Latest news from Balliol

Tuesday 23 April

The Chapel East Window glass, which has been with York Glaziers Trust since last autumn, has just been replaced, cleaned, conserved and protected with state-of-the-art isothermal protective glazing.

Wednesday 10 April

At the end of Hilary Term 2019, 12 current students had a great time calling hundreds of Old Members as part of our spring telephone campaign. Old Members made over 130 gifts supporting an array of vital College priorities. Thank you to everyone who afforded the students their time and for your vital support.

Wednesday 3 April

On 20 March 2019 Year 12 female students came to Balliol for a PPE Taster Day – the first such Taster Day for women only.

Tuesday 2 April

Balliol’s Impact Report 2019 has been published.

Monday 25 March

Balliol Engineering Fellow Alice Cicirello has contributed to research on the vibrational communication of courting planthoppers.

Wednesday 20 March

Two students and one alumna in the University Blue boats, and other sports and chess news for the term.

Monday 18 March

Congratulations to Leah Mitchell and Grace Joel, who have been selected for the OUWLRC Blue Boat to represent Oxford at the Oxford-Cambridge Lightweight Boat Races in Henley on Saturday 30 March 2019.

Wednesday 13 March

On 13 March 2019 Professor Sophie Marnette (Professor of Medieval French Studies, Dervorguilla Fellow and Tutor in French) was admitted as Junior Proctor of the University, in a ceremony at the Sheldonian Theatre.

Wednesday 13 March

On 13 March 2019 English Fellow Professor Adam Smyth’s new book 13 March 1911 is published.

Wednesday 13 March

The British Film Institute (BFI)’s new Blu-ray release of James Ivory’s film Maurice (1987), starring Hugh Grant, James Wilby and Rupert Graves, includes a newly commissioned audio commentary by Professor Claire Monk (Balliol 1983).