News and updates from Balliol College

July 2017

'It is an immense privilege to graduate from Balliol, and graduation day was a fittingly overwhelming experience for the occasion – from the inevitable nerves in the Sheldonian theatre about uttering the words ‘Do fidem’ at the right time, to the champagne celebrations with family and friends in the Garden Quad. This will definitely become yet another fond memory of my time in Oxford.'
Robert Richardson (2012), DPhil Engineering Science


Election of New Master

Dame Helen Ghosh DCB is to become the new Master of Balliol, leaving her post at the National Trust. READ MORE

100th birthday

Former pupils and colleagues pay tribute to Honorary Fellow Professor Paul Streeten on his centennial. READ MORE

Healey papers come to Oxford

The Bodleian has acquired diaries and letters by Denis Healey (Honorary Fellow 1979-2015). READ MORE

Honorary Fellowship

History Fellow Martin Conway has been awarded an Honorary Fellowship at Aberystwyth University. READ MORE


Emeritus Fellow Denis Noble appeals for the return of his stolen CBE medal.

Christy Hawkins (1997) finishes his Listening Pilgrimage.

Emeritus Fellow Bill Newton-Smith and his wife are interviewed about their Welsh lavender farm. 


Festival of Ideas at Ditchley Park

Over 150 graduate students enjoyed a stimulating day with experts discussing cutting-edge issues. READ MORE

New desks in the Library

Students are enjoying 16 new desks featuring integrated lighting and power points. READ MORE


Fulbright Scholarship

Laurence Warner (2013) has been awarded a Fulbright Postgraduate Scholarship. READ MORE


12 September 2017
Entrepreneurs Evening: Professor Peter Donnelly in Conversation with Sir Gregory Winter
Balliol College

Friday-Sunday 15-17 September 2017 
Meeting Minds Alumni Weekend

Saturday-Sunday 16-17 September
Balliol Society Weekend
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Tuesday 10 October 2017
Lunch for pre-1945 matriculands 
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