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Health and Welfare
1 May, 2016

Oriel Art Festival will be taking place throughout second week Trinity (1st-7th May), featuring talks, arts and crafts, dance teaching and more!

Acknowledging Equality
22 April, 2016

Professor Teresa Bejan will give a lecture on "Acknowledging Equality" at the 7th Balzan-Skinner Symposium in Cambridge on 22 April 2016.

Oriel Square
15 February, 2016

The second 'Oriel Talks', on the theme of 'Mysteries' takes place on Tuesday 23rd February at 5.30pm in the Harris Lecture Theatre.

Meringue model of Oriel College
3 February, 2016

On 18th January, Marjory Szurko (Oriel’s Librarian), hosted the seventh Edible Exhibition held in the College – a biennial tradition starting in December 2002, and featuring original recipes for sweet dishes through the centuries.

Photo of staircase in Oriel's Island Site by graduate student Alejandro Salgado Montejo
19 January, 2016

The MCR are pleased to officially announce the launch of Oriel Talks, which kick off this Hilary Term!

Oriel College Chapel by Marcus Peel
25 November, 2015

With the festive season approaching, we are pleased to announce the dates for the College Carol Services.

Joanna Macgregor
10 November, 2015

We are delighted to welcome Joanna MacGregor, one of the world's most innovative and creative pianists as our Visiting Musician for 2015-16!

Poor Print
4 November, 2015

After taking a well-earned break over the long vacation, the Poor Print team are back with a brand new edition of the College magazine!

Eman Alashwali receives IEEE awards
22 October, 2015

We are delighted to report that new graduate student Eman Alashwali received two prestigious awards from the Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE) at the 105th IEEE Region 8 Committee Meeting in Ljubljana on 10th October.

Fellows at their service of admission
14 September, 2015

We are delighted to announce that four new Fellows will join Oriel this Michaelmas Term.

Oriel Open Days
14 September, 2015

If you’re visiting Oxford for the University’s Open Day on Friday 18th September, make sure you drop in and see us at Oriel!

The Oriel MCR website
8 September, 2015

Following extensive re-development work over the summer, MCR President Mark Johnson and the Executive Committee are pleased to present the new-look Oriel Middle Common Room website!