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24 November, 2017

Oriel’s Governing Body is pleased to announce that it intends to elect Dr Mark Whittow as the College’s next Provost, to succeed Moira Wallace OBE when she reaches the end of her term in August 2018.

21 November, 2017

Oriel Engineering undergraduate Chun Au was part of a team of students from the University of Oxford who were awarded not only a gold medal, but also the prize for 'Best Diagnostics Project', at this year's iGEM synthetic biology competition.

Oriel College Choir Lumen de Lumine
16 November, 2017

The College Choir has recorded a new CD of music for the festive season, which is now available to buy in College from Director of Music David Maw.

LSAT - Low Signal Acquisition and Tracking
14 November, 2017

Oriel alumnus Hugo Shelley (Physics and Philosophy, 2004) is part of a team who have reached the final round of NASA's 'CubeSat Challenge', with voting for the winner closing in the early hours of 17th November.

Craig Ogden
13 November, 2017

Acclaimed classical guitarist Craig Ogden is Oriel's Visiting Musician for the 2017-18 academic year and he will hold a Masterclass for students on Monday 22nd November at 8pm.

Oriel Talks: Expiration
13 November, 2017

The second Oriel Talks of Michaelmas Term will take place on Tuesday 21 November, and will discuss the theme of 'Exploration'.

Oriel College
6 November, 2017

On Friday 3rd November, Oriel welcomed high-achieving Year 11 students from four comprehensive schools in Walsall for a day of exploring Oxford and experiencing some of the opportunities that a top university can offer.

Oriel Talks: Perception
18 October, 2017

The first Oriel Talks of the 2017-18 academic year, on the theme of 'Perception', will take place on Tuesday 24th October in the Harris Lecture Theatre, and the event is now open for bookings.

Oriel College New Fellows
16 October, 2017

Three new Fellows join the College this term, including our first ever fellow in Linguistics and Spanish.

Oriel College Choir
9 October, 2017

The Oriel Choir, conducted by Director of Music David Maw, will perform at the Brandenburg Choral Festival of London on 7th November 2017.

Craig Ogden
6 October, 2017

Acclaimed classical guitarist Craig Ogden will be Oriel's Visiting Musician this academic year, and he will hold two Masterclasses for students, as well as performing a concert at the Holywell Music Room.

Oriel College James Mellon Hall
4 October, 2017

Returning students will notice that the common room at James Mellon Hall is looking quite different, after a full refurbishment was underaken during the summer vacation.

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