News & Events

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Hughesians raised over £300 for Cambridge City Food Bank

Posted: March 20, 2017

Hughesians have raised over £300 for Cambridge City Food Bank at a screening of the BAFTA winning film I, Daniel Blake in College last week. The film was introduced by Hughes Hall medical...

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Sandwiches

Hughes Hall West Cambridge Lunch Series – 23rd March

Posted: March 15, 2017

Hughes Hall West Cambridge Lunch Series, Thursday 23rd March, 1-2pm, Location: Board Room, 4th Floor, CEB Building, Philippa Fawcett Drive CB3 0FS Students, postdocs and seniors who work around the city are...

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Blues Hall: five Hughesians named in the Cambridge crew for Varsity Boat Race!

Posted: March 14, 2017

Today’s crew announcements for the 2017 Oxford and Cambridge Boat Race in London has just revealed that five Hughesians will be in the Cambridge Men’s crew this year. A magnificent achievement. Ben Ruble...

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Hughes Hall Mooting Competition 2017: “a marriage of academic and practical legal education”

Posted: March 14, 2017

The Supreme Court was the venue for the Hughes Hall Mooting Competition this week as Hughes Law students  followed the tradition of mooting as a key feature of Law studies. This year’s...

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Refreshments

Lent End of Term Party – 17th March

Posted: March 9, 2017

Lent End of Term Party, Friday 17th March 2017, 4:30-6:30pm, Pavilion Room Celebrate the end of Lent term with Easter themed refreshments on Friday 17th March. All College members are invited and no booking...

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WTO YPP

Two Hughesians selected for the first cohort of the World Trade Organisation Young Professionals Programme

Posted: March 8, 2017

Two Hughesians, Fernando Bertrán (LLM 2014) and Leticia Caminero (LLM 2012) were selected to be two of five professionals for the first cohort of the newly launched Young Professionals Programme at the...

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Jian Wei Aw at Hughes Hall

Hughes Hall BA Law Alumnus Jian Wei Aw receives Distinction Award in 2016 Singapore Bar Examinations

Posted: March 7, 2017

Hughes Hall BA Law Alumnus, Jian Wei Aw (BA Law, 2015), has received the Distinction award in the recent 2016 Singapore Bar Examinations for outstanding performance in the subject of Family Law...

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Megan Hunter

Novelist Megan Hunter ‘in conversation’ with Mary Buckley – 10th March

Posted: March 3, 2017

Novelist Megan Hunter 'in conversation' with Mary Buckley, Friday 10th March 2017, 6pm-7pm, Pavilion Room Come along to hear debut novelist Megan Hunter 'in conversation' with Senior Member Mary Buckley talking about her...

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Networking at Hughes

Speed Networking: Life Sciences – 16th March

Posted: March 3, 2017

Speed Networking: Life Sciences, Thursday 16th March 2017, 6:30pm – 9pm, Pavilion Room Hughes Hall presents the first in a new event series: Speed Networking – Life Sciences. Come along to meet other life...

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Viola

Stradivari Trust Concert Series: The Rosalind Ventris Viola Trust – 14th March

Posted: March 3, 2017

Stradivari Trust Concert Series: The Rosalind Ventris Viola Trust, Tuesday 14th March 2017, 6pm, Pavilion Room College members are invited to the next concert in the Stradivari Concert Series. Violist Rosalind...

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rowing

Lent Bumps Updates

Posted: March 3, 2017

The 2017 Lent Bumps are on between Tuesday 28th February and Saturday 4th March, 2017. The Getting On Race took place on Friday 24th February. Keep in touch with the bumps and support our rowers. Lent...

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Celebrating our equality and diversity during LGBT+ History Month in February

Posted: March 1, 2017

Hughes Hall, together with 20 other Cambridge Colleges, celebrated the start of LGBT+ History Month by raising the rainbow flag and making a proud statement that our College is welcoming and...

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Charnley Law Dinner 2017

The eighth Charnley Law Dinner

Posted: February 27, 2017

The annual Charnley Law Dinner, inaugurated at the College in 2010, celebrates and promotes the study of Law at Hughes Hall. Since its inception it has featured a series of very distinguished...

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Gears in a machine

‘What’s next for your engineering career’ a fireside chat with two of our Engineering alums – 9th March

Posted: February 27, 2017

‘What’s next for your engineering career’ a fireside chat with two of our Engineering alums, Thursday 9th March 2017, 6pm – 7:30pm, Pfeiffer Room Join us for a fireside chat with two...

