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  • Alumni Council 2014

    On Saturday 20 September we welcomed members of the Alumni Council for their annual meeting and dinner.

  • Farewell to Professor Tony Badger
    This month we wish a very fond farewell to Professor Tony and Mrs Ruth Badger, as Tony steps down from his Mastership of Clare College and also retires from his role as Paul Mellon Professor of American History in the University.

  • Sir Philip Dowson CBE PRA RIBA
    It is with deep regret that we announce the death of Sir Philip Dowson CBE PRA RIBA, alumnus (1947), Honorary Fellow and architect of the Forbes Mellon Library.

  • Clare Through Time: Wheatham Farm
    August’s ‘Clare through Time’ focuses on a bequest made to Clare in 1657 by one of its fellows, Joseph Diggons. Wheatham Farm in Liss, Hampshire was given to endow a number of fellowships and scholarships at the College.

  • Faull favourite to become Britain’s first female bishop
    Former dean of Clare College, and current dean of York Minster, the Very Reverend Vivienne Faull (Hon Fellow) is tipped to become the Church of England’s first female bishop, after the General Synod voted to allow the ordination of women bishops on 14 July 2014.

  • Clare Through Time: Ruffs and Rees
    This month's Clare Through Time looks at the consecration of the College Chapel in 1769, and the description of the dinner held in honour of the consecration....

  • New Photos! Clare Gala Day 2014
    On Saturday 28 June over 300 Clare alumni, family and friends came back to College for Gala Day 2014, and in spite of an (almost tropical) rainstorm a great time was had by all! View photos taken throughout the day here...

  • New Photos: Graduation 2014!
    Many, many congratulations to all those who graduated on Wednesday 25 June 2014! View photos taken throughout the day here...

  • Gold for Clare at NUS Green Impact Awards
    The College’s exceptional environmental and ethical standards were recognised again this week, at the University’s NUS Green Impact Awards ceremony held at the University Centre on 18 June.

  • Climate change is happening: the debate has to move on
    The UK’s Chief Scientist, Sir Mark Walport (1971) has spoken out this week, warning that the reality of global warming is no longer in question: “Climate change is happening and humans are significant contributors… The debate has to move on to what are we going to do about (it), and how are we going to do it."

  • Clare rowers to crew Blue Boats at Henley
    Three Clare College students have been selected for the crews of the Women's and the Men's Lightweight Blue Boats at the annual Oxbridge Boat Races at Henley-on-Thames later this month. 

  • It's (bespoke) Gin o'Clock at Clare!
    Clare's 2014 May Ball team have come up with a wonderful and unique way to celebrate our beautiful gardens... bespoke Clare College Gin, created from plants grown in our own gardens by the prestigious Cambridge Distillery, the world's first and only 'Gin Tailor'. 

  • Alumni in New Year Honours List
    Congratulations to Clare alumni Professor Frances Kirwan and Mr John Doggart, who were honoured in the 2014 New Year Honours list.

  • C3 perform at Ripon Cathedral
    The Cambridge Chamber Consort will be performing at Ripon Cathedral on 2 November at 7.30pm for the commemoration of All Souls Day. 

  • 2013 Alumnus of the Year

    Clare’s Alumnus of the Year 2013, Jon Lane OBE, will be coming to speak at College next Thursday, 2 May, hosted by the Master.

  • Bach St. John Passion

    The Choir join forces with Clare Baroque in a performance of J. S. Bach's St John Passion in aid of Turtle Song.

  • Clare Music: Concert performance of Bach's 'St John Passion'
    The Chapel Choir, together with celebrated classical musicians Nicholas Mulroy (1995) and Margaret Faultless (1980), will give a concert performance of J. S. Bach’s St John Passion in the College Hall, on Tuesday 12 March. Tickets are on sale now.

  • Dr Yvonne Barbara Perret Distinguished Lecture
    Martin Bean
    Watch the inaugural Dr Yvonne Barbara Perret Distinguished Lecture given by The Vice-Chancellor of The Open University, Martin Bean: 'Looking at Education and the World in New Ways'.

  • Clare Through Time: Trouble in Paradise
    Clare College has connections with a number important historical figures, many of them famous but some also infamous. One such character is Oliver Cromwell, Lord Protector of England, Scotland and Ireland (1654-58).