St Anne’s Online

In this newly digital world, we will be running a series of videos and virtual events to help you to keep connected with College. Over the next few months we will bring you videos and live Q&As from academics and alumnae as well as quizzes and workshops. Keep an eye on our social media pages for the latest updates or see below for upcoming and previous events.

Music from St Anne's in Lockdown

Thursday 4th June 2020, 8pm, YouTube

Tune in to hear a wonderful musical recital performed by St Anne's students at home. Created by the Music Society, 'Quarantunes' will feature a range of instruments, styles and compositions. 

This talk will premiere on the St Anne's YouTube channel here from 8pm.

Live talk and Q&A - An alternative history of Shakespeare's blank verse

Tuesday 9th June 2020, 7.15pm, Facebook Live

Remember those drab afternoons at school learning about Shakespeare's iambic pentameter, that de-dum-de-dum-de-dum rhythm which, your teachers may have told you, constituted the supreme meter of English poetry? In this Live talk and Q&A, Robert Stagg (Lecturer in Shakespeare and Renaissance Literature, St Anne's College) will try to persuade you that this rhythm and its history are far more interesting than meets the ear.

This event will be viewable Live on the St Anne's Facebook Page.

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End of Term Virtual Quiz

Tuesday 16th June 2020, 7pm, Facebook Live

Join us for a Virtual Quiz to celebrate the end of Trinity term! Create a team or have a go solo, all are welcome.

This event will be viewable Live on the St Anne's Facebook Page.

Past St Anne's Online Events

Centre for Personalised Medicine

Tuesday 2nd June 2020

Professor Simon Leedham is a Wellcome Senior Research Fellow in Clinical Science, Honorary Consultant Gastroenterologist and the Director of the Centre for Personalised Medicine at St Anne’s College. In this talk Simon explores the use of genetic investigation to help guide precision treatments in cancer and the possibilities, the potential and the pitfalls of personalised medicine in the modern day NHS.


Live talk and Q&A – Human Rights Implications of Covid-19

Tuesday 26th May 2020

What are the human rights implications of the worldwide responses to the Coronavirus pandemic? Professor Liora Lazarus, St Anne’s Law Fellow and Head of Research at the Bonavero Institute for human Rights, takes us through the potential ramifications of the legislative and regulatory responses to the Covid-19 pandemic and talks about her involvement with the Bonavero Institute of Human Rights report.

Cooking Demonstration – Chilled Soup

Tuesday 19th May 2020

Ben Gibbons, Head Chef and Natalie Smyth, Head of Catering at St Anne’s, show us how to make ‘Salmorejo’ an Andalusian chilled tomato and bread soup.

Ingredients; 6 ripe plum tomatoes, 3 slices of stale bread, 2 cloves of garlic , 600ml olive oil, 2 dessertspoons of sherry vinegar, Salt and pepper 

‘Due Regard’ Obligations

Thursday 14th May 2020

St Anne’s student Eirini Fasia, DPhil Candidate in Law at University of Oxford, explains her research into ‘Due Regard’ Obligations – Addressing Competing rights in the Law of the Sea.



Live talk and Q&A – A Personal Perspective on the NHS

Tuesday 12th May 2020

Live talk and Q&A on ‘A personal perspective on how the NHS has managed through the pandemic and plans for the future’ by St Anne’s alumna Charlotte Williams, Director of Strategy and Director leading hospital services restart from COVID-19 in an NHS trust.

Cooking Demonstration – Savoury Cake

Thursday 7th May 2020

Ben Gibbons, Head Chef at St Anne’s College shows us how to make ‘Feta Cheese and Sunblushed Tomato Savoury Cake’
Ingredients: 225g gluten free self raising flour (self-raising flour can also be used or if you only have plain flour, use 225g plain flour with 3tsp baking powder), 3 large eggs, 100ml olive oil, 100ml white wine, 100g vegetarian style Parmesan (or any hard cheese), 250g sunblushed tomatoes, 150g feta cheese, 4 sprigs of chopped thyme, Salt and pepper to season.

Live Talk & Q&A – Contact Tracing

Tuesday 5th May 2020

‘App-based contact tracing as a way out of the lockdown’ by Johannes Abeler, Associate Professor at the Department of Economics and Tutorial Fellow at St Anne’s College.


St Anne’s Virtual Quiz Night

Tuesday 28th April 2020 

Missed our Virtual Quiz night? Watch the video now here and put your general and St Anne’s knowledge to the test!