, Oxford alumnus Hamish Magoffin, runs & cycles from John o’ Groats to Land’s End
May is Mental Health Awareness Month in the UK. More specifically, this week, 2–9 May, is
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