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Dame Antonia Susan Duffy HonFBA (née Drabble; born 24 August 1936), known professionally as A. S. Byatt, is an English novelist, poet and Booker Prize winner.
Agnes Catherine Maitland (1850–1906) was the principal of Somerville College, Oxford, England.
Akua Kuenyehia (born 1947) is a Ghanaian lawyer who served a judge of the International Criminal Court (ICC) from 2003 to 2015.
An alcopop (or cooler, spirit cooler in South African English, or malternative in American slang) is a term describing certain flavored alcoholic beverages with relatively low alcohol content (e.g., 3–7% alcohol by volume), including.
Alice Prochaska (born 12 July 1947) is a former archivist and librarian, who served as Principal of Somerville College, Oxford, from 2010 to 2017.
Alyson Judith Kirtley Bailes CMG (6 April 1949 – 29 April 2016) was a British diplomat, political scientist, academic and polyglot.
An ambassador is an official envoy, especially a high-ranking diplomat who represents a state and is usually accredited to another sovereign state or to an international organization as the resident representative of their own government or sovereign or appointed for a special and often temporary diplomatic assignment.
Amelia Ann Blanford Edwards (7 June 1831 – 15 April 1892), also known as Amelia B. Edwards, was an English novelist, journalist, traveller and Egyptologist.
Anglicanism is a Western Christian tradition that evolved out of the practices, liturgy and identity of the Church of England following the Protestant Reformation.
Dame Anne Elisabeth Mueller, DCB (15 October 1930 – 8 July 2000) was a British civil servant and academic.
Dame Anne Warburton (8 June 1927 – 4 June 2015) was a British diplomat who was the first female British ambassador.
Elizabeth Audrey Withers OBE (28 March 1905 – 26 October 2001), known as Audrey Withers, was an English journalist, also active as a member of the Council of Industrial Design.
Augustus George Vernon Harcourt FRS (24 December 1834 – 23 August 1919) was an English chemist who spent his career at Oxford University.
Dame Averil Millicent Cameron (born 8 February 1940), often cited as A. M. Cameron, is professor emerita of Late Antique and Byzantine History at the University of Oxford, and was formerly the Warden of Keble College, Oxford, between 1994 and 2010.
Balliol College, founded in 1263,: Graduate Studies Prospectus - Last updated 17 Sep 08 is one of the constituent colleges of the University of Oxford in England.
Barbara Denise Craig (née Chapman; 22 October 1915 – 25 January 2005) was a British archaeologist, classicist, and academic, specialising in classical pottery.
Bartle Bogle Hegarty (BBH) is a Global advertising agency.
Basil Champneys (17 September 1842 – 5 April 1935) was an architect and author whose most notable buildings include Manchester's John Rylands Library, Somerville College Library (Oxford), Newnham College, Cambridge, Lady Margaret Hall, Oxford, Mansfield College, Oxford and Oriel College, Oxford's Rhodes Building.
BBC News is an operational business division of the British Broadcasting Corporation (BBC) responsible for the gathering and broadcasting of news and current affairs.
Bedford College was founded in London in 1849 as the first higher education college for women in the United Kingdom.
The Blavatnik School of Government is a school of public policy founded in 2010 at the University of Oxford in England.
The Man Booker Prize for Fiction (formerly known as the Booker–McConnell Prize and commonly known simply as the Booker Prize) is a literary prize awarded each year for the best original novel written in the English language and published in the UK.
The British Academy of Film and Television Arts (BAFTA) is an independent charity that supports, develops and promotes the art forms of the moving image – film, television and game in the United Kingdom.
A bumps race is a form of rowing race in which a number of boats chase each other in single file, each crew attempting to catch and "bump" the boat in front without being caught by the boat behind.
Caroline Mary Series (born 24 March 1951) is an English mathematician known for her work in hyperbolic geometry, Kleinian groups and dynamical systems.
