Congratulations to Oluwaseun Alabi (Seun), Somerville’s Housekeeping Supervisor, and Teresa Walsh, who is our Housekeeping Manager, for winning the Activate Enterprise competition.
Somerville has interviewed five students who have benefitted from the support from our generous alumni. Students were asked about their life at Somerville College and how they have been helped during their studies.
Somerville alumna, Shireen Dinshaw Mistry (1982, English Language and Literature), has been presented with an honorary MBE in recognition of her contribution towards building strong relations between India and the United Kingdom.
The scholars at the Oxford India Centre for Sustainable Development had the privilege of attending a reception hosted by Their Royal Highnesses, The Duke and Duchess of Cambridge, at their home at Kensington Palace on Wednesday the 6th of April.
A delegation from the Oxford India Centre for Sustainable Development – established at Somerville College – visited Mumbai and Delhi last week, to collaborate with India’s leading academics, policy-makers, and lawyers on the country’s most pressing sustainable development issues.
Alex Rogers, who is the Director of the Oxford India Centre for Sustainable Development, will be giving a lecture today in New Delhi.
Last Sunday saw two Somervillians take to the Thames for the Osiris Blondie Race. Isobel Dodds (2015, Biological Sciences) rowed with the Oxford Boat Club’s second crew, known as Osiris, on Bow three. Also present at the race was alumna Caroline Smith (1999, Physics) who acted as reserve umpire.