Latest news from Balliol

Thursday 30 June

Balliol Modern Languages undergraduate Iweta Kalinowska has written an article in which she considers the consequences for language following the June 2016 referendum in which the UK voted to leave the European Union.

Thursday 23 June

A presentation of Balliol College’s masterplan for the Master’s Field in Jowett Walk, Oxford OX1 3TL, is being exhibited in the College’s Pavilion, on the Master’s Field site, on 23 June 2016 from 3.30 to 7.00pm. Members of the public are invited to attend and comment.

Wednesday 15 June

The Vice-Chancellor of Oxford University has appointed Professor Sir Drummond Bone, Master of Balliol, as a Pro-Vice-Chancellor with effect from Trinity Term 2016.

Monday 13 June

Many congratulations to Balliol’s women’s basketball team on winning Cuppers 2016.

Monday 13 June

We warmly congratulate Balliol Honorary Fellow Professor Stanley Wells CBE, who has been awarded a knighthood, and other Balliol people who have received awards in the Queen’s Birthday Honours 2016.


Thursday 9 June

Naomi Tiley (Librarian) celebrates the 400th anniversary of the death of William Shakespeare with a lecture about his connections to Oxford and to Balliol.

Wednesday 8 June

Professor Robin Choudhury (Research Fellow in Biomedical Sciences, Professor of Cardiovascular Medicine and Wellcome Trust Senior Research Fellow) demystifies the controversy around statins, in an article for the Spectator.

Wednesday 8 June

Congratulations to graduate student Marcela Mendoza, who has been awarded one of the first-ever half-blues for handball following a very successful 2015/2016 season for the University team.

Tuesday 24 May

Balliol will be open to prospective applicants, teachers and parents on 29 and 30 June 2016, offering prospective undergraduate students to get a feel for Balliol and to meet our tutors and students.

Monday 23 May

The 2016 edition of Floreat Domus, Balliol’s magazine, has arrived.