Catherine Eva Hughes (née Pestell; 24 September 1933 – 10 December 2014) was a British civil servant, diplomat, and academic administrator.
Catherine Clare Powell, born in 1967, is a British businesswoman.
Celia Elizabeth Green (born 26 November 1935) is a British writer on philosophical skepticism and psychology.
Cherwell is a weekly student newspaper published entirely by students of Oxford University.
Childline is a counselling service for children and young people up to their 19th birthday in the United Kingdom provided by the NSPCC.
Cicely Corbett Fisher (1885–1959) was a British suffragist and workers' rights activist.
Lucinda "Cindy" Lee Gallop (born 1 February 1960) is an English advertising consultant, founder and former chair of the US branch of advertising firm Bartle Bogle Hegarty, and founder of the IfWeRanTheWorld and MakeLoveNotPorn companies.
The University of Oxford has 38 Colleges and six Permanent Private Halls (PPHs) of religious foundation.
In some universities in the United Kingdom and Ireland — particularly collegiate universities such as Oxford, Cambridge, Dublin, Durham, York, Kent and Lancaster— students and the academic body are organised into a common room, or at Cambridge a combination room.
The Conservative Party, officially the Conservative and Unionist Party, is a centre-right political party in the United Kingdom.
Cornelia Sorabji (15 November 1866 – 6 July 1954) was an Indian woman who was the first female graduate from Bombay University, the first woman to study law at Oxford University (the first Indian national to study at any British university), the first female advocate in India, and the first woman to practice law in India and Britain.
Corpus Christi College (full name:The President and Scholars of the College of Corpus Christi in the University of Oxford), is one of the constituent colleges of the University of Oxford in the United Kingdom.
Cricket is a bat-and-ball game played between two teams of eleven players each on a cricket field, at the centre of which is a rectangular pitch with a target at each end called the wicket (a set of three wooden stumps upon which two bails sit).
Cuppers are intercollegiate sporting competitions at the Universities of Oxford and Cambridge.
Durante degli Alighieri, commonly known as Dante Alighieri or simply Dante (c. 1265 – 1321), was a major Italian poet of the Late Middle Ages.
Daphne Margaret Sybil Désirée Park, Baroness Park of Monmouth CMG, OBE, FRSA (1 September 1921 – 24 March 2010) was a British spy.
David Wright Miliband (born 15 July 1965) is a British Labour Party politician, charity chief executive and public policy analyst who was the Secretary of State for Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs from 2007 to 2010 and the Member of Parliament (MP) for South Shields from 2001 to 2013.
The Department for Business, Innovation and Skills (BIS) was a ministerial department of the United Kingdom Government created on 5 June 2009 by the merger of the Department for Innovation, Universities and Skills (DIUS) and the Department for Business, Enterprise and Regulatory Reform (BERR).
The Dictionary of National Biography (DNB) is a standard work of reference on notable figures from British history, published from 1885.
Disneyland Paris, originally Euro Disney Resort, is an entertainment resort in Marne-la-Vallée, a new town located east of the centre of Paris, and is the most visited theme park in all of Europe.
The Divine Comedy (Divina Commedia) is a long narrative poem by Dante Alighieri, begun c. 1308 and completed in 1320, a year before his death in 1321.
Dorothy Mary Crowfoot Hodgkin (12 May 1910 – 29 July 1994) was a British chemist who developed protein crystallography, for which she won the Nobel Prize in Chemistry in 1964.
Dorothy Leigh Sayers (13 June 1893 – 17 December 1957) was a renowned English crime writer and poet.
Downe House School is a selective independent girls' day and boarding school in Cold Ash, a village near Newbury, Berkshire, for girls aged 11–18.
Edmund Montagu Prinsep Fisher (13 January 1872 – 31 March 1918), was a British architect, the son of historian Herbert William Fisher.
Edward Stuart Talbot (19 February 1844 – 30 January 1934) was an Anglican bishop in the Church of England and the first Warden of Keble College, Oxford.
