On May 20th 2016, John Stuart Mill’s 210th birthday, Somerville College celebrated with the inaugural John Stuart Mill Lecture delivered by distinguished speakers Alan Ryan and Frank Prochaska.
As part of Somerville College’s Equalities Week, our students organised a ‘Culture and Fashion Show’, inviting undergraduates from across the University to showcase their cultural roots.
On Friday the 20th May 2016, Somerville’s OICSD Scholars were honoured to meet Mr Amitabh Kant, CEO of the National Institution for Transforming India and discuss issues surrounding India’s Sustainable Development.
Somerville alumna, Professor Caroline Series (Mathematics, 1969) was elected Fellow of the Royal Society on the 29th April 2016.
Somerville College hosted a ceremony for the signing of the Memorandum of Understanding between the Qatar Development Fund (QDF) and the Margaret Thatcher Scholarship Trust (MTST).
The Oxford Belles, Oxford’s original All-Female a cappella group, have long had a strong affiliation with Somerville. This year, four of the ten members are Somerville undergraduates, including the President and Musical Director.
This August, fourth year Chemistry student, Liam Garrison, will be the photographer and filmmaker in a team of five who will ski for 30 days across Spitsbergen, an island off the Svalbard archipelago in Northern Norway.