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2016: A Year in Review

As we enter 2017 and resume the hockey season, the OUIHC look back on a hugely successful 2016 and list ten highlights from the 131st year of Oxford ice hockey.   Alumni Gala, Relations & Hockey Hall of Fame In May, the OUIHC hosted the inaugural Alumni Gala, with current members and alumni from the [...]

Men’s ice hockey – a Discretionary Full Blue sport

Caption: The Oxford University Blues prepare for their match against rivals the Oxford Blues (Final score: 6-1 win) Men's Blues Ice Hockey - a Discretionary Full Blue Sport The Oxford Men’s Blues, known in the top BUIHA league as the Oxford University Blues, continue to build on their successful season with an upgrade of Blues [...]

OUIHC Women’s Blues upgrade to Discretionary Full Blue status

On November 17th, 2015, the OUIHC women’s executive presented their case to the Women’s Blues Committee in order to upgrade their status from Half Blue to Discretionary Full Blue. Following a presentation and vote by Blues Committee members, the OUIHC women were successful in their bid. Discretionary Full Blue status now allows the awarding of [...]

OUIHC Win 2014-2015 Club of the Year at Annual Sports Federation Awards Night

Members of the OUIHC receive Sports Fed's Club of the Year award for their achievements throughout the 2014-2015 season   On Friday, November 14, 2015, the University’s Sports Federation held its annual awards night at Iffley Sports Centre. The evening began with a champagne reception followed by a dinner and presentation of [...]

OUIHC Women’s Blues Awarded Atalanta’s Trust Grant

On June 13, 2015, the OUIHC Women’s Blues were awarded an annual Atalanta’s Trust Grant of £250 for use towards the 2015-16 season. The grant had been applied for by the previous season’s captain, Linda Perkiö, and was officially received during a cocktail reception on the Roof Terrace of the Varsity Club by current captain, [...]

Blues Awarded to OUIHC Players

  OUIHC Blues at Awards Night This week, the Annual Blues Awards night was held at the Oxford Union. This was an evening where all Blues athletes at the University were invited to celebrate their achievements and accept their Blues awards. Both the OUIHC Women’s and Men’s Blues were there representing Ice Hockey [...]

OUIHC Tour, Stockholm, Sweden

  Caption: Oxford University Blues Vs Brinken Vets.   OUIHC Tour Stockholm, Sweden Between Hilary and Trinity 2015, nine Men’s Blues and four Women’s Blues left the bubble of Oxford and ventured north to Scandinavia for the OUIHC tour. The OUIHC have been on numerous other tours including to Courchevel courtesy of alumnus John McCall [...]

(Ice) Hockey’s Continuing Benefits and Oxford University Sports

By Alan Keeso, MBA '15 For roughly two decades of my life, hockey – or ice hockey so as not to confuse my British friends – occupied the majority of my time. If I wasn’t playing it or training for it, I was thinking about it. While playing junior hockey in Strathroy, Ontario, our coach and mentor, Pat [...]

Men’s Ice Hockey (OUIHC) regains Blues Status

Men's Ice Hockey (OUIHC) regains  Blues Status The Oxford University Ice Hockey Club are proud to announce the reinstatement of Blues status to the men’s team at the Vincent’s Club. The club have re-entered the men’s team into the top university league (BUIHA Division 1) as the Oxford University Blues. Roughly 18 months ago, the [...]