Sebastian Manhart (Queens' 2014) tells us about his time at Cambridge, changing his mind about a job at the United Nations and his new venture at a non-profit technology start-up. “I have at least double the hours and earn a fraction of the pay, but I get out of bed every morning with a big smile on my face, loving the work I do and the impact I can have with it.”

Can’t fit the longlist into your suitcase? You’ll be needing our handy guide to beach reading, Cambridge style.

The Vice-Chancellor of the University of Cambridge has reaffirmed that the institution will retain its place as “one of the leading institutions worldwide” post Brexit, while emphasising the value of Cambridge’s EU partnerships, staff, students and global alumni community. 

Speaking after a meeting of UK science leaders on 30 June, Professor Sir Leszek Borysiewicz said: “Cambridge is very well placed to ensure we continue to work with partners in the UK, the EU and around the world as a global institution – a globally leading institution.”

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Join us as we discover why Cambridge is the new centre of the universe, how an audience can shape musical performance and just what is hidden in the University Library’s tower…

In 1954 four undergraduates decided to take the guitar and singing thing a bit further. The result became the stuff of legends.

The first of our alumni series - Jessica Labhart (Homerton 2008) talks about her time at Cambridge, the lifelong friends she made and her journey to becoming a journalist. “I’m the first person in my family to go to university. I was the nerdy kid at school, the only one in its history to make it to Cambridge.”

Volunteers’ Week is an annual celebration of the fantastic contribution millions of volunteers make across the UK – and it’s taking place from the 1-12 June 2016. We're celebrating the many ways in

Dr Philip Howell explains how the humble dog became man’s best friend.

Before WhatsApp, before Facebook, before email even, the way generations of Cambridge students sent news home was via letter.

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When is it acceptable to sleep in public? What have we lost with the forgotten art of the ‘letter home’? And how did four undergraduates kick-start a musical revolution? CAM investigates.


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