Originally called The National Residential College for Women, the college was established in 1920, and has always been a residential college solely for the education of adult women. The college was intended to be a female equivalent to Ruskin College in Oxford. In this regard, Hillcroft college is unique in the British further education sector. The college is owned and operated by the Hillcroft Charitable Trust.
Notable former staff
- Fanny Street Joint founder and first principal 1929-33
- Eileen M Aird, former Principal, psychoanalytic psychotherapist; went on to be Clinical Director of the Women’s Therapy Centre, London
- Oxford Dictionary of National Biography, accessed 28 July 2012
- Bingham, Caroline (1987). The history of the Royal Holloway College 1886-1986. London: Constable. pp. 183 et seq. ISBN 0-09-468200-3.
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