Trinity 2019 Term Card

Check out our term card for Trinity 2019! Photographs, venue information and ticket details will appear on our social media throughout the term - click here for the most up-to-date information. Free tickets for our events are available through Eventbrite (note: where specified, entry to some events is limited).


Week 2


College Ambassadors Social

New to our group of College Ambassadors? Come meet the committee and other college representatives from around Oxford over drinks at Catz. Please note that this event is limited to incoming and incumbent society ambassadors.

Wednesday 8th May, St Catherine’s College, 21:00

Week 3


Ash Sarkar, and Mohamed Madi, in Conversation:
‘Is our media fit for the future?

Mohamed Madi, senior BBC broadcast journalist, and Ash Sarkar, political activist and Senior Editor of Novara Media, join us for a panel discussion on the stability of modern media - in collaboration with Trinity Arts Week 2019.

As senior editor of the self-described radical-left-wing Novara Media, Ash’s voice is at the heart of debates on contemporary debates issues including race and climate change. A writer, broadcaster, journalist and lecturer, she is a regular face on shows like Question Time, Sky News, Newsnight and Good Morning Britain.

Having covered events across the globe, Madi specialises in Middle Eastern Affairs with a particular focus on the Arab Spring and its aftermath. He has been involved in reporting on the Leveson Inquiry, the Libyan Revolution, the Syrian War and the Eurozone Crisis, and was a member of the team who went on to win 2011’s BBC Global News Award.

Monday 13th May, Trinity College, 20:00-21:00


John Micklethwait, Editor-in-Chief of Bloomberg News

With headquarters in London, New York, and Hong Kong, Bloomberg News is one of the world’s largest and most-trusted sources of financial journalism. As Editor-in-chief, John oversees editorial content across all Bloomberg platforms and its research outlet Bloomberg Intelligence.

John spent nine years as Editor-in-Chief of The Economist Prior to joining Bloomberg in, where he played a crucial role in the move to digital. He is the co-author of six books, and received the Editors’ Editor award from the British Society of Magazine Editors in 2010.

Thursday 16th May, University College, 18:00-19:00


Windrush - with Amelia Gentleman

A journalist for The Guardian, Amelia Gentleman has spent the past 18 months as the country’s lead reporter on the Windrush Scandal. Her investigation into the wrongful deportation and denial of rights to members of the Windrush generation has led to a £200m fund for victims, reform of the government’s ‘hostile environment’ immigration policies, and the resignation of then Home Secretary Amber Rudd. Amelia was awarded the prestigious Paul Foot Award for her work.

Based in London and writing for The Guardian since 2009, Amelia has previously covered New Delhi, Moscow and Paris for the international press. She is a recipient of the Orwell Prize, and was named Specialist Writer of the Year at the 2017 Press Awards.

Saturday 18th May, Corpus Christi College, 14:00-15:00

Week 4


Facebook: What’s next for Digital News?

Sarah Brown, Training and News Literacy Manager EMEA for Facebook, is a writer, producer and editor with 15 years’ experience in international journalism and communications, specialising in digital media and world news.

Sarah has worked in some of the world's most respected media and charitable organisations including the BBC, Al Jazeera English and Oxfam, developing pioneering media and communications policies. At Facebook, she leads the platform’s news literacy initiatives - working with media partners to shape the content you see in your newsfeed.

Thursday 23rd May, St Catherine’s College, 18:00-19:00

Week 5


Nicholas Coleridge

Nicholas Coleridge is Chairman of Condé Nast Britain and The Victoria and Albert Museum. In his thirty years at Condé Nast, Nicholas has worked in numerous roles overseeing some of the world’s most prestigious print brands and their transition into the digital world - including Vogue, Vanity Fair, Wired, GQ, Condé Nast Traveller, and Tatler.

Nicholas is the author of twelve books, and is the only person ever to be awarded all four of the Publishing industry’s Lifetime Achievement Awards. In 2012, Campaign Magazine named him “magazines' most compelling advocate for almost two decades”.

Wednesday 29th May, Pembroke College, 18:00-19:00

Week 6

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President’s Drinks

Join the committee, college ambassadors, and members of the society for drinks and an opportunity to meet other students interested in a future in the media. Our executive committee will be on-hand to discuss applications for our Michaelmas 2019 committee. This event is open to all.

Wednesday 5th June, Venue TBA, 19:00