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John Hughes, Chairman of Just Eat on ‘How I went from electrical engineer to global food entrepreneur’ – 9th March

Posted: February 24, 2017

John Hughes, ‘How I went from electrical engineer to global food entrepreneur’, Thursday 9th March, 7pm, Peter Richards Room John Hughes, Chairman of Just Eat, will be coming to the Hughes Hall Enterprise...

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‘I, Daniel Blake’ film screening in aid of homelessness in Cambridge – 8th March

Posted: February 24, 2017

'I, Daniel Blake' film screening in aid of homelessness in Cambridge, Wednesday 8th March 2017, 7:30pm, Pavilion Room Join us for a screening of the BAFTA winning film 'I, Daniel Blake' and help...

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British Flag

The First Brexit: When Britain left the Roman Empire – 2nd March

Posted: February 24, 2017

The First Brexit: When Britain left the Roman Empire, Thursday 2nd March 2017, 7pm - 9:30pm, Peter Richards Room
  • What is Britain's destiny after Brexit?
  • Is Britain entering a new era of...

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The risk of regression: LGBT and other human rights if the UK leaves the EU (and the ECHR) – 28th February

Posted: February 24, 2017

The risk of regression: LGBT and other human rights if the UK leaves the EU (and the ECHR), Tuesday 28th February 2017, 5:45pm-7pm, Pavilion Room Hughes Hall. Event hosted by Dr Martin...

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Major new Affiliate Law Scholarship programme announced

Posted: February 23, 2017

Hughes Hall is delighted to announce a major new programme of support for BA Affiliate Law students: the Taylor Harris Affiliate Law Scholarships. The £100,000 programme, which is open to non-home fee...

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A tribute to Dan Vickerman, notable alumnus and rugby great who has passed away aged 37

Posted: February 20, 2017

Hughes Hall is saddened to learn of the death of notable alumnus and rugby great Dan Vickerman (BA 2008, Land Economy). He passed away in Sydney where he had been working following...

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Two fully funded places for Hughesians at Armenian Field Study and Practice Program – Apply Now

Posted: February 18, 2017

The Luys Foundation, Armenia’s leading education foundation with a global reach, is offering two fully paid places to Hughes Hall members at their annual Develop Armenia Together (DAT) Field Study and Practice...

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A tribute to Professor Sir Peter Mansfield, Nobel Prize winner and Honorary Fellow of Hughes Hall

Posted: February 18, 2017

Sir Peter Mansfield, Honorary Fellow of Hughes Hall,  passed away on 8 February 2017, aged 83. Having left school at the age of 15 without qualification, Sir Peter Mansfield FRS was a champion...

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View of Mount Ararat, Yerevan, Armenia.

Development Director visits Armenia to showcase College enterprise culture

Posted: February 18, 2017

Development Director Richard Berg Rust was in Yerevan, Armenia this week for meetings at the Luys Foundation which grants major scholarships to Armenian students worldwide for study at the world’s top universities...

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Alumna leads leadership training for Hughesians

Posted: February 17, 2017

Lorraine Warne, Founder & CEO of Cambridge Inner Game Leadership (Cambridge IGL) has returned to the College to provide specialised leadership training for 12 alumni. The leadership learning experience, which runs over a...

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Tropical rainforests/jungles.

Tropical Forests and Climate Change: Biological and Anthropological Perspectives, Panel discussion – 14th February

Posted: February 7, 2017

Tropical Forests and Climate Change: Biological and Anthropological Perspectives, Panel discussion, Tuesday 14th February 2017, 5pm - 7pm, Pavilion Room From South America to Southeast Asia, tropical forests support vast webs of...

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Three Minute Thesis Student Competition – 9th February

Posted: February 6, 2017

Three Minute Thesis Student Competition, Thursday 9th February 2017, 6:30-8:30pm, Peter Richards Room It usually takes years of hard work to research and develop a thesis, but would you be able to explain...

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Research Showcase – 2nd February

Posted: January 30, 2017

Research Showcase, Thursday 2nd February 2017, 6pm - 7pm, Peter Richards Room The cross disciplinary network has always been central to the Cambridge tradition. Come and discover why in a series of...

