At Somerville you’ll meet a community that’s diverse, international and open-minded. And you’ll discover a culture that’s intelligent, hard-working and ambitious. Why not take a look?
Somerville was founded to include the excluded. It was created for women when universities refused them entry, and for people of diverse beliefs when the establishment religion was widely demanded. Now its female and male students represent the world and many Somervillians go on to change that world, too. We hope you like it.
This Friday and Saturday, Somerville will host “Old Norse Poetry in Performance” – an international interdisciplinary conference examining the performance and transmission of Scandianvian and Icelandic poetry in the Middle Ages.Read more >
On June 7th 2016 a new art installation was unveiled in Westminster Hall over the door that leads into the House of Commons chamber to commemorate the men and women who fought for so long for the rights of women.Read more >
Felicity Spector (1985) of ITN and Rachel Sylvester (1988) of The Times will be discussing the imminent US presidential election. Save the date, more information coming soon!Read more >