Fifty 16 year olds from as far afield as Cornwall, Newcastle, Hastings and Birmingham are attending Trinity’s first residential for Year 11 students.
In Great Court the grass is brown, the air is still and visitors walk slowly. But Trinity’s historic clock is speeding up in the heat – currently it’s 2.7 seconds ahead of the correct time.
The Trinity Bradfield Prize will provide students and young researchers at the University of Cambridge with funding, space, and mentoring to pursue early-stage ideas and transfer their research from the lab or lecture hall to real-world applications.
Tributes have been paid to Trinity PhD student, John Grenfell-Shaw, who has died. Trinity's Senior Tutor, Professor Catherine Barnard, said the College's thoughts were with his family and friends.
In the Chapel at Trinity there lies the tomb of the sister of Robert Smith, Master of Trinity, 1742–1798. Close to High Table is a precise copy of ‘Master John’s’ portrait of Katherine Parr, the sixth wife of Henry VIII, who founded Trinity in 1546. Some say it is Katherine who persuaded the King to endow the College of the Holy and Undivided Trinity, not long after dissolution of the monasteries.