Edward Frederick Lindley Wood, 1st Earl of Halifax, (16 April 1881 – 23 December 1959), styled Lord Irwin from 1925 until 1934 and Viscount Halifax from 1934 until 1944, was one of the most senior British Conservative politicians of the 1930s.
Eights Week, also known as Summer Eights, is a four-day regatta of bumps races which constitutes the University of Oxford's main intercollegiate rowing event of the year.
Eirene Lloyd White, Baroness White (née Jones; 7 November 1909 – 23 December 1999) was a British Labour politician and journalist.
Eleanor Florence Rathbone (12 May 1872 – 2 January 1946) was an independent British member of parliament (MP) and long-term campaigner for family allowance and for women's rights.
Emily Georgiana Kemp (1860–1939) was a British adventurer, artist and writer.
Dame Emily Penrose, DBE (18 September 1858, London - 26 January 1942, Bournemouth), Oxford Dictionary of National Biography; accessed 21 June 2011.
Emma Georgina Rothschild-Sen, CMG (born 16 May 1948) is a British economic historian who is a professor of History at Harvard University.
Dame Carolyn Emma Kirkby, (born 26 February 1949) is an English soprano and one of the world's most renowned early music specialists.
Endymion Spring is a children's fantasy novel by English Canadian author Matthew Skelton.
The Erasmus Prize is an annual prize awarded by the board of the Praemium Erasmianum Foundation to individuals or institutions that have made exceptional contributions to culture, society, or social science in Europe and the rest of the world.
Dame Esther Louise Rantzen (born 22 June 1940) is an English journalist and television presenter, best known for presenting the hit BBC television series That's Life! for 21 years, from 1973 until 1994.
Ethel Hurlbatt (1 July 1866 Bickley, Kent – 22 March 1934 Tours, France) was Principal of Bedford College, University of London, and later Warden of Royal Victoria College, the women's college of McGill University, in Montreal, Quebec, Canada, which had opened in 1899.
Fasi Zaka (born 9 October 1974) is a Pakistani political commentator, columnist, radio talk show host, and television anchor.
Feminism is a range of political movements, ideologies, and social movements that share a common goal: to define, establish, and achieve political, economic, personal, and social equality of sexes.
A financial endowment is a donation of money or property to a nonprofit organization for the ongoing support of that organization.
Dame Fiona Caldicott, (born 12 January 1941) is a psychiatrist and psychotherapist and, previously, Principal of Somerville College, Oxford.
Frances Elisabeth Rosemary Lincoln (20 March 1945 – 26 February 2001) was an English independent publisher of illustrated books.
Frances Julia Stewart (born 4 August 1940) is professor emeritus of development economics and director of the Centre for Research on Inequality, Human Security and Ethnicity (CRISE), University of Oxford.
The Frankfurter Allgemeine Zeitung (Frankfurt General Newspaper), abbreviated FAZ, is a centre-right, liberal-conservativeHans Magnus Enzensberger: (in German).
Gaudy Night (1935) is a mystery novel by Dorothy L. Sayers, the tenth featuring Lord Peter Wimsey, and the third including Harriet Vane.
Genevieve Lloyd (born at Cootamundra, New South Wales, 16 October 1941) is an Australian philosopher and feminist.
George Granville Bradley, CVO, DD (11 December 1821 – 13 March 1903) was an English divine, scholar, and schoolteacher, who was Dean of Westminster (1881–1902).
The Very Reverend George William Kitchin, MA, DD, FSA (7 December 1827 – 13 October 1912) was the first Chancellor of the University of Durham, from the institution of the role in 1908 until his death in 1912.
Girton College is one of the 31 constituent colleges of the University of Cambridge.
The Global Ocean Commission was an international initiative between 2013 and 2016 to raise awareness, and promote action to address, the degradation of the ocean and help restore it to full health and productivity.
