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Guest Speaker: Sir David Goodall GCMG KSG

February 12, 2015 @ 11:20
Sir David Goodall was our guest speaker at dinner on Tuesday of fourth week. Sir David studied Classics at Oxford before embarking on a career in the Foreign Office and later, the Cabinet Office. He was a senior representative of the United Kingdom in negotiations with the Irish Republic over Northern Ireland in the 1980s, and served as British High Commissioner to India from 1987 to 1991. Over dinner he...

OxDev Internship Opportunities

February 10, 2015 @ 13:14
The Internship Office of Oxford University Careers Service (OUCS) has included OxDev in its internship program, which is o pen to all University of Oxford students.  For further detailed information, please view the details at CareerConnect.  Please note you will need your Oxford single sign in details to view this information: https://www.myinterfase.com/oxford/job_view.aspx?token=kumC6Z9LP6WPFPoulb4QiA%3d%3d Closing date is 22 February 2015. Please note that those who do not qualify for funding or or...

Burns Night

February 4, 2015 @ 16:09
The Hall celebrated a black tie Burns Night Supper with the traditional haggis, neeps and tatties, and Cranachan pudding. JCR Secretary, Cormac Connelly-Smith, (pictured) read the Address to a Haggis and led the toast, after JCR President, Sam Marks, paraded it to bagpipe accompaniment. Thanks go to the catering team and JCR Committee for organising a splendid evening! Photograph copyright St Benet's Hall...

Guest Speaker: Bishop Martin Lind

January 28, 2015 @ 10:01
The Hall welcomed The Rt Revd Dr Martin Lind of the Lutheran Church in Great Britain as our first Tuesday dinner speaker this term. The Bishop gave a timely speech on Holocaust Memorial Day about Dietrich Bonhoeffer, the subject of his doctoral thesis. Bonhoeffer, a Lutheran theologian and member of the German resistance, was imprisoned by the Nazis at Buchenwald and Flossenbürg concentration camps before his execution in April 1945.  Pictured:...