Join the first livestream of the Vice-Chancellor's annual address

Join the first livestream of the Vice-Chancellor's annual address

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Tune in online to watch the Vice-Chancellor's annual address, livestreamed for the first time, on Thursday 1 October.

Hear about Cambridge’s hopes and plans for the 2020-21 academic year from Vice-Chancellor Professor Stephen J Toope by watching the livestream of his annual address to the University at 11am BST on Thursday 1 October. Circumstances this year mean that, for the first time ever, the speech will be livestreamed on the University’s YouTube channel, allowing alumni around the world to join in realtime.

Livestream from 11am BST on 1 Oct

How to watch

The livestream will take place at 11am BST on Thursday 1 October on the University’s YouTube channel and other social media platforms. If you have a YouTube account, subscribe to the channel to receive a notification reminding you when the livestream starts.

What is this event? 

The University marks the opening of each new academic year with an address from the Vice-Chancellor, following the swearing-in of new Proctors – an historic role with a variety of governance and ceremonial responsibilities. The Vice-Chancellor's address outlines the University’s ambitions for the new academic year.

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