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12 April, 2017

This year's Eugene Lee-Hamilton Poetry Competition is now open for entries! Current undergraduate students at Oxford and Cambridge are invited to enter a Petrarchan Sonnet on a topic of their choosing to be considered for the £60 prize.

5 April, 2017

You can sponsor the team of Oriel College runners taking part in this year’s Oxford Town and Gown 10k in support of Muscular Dystrophy UK on Sunday 14th May.

3 April, 2017

Fellow and Regius Professor of History Lyndal Roper’s latest book, Martin Luther: Renegade and Prophet, has been shortlisted for the prestigious Wolfson History Prize 2017.

31 March, 2017

The College has this week started the process to recruit its next Provost, who will succeed current Provost Moira Wallace when she reaches the end of her term in August 2018.

30 March, 2017

Oriel’s SCR Butler Asefay Aberaha will star alongside Professor Richard Scholar in a new theatrical show called Storming Utopia, which will be performed in locations in Oxford and Venice this year, starting with a performance at the Pegasus Theatre in East Oxford on Thursday 6th April.

10 March, 2017

Dr Teresa Bejan's new book Mere Civility: Disagreement and the Limits of Toleration, published with Harvard University Press, is making waves in the USA, where it is proving very topical in the current political climate.

6 March, 2017

This year's Torpids competition was a triumphant one for Oriel's two women's boats, as the women's First VIII claimed Head of the River and the women's Second VIII got blades as they moved up into Division III.

3 March, 2017

Oriel graduate student Sheela Mahadevan, who is studying for her MSt in in Modern Languages (German), has won first prize in the postgraduate category of a German writing competition organised by the Institute of Modern Languages Research at the University of London and the German Academic Exchange Service (DAAD).

23 February, 2017

Oriel Fellow and Professor of French and Comparative Literature Richard Scholar has recently published a revised paperback edition of his book Montaigne and the Art of Free-Thinking with Peter Lang Oxford.

13 February, 2017

All members of the Oriel community are invited to join the Oriel team in this year's Oxford Town and Gown 10k in aid of Muscular Dystrophy UK, which will take place in May.

9 February, 2017

A group of Oriel students are involved with the society 'Giving What We Can: Oxford', an organization made up of people who pledge to donate a significant proportion of their income to cost-effective charities. The organization is planning a big February fundraising campaign in support of the Against Malaria Foundation (AMF).

8 February, 2017

Current students (undergraduate and postgraduate) are encouraged to apply for two John Collins Social Action Bursaries - closing date for applications is Friday 24th February.