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6 December, 2018

Oriel undergraduate student Kate Culverwell has been nominated for the 2018 World Paddle Awards after tandem kayaking 4,000km across Europe.

4 December, 2018

We are delighted to announce that Oriel College will be participating in the inaugural All-Innovate idea competition, an initiative led by the Oxford Foundry.

27 November, 2018

A massive congratulations to Marjory Szurko, Oriel’s former Librarian, on the debut of her book, Sweet Slices of History. A launch party was held on 26 November to celebrate this achievement.

22 November, 2018

A big congratulations to Oriel undergraduate student, Bhuvana Sudarshan, and her Oxford iGEM team for winning the award for Best Therapeutics Project alongside a Gold Medal and three other nominations.

20 November, 2018

The College was greatly saddened to hear of the death of Dr Jeremy Catto, Emeritus Fellow in Medieval History, on Friday 17th August 2018. His funeral took place on Tuesday 11th September at the Oxford Oratory Church of St Aloysius Gonzaga, followed by a memorial service on 2nd November at the University Church of St Mary the Virgin with over 500 guests in attendance.  

16 November, 2018

Dr Teresa Bejan, an Associate Professor of Political Theory and Tutorial Fellow in Politics, gave a TED talk in New York in October. Her video is now available for viewing online.

13 November, 2018

Online booking is now open for the second Oriel Talks of the new academic year, which will take place on Tuesday 20th November at 5.30pm in the Harris Lecture Theatre, and will be on the theme of 'Environments: Social and Political'.

9 November, 2018

A ceremony to commemorate the 163 Oriel men who gave their lives in the Great War took place on Saturday 27th October at Iffley Meadow.

8 November, 2018

Suzanne Chiodo, a Stipendiary Lecturer in Law and doctoral student at Oriel, has published her first book, The Class Actions Controversy: The Origins and Development of the Ontario Class Proceedings Act.

16 October, 2018

To mark the centenary of the end of the First World War in 1918 Oriel has published a new book, A Provost’s War. The volume, edited by Dr John Stevenson and College Archivist Rob Petre, brings together some of the correspondence received by the College’s wartime Provost, Lancelot Ridley Phelps. The book is now on sale in the Lodge and online.

15 October, 2018

Oriel is delighted to welcome Dr Nicholas Gaskill as the College's new Tutorial Fellow in American Literature.

11 October, 2018

Oriel will hold a special First World War Centenary event at 11am on Saturday 27th October at Iffley Meadow to honour the 163 Oriel men who fell in the Great War (1914-1918).