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  • Chris Holmes CBE
    Mr Chris Holmes CBE (1961), the former director of the charity Shelter has died aged 72.

  • What lies beneath....

    Today, archaeological trenches were dug to discover more about the original medieval college building. Little is known about the physical form of the original structure, and these excavations will guide our architects in their plans and designs for Old Court.



  • Come and sing at Clare!

    All Clare members are warmly invited to come along to College on Saturday 24 January 2015, and sing some Great British Music with Clare College Music Society and members of Clare College Choir, lead by Graham Ross (Director of Music).

  • Clare representation at Varsity

    With the Varsity Rugby Match tomorrow, we are proud to announce four men from Clare will represent Cambridge; Alfie Lloyd, Harry Mcaleer, Jacob Poulton and Angus Strachan.

  • 2014 Clare Distinguished Lecture in Economics & Public Policy 2014
    Clare College is pleased to be hosting its eighth Distinguished Lecture in Economics & Public Policy, which takes place on Wednesday 3 December at 5.30pm in the Riley Auditorium. This year, the Speaker is Professor Raghuram Rajan, who since 2013 has been the Governor of the Reserve Bank of India.

  • Sir Fred Catherwood

    Sir Fred Catherwood 1925-2014

    We are saddened to learn of the death of Honorary Fellow Sir Fred Catherwood, who died on 30 November.

  • Watch online: Clare College's Roll of Honour

    On Monday 3 November 2014 a special "Roll of Honour" ceremony, in remembrance of all the Clare men who lost their lives in the First World War, was held at the Tower of London.

  • Lux de caelo: Music for Christmas

    The Choir of Clare College’s newly-released CD, ‘Lux de caelo: Music for Christmas’, is available now to buy online or from the Old Court Porters’ Lodge. 

  • Meet…Suba Das (2002)
    Ideas Tap, a charity working to create opportunities for young people in the arts, profiles Clare College alumnus Suba Das (2002). Find out more about his work as Associate Director at Leicester’s Curve Theatre here…

  • Revd Dr Jamie Hawkey appointed as new Dean
    We are pleased to announce that the Revd Dr Jamie Hawkey will be the next Dean of Clare and Director of Studies in Theology, from September 2015. He will succeed the Revd Dr Gregory Seach who is leaving to take up the post of Warden of Wollaston College in Western Australia.

  • John Berryman: A Century

    October 25th marks the centenary of the birth of John Berryman; Pulitzer prize-winning poet and former Kellett Fellow of Clare College (1936-38).

  • CBC Boatman launches new project

    Anton Wright, Clare College boatman and one half of the world-record breaking team that rowed the length of the Amazon in 2013, has launched an outreach project designed to introduce local youngsters to rowing.

  • Clare News Ed. 32 out now!

    The latest edition of our annual alumni magazine, Clare News, is out now and is available to read online or download here. 

  • Paul Cartledge and Alison Sinclair retire from teaching

    This month we wish two long serving Fellows of Clare a happy retirement from teaching. Professor Paul Cartledge and Professor Alison Sinclair have been familiar faces both around College and within their teaching faculties. Many alumni will fondly remember Paul and Alison and will join us in thanking them for their dedication towards Clare and to teaching.

  • Alumni Council 2014

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

  • 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.