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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...

The 2018 Wililam E Simon Foundation Lecture with Prof David Tracy as Speaker

April 18, 2018 @ 17:52
Benet's are delighted to announce that the hugely influential American theologian, Professor David Tracy, will be the 2018 William E Simon Foundation lecturer. Prof Tracy will deliver a lecture on the theme of: 'From a Metaphysics of the Infinite to the Infinitely Loving Trinity' at 5pm on Thursday 10th May 2018 at the Sir Michael Dummett Lecture Theatre (formerly the Blue Boar Lecture Theatre) at Christ Church.   All are welcome...

Sporting Blues Celebration Lunch

February 18, 2018 @ 18:31
Benet's were delighted to host our Inaugural Sporting Blues' Lunch today (18th February 2018).  Over 12% of our current students are Sporting Blues/Half Blues (meaning that they have represented Oxford against Cambridge) - a remarkable statistic that means we have more Blues/Half Blues per head than any other college at the University of Oxford. To celebrate, Benet's Blues from previous years came back to join our current Blues' sportsmen &...

One-day workshop on The English Mystics, Saturday 3rd February 2018

January 11, 2018 @ 18:23
The first of a new series of one-day workshops on Benedictine Spirituality will take place on Saturday 3rd February 2018.    The English Mystics will provide an introduction to Julian of Norwich and The Cloud -Author, with sessions given by Dr Santha Bhattacharji , Dr Louise Nelstrop and Dr Emma Pennington.     The event is open to all members of the public. No prior knowledge is expected. Cost: £40 (including a buffet lunch and...