At Somerville you’ll meet a community that’s diverse, international and open-minded. And you’ll discover a culture that’s intelligent, hard-working and ambitious. Why not take a look?
Somerville was founded to include the excluded. It was created for women when universities refused them entry, and for people of diverse beliefs when the establishment religion was widely demanded. Now its female and male students represent the world and many Somervillians go on to change that world, too. We hope you like it.
Somerville Honorary Fellow, renowned British Philosopher and crossbench member of the House of Lords, Baroness Onora O’Neill of Bengarve has been awarded this year’s Holberg Prize.Read more >
Oxford-based a cappella group The Oxford Belles have released a new music video for their rendition of Cyndi Lauper’s iconic ‘Girls Just Want to Have Fun(damental Rights)’, for International Women’s Day. The video features a range of female academics from across Oxford University, including Principal Alice Prochaska.Read more >
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