Green Templeton College (GTC) is a constituent college of the University of Oxford in the United Kingdom.
Guinness is an Irish dry stout that originated in the brewery of Arthur Guinness (1725–1803) at St. James's Gate brewery in the capital city of Dublin, Ireland.
Harrison & Harrison Ltd are a British company that make and restore pipe organs, based in Durham and established in 1861.
Helen Mary ApSimon, (born 28 April 1942) is an English climatologist and academic.
Helen Darbishire, (1881–1961) was an English literary scholar, who was Principal of Somerville College, Oxford from 1931 until her retirement in 1945.
Helen Catherine Goodman (born 2 January 1958) is a British Labour Party politician, who has been the Member of Parliament for Bishop Auckland since 2005, and was the Parliamentary Under Secretary of State for in the Department for Work and Pensions until 2010 with responsibility for child poverty and childcare.
Henry Nettleship (5 May 1839 – 10 July 1893) was an English classical scholar.
Hilary Spurling, CBE, FRSL (born 25 December 1940) is a British writer, known for her work as a journalist and biographer.
Hindustan Times is an Indian English-language daily newspaper founded in 1924 with roots in the Indian independence movement of the period ("Hindustan" being a historical name for India).
The House of Lords of the United Kingdom, also known as the House of Peers, is the upper house of the Parliament of the United Kingdom.
Imperial College London (officially Imperial College of Science, Technology and Medicine) is a public research university located in London, United Kingdom.
India (IAST), also called the Republic of India (IAST), is a country in South Asia.
Indira Priyadarshini Gandhi (née Nehru; 19 November 1917 – 31 October 1984) was an Indian politician, stateswoman and a central figure of the Indian National Congress.
The International Criminal Court (ICC or ICCt) is an intergovernmental organization and international tribunal that sits in The Hague in the Netherlands.
Iris is a 2001 British-American biographical drama film that tells the story of Irish-born British novelist Dame Iris Murdoch and her relationship with John Bayley.
Dame Jean Iris Murdoch (15 July 1919 – 8 February 1999) was a British novelist and philosopher born in Ireland to Irish parentage.
Sir Isaac Wolfson, 1st Baronet FRS (17 September 1897 – 20 June 1991) was a Scottish businessman and philanthropist.
Janet Anne Royall, Baroness Royall of Blaisdon (born 20 August 1955) is a British Labour Co-operative Party politician.
Dame Janet Maria Vaughan (18 October 1899 – 9 January 1993), sometimes known by her married name of Gourlay, was a British physiologist, academic, and academic administrator.
Jericho is an historic suburb of the English city of Oxford.
Jesus College (in full: Jesus College in the University of Oxford of Queen Elizabeth's Foundation) is one of the colleges of the University of Oxford in England.
Joanna Dorothy Haigh, (born 7 May 1954) is a British physicist and academic.
John Oliver Bayley, CBE, FBA, FRSL (27 March 1925 – 12 January 2015) was a British literary critic and writer.
John Morley, 1st Viscount Morley of Blackburn, (24 December 1838 – 23 September 1923) was a British Liberal statesman, writer and newspaper editor.
John Percival (27 September 1834 – 3 December 1918) was the first headmaster of Clifton College, where he made his reputation as a great educator.
John Ruskin (8 February 1819 – 20 January 1900) was the leading English art critic of the Victorian era, as well as an art patron, draughtsman, watercolourist, a prominent social thinker and philanthropist.
John Stuart Mill, also known as J.S. Mill, (20 May 1806 – 8 May 1873) was a British philosopher, political economist, and civil servant.
José María Figueres Olsen (born 24 December 1954 in San José, Costa Rica) is a Costa Rican businessman and politician.
Judith Green is an English medieval historian, who is Emeritus Professor of Medieval History at the University of Edinburgh.
Julia Mary Yeomans, FRS, FInstP (born 15 October 1954) is a British theoretical physicist and academic.