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Music Café – 7th February

Posted: January 26, 2017

Music Café, Tuesday 7th February 2017, 8:00pm – 10:30pm, Pavilion Room Hughes Hall invites all college members to an informal evening of music making for Hughesians at the next Music Café. Hughesians...

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Talk about Talk: An introduction into the Oracy Centre – 1st February

Posted: January 26, 2017

Talk about Talk: An introduction into the Oracy Centre, Wednesday 1st February, 6:30-8:30pm, Peter Richards Room Professor Neil Mercer introduces the work of the Oracy@Cambridge study centre and invites questions and...

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Dinner

CGCM Biennial Dinner – 18th March

Posted: January 26, 2017

Cambridge Graduate Course in Medicine (CGCM) Biennial Dinner, Saturday 18th March 2017, 7pm, Hughes Hall The CGCM Committee cordially invites those who have an affiliation to the CGCM course to their biennial...

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CANCELLED: Fancy Dress Family Party – 25th February

Posted: January 26, 2017

Fancy Dress Family Party, Saturday 25th February 2017, 10:30am, Peter Richards Room UNFORTUNATELY, THIS EVENT HAS BEEN...

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Music in the Pavilion: Popular Classics for Violin and Piano – 3rd February

Posted: January 16, 2017

Music in the Pavilion: Popular Classics for Violin and Piano, Friday 3rd February 2017, 7:30pm, Pavilion Room Marianne Olyver (violin) and Hughes Hall Director of Music, Nigel Yandell (piano) perform Monti, Dvořák,...

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Lunchtime Cello and Piano Recital – 29th January

Posted: January 16, 2017

Lunchtime Cello and Piano Recital, Sunday 29th January, 12pm, Pavilion Room Join Jon Fistein (Cello) and Hughes Hall senior member Alex Reid (Piano) for a relaxed lunchtime hour of Beethoven’s Cello Sonata no...

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Negotiating skills for entrepreneurs – 19th January

Posted: January 11, 2017

Negotiating skills for entrepreneurs, Thursday 19th January, 6:30-8:30pm, Pfeiffer Room Think you know how to set out an argument? Think you know how to negotiate? Think you know how to get your...

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Stradivari Trust Concert Series: The Oliver Heath Violin Trust – 17th January

Posted: January 11, 2017

Stradivari Trust Concert Series: The Oliver Heath Violin Trust, Tuesday 17th January 2017, 6pm, Pavilion Room College members are invited to the next concert in the Stradivari Concert Series. Violinist Oliver Heath...

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Hughes Hall Christmas Programme 2016

Posted: December 16, 2016

With Christmas fast approaching and festive cheer in the air, we would like to make everyone aware that the College closes for the holiday period at 5pm on Thursday 22nd December 2016...

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Hughes West Cambridge Monthly Lunch Series – 16th December

Posted: December 13, 2016

Hughes West Cambridge Monthly Lunch Series, Friday 16th December 2016, 1pm, Roger Needham Building, West Cambridge Site Students, postdocs and seniors who work around the city are invited to West Cambridge for...

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Hughesian Rory Triniman snatches late victory for Cambridge

Posted: December 9, 2016

Centre Rory Triniman scored a late try, following a superb cross field kick by fellow Hughesian Fraser Gillies, to bring victory to the Light Blues in Thursday’s Varsity Match. Fraser then made...

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'Desmond Hawkins Room' plaque

A tribute to Dr Desmond Hawkins, former President

Posted: December 7, 2016

Fellows, guests and family members of the late Dr Desmond Hawkins gathered in the Fellows’ Room yesterday to honour a “gentle, jovial” and caring man who was President of Hughes Hall from...

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Stradivari Trust Concert Series: The Júlia Pusker Violin Trust – 12th December

Posted: December 6, 2016

Stradivari Trust Concert Series: The Júlia Pusker Violin Trust, Monday 12th December 2016, 6pm, Pavilion Room College members are invited to the next concert in the Stradivari Concert Series. Violinist Júlia Pusker...

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Three Hughesians lined up to play in this year’s Varsity Rugby Match next week

Posted: December 1, 2016

Fly half Fraser Gillies, centre Rory Triniman and prop Henry Somers have been announced in the light blues team set to take on Oxford next week at the Varsity Rugby Mens Match. Hughes...

