Latest News

18 September, 2018

The College is celebrating some excellent undergraduate results again this year, with 89.5% of students graduating with a 2:1 or higher, and some exceptional performances from individual students and subjects.

30 August, 2018

Moira Wallace, who became Oriel’s first female Provost in 2013, comes to the end of her term at the end of August.

22 August, 2018

Oriel student Morgan Baynham-Williams was part of the gold medal-winning GB Women's Eight at the World University Rowing Championships, which were held in Shanghai on the 10-12th August.

20 August, 2018

The College is greatly saddened to hear of the death of Dr Jeremy Catto, Emeritus Fellow in Medieval History, on Friday 17th August 2018.

7 August, 2018

The summer edition of the Oriel News is now available to read online!

24 July, 2018

DPhil candidate in Aerospace Engineering Gladys Ngetich has been named as one of Rare Recruitment's "UK Top 10 Rare Rising Stars" of 2018 and she received her award at a ceremony on 12th July.

19 July, 2018

Former Visiting Fellow (2015-16) and current Oriel SCR member Dr Merridee Bailey has been awarded the S. Ernest Sprott Fellowship for her project leading to a book on the history of meekness.

26 June, 2018

A team of student helpers are on standby, ready to give College tours and hand out advice to potential applicants and their families during the first of this year's Oxford Open Days, which will take place on Wednesday 27th and Thursday 28th June.

20 June, 2018

Congratulations to the two winners of this year's Eugene Lee-Hamilton Poetry Competition: Dominic Leonard, from Christ Church, Oxford and Shimali de Silva from Peterhouse, Cambridge.

4 June, 2018

Oriel students have been named as winners of the NUS Oxford Student Switch Off, a not-for-profit campaign that encourages students to save energy when living in University halls of residence.

4 June, 2018

Applications are now open for Oriel's free Year 12 Study Days in Physics, English and Classics.

30 May, 2018

Tickets are now on sale for this year's Oriel Garden Play, a production of George Farquhar's The Beaux' Stratagem. The play will run for three nights from Tuesday 12th to Thursday 14th June.