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2020 Pol Roger Duff Cooper Prize Winner Announced
Professor Dieter Helm in Garden Quad
Professor Dieter Helm Knighted
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New College and Law Scholarship for BAME Law Graduates

New College is delighted to announce a new scholarship for UK BAME doctoral candidates.

New College Reads To You

Gyles Brandreth Reads To You

Writer, broadcaster, actor, entertainer—and New College, Oxford alumnus—Gyles Brandreth reads for #NewCollegeReadsToYou the poem ‘Everything Is Going To Be All Right’, by Belfast-born poet Derek Mahon (1941–2020). His reading is accompanied visually by penetrating and wonderfully sensitive portraits of Derek Mahon by the Paris-based artist—and a contemporary of Gyles’s at New College from the late sixties/early seventies—Anthony Palliser.

Derek Mahon’s poem appears in Gyles Brandreth’s much-praised new anthology, Dancing By the Light of the Moon, an outstanding collection of over 250 of the best-loved poems in the English-speaking world.

This is the poem from the anthology that has resonated most with Gyles during this year, and it is one which has struck a chord universally since the pandemic began.

New Quad

Multi-million pound plan for a new quad

The new buildings will include 108 student rooms on its Savile Road site, with a new entrance created on Mansfield Road.

This is a genuinely exciting plan, creating a stunning piece of architecture, and will for the first time enable us to house all undergraduates who wish to live in College accommodation.

New College Choir - Apart/Together

Young Oxford singers from the Choir of New College, Oxford, have joined up with production company, Positive Note, to produce a poignant call for attention, as the pandemic threatens the future of choral music in Britain.

New College Notes

The Long Reach of New College’s Catholic Apologists

In the immediate wake of Henry VIII’s act of supremacy, New College was notable among the Oxford colleges for the continuing strength and quality of its humanist Catholic apologists.  By the early years of Elizabeth I’s reign, most of these had gone abroad or had been imprisoned, and with them went a remarkable tradition of scholarship . . . 


New College Library, Oxford, MS 311B


New College Library and Archives, Oxford
New College Library, Oxford, MS 311B