Recent Events

To get a flavour of what’s been going on recently, read some of the reports on recent events.

Wall knocked down at celebratory event to mark start of building project to improve facilities

Hundreds of former Cambridge students gathered at Newnham College on Saturday to watch the ceremonial demolition of a wall which marked the start of a major building project. Alumna Philippa Moore (NC 1996) won…

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Stories of courage and determination shared at Women of the Year event at Newnham

An afternoon full of stories of courage, determination and inspiration took place at Newnham at a special joint event with Women of the Year. Four guest speakers shared their personal, and very different, experiences…

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Geography Networking Lunch

Newnham Geographers gathered together on Saturday 7 May to celebrate all that Lucy Adrian has done for Geography at Newnham, meet the current students, catch up with old friends and make new connections. This…

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An evening with Rabbi Baroness Julia Neuberger DBE

A full report on the London Speaker Event can be found here.

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Commemoration

Our Commemoration weekend for reunion years 1946, 1956, 1966, 1991 and 2006 saw a packed out dining hall for the Saturday night dinner, which featured Clare McGregor’s (NC 1991) after dinner speech on her…

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Law Networking Lunch

Newnham’s twelfth Law Networking Lunch was held on February 20 2016. These events are intended for all those with legal interests and facilitate present students to make links with former members, and alumnae to…

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Women’s Varsity Rugby Match at Twickenham

Newnham alumnae gathered in the stands to cheer on the winning Cambridge University Women’s Rugby Team as they scored eight tries in the Varsity Match on December 10. This was the first ever Women’s…

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NewnhamRoll Mums Forum 2015

Seeking once again to explore the issues facing parents today, 2015’s NewnhamRoll Mums Forum, held on November 7, handled the subject of Fathers and Fatherhood for the 21st Century. Our speakers included a househusband…

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Alumni Festival

Alumnae from the matriculation years 1960, 1975, 1985 and 1995 were invited back for their special reunion weekend over the University’s Alumni Festival on September 25 – 27. A busy programme of events was…

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Friends Event

Friends of Newnham College were invited to a lecture on September 5 2015. Dr Claire Nicholson, freelance lecturer and Executive Council member of the Virginia Woolf Society, spoke on ‘Virginia Woolf: a Woman of…

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