Kara Miller is the Creator of The Lifestylista.
Kate Williams (born 30 November 1978) is a British author, historian and television presenter.
Dame Kathleen Mary Kenyon, (5 January 1906 – 24 August 1978), was a leading British archaeologist of Neolithic culture in the Fertile Crescent.
Dame Kathleen Mary Ollerenshaw, (née Timpson; 1 October 1912 – 10 August 2014) was a British mathematician and politician who was Lord Mayor of Manchester from 1975 to 1976 and an advisor on educational matters to Margaret Thatcher's government in the 1980s.
Dame Kay Elizabeth Davies, (née Partridge; born 1 April 1951) is a British geneticist.
Keble College is one of the constituent colleges of the University of Oxford in England.
Lady Margaret Hall (LMH) is one of the constituent colleges of the University of Oxford in England, located on the banks of the River Cherwell at Norham Gardens in north Oxford and adjacent to the University Parks.
The Liberal Democrats (often referred to as Lib Dems) are a liberal British political party, formed in 1988 as a merger of the Liberal Party and the Social Democratic Party (SDP), a splinter group from the Labour Party, which had formed the SDP–Liberal Alliance from 1981.
In the United Kingdom, life peers are appointed members of the peerage whose titles cannot be inherited, in contrast to hereditary peers.
Fictional colleges are found in many modern novels, films, and other works of fiction, probably because they allow the author greater licence for invention and a reduced risk of being accused of libel or slander, as might happen if the author depicted unsavory events as occurring at a real-life institution.
A listed building, or listed structure, is one that has been placed on one of the four statutory lists maintained by Historic England in England, Historic Environment Scotland in Scotland, Cadw in Wales, and the Northern Ireland Environment Agency in Northern Ireland.
Little Clarendon Street is a short shopping street in northwest Oxford, England.
Lord Peter Death Bredon Wimsey is the fictional protagonist in a series of detective novels and short stories by Dorothy L. Sayers (and their continuation by Jill Paton Walsh).
Lucy Neville-Rolfe, Baroness Neville-Rolfe (born 2 January 1953) is a British Conservative politician and Chairman of Assured Food Standards, and a former Commercial Secretary to the Treasury.
Lucy Maria Powell (born 10 October 1974) is a British Labour and Co-operative politician who has served as the Member of Parliament (MP) Manchester Central since winning the seat at a by-election in November 2012.
Madeleine Septimia Shaw-Lefevre (6 May 1835 - 19 September 1914) was the Principal of Somerville Hall for its first 10 years, from 1879 to 1889.
Maggie Mary Gee (born 1948) is an English novelist.
Bulmers Irish Cider, branded as Magners Irish Cider outside the Republic of Ireland, is a brand of cider produced in County Tipperary in Ireland by the C&C Group.
Manel Abeysekera is a Sri Lankan diplomat.
are comics created in Japan or by creators in the Japanese language, conforming to a style developed in Japan in the late 19th century.
Margaret Forster (25 May 1938 – 8 February 2016) was an English novelist, biographer, memoirist, historian and literary critic.
Margaret Ann Jay, Baroness Jay of Paddington, (née Callaghan; born 18 November 1939) is a British politician for the Labour Party and former BBC television producer and presenter.
Margaret Hilda Thatcher, Baroness Thatcher, (13 October 19258 April 2013) was a British stateswoman who served as Prime Minister of the United Kingdom from 1979 to 1990 and Leader of the Conservative Party from 1975 to 1990.
Sara Margery Fry (11 March 1874 – 21 April 1958) was a British prison reformer as well as one of the first women to become a magistrate.
Mary Augusta Ward (née Arnold; 11 June 1851 – 24 March 1920) was a British novelist who wrote under her married name as Mrs Humphry Ward.
Mary Somerville (née Fairfax, formerly Greig; 26 December 1780 – 29 November 1872), was a Scottish science writer and polymath.
is a Japanese manga series created by Hokusei Katsushika, Naoki Urasawa and Takashi Nagasaki.
