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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.

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.

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.

3 October, 2017

We are now entering the last few weeks of our first ever alumni survey so please do take the time to participate before it's too late!

12 September, 2017

Fellow and Professor in Computer Science Ian Horrocks received his honorary doctorate at a ceremony at the University of Oslo on 3rd September.

4 September, 2017

A public exhibition will be held on Friday 22nd and Saturday 23rd September 2017 to enable members of the public to view proposals for Oriel’s Brewhouse Yard project, which aims to deliver improved social spaces and better disabled access for the College.

29 August, 2017

Oriel will open its doors to visitors from 10am until 3pm on Sunday 10th September as the College participates in Oxford Open Doors 2017.

24 August, 2017

Oriel's Senior Library will feature in the BBC documentary "imagine… Alma Deutscher: Finding Cinderella", presented by Alan Yentob and airing on BBC One on Monday 4th September from 10.45pm to 11.50pm.

14 August, 2017

We are now one month into our survey of Orielenses and are delighted with the response so far. Thank you to all those who have taken the time to complete the survey, we look forward to sharing the results with you later in the year.

25 July, 2017

We are pleased to say that Hogan Lovells Professor in Law and Finance John Armour has been elected as a Fellow of the British Academy.

14 July, 2017

The Oriel Choir have just returned from their annual tour, which this year took them to Italy where they performed at venues in Milan, Lodi and Crema.

13 July, 2017

Almost 5,000 invitation emails have now been sent out to Orielenses around the world inviting them to participate in Oriel’s first ever large-scale piece of alumni research.