Open days during September

31 Aug 2004

School/college students thinking about applying for 2005 entry to Cambridge (or deferred entry in 2006) are welcome to come along to one of the many open days and information days taking place this month.

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Elevated to the Peerage

11 May 2004

Sir Alec Broers, Vice-Chancellor Emeritus has been conferred a life peer in a recent 10 Downing Street announcement, and appointed to the House of Lords.

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The mind politic of Europe

20 Feb 2004

Europe’s unity throughout history has been a unity of ideas and the arts. But the marginalisation of intellectuals and artists in the creation of the European states has stirred up controversy, including a petition by 20,000 intellectuals in France accusing the centre-right government of "waging war on intelligence" and instituting "a new state anti-intellectualism". This shift in power will be the subject of the final seminar in the ‘Future of Europe’ series, taking place at the University of Cambridge’s Faculty of Law.

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Europe as a World Power

05 Feb 2004

The escalating complexity and danger of the international situation and Europe’s role in it will be the subject of the fifth seminar in the ‘Future of Europe’ series, taking place at the University of Cambridge’s Faculty of Law until 25 February 2004.

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Venice in peril?

11 Sep 2003

A gondola will appear on the River Cam this Sunday to mark the start of a major international meeting which will examine the environmental dangers facing Venice.

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25 years of IVF

28 Jul 2003

Louise Brown, a 25 year old postal worker from Bristol was in Cambridge on Saturday (25 July) to celebrate her birthday, sharing it with over 1,000 other guests.

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New Year Honours

03 Jan 2003

Several members of the University were recognised in the New Year Honours list for 2002.

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New wing for Archives Centre

30 Oct 2002

Yesterday (Wednesday 30 October 2002) former Prime Minister Baroness Thatcher opened the new wing of the Churchill Archives Centre at Churchill College, Cambridge.

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