Michael Noakes (28 October 1933 – 30 May 2018) was an English artist and portrait painter.
Michèle Brigitte Roberts (born 20 May 1949) is a British writer, novelist and poet.
Miriam Tamara Griffin (née Dressler; 6 June 1935 – 16 May 2018) was an American classical scholar and tutor of Ancient History at Somerville College, University of Oxford from 1967 to 2002.
Mystery fiction is a genre of fiction usually involving a mysterious death or a crime to be solved.
Newnham College is a women-only constituent college of the University of Cambridge.
Nia Rhiannon Griffith (born 4 December 1956) is a Welsh Labour politician, who has been the Member of Parliament (MP) for Llanelli since 2005.
Nina Bawden CBE FRSL JP (19 January 1925 – 22 August 2012) was an English novelist and children's writer.
The Nobel Prize (Swedish definite form, singular: Nobelpriset; Nobelprisen) is a set of six annual international awards bestowed in several categories by Swedish and Norwegian institutions in recognition of academic, cultural, or scientific advances.
The Norrington Table is an annual ranking of the colleges of the University of Oxford based on a score computed from the fraction of undergraduate students earning each of the various degree classifications based on that year's final examinations.
Olive Margaret Willis (26 October 1877 – 11 March 1964) was an English educationist and headmistress.
Onora Sylvia O'Neill, Baroness O'Neill of Bengarve (born 23 August 1941) is a philosopher and a crossbench member of the House of Lords.
Oriel CollegeOxford University Calendar 2005–2006 (2005) p.323 has the corporate designation as "The Provost and Scholars of the House of the Blessed Mary the Virgin in Oxford, commonly called Oriel College, of the Foundation of Edward the Second of famous memory, sometime King of England", p324 has people — Oxford University Press.
The Oxford Oratory Church of St Aloysius Gonzaga (or Oxford Oratory for short) is the Catholic parish church for the centre of Oxford, England.
Oxford University Press (OUP) is the largest university press in the world, and the second oldest after Cambridge University Press.
Penelope Fitzgerald (17 December 1916 – 28 April 2000) was an English Booker Prize-winning novelist, poet, essayist and biographer.
Penicillamine, sold under the trade names of Cuprimine among others, is a medication primarily used for the treatment of Wilson's disease.
Percy Richard Morley Horder (18 November 1870 – 7 October 1944) was an English architect who worked from offices in London.
A Permanent Private Hall (PPH) at the University of Oxford is an educational institution within the university.
Peter Morris (born 9 November 1973) is an American playwright, television writer and critic, best known for his work in British theatre.
Sir Philip Henry Manning Dowson CBE, PRA (16 August 1924 – 22 August 2014) was a leading British architect.
Philippa Ruth Foot, FBA (née Bosanquet; 3 October 1920 3 October 2010) was a British philosopher.
The Prime Minister of India is the leader of the executive of the Government of India.
The Prime Minister of the United Kingdom is the head of the United Kingdom government.
Rachel Mynfreda Sylvester (born 1969) is a British political journalist who writes for The Times.
Radcliffe Observatory was the astronomical observatory of the University of Oxford from 1773 until 1934, when the Radcliffe Trustees sold it and built a new observatory in Pretoria, South Africa.
The Radcliffe Observatory Quarter (ROQ) is a major University of Oxford development project in Oxford, England, in the estate of the old Radcliffe Infirmary hospital.
Regent's Park College (known colloquially within the University as Regent's) is a Permanent Private Hall of the University of Oxford, situated in central Oxford, just off St Giles'.
Rita Harriet Harradence (16 September 1915 − 6 November 2012) was an Australian biochemist who pioneered the synthesis of penicillamine and steroids, and the stereochemistry of molecules involved in the biosynthesis of cholesterol.
