April Newsletter 2018

It was a history-making, clean sweep for Cambridge at the 164th Cancer Research UK Boat Races on 24 March 2018. Read.


Remember to look up at the stars and not down at your feet.” Professor Stephen Hawking, 1942-2018. Lord Rees pays tribute to the mind, and the man, behind the quote. Read


 As part of the celebrations marking the 40th anniversary of women being admitted to College, Professor Priya Natarajan discussed the challenges and rewards of pursuing a career in science. Read


Opportunity for all – College collaboration with Target Oxbridge. Trinity has committed £30,000 to Target Oxbridge for 2018, to enable more 16-18 year-old African and Caribbean students to benefit from the innovative and invaluable one-year programme of residential visits, academic sessions and mentoring. Read.


First Year mathematician Lewis Croney’s Cambridge application journey was documented in Channel 4’s Working Class White Men, presented by rapper, singer and songwriter, Professor Green. Lewis reflects on what happened after the documentary, life at Trinity, and volunteering on access initiatives to help those who will follow in his footsteps. Read.


Trinity Fellows’ Garden opened to the public for the 64th year running. Despite the April showers, 88 intrepid visitors braved the weather to visit the Fellows’ Garden in support of the National Open Garden Scheme. Read.


DATES FOR YOUR DIARY – EVENTS OPEN TO ALL ALUMNI

Cambridge: Bradfield Centre Open Evening, Tuesday 22 May, Cambridge Science Park. Tickets available online.

Newmarket: Trinity Golf Day, Thursday 28 June, Royal Worlington & Newmarket Golf Club. Tickets available online.

London: TCBA Distinguished Speaker Series, Thursday 5 July, with Richard Gnodde, Chief Executive Officer of Goldman Sachs International. Tickets available online.

Cambridge: Trinity Family Day, Sunday 8 July, Trinity College. Tickets available online.

Cambridge: Annual Gathering, 1984-1986, Saturday 14 July. Tickets available online.

Cambridge: First and Third Trinity Boat Club Association Biennial Dinner, Saturday 8 September. SAVE THE DATE – booking details will be confirmed nearer to the time.

Cambridge: Annual Gathering, 1978-1980, Saturday 15 September. Tickets available online.

Cambridge: TrinTalk: Global Security, Sunday 23 September, Trinity College.. SAVE THE DATE – booking details will be confirmed nearer to the time.

Cambridge: Trinity Engineers’ Association Meeting, Thursday 18 October.  SAVE THE DATE – booking details will be confirmed nearer to the time.

London: Trinity Law Association Autumn Event, Thursday 8 November.  SAVE THE DATE – booking details will be confirmed nearer to the time.

Cambridge: Trinity Women’s Network Lunch and Panel Discussion, Saturday 17 November.  SAVE THE DATE – booking details will be confirmed nearer to the time.

Cambridge: Women of Trinity Lecture Series: Men, Women and the Family: 1978-2018, Jo Miles, Reader in Family Law & Policy.


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