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Entrepreneur

Entrepreneur/intrapreneur – how to be both – 8th December

Posted: November 30, 2016

Marco Donzelli: Entrepreneur/intrapreneur – how to be both, Thursday 8th December, 6.30 – 8:30pm, Pfeiffer Room Ever wondered what it would be like to start a company with your friends? Thinking about getting...

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The first Africa Alumni dinner

Posted: November 28, 2016

The first Africa Alumni dinner was held on Saturday 26th November 2016 in Kampala where guests gathered at the Sheraton Hotel. Hughes is proud of its links with...

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End of Term Christmas Party – 2nd December

Posted: November 28, 2016

End of Term Christmas Party, Friday 2nd December, 4:30-6:30pm, Pavilion Room Students, staff and senior members are invited to celebrate the end of term with mince pies and mulled wine in the...

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Carols for All – 29th November

Posted: November 28, 2016

Carols for All, Tuesday 29th November 2016, 9:15pm, Pavilion Room Get into the festive spirit by joining us for this year’s ‘Carols for All’ on Tuesday 29th November in the Pavilion Room. The Pavilion...

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Eighth Zimmern Medical Lecture and Dinner – a true celebration of the College’s medical community

Posted: November 24, 2016

Earlier this week, medics, medical researchers and guests were treated to a delightful evening at our eighth Zimmern Medical Lecture and Dinner. This years’ speaker, Professor Sir Peter Lachmann, Emeritus Sheila Joan Smith...

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Three Minute Thesis Student Competition – 1st December (launch), 26th January (Heats), 9th February (Final)

Posted: November 23, 2016

Three Minute Thesis Student Competition – 1st December 2016 (launch), 26th January 2017 (Heats), 9th February 2017 (Final) It usually takes three years of hard work to research and develop a PhD thesis,...

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Margaret Wileman Concert: Richard Tunnicliffe and Nigel Yandell – 26th November

Posted: November 23, 2016

Margaret Wileman Concert: Richard Tunnicliffe and Nigel Yandell, Saturday 26th November 2016, 7:30pm Cellist Richard Tunnicliffe and Pianist Nigel Yandell perform a programme of Bach, Jánaček and Prokofiev. Everyone is welcome to this...

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Trump and the end of taken for grantedness: When the exception becomes the rule – 25th November

Posted: November 23, 2016

Trump and the end of taken for grantedness: When the exception becomes the rule, Friday 25th November 2016, 6pm, Pavilion Room Professor Antje Wiener, Universität Hamburg, Visiting Fellow, Lauterpacht Centre for International Law,...

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Pathways from Education…meet our Alumni – 22nd November

Posted: November 17, 2016

Pathways from Education…meet our Alumni, Tuesday 22nd November 2016, 6:30-8pm, Combination Room Come and engage with other college members in an education subject group event on Tuesday 22nd November, 6.30 – 8.00...

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Hughes West Cambridge Monthly Lunch Series – 18th November

Posted: November 14, 2016

Hughes West Cambridge Monthly Lunch Series, Friday 18th November 2016, 1pm, JJ Thomson seminar room, Maxwell Centre Students, postdocs and seniors who work around the city are often too busy to make...

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Visiting African Fellows’ Research Showcase – 17th November

Posted: November 14, 2016

Visiting African Fellows’ Research Showcase, Thursday 17th November 2016, 2-4:30pm, Pavilion Room Five African CAPREx Fellows researchers who are visiting the University of Cambridge in November 2016 will present their...

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Hughes Hall Music Café – 8th November

Posted: November 7, 2016

Hughes Hall Music Café, 8th November 2016, 8:30pm, Pavilion Room Hughes Hall invites all college members to an informal evening of music making for Hughesians at the next Music Café. Hughesians are invited...

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Music in the Pavilion: Hazel Neighbour and Pete Martin – 19th November

Posted: November 7, 2016

Music in the Pavilion, Saturday 19th November 2016, 7:30pm, Pavilion Room Soprano Hazel Neighbour and Tenor Pete Martin perform duets from Gilbert & Sullivan and opera favourites. Everyone is welcome to this free event,...

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Hughes Hall Family Welcome Party – 5th November

Posted: November 1, 2016

Family Welcome Party, Saturday 5th November 2016, 10:30-11:30am, with brunch to follow, Peter Richards Room Students, Fellows, Seniors and Staff are invited to bring their young families to our Hughes Hall Student Family...

