• Publication

    CAM 72

    Reinvigorating the art of the spirited essay, CAM - the Cambridge Alumni Magazine carries intelligent, stimulating and informative features and a fiendishly difficult...

  • Cyclist at speed
    Article

    How the bicycle got its spokes

    The humble bike is a miracle of engineering. But just how did we get from the Penny Farthing to Kevlar tyres?

  • Publication

    Unbound 6

    Let Cambridge take you on another intellectual journey with the Alumni Travel Programme; details of trips taking place in 2015 are available in the sixth edition of...

  • Exam hall
    Article

    Exam dreams: waking terror

    Exam nightmares haunt many of us for years after finals. William Ham Bevan explores why these dreams linger, what they say about us and what we can do to stop them....

  • General Admission 2014

    July 2014 e-newsletter

    This month’s newsletter connects you with the University and alumni community's news, events and research.

News

The Oxbridge Fiji Forum is the creation of two Oxbridge alumni who thought it would be fun to recreate a bit of their past in the environment of the South Pacific.

Analysis of a supposed outbreak of MRSA in a Cambridge hospital raises questions about whether the superbug can be completely eradicated, despite a national policy of zero-tolerance

A study published today has confirmed a link between antipsychotic medication and a slight, but measureable, decrease in brain volume in patients with schizophrenia. For the first time, researchers have been able to examine whether this decrease is harmful for patients’ cognitive function and symptoms, and noted that over a nine year follow-up, this decrease did not appear to have any effect.

Forthcoming events

Cambridge University Botanic Garden glasshouse
Wednesday, 2 July 2014 - 6.15pm BST to Wednesday, 30 July 2014 - 6.15pm BST

Enjoy open air music at the Botanic Garden's series of five one-hour picnic proms, part of the Cambridge Summer Music Festival, at each of the Garden's Wednesday late openings in July.

Scott Polar Research Institute exhibit with sunglasses on
Thursday, 24 July 2014 to Wednesday, 3 September 2014

This summer, family fun and adventure are just around the corner with the museums in and around Cambridge.

Royal Sydney Golf Course
Thursday, 31 July 2014 - 6.30pm EST

Join the Cambridge Society of New South Wales, as they welcome this year's Winter Feast guest speaker Cambridge alumnus Lt General Angus Campbell DSC, AM.

Alumni Groups

There are over 400 volunteer-led Alumni Groups across the world.

Travel

Fascinating destinations, congenial companions and expert insights. Visit the travel page to find out more.