Review of the year

22 Dec 2005

2005 was a momentous year for the University of Cambridge. Here are some of the stories which kept us in the headlines.

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Bite-sized knowledge

25 Oct 2005

The University of Cambridge is joining forces with Nottingham and London Metropolitan Universities to create a Centre for Excellence in Teaching & Learning (CETL) in Reusable Learning Objects.

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Two Wolfson celebrations

18 Oct 2005

A lunch was held yesterday to mark a double celebration: 50 years ago the Wolfson Foundation was founded; 40 years ago Wolfson College was founded.

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Applying to Cambridge?

10 Oct 2005

This Saturday (October 15) is the application deadline* for places on undergraduate courses starting in 2006.

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Adults' chance to sample Cambridge

10 May 2005

The University of Cambridge is offering adults considering returning to education the chance to attend an arts and social sciences summer school giving them a taste of university life.

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Pakistan after 9/11

20 Apr 2005

An international conference looking at aspects of life and security in Pakistan following 9/11 is taking place in Cambridge this week.

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Cambridge rewarded by HEFCE for Excellence in E-Learning

31 Jan 2005

The Universities’ Collaboration in eLearning (UCeL), at the Centre for Applied Research in Educational Technologies (CARET), has received funding from the Higher Education Funding Council for England (HEFCE) to establish a new Centre for Excellence in Teaching and Learning (CETL) in Reusable Learning Objects.

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Professor Roger Needham, 1935-2003

04 Mar 2003

Cambridge lost one of its most outstanding scientists this week with the death of Professor Roger Needham CBE FREng FRS. He died peacefully at his home on the evening of Friday 28 February, after a valiant struggle with illness.

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Honorary degrees awarded

24 Jun 2002

Today (Monday 24 June 2002) the Chancellor of the University of Cambridge, HRH the Duke of Edinburgh, conferred honorary degrees at a traditional ceremony in the University's Senate House.

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