Today (26 September), international law scholar and university leader Professor Stephen Toope was nominated as Vice-Chancellor of the University of Cambridge.
The Festival runs from 17-30 October with over 200 events, mostly free, on everything from the future of Europe to the continuing relevance of Shakespeare.
Researchers have identified a new mechanism controlling brain development: that neurons not only ‘smell’ chemicals in their environment, but also ‘feel’ their way through the developing brain. 

Forthcoming events

Friday, 30 September 2016 - 3.03pm ULAT
Price: 70,000 MNT per person

Join alumni for a special event at the Ministry of Foreign Affairs in Ulaanbaatar.

Tony Badger
Friday, 30 September 2016 - 6.00pm BST
Price: £15 per person

Join the Northumbrian Cambridge Association for their annual lecture with guest speaker Tony Badger.

Longue Pierre standing stone, Guernsey
Friday, 30 September 2016 - 7.30pm BST
Price: £15 per person

Ever wondered about the ancient history of Guernsey? Enjoy an evening talk with Charles Parkinson.

Alumni Groups

Alumni Groups map

With over 450 volunteer-led alumni groups around the world, find one near you using our online group directory. Search on the map, or by location, interest or College.


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