Robert Graves (24 July 1895 – 7 December 1985), also known as Robert von Ranke Graves, was an English poet, historical novelist, critic, and classicist.
Dame Emilie Rose Macaulay, (1 August 1881 – 30 October 1958) was an English writer, most noted for her award-winning novel The Towers of Trebizond, about a small Anglo-Catholic group crossing Turkey by camel.
The Royal College of Psychiatrists is the main professional organisation of psychiatrists in the United Kingdom, and is responsible for representing psychiatrists, for psychiatric research and for providing public information about mental health problems.
Samuel Phillip Gyimah (born 10 August 1976) is a Conservative politician who has served as the Member of Parliament (MP) for East Surrey since the 2010 general election.
Sarah Ioannides (born 1972, in Canberra) is a Greek Cypriot-Scottish-Australian conductor.
The Oxford University Science Area in Oxford, England, is where most of the science departments at the University of Oxford are located.
The Shadow Secretary of State for Education, also called the Shadow Education Secretary, is an office in the Official Opposition Shadow Cabinet responsible for Opposition policy on Education and for holding the Secretary of State for Education, junior Education ministers, and the Department for Education to account.
Shirley Vivian Teresa Brittain Williams, Baroness Williams of Crosby, (née Catlin; born 27 July 1930) is a British politician and academic who represents the Liberal Democrats.
Shriti Vadera, Baroness Vadera, PC (born 23 June 1962) is a British investment banker and politician.
Siegfried Loraine Sassoon, (8 September 1886 – 1 September 1967) was an English poet, writer, and soldier.
Sir Arthur Herbert Dyke Acland, 13th Baronet, PC (13 October 18479 October 1926) was a Liberal politician and political author.
The Social Democratic Party (SDP) was a centrist political party in the United Kingdom.
Somerville College Library is the college library of Somerville College, one of the 38 colleges of the University of Oxford.
Somerville College is one of the constituent colleges of the University of Oxford in England.
Sonia Gandhi (born 9 December 1946) is an Indian politician of Italian descent.
South Riding is a novel by Winifred Holtby, published posthumously in 1936.
Southern Comfort (often abbreviated SoCo) is an American whiskey-based liqueur flavored with fruit and spice.
Sri Lanka (Sinhala: ශ්රී ලංකා; Tamil: இலங்கை Ilaṅkai), officially the Democratic Socialist Republic of Sri Lanka, is an island country in South Asia, located in the Indian Ocean to the southwest of the Bay of Bengal and to the southeast of the Arabian Sea.
St Anne's College is one of the constituent colleges of the University of Oxford in England.
St Antony's College is one of the constituent colleges of the University of Oxford in England.
St Benet's Hall (known colloquially as Benet's) is a Permanent Private Hall (PPH) of the University of Oxford.
St Cross College is a constituent college of the University of Oxford in England.
St Hugh's College is one of the constituent colleges of the University of Oxford.
St John's College is a constituent college of the University of Oxford.
Stockholm International Peace Research Institute (SIPRI) is an international institute based in Sweden, dedicated to research into conflict, armaments, arms control and disarmament.
Stone Records is a British, independent, classical record label.
Susan Mary Cooper (born 23 May 1935) is an English author of children's books.
Susie Dent (born 19 November 1964) is an English lexicographer and etymologist.
Tessa Sarah Ross CBE (born 1961) is a British film producer and executive.
Testament of Youth is the first instalment, covering 1900–1925, in the memoir of Vera Brittain (1893–1970).
The Daily Telegraph, commonly referred to simply as The Telegraph, is a national British daily broadsheet newspaper published in London by Telegraph Media Group and distributed across the United Kingdom and internationally.
The Guardian is a British daily newspaper.
The Hindu is an Indian daily newspaper, headquartered at Chennai.
The Iron Lady is a 2011 British-French biographical drama film based on the life and career of Margaret Thatcher (1925–2013), a British stateswoman and politician who was the first ever female and longest-serving Prime Minister of the United Kingdom of the 20th century.
