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18 December 2019

Admissions interviews all wrapped up for another year

We’d like to offer a huge “thank you” to all the candidates who’ve given up their time to attend interviews with us over the last fortnight. The college has been a hive of activity over the last t...

16 December 2019

Alumnus Michael Fordham appointed High Court Judge

We are delighted to announce that Michael Fordham QC (Law, 1983) has been appointed as a High Court Judge.   Mike studied at Hertford College under Roy Stuart and Stuart Anderson 1983-1987, coming from a Lincolnshir...

16 December 2019

Devolution, diets and decolonisation – Summer Research Studentships

Our Summer Research Studentships offer Hertford undergraduates the opportunity to explore research topics outside of the University curriculum, working alongside expert tutors and researchers to complete an academic proj...

29 November 2019

Tom Fletcher CMG elected as Principal

Hertford College is delighted to announce the election of Tom Fletcher as its next Principal. He will take up the principalship during the summer of 2020. Tom is a former Ambassador and No 10 Foreign Policy Adviser to th...

20 November 2019

Coveted All Souls Prize Fellowships for graduate historian

Lucas Tse, MPhil Economic & Social History, has been awarded one of only two Examination Fellowships at All Souls College after successfully navigating the famously difficult entrance exam. All Souls, the Oxford Coll...

18 November 2019

Portrait exhibition celebrates our community

If you’re heading up to our dining hall this week, you’ll notice some brand-new portraits adorning the walls of our famous spiral staircase. The 15 new pictures celebrate the breadth and diversity of our coll...

15 November 2019

Hertford Physicist wins Commonwealth judo bronze

We’re giving a big pat on the back to third-year Physics student Alexander Hampshire after securing a spot on the podium at this year’s under-21 Commonwealth Judo Championships. Alex was selected to represent England...

4 November 2019

Carol competition winner

Congratulations to music alumnus Aaron King who has won this year’s Sir David Wilcocks Carol Competition with his new carol, ‘A Spotless Rose’. Organised by The Bach Choir – one of the countryR...

29 October 2019

Prize-winning medics

Our Medicine students and academics have been busy picking up University prizes in recognition of their hard work and success. Sixth-year Medicine student Chloe Jacklin was awarded the Matilda Tambyraja Prize in Women’...

22 October 2019

Britain’s Constitutional Crisis: a new lecture series

The experience of attempting to leave the EU has exposed fault-lines and weaknesses in key British institutions – the operation of constitutional law, the role of the media and the hoped-for independence and impartiali...