• Bullfinch: a hedge that is allowed to grow high without laying

    A poet's field guide - Robert Macfarlane's Cambridgeshire glossary

    For a decade, Dr Robert Macfarlane has been compiling a dictionary of terms for nature and landscape in Britain.

  • 2015 Cambridge women rowers on the Thames - image by Cambridge News

    April 2015 e-newsletter

    This month’s bulletin connects you with the University and alumni community through news, events and research.
  • CAMCard - The official alumni membership card


    The CAMCard is issued free to all alumni who have matriculated and studied at Cambridge, instantly identifying you as a member of the University.

  • Peru - Incas - Machu Picchu
    9 September 2015 to 29 September 2015

    Peru and Bolivia

    A true trip of a life-time, uncovering the depths and heights of Andean civilisation.


Kendrick Lamar’s major-label debut album good kid m.A.A.d. city, released in October 2012, provides rich narratives relating to important mental health themes, including addiction, depression and stress resilience, according to the co-founders of HIP HOP PSYCH, a new initiative to tackle mental health issues through hip-hop.

Drinking water or unsweetened tea or coffee in place of one sugary drink per day can reduce the risk of type 2 diabetes, according to research published today in the journal Diabetologia.

The first natural birth to a mother with diabetes who has been fitted with an artificial pancreas took place this week. The device has been developed by researchers at the University of Cambridge.

Forthcoming events

Pair of shoes, English, c.1700–30
Tuesday, 24 March 2015 to Sunday, 6 September 2015

Take a dazzling journey through the decorative arts, from the hand-crafted luxuries of the Renaissance to the first stirrings of mass commerce in the Enlightenment, at the Fitzwilliam Museum.

Cattrick Race Course
Tuesday, 5 May 2015 - 6.00pm BST

Take the opportunity to enjoy an evening at the Races at Catterick Race Course with fellow alumni of the Cambridge Society of North and West Yorkshire.

Panoramic view of the old city of Luxembourg city, at dusk, in Luxembourg
Tuesday, 5 May 2015 - 7.30pm CEST

The Cambridge Society of Luxembourg, the Oxford University Society of Luxembourg, and the London School of Economics Alumni in Luxembourg are coming together to organise a joint Spring .

Alumni Groups

Alumni Groups map

With over 440 volunteer-led alumni groups around the world, find one near you using our online group directory. Search on the map, or by location, interest or College.


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