Throughout September the University prepares to welcome back its undergraduates after the summer break. For Cambridge’s primary school children, however, the new term is already well underway. Find out about the University of Cambridge Primary School based in Eddington - the first primary University Training School in the UK.

Ekbal Hussain (Pembroke 2008) describes how his passion for geosciences led to him working for the British Geological Survey. Today he studies earthquake movements to help understand the risks from future shocks to low-income countries.

Computer Science graduates Simon Chan (Fitzwilliam 2002) and Danielle Ainsworth-Patrick (Fitzwilliam 2007) have been teaching Collegiate Shag (a 1930s dance from the USA) with Cambridge Swing Dance since 2016. We met up with them to find out about life after graduation and how they discovered their love and talent for dancing.

Before the internet, boredom was something to be feared. Today, experts are wondering whether it might actually be good for us.
Book in pool
New books, old books and little-known books: CAM presents the definitive summer reading list.

Professor Madeleine Atkins has been elected as Lucy Cavendish College's ninth President. She will take up the seven-year appointment in October 2018.

As he comes to the end of his first academic year in post, the University’s 346th Vice-Chancellor talks about some of the challenges and successes of an extraordinary year in this video.

With 290,000 alumni and 430 officially-recognised Alumni Groups around the world, there are lots of opportunities for you to meet alumni in your area for social occasions, professional networking or learning.

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In the Easter issue of CAM we explore the benefits of boredom, uncover the origins of Student Guides and reveal the definitive summer reading list.

The largest ever marsupial - Julieta Sarmiento Photography
The Museum of Zoology will reopen its doors after an extensive £4.1 million redevelopment.


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