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Green Week: Sustainability, the National Trust, and Beauty with Dame Fiona Reynolds

The keynote speaker of the Green Week timetable – which also involved sunflowers, Nick Firman’s garden tour, and a green formal – has a very green CV. Dame Fiona Reynolds is the former director of the National Trust and was Director of the Council for the Protection of Rural England and Secretary to the Council for National Parks. She was appointed CBE for her contribution to the environment in 1998.…

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So what is matriculation?

Matriculation is one of those funny Cambridge words. Put simply, it means that new students officially join the University roll when they register at their college. The formal ceremony involves signing…

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Freshers’ Week 2014

Freshers’ week is a whirlwind of events for our new students. The gallery below gives you a glimpse of just some of this activity, including arrivals day, unpacking, inductions, picnics,…

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Pillow Talk

Bedders are a Cambridge institution. They have been part of College life for centuries, but their role has changed dramatically over the years. So what do bedders actually do nowadays?…

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