Malcolm Grant, one of Cambridge's two Pro-Vice-Chancellors, has been appointed Provost of University College London (UCL), one of Britain's leading universities. Professor Grant will be leading UCL from October, returning to an institution which he served from 1986 to 1991 as Professor of Law and Vice-Dean of the Faculty of Laws.
One of the leading figures in the struggle to end Apartheid in South Africa returns to Cambridge this week to give two talks. Justice Albie Sachs, a Judge of the Constitutional Court of South Africa, was the first Nuffield Fellow of Socio-Legal Studies, at Bedford College, London, and Wolfson College, Cambridge. He will give lectures at the Centre for Public Law and to the University's South African Students group.
Over the last few months, the Independent has had full and open access to all stages of the admissions process at Clare College, Cambridge. Everything, from the application forms, the internal meetings to the interviews themselves, has come under scrutiny as the College has shown the time and care needed to make the right decisions about its future students.
Today the second in a series of articles by Judith Judd appears in The Independent, exploring the realities of the admissions process at Cambridge.