Garden: A Preview

When I arrived to watch a rehearsal of Garden, most of the cast were wearing plant pots on their heads.  This, it turned out, was not a daring fashion statement, but an image which captured the essence of Jack Bradfield’s witty, heartfelt new comedy.  Garden follows Elizabeth, a phytologist (plant scientist), and a group of […]

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Oxford alumni and professors honoured in New Year’s Honours List

The Queen’s New Year’s Honours List, published on the 30th December, this year includes many who attended, or who still work at Oxford University. Of the alumni honoured, Malcolm Newsam (1973) was awarded a CBE for services to children’s social care. He serves as Children’s Social Care commissioner, Rotherham Metropolitan Borough Council. Professor Valentine Cunningham (1963) […]

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Prince William to visit Magdalen

HRH Prince William, Duke of Cambridge is to visit Magdalen College on Wednesday 11th May to open the newly refurbished library in Longwall Quad. Professor David Clary, President of Magdalen College said in an email to students: “I am delighted to be able to announce that His Royal Highness the Duke of Cambridge has kindly […]

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