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23 January, 2018

Why are there so few female engineers? Oriel DPhil candidate in Engineering Science Gladys Ngetich talked to BBC Science about what inspired her interest in Aerospace Engineering.

18 January, 2018

Oriel's Visiting Musician for the 2017-18 academic year, acclaimed classical guitarist Craig Ogden, will perform a special concert at the Holywell Music Room on Monday 26th February.

17 January, 2018

The first Oriel Talks of Hilary Term will take place at 5.30pm on Tuesday 23rd January in the Harris Lecture Theatre, and will be on the theme of 'Possibility'.

28 December, 2017

The College has learnt with great sadness of the tragic death of Dr Mark Whittow in a road accident over Christmas. 

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.

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.

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.

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.

13 November, 2017

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

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.

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.

16 October, 2017

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