Open Days

Our next Open Days are on Wednesday 1st and Thursday 2nd July 2020

Visit St Anne's on an Open Day to find out more about our forward looking, diverse and down-to-earth community.

Unfortunately due to the Covid-19 pandemic, it will not be possible to run the July Open Days in person this year. We will instead by offering Virtual Open Days - more information on how to join us can be found below.


This is St Anne's

Independent & collaborative

St Anne’s is one of Oxford’s largest colleges, with over 800 students. Our Fellows’ world leading research ranges across the arts, humanities, social sciences, mathematics, and physical, life and medical sciences.

We run a full programme of events throughout the day (see below).

We look forward to meeting you!

If you have any questions, please email:

Virtual Open Day Programme:

09:00-17:00 – Videos

Welcome to St Anne’s (Helen King, Principal, Shannon McKellar, Senior Tutor and Tutor for Admissions, Joseph and Sanaa, JCR Presidents)

Meet our Tutors: Sciences and Medical Sciences (Dr Sonya Clegg, Biology, Professor Helen Christian, Medicine and Professor Kate Watkins, Psychology)

Meet our Tutors: Humanities and Social Sciences (Professor Matthew Reynolds, English, Professor Martyn Harry, Music, Dr Nick Friedman, Law)

Life at St Anne’s (Accommodation and Food, Libraries and Careers, Disabilities and Welfare)

Virtual College Tour (filmed and edited by Nora, First Year Biologist, during lockdown)

Meet our Students (filmed by nearly 30 (!) students from St Anne’s, this video covers a brief tour of the College, what studying at Oxford is like, what there is to do outside of studying, any worries you might have, what their subject is like and some interview tips)

Shannon McKellar (Senior Tutor and Tutor for Admissions), Hannah Snell (Senior Outreach Officer) and Jessy McCabe (Outreach Officer) will be available all day to answer your questions.

We will also have academic tutors, staff and students available throughout the day for specific questions:


Meet our Tutors

Life at St Anne’s

Meet our Students


Biology – Sonya Clegg

Biochemistry – David Harris


Megan (English Language and Literature), Maya (History and Spanish), Nora (Biological Sciences), Rebecca (Materials Science), Lucy (Physics) Asma (Chinese)


Experimental Psychology and Psychology, Philosophy and Linguistics – Kate Watkins



English Language and Literature (and Joint Schools) – Matthew Reynolds and Sian Gronlie


Emily (French and German), Philippa (History and Economics), Suna (Medicine), Taiye (Engineering Science), Olivia (Experimental Psychology), Joseph (Law with French Law)


Geography (1st July only) – Tim Schwanen

Music – John Traill

Modern Languages (and Joint Schools) – Patrick McGuinness

Teaching, Libraries and Research – Shannon McKellar (Senior Tutor) and Clare White (Librarian)


Biomedical Sciences and Medicine – Helen Christian

Careers, Internships and International Students – Kirsten Jellard and Christine Robertson

Amy (French and Linguistics), Orly (Philosophy, Politics and Economics), Grace (Medicine), Chloe (Earth Sciences), Ramani (Classics and French), Rosma (Chemistry), Katherine (Spanish)


Law – Nick Friedman

Classics (and Joint Schools) – Matthew Leigh

Geography (2nd July only) – Tim Schwanen

Accommodation and Finance – Lucia Santi-Exley and Jackie Kuspisz


Materials Science – Chris Grovenor

Physics – Neville Harnew

Engineering Science – David Murray

Welfare and Disabilities – Sheila Smith and Kirren Mahmood

Lily (Portuguese and Linguistics), Maria (History and Politics), Blessing (Medicine), Cameron (Engineering Science), Hiroki (Earth Sciences), Estelle (Geography)


Computer Science (and Joint Schools) – Alex Rogers

Earth Sciences – Don Porcelli

Mathematics (and Joint Schools) – Graham Nelson

Parents and Carers Session – Helen King (Principal)