to the July e-bulletin, which brings you the latest news about alumni
events and activities, and updates from across the University.
Take part in our Alumni Poll
Many thanks to those of you who took part in last month's Alumni Poll. As usual, the results can be found on our website.
Following the launch of our exciting new range of alumni merchandise, in this month's Alumni Poll,
we want to know what you think! We would be grateful if you could take a
few minutes of your time to take part, and if there is anything that
you would like to add in more detail, please email Anna Kay.
Alumni Weekend - Last chance to book!
Friday 24 – Sunday 26 September
Booking closes for this year's Alumni Weekend on Friday 6 August – don't forget that you can quickly and easily book online.
There is plenty of space available for all of the lecture programmes on
Saturday and a number of the smaller Friday and Sunday events still
have good availability.
An Evening of Spectacular Views and Festive Drinks
Tuesday 7 December
It may be summer outside but don't forget we have an
exclusive alumni event at Sir Paul Judge's spectacular London apartment
in December. Enjoy drinks and canapés whilst networking in style.
Alumni have the option of booking online for all of our events. Please see the individual event pages for more information.
In Cambridge this summer
Under 19 One Day International Series - England v Sri Lanka
Saturday 7 August
Fenner's Cricket Club are hosting the
first game of the Under 19 One Day International Series between England
and Sri Lanka. Tickets are available on the door for about £5 and there
is also parking available at Fenner's at a small cost.
For more information, please contact Fenner's directly on 01223 353552
(Pavilion). Contact details and a map can also be found online.
...and further afield
The Spectrum Ball - an evening with Jools Holland and friends
Thursday 30 September
Alumni and friends are invited to an
evening of glamour and star performances at the Park Lane Hotel, London.
This event will be held in aid of the
National Autistic Society and the Autism Research
Trust (supporters of the Cambridge University Autism Research Centre),
and is hosted by NAS President, Jane Asher
and ARC Patron, Jools Holland. The booking form can be
downloaded from our website.
Find out about other local events on our website
CAM wins international awards
We're delighted to announce that CAM has won two prestigious international awards.
The University's alumni magazine has been named 2010
Robert Sibley Magazine of the Year by CASE, becoming the first ever
non-US-based publication in the award's 67-year history to win this
prize. CAM also beat alumni publications from around the world to win a
Gold Award in the category of College and University General Interest
Magazines with Circulations over 75,000.
New-look Alumni Group webpages
Whether you are looking to make new friends, are
visiting an area for business or pleasure and want to meet alumni there,
or just want to make contact with alumni in a particular country, you
can find a Group via our new-look pages on our website
by either clicking on the interactive map or using the drop-down box on
the right-hand side of the screen. You can also find out about forthcoming events or read a report on past events. It is your network, so do make use of it!
There are more than 370 Alumni Groups regularly
holding events all around the world and we are delighted to report a new
Group in Iraq, as well as the new Cambridge Motorcycle Club.
Lost and Found
If you want to get back in touch with someone with
whom you've lost contact, CARO can help! Over the last year, we have
helped over 200 alumni re-connect with each other. For more information
please see our website.
New address? Update your details
News from Departments, Clubs and Societies
New range of merchandise now launched!
are delighted to announce that the new Cambridge Alumni Shop has
launched and is now available on our website! The new range of products
especially designed for alumni include a mug, featuring the
University's motto, a leather travel set encompassing a passport holder,
luggage tag and bookmark, a sports bag and other items.
You can view and purchase items from our online store.
Win a pair of tickets to 'Danton's Death' at the National Theatre! More information can be found on our website.
Thank you very much to all who took part in the
online CAM readership survey, and also to those who emailed us with
their thoughts and comments even if they were unable to complete the
questionnaire. The survey is now closed and we look forward to sharing
its findings with you later this autumn. As part of our ongoing survey
activity we will shortly be inviting other alumni to participate in an
online questionnaire to help us learn more about alumni attitudes,
opinions and needs.
Get news and event updates from CARO on facebook!
is regularly updated with news and events from across the University
and from our Alumni Groups. Through facebook you can also comment on our
news items, events and group notices!
You can also...
Join the London
Sign up to Cambridge
Alumni living in Cambridge
Cambridge in America also has its own fanpage on facebook!
Follow us on Twitter
Check out our range of photos on Flickr
you're coming back to Cambridge this summer, make sure you have your
CAMCard with you! To find out where you can use it, or what to do if you
don't already have one, see our website.
Video and Audio
See the audio and video productions that present the University's cutting edge research.
Scientists at the University of Cambridge take a closer look
at algae and examine its potential as a renewable source of energy. In
the near future algae could be used as a sustainable, carbon neutral
For more of the above see:
Cambridge University on YouTube
Cambridge on iTunesU