The Times is a British daily (Monday to Saturday) national newspaper based in London, England.
Thomas Hill Green (7 April 1836 – 15 March 1882) was an English philosopher, political radical and temperance reformer, and a member of the British idealism movement.
Times Higher Education (THE), formerly The Times Higher Education Supplement (THES), is a weekly magazine based in London, reporting specifically on news and issues related to higher education.
Torpids is one of two series of bumping races, a type of rowing race, held yearly at Oxford University, the other race being Eights.
Trevor Andrew Manuel (born 31 January 1956) is a South African politician who served in the government of South Africa as Minister of Finance from 1996 to 2009, during the presidencies of Nelson Mandela, Thabo Mbeki and Kgalema Motlanthe, and subsequently as Minister in the Presidency for the National Planning Commission from 2009 to 2014 under former President Jacob Zuma.
Trinity College is a constituent college of the University of Cambridge in England.
The tutorial system is a method of university teaching where the main focus is on regular, very small group teaching sessions.
Universities in the United Kingdom have generally been instituted by Royal Charter, Papal Bull, Act of Parliament or an instrument of government under the Further and Higher Education Act 1992.
Series 31 of University Challenge began on 23 July 2001, with the final on 11 March 2002.
Series 43 of University Challenge began on 15 July 2013 on BBC Two.
University College (in full The Master and Fellows of the College of the Great Hall of the University of Oxford,Darwall-Smith, Robin, A History of University College, Oxford. Oxford University Press, 2008.. colloquially referred to as "Univ"), is a constituent college of the University of Oxford in England.
The University of Edinburgh (abbreviated as Edin. in post-nominals), founded in 1582, is the sixth oldest university in the English-speaking world and one of Scotland's ancient universities.
The University of Oxford (formally The Chancellor Masters and Scholars of the University of Oxford) is a collegiate research university located in Oxford, England.
The Oxford University Parks, commonly referred to locally as the University Parks, the Uni Parks or just The Parks, is a large parkland area slightly northeast of the city centre in Oxford, England.
Vera Mary Brittain (29 December 1893 – 29 March 1970) was an English Voluntary Aid Detachment (VAD) nurse, writer, feminist, and pacifist.
Victoria Glendinning, CBE (née Seebohm; born 23 April 1937) is a British biographer, critic, broadcaster and novelist; she is an Honorary Vice-President of English PEN, a winner of the James Tait Black Memorial Prize, was appointed a CBE in 1998 and is Vice-President of the Royal Society of Literature.
Vitamin B12, also called cobalamin, is a water-soluble vitamin that is involved in the metabolism of every cell of the human body: it is a cofactor in DNA synthesis, and in both fatty acid and amino acid metabolism.
The British edition of the fashion magazine Vogue is currently owned and distributed by US media company Conde Nast.
Wadham College is one of the constituent colleges of the University of Oxford in the United Kingdom.
Walton Street is on the eastern edge of the Jericho district of central Oxford, England.
William Richard Morris, 1st Viscount Nuffield (10 October 1877 – 22 August 1963) was an English motor manufacturer and philanthropist.
Winifred Holtby (23 June 1898 – 29 September 1935) was an English novelist and journalist, now best known for her novel South Riding, which was posthumously published in 1936.
Women's colleges in higher education are undergraduate, bachelor's degree-granting institutions, often liberal arts colleges, whose student populations are composed exclusively or almost exclusively of women.
Woodstock Road is a major road in Oxford, England, running from St Giles' to the south, north towards Woodstock through the leafy suburb of North Oxford.
World War I (often abbreviated as WWI or WW1), also known as the First World War, the Great War, or the War to End All Wars, was a global war originating in Europe that lasted from 28 July 1914 to 11 November 1918.
Wycliffe Hall is a Church of England theological college and a Permanent Private Hall of the University of Oxford in the United Kingdom.