Latest news from Balliol

Tuesday 15 August

We warmly congratulate all the Balliol Finalists who earned their degree this summer. Out of 113 students, 44 achieved Firsts.

Friday 4 August

In a BBC interview UN Special Representative Matthew Nimetz (Balliol 1960) talks about his role in the Greece/Macedonia naming dispute.

Wednesday 2 August

Baldwin Li (Balliol 2001) has produced England is Mine, his debut feature film, which is to be released in UK cinemas on 4 August 2017.

Wednesday 2 August

Professor Christopher Ricks (Balliol 1953, Honorary Fellow) has been shortlisted for a Modernist Studies Association prize for The Poems of T.S. Eliot (ed. with Jim McCue) (Faber & Faber, 2015).


Tuesday 25 July

On Saturday 15 July 2017, Holywell Manor and the Ditchley Foundation co-hosted a Festival of Ideas: an innovative event that brought together over 150 graduate students from across Oxford and beyond in the spectacular setting of the 18th-century mansion at Ditchley Park in west Oxfordshire.

Monday 24 July

Congratulations to Laurence Warner (Balliol 2013) on being awarded Fulbright Postgraduate Scholarship.

Monday 24 July

We congratulate Foundation Fellow Dame Stephanie Shirley on being awarded an Honorary Degree by Cambridge University. 

Friday 21 July

The summer vacation has been marked by the arrival of 16 new desks in the Library.

Tuesday 18 July

With the development of the Master’s Field Project, new accommodation is to be built for the Eastman Professor. 

Tuesday 18 July

Balliol College is very pleased to announce that it has offered the Mastership of the College to Dame Helen Ghosh DBE and she has accepted. She will take up her post in April 2018.