City Group

The City Group is open to all who have an interest in business or the financial services and is not restricted to 'The City' itself. City Group events provide the opportunity to listen to interesting speakers whom you might not otherwise hear in public, often in venues to which you might not usually have access; they are also fun and offer the chance to network with diverse but like-minded Somervillians in a relaxed and friendly atmosphere.

City Group Committee

Contact Us

If you would like to join the City Group, or have a suggestion for future events or activities, please contact the Somerville Association Secretary, Lisa Gygax via Alternatively, connect with Somerville City Group on Linked In.

Alumni News and Events

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7th April 2017

Three Somervillians among subjects chosen for Oxford’s Diversifying Portraiture initiative

Professorial Fellow and holder of the Chair in Linguistics, Professor Aditi Lahiri; Emeritus Fellow and Somerville’s Theoretical Physics Tutor from 1975 to 2008, Professor Dame Carole Jordan; and Honorary Fellow and Somerville alumna Dame Esther Rantzen are among subjects chosen for more than 20 new portraits commissioned to reflect Oxford University’s diversity.

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17th March 2017

Baroness O’Neill of Bengarve wins Holberg Prize 2017

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.

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3rd March 2017

Somerville College celebrates a unique Foundation Day

Each year, since 1994, at the request of alumni and students, Somerville celebrates Foundation Day, an opportunity to honour the College’s origins and continuing history.

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Alumni News and Events

26th April

Somerville City Group at Amazon Headquarters

The next City Group event will focus on the world of fiction, nonfiction and academic direct publishing.

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3rd May 2017

James Bryce Memorial Lecture

Richard Holmes will explore the various friendships and mentor relationships that Mary Somerville (1780-1872) formed with contemporary scientists John Herschel, Charles Babbage, Ada Lovelace, and Maria Mitchell (USA).

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9 May, 5.50pm-8.30pm

Somerville London Group – Turning Vision into Reality

Somerville London Group invites you to an exclusive Walking Tour of King’s Cross Development.

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