Latest news from Balliol

Monday 9 October

Thank you to the Old Members who gave generously in the September 2017, raising £104,000 to help support students and help Balliol maintain its reputation for academic excellence.

Wednesday 4 October

The Europaeum, an association of the leading universities in Europe, celebrated its 25th anniversary with a dinner at Balliol on 29 September 2017.

Thursday 28 September

Balliol College invites applications for the Balliol Students’ Scholarship, which intends to support a student ordinarily resident in the UK with either refugee status or leave to remain in the UK on the grounds of humanitarian protection in studying for an undergraduate degree at Oxford commencing October 2018.

Thursday 28 September

The British Academy has awarded the Serena Medal for Italian Literature to Professor Martin McLaughlin (Balliol 1973).

Monday 25 September

Martin Burton (Professor of Otolaryngology, Director of the UK Cochrane Centre and Research Fellow in Clinical Medicine) has been elected as Co-Chair of the Cochrane Board.

Tuesday 19 September

Balliol opened its doors on 15 September 2017 to welcome prospective applicants for undergraduate courses - along with parents and teachers - for the third Oxford Open Day of the year.

Monday 4 September

Elena Lombardi (Paget Toynbee Lecturer in Italian Medieval Studies, Fellow and Tutor in Italian) has been received a Recognition of Distinction award.

Monday 4 September

The US Department of Energy has awarded particle physicist Alessandro Tricoli (Balliol 2002) a prestigious Early Career Award in High Energy Physics for his research based on the Large Hadron Collider at the CERN laboratory in Geneva.

Thursday 31 August

Staffa, a composition by Ned Bigham (Balliol 1985), was performed by the BBC Scottish Symphony Orchestra at the 70th Anniversary Celebration Concert of the Edinburgh International Festival on 27 August 2017.

Wednesday 23 August

The murals by Christopher Fremantle (Balliol 1925) depicting the legend of the foundation of Balliol by John de Balliol have been wonderfully restored through the generosity of the artist’s son Hugh Fremantle.

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