Latest news from Balliol
At the end of March we say farewell to Steve Gaisford, who is retiring after 44 years as Balliol’s boatman.
New videos for sixth-form students offer a window into the diversity of research interests at Oxford University, as the Springboard project goes live.
To celebrate the difference that the support of so many of our Old Members and friends makes to the lives of Balliol students and academics, and to say thank you, we have published our 2021 Impact Report.
Mirela Ivanova (Balliol 2015) is one of ten 2021 New Generation Thinkers to be selected by the Arts and Humanities Research Council and BBC Radio 3.
Congratulations to graduate student Felix Simon on being awarded a Knight News Innovation Fellowship at Columbia University’s Tow Center for the Study of Digital Journalism.
Graduate student Michael O’Connor is standing as a Labour candidate for election to Oxford County Council.
Emily Passmore (2019, PPE) writes about her micro-internship with a local company who are responding to climate change.
Balliol will be playing in the University Challenge semi-final on Monday 29 March at 8.30pm on BBC2. They will be up against Magdalene College, Cambridge.
Congratulations to Imogen Rivers, winner in the undergraduate category, and Rebecca Clark, joint runner-up in the graduate category, of the Oxford Uehiro Prize in Practical Ethics 2021.
On Monday 15 March our JCR Access Officers, Dannan White and Matilda Glynn-Henley, will be taking over Balliol’s Instagram account for one week, in order to tell prospective undergraduate applicants something about student life at Balliol. Check in @balliolcollege1263_oxford - and please tell anyone else who might be interested too.