Felicity Rutland with the 2016 Lightweight squad

A volunteer's story: rowing crews and 'welcome dos' - Felicity Rutland

From hosting boat crews to organising events for new students ‘coming up’, Felicity Rutland (née Oates, Girton 1968) explains why she loves volunteering for Cambridge University.

Dr Victoria Kimonides (Alumni Advisory Board member) and Gideon Fisher (Chairman of the Cambridge Club of Israel)

Celebrating Cambridge Volunteers: International Volunteer Day

It's International Volunteer Day on 5 December, so we're celebrating the many ways in which volunteers contribute to the Collegiate University community.


Taking part and giving back - Eloise Skinner

Eloise Skinner (Murray Edwards 2010) shares about her admissions experience, undergraduate life, enthusiasm for learning and passion for volunteering. 

Christopher Pavlou

Mechanical engineer to start-up entrepreneur - Christopher Pavlou

'Bittersweet' is the term that my friends and I use to describe our time at Cambridge. The highs were euphoric; the lows were tough...


Gold for Cambridge alumni

Cambridge has left its mark on the world's greatest sporting competition in Rio 2016.

Reality Checkpoint on Parker's Piece

Reality Checkpoint set for a revamp

The most famous lamppost in Cambridge will be restored to its former glory and will once again shine light at the heart of Parker’s Piece.

Katie Paddock and Corpus Christi College

A room of my own - Katie Paddock

Katie Paddock (Corpus 2006) tells us about her emotional experience of admissions, lost friends and getting a room of her own. “I can’t imagine being the person I am, in the position that I’m in, without the opportunities, experiences and support I received whilst at Cambridge.”

Sebastian Manhart and a corridor at Queens' College

Small players, big changes: why I chose a start-up over the UN - Sebastian Manhart

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.”

Statement from the Vice-Chancellor of the University of Cambridge on the result of the EU Referendum

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.”

Jessica and her mum, Joanna, on graduation day

A journey to journalism: coming full circle - Jessica Labhart

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.”


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