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JCR Social Events

June 24, 2015 @ 23:00
Eighth week brought relief to the bustle of Trinity term and the demands of the exam season in the form of the JCR’s traditional social events. The week began with the annual evening picnic, held in the picturesque setting of Port Meadow and the banks of the River Thames. It concluded with the Hall garden party, one of the few occasions of its kind in Oxford that is entirely free...

Dr Farhan Ahmad Nazami, Tuesday Night Guest Speaker

June 17, 2015 @ 12:39
The final Tuesday guest speaker of the academic year was Dr Farhan Ahmad Nazami CBE, Director and founder of the Oxford Centre for Islamic Studies. Dr Nazami described the origins of the Centre and its current work, and spoke of hopes for future co-operation with St Benet’s. Pictured: Dr Nazami with first year Arabic and Islamic Studies student, Benedikt Boeck, and Mrs Betty Jeanrond....

Schools Dinner

June 16, 2015 @ 23:00
The Hall celebrated the completion of Schools (final examinations) in style with a black tie dinner. The final year graduate and undergraduate members of the Hall were joined by their directors of studies, members of staff and members of the monastic community. We wish our leavers well in their future endeavours and look forward to hearing of their news in the future! Photograph copyright St Benet's Hall...

St Benet’s International Theology Seminar 8-9 June 2015

June 16, 2015 @ 09:35
St Benet’s International Theology Seminar The Hall hosted the first St Benet’s International Theology Seminar on 8 and 9 June 2015. Together with theologians from the University of Marburg in Germany, the Master and the DPhil Students of the Hall discussed important issues in theology today – from ‘Hope and Radical Hope: The Transformation of Church and World in a Global Age’ to ‘The Religious Roots of the Scottish Enlightenment’...