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Postgraduate Open Day – 2nd November

Posted: October 24, 2016

Postgraduate Open Day, Wednesday 2nd November, 12:30 – 5:30pm, Hughes Hall, Wollaston Rd, Cambridge CB1 2EW We invite all students and graduates who are considering applying for graduate studies to Hughes Hall on...

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Cambridge Digital Innovation ‘Images of Disruption in a Digital Age’ Challenge – 3rd November (Kick-off event)

Posted: October 24, 2016

Digital innovation has the potential to transform organisations, markets and people’s lives. Take the opportunity to present and develop evocative images on how we should think about, and effectively respond to, disruption...

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Research Showcase – 3rd November

Posted: October 20, 2016

Research Showcase, Thursday 3rd November 2016, 6-7pm, Peter Richards Room The cross disciplinary network has always been central to the Cambridge tradition. Come and discover why in a series of showcase evenings...

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Hughes West Cambridge Monthly Lunch Series – Starting Friday 21st October

Posted: October 19, 2016

Hughes West Cambridge Monthly Lunch Series, starting Friday 21st October 2016, 12:30pm, Maxwell Centre (new building facing the JJ Thomson Avenue) This term Hughes Hall will be trialling a new initiative for Hughesians...

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Business Focus Event: Consulting and Banking – 19th October

Posted: October 17, 2016

Business Focus Event: Consulting and Banking, Wednesday 19th October 2016, 8-9:30pm, Peter Richards Room
  • Are you interested in consulting or banking?
  • How can you best equip yourself to succeed?
In an informal session,...

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Margaret Wileman Concert Series, St Crispin’s Day Piano Recital – 25th October

Posted: October 13, 2016

Margaret Wileman Concert Series, St Crispin’s Day Piano Recital, Tuesday 25th October 2016, 6pm, Pavilion Room Hughes Hall Pianist Ian de Massini performs the complete works for solo piano by Maurice Duruflé,...

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Gresham Court building from Fenner's side

Welcome to Gresham Court

Posted: October 13, 2016

The opening of Gresham Court represents an important milestone in the development of Hughes Hall. Its 85 rooms with resident students’ study space help to create a still closer and more cohesive...

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Karen Sutherland, VP HR Astra Zeneca

Gender in the Workplace: Karen Sutherland – 13th October

Posted: October 5, 2016

Gender in the Workplace: Karen Sutherland, Thursday 13th October 2016, 6-7:30pm, Pfeiffer Room, Hughes Hall
  • How do women fare in the world of big business?
  • Why is gender balance in the...

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Pfeiffer Fellowship conferred upon Dr Edwin Leong

Pfeiffer Fellowship conferred upon Dr Edwin Leong

Posted: September 26, 2016

Dr Edwin Leong has been awarded a Pfeiffer Fellowship of Hughes Hall in a special ceremony at Hong Kong University. Election to the Fellowship bestows a special honour on major benefactors to...

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Hughes Hall Boat Club at Cantabs Summer Regatta 2016

HHLCCBC rows through the summer with success

Posted: September 23, 2016

The Hughes Hall Lucy Cavendish College Boat Club (HHLCCBC) had a very successful summer, winning 4 regattas over 3 months. The boat club, consisting of Hughes Hall and Lucy Cavendish students, entered...

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Ogden Dinner 2016

Posted: September 19, 2016

Few events provide an opportunity for alumni in their 80s to share their experience with incoming students in their 20s, and for this reason,...

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Senior Member Paola Ricciardi looking at illuminated manuscripts

Dr Paola Ricciardi comments on ‘COLOUR: The art and science of illuminated manuscripts’, the current exhibition at The Fitzwilliam Museum

Posted: September 14, 2016

Dr Paola Ricciardi, Senior Member at Hughes Hall and Research Associate, Department of Manuscripts and Printed Books at The Fitzwilliam Museum comments on the Museum’s current exhibition ‘COLOUR: The art and science...

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Welcome to Gresham Court.

Welcome to Gresham Court.

Posted: September 12, 2016

Gresham Court is now complete - an impressive new building of 85 student rooms and a resident students' study centre now stands proudly on the edge of Fenner's with a fine sweeping...

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Kate Waring Memorial Concert – 11th September

Posted: September 8, 2016

A concert to celebrate the life and work of Kate Waring (1952-2015), Sunday 11th September 2016, 3-5pm, Pavilion Room Hughes Hall Cambridge composer Kate Waring premiered her last two comic chamber operas at...

