THe-news: Lent Term 2016/17

Walking across Front Court

New Year, new look

Welcome to the new-look THe-news. More of a refresh than a redesign, we’ve spruced up for 2017 and hope you like it. It’s going to be busy at College this year with all the usual favourites and a fabulous line-up of special projects and events to mark 40 years of women at Trinity Hall.

We hope to see you soon!
Rachelle, Kathryn, James, Emma, Liz, Ginny and Andrew

Charles Dickens' letter to his son

Charles Dickens' letter to his son

In 1868, Charles Dickens wrote to his son Harry at Trinity Hall, offering him advice on finances and conduct.

The letter is one of the treasures of our Old Library and is now part of the Royal Mail's Letters of Our Lives Campaign.

Read about Charles Dickens' letter

WYNG Gardens construction video

WYNG Gardens time lapse

It took 734 days to transform St Clement's Gardens into WYNG Gardens. We took photos every day using a camera perched above the site and used them to create a time lapse video.

Watch the WYNG Gardens time lapse video

THA Award winner Sam Briggs with Vietnamese students

THA Award winners

Last summer, four THA-supported students volunteered on humanitarian projects abroad. James supported seafarers in Hong Kong; Katie worked on a Colombian anti-landmine campaign; Luke volunteered for an educational charity in Ethiopia; and Sam (pictured) worked with young people in Vietnam.

Read about the THA Award winners' projects

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Trinity Hall silver pendant
Our new sterling silver pendant has been designed by alumna Laura Davidson and is based on the College crest.


Buy the Trinity Hall pendant

Bodil Holst illustration
New profile
Bodil Holst (1993), Professor of Physics, talks about the need for interdisciplinary approaches in the modern world in our latest profile.

Read Bodil Holst's profile

MicrophonesAnniversary event and Black & White Ball
Keep your eyes peeled for your invitation to our Anniversary event on 1 July. There’s lots to look forward to including tours, dinner and live music.

Sedum plants
Gardening on another level
What do you do with the roof of a bike-shed ramp? You create a living 'Green Roof'. The Garden Journal discusses the benefits.

Read the Garden Journal

Commemoration of Benefactors Dining Hall set-up
Commemoration of Benefactors
Earlier this month we welcomed over 100 donors to Commemoration of Benefactors. In Chapel, Regius Professor of Divinity, Ian McFarland, talked about biblical benefaction.

Read Ian McFarland’s talk

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Alumni Survey results
Thank you to everyone who took part in our Alumni Survey at the end of 2016. We’ve compiled the results and have started work on your recommendations.

See the Alumni Survey results


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