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St Hugh’s announces the winner of the Edith McMorran Prize 2022

Congratulations to Isabel Parkinson (DPhil Medieval and Modern Languages - German, 2021) who has been awarded the Edith McMorran Verse Translation Prize 2022 for her entry taken from the final chapter of Der Abend nach dem Begräbnis der besten Freundin, by Austrian author Marlene Streeruwitz.  The late Edith McMorran was a Lecturer in French at St Hugh's for many years, and also founded TRIO (Translation Research in Oxford) which organised a number...
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St Hugh’s Boat Club celebrates top performances at this year’s Torpids
Congratulations to St Hugh's Boat Club (SHBC) who had a spectacular week at Torpids with both the M1 and W1 boats bumping on three of the four days. W...
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The Invasion of Ukraine by the Russian Federation
[This statement was updated on Wednesday 9 March] The St Hugh’s community has been shocked and appalled by the Russian Federation’s in...
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St Hugh’s achieves a Gold Standard in its recent Health and Safety Audit
Following an annual Health and Safety Audit undertaken by health and safety consultants, Stallard Kane, the College has been award a Gold Standard for...
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LGBT+ History Month: Students celebrate with fundraiser Bake Off event
In the spirit of LGBT+ History Month, the MCR and JCR collaboratively organised a fundraiser Bake Off event last Sunday. While students showcased thei...
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The Geochemical Society and The European Association of Geochemistry awards St Hugh’s Fellow
Congratulations to Professorial Fellow in Geochemistry, Chris Ballentine who has been honoured with the title of Geochemistry Fellow by The Geochemica...
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The Mary Renault 2022 essay competition is now open!
The Mary Renault Prize is a Classical Reception essay prize for school or college sixth form pupils, awarded by the Principal and Fellows of St Hugh...
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The Julia Wood 2022 essay competition is now open!
Established in 1971, in memory of a St Hugh’s College historian, the Julia Wood Prize is an annual History essay competition open to Sixth Form pupi...
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LGBT+ History Month Profiles: Vedika Maheshwari, MCR Equalities Representative
LGBT+ History Month is an opportunity to increase the visibility and awareness of lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender people, their history, lives ...
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Four St Hugh’s Fellows awarded Record of Distinction
Many congratulations to four St Hugh's Fellows who have been awarded the title of Professor in Oxford University’s Recognition of Distinction Scheme...
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St Hugh’s announces decision to adopt the Oxford Living Wage
Following a decision made by the Governing Body on Thursday 10 February, St Hugh's College has committed to pay all of its staff at least the
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LGBT+ History Month Profiles: Georgie Milner Day, Inclusion Officer for Oxford University Sports
We are delighted to announce that St Hugh's third year student, Georgie Milner Day (Human Sciences, 2019) has been appointed as this year's Inclusion ...
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International Women and Girls in Science Day Profile: DPhil Engineering Science Student Chenying Liu
Chenying Liu (Engineering Science, 2019), is fascinated by origami - its origin as art, it...
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Celebrating LGBT+ History Month at St Hugh’s College
The St Hugh's community will be marking LGBT+ History Month throughout February with a variety of social and welfare events. We will also be featuring...
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Calling all St Hugh’s students who would like to be part of the 2022 Telephone Campaign
The College is holding it's 2022 Telephone Campaign between 28 March and 11 April 2022 and is looking for enthusiastic students who want to make a si...
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St Hugh’s Fellow honoured in the annual Blavatnik Awards for Young Scientists
Professor Erin Saupe, St Hugh's Tutor in Palaeobiology is one of...
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St Hugh’s alumnae recognised in the Queen’s New Year’s Honours
We are delighted to offer our congratulations to St Hugh's alumnae, Rebecca Ellis CBE (Law, 1998) and Genevieve Carnell BEM (History, 2011)  who have...
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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 w...
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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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