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A Message from The Master, Professor Werner G Jeanrond, concerning Fr Bernard Green OSB.

August 15, 2018 @ 10:20
I am writing in the light of recent media coverage focusing on Fr Bernard Green OSB and St Benet’s. Fr Green, who died in 2013, taught at St Benet’s and elsewhere in the University for a number of years until 2012, following a conviction in 1996 for indecently assaulting a male pupil at Ampleforth College, and despite being barred from teaching young people under the age of nineteen. Some of...


July 27, 2018 @ 10:27
Professor Peter Davidson has been appointed interim Master of St Benet’s Hall. Professor Davidson, currently a senior research fellow at Campion Hall in Oxford, will take up the post in September, following the departure of the outgoing Master, Professor Werner Jeanrond. Professor Davidson said: “I am delighted and honoured by this appointment. I have come to know and admire St Benet’s in the last few years and look forward greatly...

St Benet’s Master to take up new international challenge

July 18, 2018 @ 17:33
Professor Werner G. Jeanrond, who has led the transformation of St Benet’s from Oxford University’s last all male institution into a fully co-educational modern centre of teaching and research, is leaving the Hall at the end of August 2018 after six years as Master. Professor Jeanrond, a leading international theologian, is taking up a senior academic post at the University of Oslo in September. During a remarkable period at the...

University Open Days 2018

June 26, 2018 @ 15:49
CORRECTION ON TIMES: St Benet's Hall will be open from 12 noon - 4pm on Wednesday 27th June (not from 10am) and from 10am - 4pm on Thursday 28th June. Current students will be on hand to show round prospective students and Directors of Studies will be here to answer questions about the humanities courses we offer. The Oxford University Student Union refers to Benet's as "probably the friendliest place...