Latest news from Balliol

Wednesday 28 June

Lord Patten of Barnes (Balliol 1962), Chancellor of the University of Oxford, and Andrew Graham (Master of Balliol 2001-2011) have been appointed to new roles at the Europeaum, an association of some of the leading universities in Europe.

Monday 26 June

Foundation Fellow Dame Stephanie Shirley and David Long (Balliol 1964) have received awards in the Queen’s Birthday Honours list 2017.

Monday 12 June

A group of Balliol students are taking a play to the 2017 Edinburgh Fringe.

Monday 12 June

We congratulate Damian Green (Balliol 1974) on being appointed First Secretary of State and the nine other Balliol alumni who were elected as Members of Parliament in the June 2017 election.

Friday 9 June

The Holywell Manor community – Balliol’s MCR – is joining forces with the Ditchley Foundation to co-host the Oxford Graduate Festival of Ideas on 15 July 2017: a day-long event of talks, panel discussions, food, interactive art and outdoor activities.

Tuesday 6 June

The Balliol tennis team won the top division of the university league competition.

Thursday 1 June

A Blue Plaque commemorating the mathematician Leslie Fox (Fellow 1963-1983 and Emeritus Fellow 1983-1992) is to be unveiled on Tuesday 18 July 2017 at 11.30 am at Dewsbury Railway Station.

Wednesday 31 May

Balliol DPhil student James Williams has won the inaugural $100,000 Nine Dots Prize for innovative thinking, with an essay in which the work of Balliol alumnus Aldous Huxley features strongly.

Wednesday 31 May

Balliol College Boat Club had a very successful Summer Eights campaign, with the women’s first boat remaining in Division 1 and the men’s first and fourth boats both winning blades.

Tuesday 23 May

Two Balliol people were in the Oxford University athletics teams which had a decisive victory against Cambridge in the 143rd Varsity Match on 14 May 2017.