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Neil Mendoza (photo by John Cairns)
12 March, 2018

The College’s Governing Body is pleased to announce that Neil Mendoza is to be elected as Oriel’s next Provost, to take over when Moira Wallace OBE reaches the end of her term in August of this year. Neil read Geography at Oriel and matriculated in 1978.

Oriel Torpids Crews
5 March, 2018

There were double celebrations in College this weekend, as Oriel's two First Eight crews secured a Torpids Double Headship for the first time since 2006.

View over the Radcliffe Camera
2 March, 2018

Oriel will be hosting two subject-focused Study Days for Year 12 students in April. A Study Day is a one-night residential opportunity hosted at Oriel, which gives students the opportunity to experience life and study at Oxford and receive advice and guidance on the admissions process.

Oriel Talks: Discovery
15 February, 2018

Booking is now open for the second Oriel Talks of Hilary Term on Tuesday 20th February, which will be on the theme of 'Discovery'.

Oriel College
2 February, 2018

Current students (undergraduate and postgraduate) are encouraged to apply for two John Collins Social Action Bursaries - closing date for applications is Friday 23rd February.

Oriel College
30 January, 2018

All are welcome to come along to a series of pre-Evensong music recitals in Chapel in 5th, 6th and 7th week of Hilary Term.

Team Oriel in Oxford Town and Gown 10k
24 January, 2018

This year's Oxford Town and Gown 10k in support of Muscular Dystrophy UK will take place on Sunday 13th May and students, staff and alumni are encouraged to put their running (or walking) shoes on and join Team Oriel!

Gladys Ngetich
23 January, 2018

Why are there so few female engineers? Oriel DPhil candidate in Engineering Science Gladys Ngetich talked to BBC Science about what inspired her interest in Aerospace Engineering.

Craig Ogden
18 January, 2018

Oriel's Visiting Musician for the 2017-18 academic year, acclaimed classical guitarist Craig Ogden, will perform a special concert at the Holywell Music Room on Monday 26th February.

Oriel Talks: Possibility
17 January, 2018

The first Oriel Talks of Hilary Term will take place at 5.30pm on Tuesday 23rd January in the Harris Lecture Theatre, and will be on the theme of 'Possibility'.

28 December, 2017

The College has learnt with great sadness of the tragic death of Dr Mark Whittow in a road accident over Christmas. 

21 November, 2017

Oriel Engineering undergraduate Chun Au was part of a team of students from the University of Oxford who were awarded not only a gold medal, but also the prize for 'Best Diagnostics Project', at this year's iGEM synthetic biology competition.