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  • Clare moves up in the Green League Tables

    The College is delighted that it has jumped from 18th to 2nd place in Cambridge University Environmental Consulting  Society’s (CUECS) green rankings.  This measures environmental impact in participating Colleges, focusing on efforts to increase recycling, lower water and energy use and the College’s overall environmental policies.

    The building and domestic departments in particular put a great effort into implementing these policies in the College.  The full report on the Colleges’ environmental impact is available to read here:

  • Internship Opportunity...
    Quartix, a leading supplier of vehicle-tracking systems is advertising internship opportunities for Clare students...

  • Commemoration of Benefactors Address: Loretta Minghella (1981)
    Loretta Minghella (1981), the Director of Christian Aid gave the address at the annual Commemoration of Benefactors event on 13 March. The event commemorates all those who have give major benefactions to the College since its foundation in 1326. Click through for a complete transcript of her address.

  • Don't relax... on the tax

    As we reach the end of the tax year, Clare's Deputy Development Director Sam Venn offers a few words of advice about charities and tax...

  • From Henley to Tideway: The Boat Races 2015

    Two talented Clare students have been selected to compete in the 2015 Oxford and Cambridge Boat Races, taking place at Henley (lightweights) and Tideway over the coming weeks.

  • A bright future for creative Claire

    Many congratulations go to Claire Parker (2012), an undergraduate in her final year at Clare, who was one of four finalists in the BBC’s Big Painting Challenge 2015, selected from a pool of over 6,000 applicants from all over the UK.

  • Sir Isaac Newton: Scientist… and spin doctor?

    In a new article published by the Royal Society, Clare Fellow and Senior Tutor Dr Patricia Fara tells us that Sir Isaac Newton had almost as much flair for the ‘dark arts’ of PR as he did for Physics.

  • Fitting the continents together

    2015 marks 50 years since three Cambridge geophysicists – Sir Edward Bullard (Clare 1926), Jim Everett (Clare 1959) and Alan Smith (St John's) – used the newly available EDSAC computer to prove that the continents on either side of the Atlantic once fitted together.

  • New Photos: Clare in Hong Kong

    On Monday 23 February Dr Kenneth Mao (1969) recently hosted a dinner for alumni of Clare College at the Royal Hong Kong Yacht Club in Hong Kong. View photos taken throughout the evening here. 

  • Stellar results for Clare's catering team

    Once again, Clare's talented chefs and catering team have achieved stellar results in the biannual University of Cambridge Culinary Competition - winning multiple awards and gold medals, including 'Best in Show' and the prestigious Stewards' Cup (awarded jointly to Clare and Emmanuel). 

  • Alumnus of the Year 2015: Natalie Roberts
    We are thrilled that Dr Natalie Roberts accepted her nomination to be the 2015 Alumnus of the Year! On 9 February Natalie came to Clare to speak at Halfway Hall and accept her award....

  • Sir David Watson (1968)

    We are saddened to report that Clare alumnus, Sir David Watson (1968), the eminent professor of higher education and principal of Green Templeton College, Oxford has died aged 65.

  • 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.

  • 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.