St Hilda's College, Oxford
St Hilda's College is one of the best colleges affiliated to the University of Oxford. The college was established in 1893 as a women's college, but presently it admits men as well. St Hilda's College offers best education to students. At college, students will relax in the tranquil beauty of the riverside site. They will also have easy access to the centre of town, lively culture of East Oxford and the University Sports Complex.
The college welcomes students and supports them personally and academically through the College Advisor. Graduate students may apply each term for small grants for research and travel. The college has a student community that is a rich cultural mix with people from various backgrounds including British and international students. Former students are in touch with the college through the Association of Senior Members and its professional networks that provide career mentoring.
Facilities for Students with Disabilities
- The college welcomes applications from students with disabilities
- It advise candidates considering an application to contact the college in order to discuss their requirements in confidence
- St Hilda's College has a disability fellow, a senior member of college who provides support and practical help
- Arrangements for assistance may be made on an individual basis; the college fulfills requirements and needs of all students
St Hilda's College has a well-stocked library. It has a very good collection of rare books. The library encompasses seven reading rooms with more than three floors with seating for 158 readers. The galleried main reading room looks out over the River Cherwell and the 'dreaming spires' of Oxford. Each room of library is equipped with Wi-Fi. One of the library rooms offers various internet connections. The library has full disabled access to all areas and washroom within the library.
The library has a small rare book collection and social collections in medieval history and law. The rare books are kept in a state-of-the-art archive store where humidity and temperature levels are fairly controlled. The college has a separate law library with fully-networked desktop PC.
- Designated MCR computer room
- Internet access provided free of charge in each student room
Art, Music, Drama and Sport
The Jacqueline du Pré music building is located on the college site, which offers students excellent practice and performing facilities. It is also venue for prestigious concerts, community music events and recording sessions. The Director of College Music helps students to organize recital series, musical events and conducts one of the student choirs.
The college has facilities for association lawn tennis, football and rugby. St Hilda's is one of the leading colleges in sports such as netball, rowing, football and rugby. St Hilda's is near to the Oxford's Iffley Road Sports Complex.
Accommodation and Meals
St Hilda's College owns various graduate houses mostly in the streets adjacent to the college site and may offer rooms to almost all first and second year graduates. Generally, the houses are attractively decorated and spacious. All rooms are equipped with internet connections. The college provides meals for most of the year and wherever possible it will endeavor to meet special dietary requirements.