University of Cambridge

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A moment that changed me: my teacher said my work was trite rubbish – and totally destroyed me
I thought I had unleashed the full force of my student intellect in a history essay. The formidable Betty Behrens let me know I did not understand what scholarship was

Joan Bakewell

08, Sep, 2021 @8:56 AM

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Cambridge University master resigns over handling of harassment case
Jeremy Morris oversaw sexual harassment complaints against don who was readmitted despite student contact ban

Rachel Hall

31, Aug, 2021 @5:39 PM

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I rely on the Met Office to bring me sunshine | Brief letters
Letters: BBC weather forecasts | Pudding proofs | Trains to Antwerp | Latin gatekeepers | Geronimo’s end


19, Aug, 2021 @5:38 PM

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Cambridge to end teacher training if government enacts overhaul
Exclusive: university hits out at planned changes in England, which have been called a ‘wrecking ball’

Richard Adams Education editor

18, Aug, 2021 @4:15 PM

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John Darrah obituary
Other lives: Expert theorist on the relationship between paganism and Arthurian legends

Hugh Darrah

16, Aug, 2021 @4:50 PM

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Meet the crossword setter, plant scientist Soup: ‘A successful clue needs pith and, ideally, humour’
The latest in our series where we turn the tables on the torturers. Under the spotlight this time is the insect pollination expert Hamish Symington, AKA Soup

Alan Connor

02, Aug, 2021 @10:03 AM

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Are northern English accents dying out? Are they eck as like | Stuart Maconie
Academics predict that northern dialects will soon fade away. That’s nobbut a load of soft southern blether

Stuart Maconie

01, Aug, 2021 @10:15 AM

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Lisa French obituary
Archaeologist involved all her life with Mycenae and an authority on the ancient Greek culture’s terracotta figurines

Susan Sherratt

22, Jul, 2021 @11:12 AM

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Troubled waters: the Cambridge river dividing town and gown
King’s College’s ban on wild swimming at Grantchester Meadows prompted protests and exposed old rifts in the city

Donna Ferguson

11, Jul, 2021 @9:15 AM

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The real rivalry between Oxford and Cambridge is how low they can go for money
For despots and plutocrats, the question is which university
is the better laundry | Catherine Bennett

Catherine Bennett

10, Jul, 2021 @4:30 PM

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Cambridge University accused of Faustian pact in planned £400m deal with UAE
Rights advocate says proposed partnership with emirates raises ‘profound concern’ and Cambridge documents note ‘values gap’

Sally Weale

07, Jul, 2021 @7:29 PM

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King’s College in Cambridge reviews its ban on wild swimming
College says it will not prosecute anyone who swims responsibly in the Cam after ban prompts defiance

Matthew Weaver

05, Jul, 2021 @1:48 PM

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