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    August 2015 e-newsletter

    This month’s email connects you with the University and alumni community through news and research.

  • Alumni Festival - 25 years of tomorrow since 1991
    25 September 2015 to 27 September 2015

    Alumni Festival 2015

    The Alumni Festival turns 25 this year. Join us from 25-27 September for three days of lectures, events and tours. Book online now.

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    Phantom evidence - Sir Arthur Conan Doyle and the science of spirits

    Sherlock Holmes was a Cambridge man. Apparently, he read Natural Sciences.

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    JSTOR access

    In partnership with the University Library we are delighted to offer alumni access to the JSTOR digital library of academic journals.

  • Theater an der Wien (late C19th wood engraving)
    26 April 2016 to 1 May 2016

    Opera in Vienna

    Enjoy a programme of exceptional music in Vienna, the most important city in the history of western music, and one that continues to nurture an active cultural life...


As Ukraine marks 24 years since its independence from the Soviet Union, it is embroiled in the most dangerous armed conflict in Europe – against the Russian Federation. The stakes are incredibly high, and yet the war is still being discussed in euphemisms, write Dr Rory Finnin (Department of Slavonic Studies) and Dr Thomas D Grant (Faculty of Law).

Former Master of Clare College, Professor Sir Bob Hepple, has died aged 81. 

Are you based in or around York (UK)? Would you like to meet local alumni for social or professional events? Could you volunteer? We have some opportunities for you!

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.

Welcome to Cambridge event - Birmingham
Wednesday, 19 August 2015 to Thursday, 1 October 2015

The University’s volunteer-led Alumni Groups host Welcome to Cambridge events across the globe for students with a confirmed place at Cambridge and other newcomers.

Hong Kong Kowloon Panorama Victoria Peak 2011
Saturday, 29 August 2015 - 6.00pm to 11.00pm HKT

The CUCS Annual Dinner is one of the society’s annual flagship events. This year, the featured Influential Keynote Speaker and Guest of Honour is the esteemed Mr. Allen Ha.

Alumni Groups

Alumni Groups map

With over 450 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.


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