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Music and the Choir at St Edmund Hall: watch our new video

The St Edmund Hall Choir rehearsing in the Chapel

You can now learn more about the Teddy Hall Chapel Choir, and music-making more generally at the College, by watching our new video. It features interviews with our Director of Music, Christopher Bucknall, and some of our student choir members, including a Choral Scholar.

The St Edmund Hall choir is a friendly non-auditioning group, with around 20 members, including 8 Choral Scholars. In addition to singing at weekly services during term time and special events, they take part in a choir tour each summer – most recently travelling to Poland and France.

Oxford Open Doors 2017

Door into the Front Quad at St Edmund Hall

St Edmund Hall is once again taking part in Oxford Open Doors, a popular annual event organised by the Oxford Preservation Trust which encourages visitors to explore the city of Oxford, including access to some spaces not usually open to the public.

Mark of Hope in Za’atari Refugee Camp

Arabella at a Window of Hope rehearsal with the children

Former Teddy Hall Modern Languages student and dramatist Arabella Lawson (2006) tells the story of a project that used theatre to bring hope to the lives of disabled children in a war-torn refugee camp in Jordan.

The first winter rain had drenched the roof, walls and floor of the prefab caravan that was to be our theatre. Performance day dawned beneath leaden clouds over a camp floundering in mud.

From Sitting Bull to Scotland

Photo of MacGIllivray

From recording Sitting Bull's Great Grandson to releasing an album inspired by Mary Queen of Scots, poet, musician and performer MacGillivray (Kirsten Norrie - 1997, Fine Art) has a busy autumn ahead.

Children's book 'Parrots Don't Live in the City!' published by two Aularians

Jenna Herman (1999, Fine art ) and Lucy Reynolds (1997, English)

Parrots Don’t Live in the City! is the first in a series of four children’s storybooks from the new South London writer and illustrator duo, Lucy Reynolds (1997, English) and Jenna Herman (1999, Fine Art).

Teddy Talks VII: Aularian Women in Business

Teddy Talks VII: Aularian Women in Business panel

Last month, around 40 alumni and current students gathered to hear five female Aularians talk about their careers and experiences since leaving the Hall.

It was great for the audience to hear from such a broad range of inspiring entrepreneurial females, as well as have an opportunity to socialise and network.

Many thanks to all our alumni speakers and especially to Carla Antunes da Silva (1992, PPE) for hosting at Lloyds Banking Group.

‘Dung Beetles: We Should All Talk More About Poo’ judged to be this year’s best ‘Ex Aula’ article

Elizabeth Raine, Zoology student at St Edmund Hall

The winner of the first Ex Aula prize, for the best article submitted to the online journal, has been announced as Elizabeth Raine (2014, DPhil in Zoology). Elizabeth receives the £500 prize for her intriguingly-titled article, ‘Dung Beetles: We Should All Talk More About Poo’, in which she discusses the fascinating and often underestimated role played by dung beetles in reusing waste.

Graduation 2017

Graduation Photo of the Engineering Students

Last week, St Edmund Hall celebrated the graduation of its recently-finished undergraduates and postgraduates. Students, and their family and friends, were welcomed to College for a two course formal lunch with wine. This was one of the largest graduation events hosted by the College in recent years, with roughly 400 students and guests returning to the Hall for the celebrations.

Aularian delivers Ted Talk at Tedx conference in Madrid

Montana Butsch

Aularian Montana Butsch (2002, MSc Educational Studies) recently addressed the Tedx conference in Madrid on the subject of his work with the Chicago Training Center. Montana established the CTC in 2007 to bring athletic and academic excellence to disadvantaged young people through mentoring, community leadership and fitness. Through the sport of rowing, the CTC aims to improve opportunities for the disadvantaged youth of Chicago.

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