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Meet our alumni: Learning for life – Education after Hughes

16 November 2022

We spoke with alumna Elizabeth Minnigin about her time at Hughes Hall, and how this led her to a career teaching in schools around the world. Elizabeth studied...

Meet our alumni: Legit classics – Alumna brings classics to the masses

26 August 2022

Hughes Hall alumna, Jasmine Elmer (2004, PGCE Classics) has a mission to bring her love of classics to everyone through her new podcast Legit Classics. Joined each week...

Alumnus takes us back to basics on the economy

21 February 2022

We spoke with Joe Richards (2020, PGCE) about his new book What is the Economy? And why it matters to you and his aim to demystify the subject...

Virgil has the edge on Shakespeare in helping students to love literature

17 February 2022

Students who study Virgil’s Aeneid at school find it significantly more engaging than other ‘high-prestige’ literature, even though they only learn tiny fragments of the text, research suggests....

Blue Diesel: Turning waste into fuel

31 January 2022

Is it feasible to convert the masses of plastic waste in the seas into a fuel for the very ships retrieving it? Professor Nikolaos Kazantzis, Senior Member of...

Ahead of the learning curve

31 January 2022

Managing the risks of Artificial Intelligence. Today Artificial Intelligence (AI) permeates every aspect of our lives but are the ethical considerations about how it is wielded matching up...