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Encyclopedia > St Anne's College, Oxford
Colleges and Halls of the University of Oxford
St Anne's College

The Ruth Deech Building, St Anne's College, Oxford The University of Oxford comprises 39 Colleges and 7 religious Permanent Private Halls (PPHs), which are autonomous self-governing corporations within the university. ... A Permanent Private Hall at the University of Oxford is an educational institution affiliated to the University — not as a full College, but able to award Oxford University degrees. ... The University of Oxford (usually abbreviated as Oxon. ... Image File history File linksMetadata Download high resolution version (1932x2576, 772 KB) Summary Licensing File links The following pages on the English Wikipedia link to this file (pages on other projects are not listed): St Annes College Metadata This file contains additional information, probably added from the digital camera...

                       
College name St Anne's College
Named after St Anne
Established 1879
Sister college New Hall, Cambridge
Principal Tim Gardam
JCR President Kui-Sang Sze
Undergraduates 437
Graduates 187


Location of St Anne's College within central OxfordCoordinates: 51°45′44″N 1°15′43″W / 51.762123, -1.261974
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St Anne's College is one of the constituent colleges of the University of Oxford in the United Kingdom. What is now St Anne's College began life as part of the "Association for the Education of Women", the first institution in Oxford to allow for the education of women (see: Lady Margaret Hall, Oxford), then later the "Society of Home Students". In 1942 it became the "St Anne's Society", and received a university charter to be founded as a women-only college in 1952. It became coeducational in 1979. Today it is one of the larger colleges in Oxford, with around 450 undergraduate and 150 graduate students, in a roughly equal mix of men and women. This article is about the mother of the Virgin Mary. ... 1879 (MDCCCLXXIX) was a common year starting on Wednesday (see link for calendar). ... Most of the colleges of the University of Cambridge have sister colleges in the University of Oxford (and vice versa). ... Full name New Hall Motto - Named after - Previous names - Established 1954 Sister College(s) St Annes College, Oxford President Anne Lonsdale Location Huntingdon Road Undergraduates 377 Postgraduates 74 Homepage Boatclub New Hall is a women-only college in the University of Cambridge. ... Tim Gardam is a British journalist and educator. ... In some universities in the United Kingdom—particularly collegiate universities—the student body is organised into one or more of the following: A Junior Common Room (JCR) A Middle Common Room (MCR) A Senior Common Room (SCR) In addition to this, each of the above phrases may also refer to... Image File history File links Size of this preview: 360 × 370 pixelsFull resolution (360 × 370 pixel, file size: 156 KB, MIME type: image/png) Small map of central Oxford This map may be incomplete, and may contain errors. ... Image File history File links Blue_pog. ... This article does not cite any references or sources. ... Map of Earth showing lines of latitude (horizontally) and longitude (vertically), Eckert VI projection; large version (pdf, 1. ... The University of Oxford comprises 39 Colleges and 7 religious Permanent Private Halls (PPHs), which are autonomous self-governing corporations within the university. ... The University of Oxford (usually abbreviated as Oxon. ... Star Trek Long-term Medical Hologram, see Emergency Medical Hologram. ... 1942 (MCMXLII) was a common year starting on Thursday (the link is to a full 1942 calendar). ... 1952 (MCMLII) was a Leap year starting on Tuesday (link will take you to calendar). ... Also: 1979 by Smashing Pumpkins. ...

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Location

St Anne's College is located in North Oxford, on land donated by St John's College. Its grounds are bounded by Woodstock Road and Banbury Road to the west and east respectively, and Bevington Road to the north. They extend as far south as 48 Woodstock Road on the west, and 27 Banbury Road on the east side. The College formerly owned a number of houses throughout Oxford used for undergraduate accommodation; these have been largely sold off to fund the building of the Ruth Deech Building (completed 2005). North Oxford, especially central North Oxford between the city centre and Summertown, is considered by many to be the most desirable and famous suburb of Oxford, England. ... College name St Johns College Collegium Divi Joannis Baptistae Named after Saint John the Baptist Established 1555 Sister College Sidney Sussex College President Sir Michael Scholar KCB JCR President Rhys Jones Undergraduates 381 Graduates 184 Homepage Boatclub St Johns College is one of the constituent colleges of the... The entrance to the Oratory Church of St Aloysius Gonzaga at the southern end of Woodstock Road. ... Banbury Road is a major road in Oxford, England, running from St Giles to the south, north towards Banbury through the leafy suburb of North Oxford and Summertown. ... Houses on the south side of Bevington Road, at the west (Woodstock Road) end. ... 2005 (MMV) was a common year starting on Saturday of the Gregorian calendar. ...