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Hughes Fellow Dr Sara Melville on making a difference in West Africa

Hughes Fellow Dr Sara Melville on making a difference in West Africa

Posted: September 5, 2016

That Africa is full of bright scientists who want make a difference on their own continent is indisputable, and the 21st century is bringing new opportunities to do that. Widespread access to...

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PhD student James Mannion shares his research findings in a BERA blog

Posted: September 2, 2016

Education PhD Student James Mannion recently published a British Educational Research Association (BERA) blog post explaining his findings about the Learning to Learn (L2L) curriculum. James explains “Our basic idea was to reconceptualise...

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Alumni Lecture and Dinner – 24th September

Posted: August 23, 2016

Alumni Lecture and Dinner – Saturday 24th September 2016, 6pm (Lecture) and 7pm (Pre-dinner drinks and Dinner), Hughes Hall Medical informatics and the transformation of healthcare – Dr Lydia Drumright The digital revolution has...

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Hughesian Tom Ransley wins gold at Rio

Posted: August 15, 2016

A huge congratulations to Hughesian Tom Ransley (BA (aff), 2009, Management Studies) who won a gold medal in the men’s eight at the Rio Olympics on Saturday. This is the first time...

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Neo Boon Siong acknowledged as a top performer in the Chemical Engineering Tripos

Posted: August 4, 2016

Hughesian Neo Boon Siong has received the prestigious BP prize from the Cambridge Chemical Engineering Department, part of the BP prize scheme recognising top performers in the Tripos. Boon Siong had spent the...

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Two Hughesians help to show biodiversity conservation in a new light

Posted: August 4, 2016

Research Fellow Dr Charles M. Pigott and Land Economist Rosemary Ostfeld help to show biodiversity conservation in a new light in a series of films released earlier this year by the University...

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Hughes at the O&C

Posted: July 29, 2016

The Oxford and Cambridge Club proved itself a fitting base for the College’s annual London Alumni Drinks reception, as we welcomed alumni, Fellows, guests...

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The Recent Referendum

The Recent Referendum

Posted: July 8, 2016

Britain’s decision to leave the EU has caused widespread uncertainty about what the future holds both within and beyond the UK. We would like to stress that both Hughes Hall and the...

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Summer Garden Party 2016

Posted: July 6, 2016

A record number of alumni joined us on Saturday 2nd July for a celebration of a Cambridge Summer – strawberries, Pimms, croquet and even a short...

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Winningest! HHLCCBC take Michell Cup

Winningest! HHLCCBC take Michell Cup

Posted: June 29, 2016

The Hughes Hall and Lucy Cavendish College Boat Club (HHLCCBC) has won the Michell Cup which is awarded to the winningest club at Cambridge each year. The Michell Cup acknowledges the great...

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Back to Back Hughesians for Boat Race President

Posted: June 29, 2016

Congratulations to Hughesian Lance Tredell who has been named as the President for the 2017 Boat Race campaign. Lance’s appointment as the next Boat Race Campaign President is particularly special as he...

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Summer Formal Halls – 22nd July and 26th August

Posted: June 28, 2016

Hughes Hall will be hosting a few Formal Halls throughout the summer. Summer Formal Halls will take place on:
  • Friday 8th July – fully booked
  • Friday 22nd July
  • Friday 26th August
Hughesians are...

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Hughes Graduation – on to the next chapter

Posted: June 28, 2016

There were a lot of proud faces at Hughes on Saturday as the latest graduands fixed their gowns and white ties, and proceeded to the Senate House for their graduation ceremony. Family and...

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London Alumni Reception – 28th July

Posted: June 28, 2016

London Alumni Reception, Thursday 28th July 2016, 7-9pm, Oxford and Cambridge Club 71 Pall Mall, London SW1Y 5HD Hughes Hall is pleased to host a reception for Alumni in the Oxford and Cambridge...

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The measured man: the next frontier in medical research – 7th July

Posted: June 22, 2016

The measured man: the next frontier in medical research, Life Sciences and Society Seminar, Thursday 7th July 2016, 4:30- 7:30pm, Pavilion Room Is the time right for a move from genetic testing...

