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  • Sir Philip Dowson CBE PRA RIBA
    28/08/2014
    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
    12/08/2014
    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.


  • Alumnus of the Year 2015: Nominations
    28/07/2014
    Nominations for Clare's 2015 Alumnus of the Year award are still open... but only until Friday 8 August. If you know of a Clare member who you believe deserves recognition for their outstanding contribution to society, please put them forward!  


  • Faull favourite to become Britain’s first female bishop
    21/07/2014
    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
    4/07/2014
    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
    2/07/2014
    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!
    27/06/2014
    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
    20/06/2014
    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.


  • Clare Geologists come top in finals!
    17/06/2014
    We are thrilled to report that all three of the final year Geologists at Clare have achieved firsts in Part III of the Natural Sciences Tripos...

  • Dr Frank Schirmacher (1980)
    16/06/2014
    We are saddened to report the death of alumnus Dr Frank Schirmacher (1980). Dr Schirmacher was one of Germany's most eminent journalists and publisher of the leading broadsheet Frankfurter Allgemeine Zeitung...

  • Climate change is happening: the debate has to move on
    13/06/2014
    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 Fellows Promoted
    12/06/2014
    A number of Clare Fellows have been promoted to senior academic positions. The General Board met on 4 June and considered recommendations from the main Senior Academic Promotions Committee in respect of promotions to personal Professorships, Readerships and Senior Lectureships...


  • Alumnus and well known social reformer, Michael Schofield has died
    12/06/2014
    We are saddened to learn that alumnus Michael Schofield has died aged 94. Michael came up to Clare in 1937 and read Psychology. He was a remarkable man, in the centre of social reform of the 1960s and 1970s. He is best known for his law pressure groups and books.


  • Clare Through Time: May 2014
    13/05/2014

    In 1599 Elizabeth Taylor of London bequethed property at No. 1 Shoemaker Row (now Market Street), Cambridge and twenty and a half acres of land in Girton, Madingley and Impington to the College...




  • Clare rowers to crew Blue Boats at Henley
    22/03/2014
    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!
    14/03/2014
    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
    7/01/2014
    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
    31/10/2013
    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
    24/04/2013

    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
    8/03/2013

    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'
    21/01/2013
    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
    23/10/2012
    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
    15/10/2012
    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).