College buildings

The Gatehouse, formerly the entrance to the college
The Gatehouse, formerly the entrance to the college

Hartland House was the first purpose-built College building. It houses the Library, the junior and senior common rooms, and some administrative offices. There are six purpose-built student accommodation blocks: the Gatehouse, Rayne, Wolfson, Claire Palley, Trenaman House, and the Ruth Deech Building. Image File history File linksMetadata Download high resolution version (1777x2417, 1601 KB) Summary Licensing File links The following pages on the English Wikipedia link to this file (pages on other projects are not listed): St Annes College Metadata This file contains additional information, probably added from the digital camera... Image File history File linksMetadata Download high resolution version (1777x2417, 1601 KB) Summary Licensing File links The following pages on the English Wikipedia link to this file (pages on other projects are not listed): St Annes College Metadata This file contains additional information, probably added from the digital camera...


The Gatehouse, built in the 1960s, was the winner of an award for its architecture. It is now considered by many to be unsightly. As well as undergraduate rooms, it used to house the College Lodge, until the completion of the Ruth Deech Building.


Rayne and Wolfson are virtually identical in design, and house administrative offices on the ground floor as well as student rooms.


Claire Palley is a later building, and was the first accommodation block to have en-suite rooms. It also houses the Mary Ogilvie Lecture Theatre. It was named after a former Principal of the college.


Trenaman House (opened November 18, 1995) also contains en-suite student rooms, as well as the middle common room and some communal college facilities on the ground floors. It was named after Nancy Trenaman (1919-2002), the sixth Principal of the college (1966-1984). November 18 is the 322nd day of the year (323rd in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. ... Year 1995 (MCMXCV) was a common year starting on Sunday (link will display full 1995 Gregorian calendar). ...


Robert Saunders House (opened in 1997 by Richard Harries, Bishop of Oxford) provides accommodation for graduate students in Summertown, an area in the north of Oxford. It was named after a former bursar of the college, who did much to strengthen its finances. 1997 (MCMXCVII) was a common year starting on Wednesday of the Gregorian calendar. ... The Rt Revd Richard Harries, Bishop of Oxford, giving a speech in 2004. ... The Bishop of Oxford is the Ordinary of the Church of England Diocese of Oxford in the Province of Canterbury. ... Summertown shops on Banbury Road Summertown in North Oxford is a suburb of Oxford, England. ...


The Ruth Deech Building (opened June 18, 2005) is the most recent College building. It houses extensive conference facilities (a lecture theatre, seminar rooms, and dining facilities) on the lower ground floor, in addition to the new College Lodge on the upper ground floor, and 113 en-suite student rooms. June 18 is the 169th day of the year in the Gregorian Calendar (170th in leap years), with 196 days remaining. ... 2005 (MMV) was a common year starting on Saturday of the Gregorian calendar. ...


In addition to the purpose-built accommodation buildings, a number of other houses on site are owned by the college and are used for various purposes.


1 - 10 Bevington Road, 58/60 Woodstock Road, and 35, 39 and 41 Banbury Road are used for undergraduate accommodation. 39 and 41 Banbury Road also house the College Bar, 7/8 Bevington Road and 35 Banbury Road also contain teaching rooms, and 58/60 Woodstock Road also contains student facilities such as a gym and laundrette.


37 Banbury Road is used for offices and teaching rooms.


27 Banbury Road is used for offices of College support staff such as the College nurse, and for teaching rooms.


48 and 50 Woodstock Road contain teaching rooms and seminar rooms. 50 Woodstock Road also contains the College's music practice rooms.


Other College buildings include the Dining Hall (also used for College bops, and collection examinations) and attached kitchens, and various outbuildings attached to some of the houses.


Notable former students

See also Former students of St Anne's College.

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