Alumni News

5th January 2015

We are saddened to report the death of Old Member Edward Nugee, QC (1947), known as Ted, who passed away on 30th December 2014. Ted was a dedicated supporter of the College and frequently attended alumni events, even well into his 80s. A service of thanksgiving will be held at the Temple Church in London in the New Year, with details to be confirmed in due course.

15th October 2014

Old Member Richard Flanagan (1984) has been awarded the 2014 Man Booker Prize for his novel The Narrow Road to the Deep North - congratulations from Worcester!

9th October 2014

Ben Weston (1987), Head of Specialist Factual at Reef Television, has won the Czech Crystal award at the Golden Prague TV Festival for his production Messiah at the Foundling Hospital. The drama documentary was presented by Amanda Vickery and Tom Service and was part of the BBC’s cross-channel arts season ‘Eighteenth Century Britain: Majesty, Music & Mischief’. Ben also won a 2013 Broadcast Award for Best Music Programme during his previous role as Executive Editor of the Queen’s Diamond Jubilee Concert.

1st July 2014

Worcester College Oxford was founded in July 1714. To mark its three hundredth anniversary the College today announces the launch of The Tercentenary Campaign 

£100 million to endow Worcester for the next three hundred years