Freshers’ Information

We’re in the process of bringing this page into the 21st Century, so please bear with us while we add more information! If you’ve got any questions, come and ask them in our new Facebook group – St Hugh’s College, Oxford: MCR 2017-18 or drop an email to one of the MCR committee.

Freshers’ 2015-16 Handbook: click [here] (to be updated – 2017 Freshers’ Week Coming Soon!)

New Students Guide

So you’ve ended up on the MCR website, but maybe you’re not sure what an MCR is? For an overview, take a look at part one of our upcoming guide to life at St Hugh’s for New Students!


Academic Dress for Matriculation 

Matriculands should wear their Graduate Commoner’s gown, mortar board or soft cap, and sub fusc.
Correct sub fusc is:

  1. One of:
    a. Dark suit with dark socks, or
    b. Dark skirt with black tights or stockings, or
    c. Dark trousers with dark socks
    2. Dark coat if required
    3. Black shoes
    4. Plain white collared shirt or blouse
    5. White bow tie or black ribbon

Available from the following vendors

Shepherd & Woodward

01865 249491

Opening Hours: 09:00am – 5:30pm

109–113 High Street, Oxford OX1 4BT


Walters of Oxford

01865 241848
Monday – Saturday 9:00 am – 5:30 pm

10 Turl Street, Oxford OX1 3DN


Ede and Ravenscroft

01865 242756

Monday to Saturday 9am – 5.30pm

119 High Street, Oxford, OX1 4BX