Latest news from Balliol

Tuesday 8 May

A group of young Baha’is visited Balliol - a place of significance for Baha’is because Shoghi Effendi, who guided the Baha’i community during a critical period in its early development, was a member of the College from 1920 to 1921.

Thursday 3 May

Three Balliol tutors have been shortlisted for the Student-Led Teaching Awards 2018.

Monday 30 April

A carved lion known as the Brackenbury lion, which had been removed for safety reasons, has been returned to a niche on Balliol’s façade.

Thursday 26 April

Graduate students, Fellows and alumni gathered at the third Holywell Manor Festival for a programme of talks and discussion, on the theme of ‘Truth and Translation’. 

Monday 23 April

We congratulate Linh Pham Thi, an undergraduate reading Engineering Science, on reaching the finals of the Female Undergraduate of the Year award, sponsored by Rolls Royce. 

Thursday 19 April

Fellows, staff, students, alumni and friends of Balliol College gathered to see the College’s outgoing Master, Professor Sir Drummond Bone, officially launch the construction of the College’s new on-site student accommodation building.

Tuesday 17 April

On 24 March 2018 the Master unveiled new names that have been added to the Major Benefactors’ Plaque in the Library Passage.

Monday 16 April

Balliol has a new undergraduate admissions video, which aims to show potential applicants what Balliol is like and to address some of the concerns they may have.

Tuesday 3 April

We congratulate Professor Brian Foster CBE FRS (Donald H. Perkins Professor of Experimental Physics and Professorial Fellow) on becoming Vice-President of the Royal Society.

Tuesday 27 March

Dr Daniel Susskind (Career Development Fellow in Economics) has given a TED talk entitled ’3 myths about the future of work and why they’re not true’.