• October 2014 e-newsletter

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

  • Newsweek covers

    Discover Newsweek Europe

    Newsweek has launched a European edition for the first time. Cambridge alumni can try Newsweek Europe for one month for just £1.

  • Battle of the Blues: 11 December 2014, Twickenham, 2.30pm
    11 December 2014

    Varsity Rugby 2014

    Support the Light Blues at Twickenham in the 133rd Varsity Rugby match - if you graduated this summer, take advantage of a special ticket discount!

  • CAMCard - The official alumni membership card


    It instantly identifies you as a member of the University and allows you and up to three guests to visit most of the Colleges on the Backs and King's College Chapel...

  • Registan, Uzbekekistan
    14 April 2015 to 28 April 2015

    The Golden Road from Samarkand

    Few landmarks have tantalised the minds of travellers and artists more than the legendary cities of Central Asia.


Get 20 per cent off the beautiful, large format catalogue of the Fitzwilliam Museum's collection and other books in the Oil Paintings in Public Ownership series from the Public Catalogue Foundation. Hurry - the offer ends on 31 December 2014.

Millennia-old genetic variant that once provided advantages for survival in cold climates increases risk of hypoglycemia and infant mortality.

Research by a digital anthropologist is looking at how new religious movements are harnessing online platforms. These ‘invented religions’ take inspiration from ancient philosophy and recent cultural events to develop doctrine and communities of believers in digital spaces.

Forthcoming events

Detail from the 2014 Festival of Ideas programme cover
Monday, 20 October 2014 to Sunday, 2 November 2014

Celebrate the arts, humanities and social sciences at the seventh Festival of Ideas. The Festival is a public engagement initiative at the University encompassing a diverse mix of inspirational talks, performances, films, exhibitions and other creative displays.

Curating Cambridge
Monday, 20 October 2014 to Sunday, 23 November 2014

Five weeks of exhibitions, events, workshops, performances, talks, trails and hand-on fun bringing together culture and creativity across the city.

View of Edinburgh from Blackford Hill
Friday, 31 October 2014 - 12.00pm GMT

Join alumni and guests at the next event hosted by the Cambridge Society of Edinburgh.

Alumni Groups

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


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