Trinity Term 2017

Trinity Term 2017

Drama on the stage and in the field

by Mark Damazer on Jun 5, 2017

Midsummer Night’s Dream in late May – the annual students’ garden play. The predicted monsoon duly arrived and so the supremo, Marina Goodman (Law), moved the whole caboodle to the JCR. 

The JCR was nicely occupied and one or two brave finalists dropped by for some escape. Plenty of our Visiting Student contingent turned up, and one (Sarah Bai) made a balletic and mellifluous Titania....

Elections and Teachers

by Mark Damazer on May 23, 2017

Two big events last week.

On Wednesday 17th, Helen Lewis and Ben Wright, two former students, came back here and powered their way through 75 minutes of election discussion.

About 175 people abandoned – for a brief period – exam preparation, or some such, and paddled their way into the chapel. (It was one of those soggy, chilly spring evenings that seem an Oxford speciality.)...

Tulips and blossom

by Mark Damazer on Apr 25, 2017

The not-yet-complete renovation of the college has had many benefits: better disabled access, much better entry from the street, better teaching spaces, and so on, but the tulips should not be under-estimated. The planting scheme has erupting moments – and April excels. Not the cruellest month - at least for those who like simple, bold colour schemes.

Here is the evidence:


St Peter’s East Asian connections

Submitted by Richard Allen on Tue, 2017-05-02 11:04

As is often the case in life, the stars can have a strange way of suddenly aligning around a particular issue. The Master recently made a trip to visit alumni in various parts of Asia, with stops in Hong Kong, Singapore and Japan, and, out of the blue, I am contacted by a researcher interested in finding evidence of early links between the University of Oxford and students from East Asia.