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Shortly before his death in 1985, Gordon Welchman wrote: "The stories of Alan Turing's life and mine have two things in common. First, we were regarded by our boss as the two greatest contributors to the wartime success of Bletchley Park. Second, we had been banded as security risks. What has happened to me can be compared with what happened to Alan Turing."
In light of the uncertainty generated by the result of the EU Referendum the College would like to reassure current and prospective students, academics, staff and alumni that there is no immediate impact on the College or on the provision of College support for Fellows, staff and students.
Overcast skies and drizzle couldn’t dampen the spirits of the 193 Trinity graduands presented for their degrees by Trinity’s Praelector, Nick Denyer, on 22 June 2016. As well as Bachelor of Arts, awards included four-year degrees: Master of Law and Master of Corporate Law, BA and Master of Mathematics, BA and Master of Engineering, and BA and Master of Science. Rosemary Jolley, a longstanding Tutorial Secretary at Trinity, said the poor weather was rare – in 20 years, she had never seen rain on graduation day. Lunch though, kept to the seasonal script: students and their guests enjoyed salmon, followed by strawberries and cream, under the cloisters in Nevile’s Court. Then it was time for goodbyes – and the start of a whole new chapter. Photos of graduands taken by Jet Photographic will be available to view online shortly.
Undeterred by summer showers, revellers relished Trinity’s May Ball, which this year celebrated its 150th anniversary.
Trinity Head Porter Peter Windmill isn’t one for the limelight. But he has taken part in Louise Riley-Smith’s project to paint the portraits of the Head Porters of Cambridge colleges.