Cambridge University is celebrating a clean sweep on the Tideway at the 164th Cancer Research UK Boat Races on Saturday, with its male and female crews convincingly winning all four races. This follows a double light blue victory in the Varsity Lightweight Boat Races at Eton Dorney the week before – the first time since 1993 that Cambridge has won all six Varsity Boat Races.
Trinity student Imogen Grant will compete for the second time in the Cambridge University Women’s Boat Race on 24 March 2018. After convincing victories last year for both the Women’s Blue Boat and reserve crew, Blondie, the 2018 crews must be looking forward to the challenge. Here Imogen describes how she combines fourth-year medical training and rowing at University and international levels.
Hugo Ramambason is the first cox to become President of the Cambridge University Boat Club. The fourth-year chemical engineering student has coxed the Men’s Blue Boat for the last three years. Here Hugo explains how he combines studying, coxing and being CUBC President.
Trinity has committed £30,000 to Target Oxbridge for 2018 to enable more black and minority ethnic students to benefit from this innovative programme.
Professor Priya Natarajan was the first woman in Astrophysics to become a Fellow of Trinity. Now at Yale, she she has returned to Trinity to give the inaugural Women of Trinity Lecture, as part of the 40th anniversary celebrations of women's arrival at the College. Here she talks about the challenges and rewards of pursuing a career in science.