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Still from video of alumna Lily Cole with a 'play' icon overlaid

University launches major fundraising campaign

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Watch a film celebrating Cambridge’s impact on the world, featuring academics, students and alumni including David Starkey and Lily Cole, marking the launch of our new philanthropic campaign.

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Still from the video of the Vice-Chancellor's speech  
 

The Vice-Chancellor, Professor Sir Leszek Borysiewicz, began the academic year with his annual address on 1 October, which this year focused on partnership and philanthropy. He said: “together, through partnership, we can and will make a difference to the world of tomorrow for the benefit of all."

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Professor Angus Deaton  
 

Professor Angus Deaton, a graduate and Honorary Fellow of Fitzwilliam College, has been awarded the Sveriges Riksbank Prize in Economic Sciences in Memory of Alfred Nobel 2015.

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The Old Schools, University of Cambridge  
 

The latest editions of two global university league tables rank Cambridge in the top five in the world. The University is the top institution in Europe in the 2015-16 QS World University Rankings and fourth in the world in the latest table published by Times Higher Education.

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Archaeologists outside the Mota cave in Ethiopia - credit Matthew Curtis  
 

A study co-authored by Dr Andrea Manica (Department of Zoology) reveals a huge migratory wave of West Eurasians into the Horn of Africa around 3,000 years ago had a genetic impact on modern populations right across the African continent.

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Varsity Rugby Matches 2015 - Battle of the Blues banner  
 

10 December 2015

More Blues than ever before: this year the women's Varsity match joins the men's at Twickenham Stadium on the same day. Book by 15 November to get your ticket with entry to the excellent Blues Village with your fellow Cambridge supporters. By special offer, recent graduates can still purchase tickets at student prices.

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Still from the video 'The Books That Built the Library'  
 

An exhibition celebrating King George I’s gift of 30,000 books and manuscripts to the University Library – including the celebrated 8th-century ‘Moore Bede’, the world’s first atlas to include city plans, and a previously unknown Erasmus poem – opened to the public in Cambridge earlier this month.

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Cover the Research Horizons special India edition

Cambridge’s engagement with India has evolved from scholars working on India to scholars working with, and increasingly, in India on shared priorities, to mutual advantage.

Find out why in a special month-long focus on India-related research and the latest edition of Research Horizons magazine.

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Engraving of Josefplatz in Vienna, Austria, circa 1810

Alumni travel: 26 April – 1 May 2016

Enjoy a programme of exceptional music in Vienna, the most important city in the history of western music. Performances include Lucio Silla, Un Ballo, Don Giovanni and Die Fledermaus.

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Guizhou, Yunnan

Alumni travel: 26 April – 10 May 2016

Take a unique journey through the beautiful mountains of Southern China. This trip involves a series of walks (between five and seven hours per day) through this fascinating region. Spring is the best time to visit the region as the waterfilled rice terraces resemble glistening mirrors and much of the Yunnan’s spectacular flora is in full bloom.

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One of the official University satchels produced by The Cambridge Satchel Company
 
Alumni discount on official University satchels

Take advantage of a 10 per cent discount on the official University range created by The Cambridge Satchel Company in-store and online.

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The CAMCard
 
Shop with your CAMCard

As we approach the festive season, remember that your CAMCard comes with discounts at a range of excellent establishments in-store and online.

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Fried breakfast, Hawksmoor, Spitalfields, London, by Ewan Munro
 
Larger-sized portions, packages and tableware lead to higher consumption of food and drink

A new review has produced the most conclusive evidence to date that people consume more food or non-alcoholic drinks when offered larger sized portions or when they use larger items of tableware.

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Sepia photograph of Fryderyck Chopin
 
Judging Chopin: notes from the jury
Eighty two of the world’s most accomplished young pianists gathered in Poland last month for the 17th International Fryderyk Chopin Piano Competition; official juror and College Fellow Professor John Rink reflects on the challenges and rewards of selecting the winning performances.

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Vintage photograph of TB awareness publicity materials
 
A whole host of options

Almost one in four of the world’s cases of tuberculosis (TB) are in India and the disease is constantly adapting itself to outwit our medicines. Could the answer lie in targeting not the bacteria but its host, the patient?

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Cambridge Africa researchers
 
Cambridge engagement with Africa will expand following major gift

The University’s determination to enhance research capacity across Africa, and to engage in collaborative research with African partners, has been given a significant boost following the announcement of a major gift from the ALBORADA Trust.

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