Welcome to Somerville

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?

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If you want to change the world, come to Somerville.

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.

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Friday, 3rd May 2019

Ella Road

Alumna and playwright Ella Road will be giving a talk on Friday, 3 May.

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6th May 2019

Book Launch: The Deep – the Hidden Wonders of our Oceans and How We Can Protect Them, with Alex Rogers

Dr Alex Rogers, senior research fellow, BBC Blue Planet II consultant and one of the world’s leading marine biologists, invites us to explore the world beneath the waves.

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11th May 2019

Will Power Society Luncheon

The Principal and Fellows of Somerville College cordially invite you and a guest to our annual Will Power Society Luncheon on Sunday 20th May, 12:00 – 3:30pm

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