• October 2014 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


    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...

  • Royal Albert Hall

    Verdi Requiem

    Join five distinguished choirs from Cambridge in the majestic setting of the Royal Albert Hall as they perform Verdi’s choral masterpiece on 24 October at 7.30pm....

  • Bengal Murshi Palace from boat
    26 September 2015 to 9 October 2015

    Bengal by River

    Discover Bengal by visiting historic Calcutta (now Kolkata) and cruising the mighty Hooghly river in the company of Dr Rosie Llewellyn-Jones.

  • 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.


The largest ever Cambridge Festival of Ideas launches on Monday with 250 events celebrating the very best of arts, politics and culture.

Research Horizons 25 cover image detail

The latest edition of the University's research magazine brings stem cell research into focus.

Scientists in Cambridge have found hidden signatures in the brains of people in a vegetative state, which point to networks that could support consciousness even when a patient appears to be unconscious and unresponsive. The study could help doctors identify patients who are aware despite being unable to communicate.

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.

Toyo Bunko Musuem, Japan
Thursday, 23 October 2014 - 5.30pm BST

The Cambridge and Oxford Society, Tokyo's main event for October is a visit to the Toyo Bunko Museum followed by a seated dinner in the Museum's Orient Café.

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.