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10 January 2019

Bruce takes on ‘Question Time’

Tonight sees Hertford alumna Fiona Bruce take the reins on Question Time, the BBC’s flagship current affairs programme. Fiona takes over the top job from David Dimbleby, who retires after 25 years in the chair, bec...

8 January 2019

Socio-economic inequality fellowship

Economics Fellow Dr Teodora Boneva has been awarded a coveted Jacobs Foundation Research Fellowship, giving her the opportunity to research socio-economic inequality. Teodora, who joined Hertford last year, was awarded a...

13 December 2018

Could you survive a natural disaster?

How have natural disasters shaped our world, and how will we cope with them in the future? These are the big questions raised by the latest Oxplore topic, and answered by Hertford Engineer, Prof. Manolis Chatzis. When he...

7 December 2018

DPhil success in Varsity rugby

Oxford’s win against Cambridge in yesterday’s Varsity Match at Twickenham was secured by Hertford student Tom Humberstone. Tom, who started a DPhil in Pharmacology at Hertford this year, was the match’s...

27 November 2018

Story of Phi: Restricted Books

For many years, the Bodleian Library curated a restricted collection of books that were considered to be too explicit for general access. These books, many of which had sexual content, made up the “Phi” collection, b...

26 November 2018

Alumni speakers at Hertford

It has been an honour for us to host a number of distinguished Hertford alumni in recent weeks who have given generously of their time and expertise to speak with current and former students and alumni about their own ca...

23 November 2018

EU staff settlement support

Hertford College will pay the fees for all permanent staff from the European Union who wish to settle in the UK after Brexit. Following the recent announcement by Oxford University that it would be covering the fees for ...

21 November 2018

Debating Capitalism series

Where is today’s capitalist economy headed? “There are fewer and fewer defenders, even among business leaders, of the way the current system operates which – despite its capacity to create jobs – ...

9 November 2018

WWI Armistice Centenary

November 2018 marks 100 years since the end of the First World War. To commemorate this centenary, we’re sharing stories from our Archives about the college at war. Did you know that it was the death of a Hertford ...

5 November 2018

Lord Heywood of Whitehall, KCB CVO

The entire Hertford College community has been greatly saddened by the passing of alumnus and Honorary Fellow Lord Jeremy Heywood at the untimely age of 56. He was a brilliant Cabinet Secretary who believed passionately ...