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    August 2014 e-newsletter

    This month’s e-bulletin connects you with the University and alumni community, in person and online, through news, events and research.

  • Global Cambridge: India
    19 September 2014

    Global Cambridge: India

    Join the Vice-Chancellor, academics and thinkers from India and Cambridge as they discuss their work to identify solutions in three areas of global concern: health,...

  • Alumni Festival 26-28 September 2014
    26 September 2014 to 28 September 2014

    Alumni Festival 2014

    Reconnect with Cambridge thinking over three days of discovery and intellectual adventure. The Alumni Festival celebrates the power of thought with a packed programme...

  • Assos, Turkey
    19 September 2015 to 26 September 2015

    Hellespont: Gateway of Legends

    Taking a timely look at this geographically pivotal region, explore the fascinating history of the cities surrounding the Sea of Marmara, from the classical legends...

  • 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....


In this article, Professor of Education Neil Mercer argues that ‘talk’ needs tuition; state schools must teach spoken language skills for the sake of social equality.

Healthier diets and reducing food waste are part of a combination of solutions needed to ensure food security and avoid dangerous climate change, say the team behind a new study.

Don’t miss the fun happening in the centre of Cambridge on Saturday, 13 September when Elizabeth I will be in town with a retinue of courtiers and musicians to re-enact a visit that took place 450 years ago. The event is part of Open Cambridge 2014

Forthcoming events

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.

Sihl valley, Lake Zurich
Thursday, 4 September 2014 - 7.00pm to 9.00pm CEST

Join the Oxford and Cambridge Club of Zurich on a sunset cruise on Lake Zürich by ship (ZSG Short Round Trip) for after-work drinks and the opportunity to socialize with other Oxford and Cambridge Alumni.

Kiplin Hall
Sunday, 7 September 2014 - 10.00am BST

Join the Cambridge Society of North and West Yorkshire on this interesting two venue event which starts with a visit to Kiplin Hall, followed by a trip to Catterick Garrison and Foxglove Covert.

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.