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JUNE 2016

It's Tenth week, Trinity Term - The College is teeming with students from all over the world here for the Oxford Open Days. I have been enjoying freedom over the past fortnight, having finished the *Dreaded Finals* and am spending my afternoons reading on the back quad whilst I impatiently wait for my results!
Tara Heuzé (2013), Oriental Studies finalist


Master becomes a Pro-Vice-Chancellor
The Vice-Chancellor of the University has appointed Sir Drummond Bone as a Pro-Vice-Chancellor, with effect from Trinity Term 2016.

Statins: what you need to know
Professor Robin Choudhury, Balliol Fellow, demystifies the controversy around statins in an article for the Spectator magazine.

Success in sport continues
Congratulations to the Balliol Women's basketball team for winning Cuppers, and also to postgraduate student Marcela Mendoza (2014) for being awarded a half-blue for handball.

Seamus Perry discusses Oxford's tutorial system
Balliol Fellow Seamus Perry talks to the Oxford Mail about the particular quirks of Oxford's tutorial system

June mini-telethon raises £25,000
The month four current students spent a week calling Old Members, during which time they raised a wonderful £25,000. We would like to take this opportunity to thank every Old Member who made a gift during this telethon: your generosity ensures that we can continue to support every student at Balliol throughout their whole degree.


Donors' Day - Saturday 2 July
We are looking forward to greeting Old Members and friends of the College to the inaugural Donors' Day at Balliol


Donors' Day at Balliol
Saturday 2 July
Balliol College

Balliol Entrepreneurs Evening
Tuesday 27 September

Balliol Society Weekend
Saturday 1 - Sunday 2 October
Balliol College

Usborne Dinner
Thursday 17 November
The Reform Club, London


Gaudy for the years 2003-2005
Saturday 18 March

The Master's Lunch
Wednesday 19 April

Balliol Ball
Saturday 6 May

Gaudy for the years 1987-1989
Saturday 24 June

Annual Record 2016
Don't forget to submit your News and Notes for the Annual Record by 15 July:


Queen's Birthday Honours 2016
A Balliol Honorary Fellow and an Old Member receive honours in the Queen's birthday celebrations. 


If you would like us to mention in this section any significant work published this year or last, please contact Ginny Matthews.

Professor Barry Cox (1950), Biogeography -- An Ecological and Evolutionary Approach, 9th Edition (Wiley/Blackwell, 2016)

Professor John Gledhill (1967) ed., World Anthropologies in Practice: Situated Perspectives, Global Knowledge (London and New York: Bloomsbury Academic, 2016)

Valentina Gosetti (2007), Aloysius Bertrand's Gaspard de la Nuit: Beyond the Prose Poem (Oxford: Legenda MHRA & Routledge, 2016)

Professor Brian Lewis (1983), Wolfenden's Witnesses. Homosexuality in Postwar Britain (Palgrave Macmillan, 2016)

Thomas Maloney (1999), The Sacred Combe (Scribe, 2016)

Sir Julian Priestley (1969), PUTSCH: PRINCIPLE, AMBITION, COMPROMISE, INTRIGUE, THREATS, SEX... WELL, THAT'S POLITICS... (Amazon Digital Services LLC, 2016)

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