Somerville College

United Kingdom

Public University, Estd. in 1865

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Overview

Somerville College Facts

One of the most reputed colleges in Oxford was founded in 1879.

  • It is known for its liberal and friendly atmosphere.
  • It has the biggest college library in University of Oxford.
  • College is also famous for its hall food.
  • It is one of three colleges providing on site accommodation.
  • It had played a major role in the relationship of Oxford and India as Indira Gandhi studied here.

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About Somerville College

Somerville, one of the most reputed colleges among the Oxford colleges was established in 1879. It is one of the three colleges of the university which provide on-site accommodation. There are more than 600 students in the college with one-third international students. More than 400 undergraduates are currently studying in the college.

Notable Alumni

There are several notable alumni who have studied at Somerville College. Some of the notable alumni of Somerville College are:

NameDescription
Margaret Jay, Baroness Jay of PaddingtonBritish politician for the Labour Party and former BBC television producer and presenter.
Mary BennettBritish academic, best known for her tenure as Principal of St Hilda's College, Oxford
Judith ParkerBritish judge and barrister. Since 2008, she has been a Justice of the High Court of England and Wales.
Indira GandhiIndian politician, stateswoman and a central figure of the Indian National Congress, the only female Prime Minister of India
Alison AssiterProfessor of Feminist Theory at the University of the West of England

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