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Hughes Hall in the Mill Road Midsummer Fair – 2nd July

Posted: June 22, 2016

Hughes Hall in the Mill Road Midsummer Fair, Saturday 2nd July 2016, 7:30-9:30pm, Pavilion Room Hughes Hall will be taking part in the Mill Road Midsummer Fair Celebrations by hosting an evening music...

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Baroness Tanni Grey-Thompson celebrates her Honorary Law Degree at Hughes

Posted: June 17, 2016

Earlier this week, Hughes Hall was honoured to host Baroness Tanni Grey-Thompson as she received an Honorary Degree from the University of Cambridge. Baroness Grey-Thompson was one of eight renowned individuals...

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Hugh named official Hughes Hall Cat

Posted: June 10, 2016

For many years, our delightful cat resident has provided us with endless happiness, stress relief and more-than-usual likes on Facebook. So it is safe to say that Hugh is a welcomed member...

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Summer Garden Party – 2nd July

Posted: June 9, 2016

Summer Garden Party (for Alumni and Fellows), Saturday 2nd July 2016, 2-5pm, Pavilion Room and Gardens Hughes Hall is pleased to host its annual Summer Garden Party at the College with musical entertainment,...

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Hughes Hall MCR Garden Party – 15th June

Posted: June 9, 2016

Hughes Hall MCR Garden Party, Wednesday 15th June 2016, 1-7pm, Back Lawn or Pavilion Room (inclement weather) Please join the MCR in celebrating the end of term at their annual MCR Garden...

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Stradivari Trust Concert Series: The Jubilee Quartet – 21st June

Posted: June 2, 2016

Stradivari Trust Concert Series: The Jubilee Quartet, Tuesday 21st June, 6pm, Pavilion Room College members are invited to the next concert in the Stradivari Concert Series. The Jubilee Quartet will perform in aid...

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End of Term Party at the May Bumps – 10th June

Posted: June 1, 2016

End of Term Party at the May Bumps, Friday 10th June 2016, 2pm onwards, The Plough Fen Ditton All Students, Staff and Fellows are invited to come and support the Hughes Hall boats...

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In or Out? Be part of the debate – 9th June

Posted: May 30, 2016

In or Out? Be part of the debate, Thursday 9th June 2016, 5:30-7pm, Pavilion Room Should the United Kingdom remain a member of the European Union or leave the European Union? Come...

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Humanities, Arts and Social Sciences (HASS) Poster Competition – 6th June

Posted: May 27, 2016

Humanities, Arts and Social Sciences (HASS) Poster Competition, Monday 6th June 2016, 6:30pm, Peter Richards Room Come and share your research and see what other HASS students are working on with a...

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Will Migration Spell the End of Europe? – 6th June

Will Migration Spell the End of Europe? – 6th June

Posted: May 27, 2016

Will migration spell the end of Europe? Demetrius Floudas, Monday 6th June 2016, 5-7pm, Pavilion Room The European Union is in a profound predicament, certainly the deepest since it was founded at...

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Margaret Wileman Concert Series: Summer recital – 3rd June

Posted: May 27, 2016

Margaret Wileman Concert Series: Summer recital, Friday 3rd June 2016, 6pm, Pavilion Room Come and enjoy a wind and piano summer recital, led by 3rd year Hughesian music tripos student Rosalind Ridout. Rosalind will...

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Hughesians de-stress during busy exam time

Posted: May 27, 2016

Exams, exams, exams – let’s face it they are all on our mind, but in order to do well, we need to focus on our mental wellbeing and take regular breaks. The Hughes...

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PDRA Dr Kelly Diederen’s paper published in Neuron

Posted: May 19, 2016

Post-Doctoral Research Associate Dr Kelly Diederen has published a paper in the leading neuroscience journal Neuron. The article, Adaptive Prediction Error Coding in the Human Midbrain and Striatum Facilitates Behavioural Adaptation and Learning...

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Bad Boy in Rough Neighbourhood: North Korea and the Challenges of East Asian Security – 17th May

Posted: May 11, 2016

Bad Boy in Rough Neighbourhood: North Korea and the Challenges of East Asian Security, Tuesday 17th May 2016, 5:30-6:30pm, Pavilion Room Come and hear Dr Victor Teo, Visiting Fellow from the University of...

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Hughesian Soterios Loizou is awarded the prestigious Colin B. Picker Prize at this year’s American Society of Comparative Law YCC Fifth Annual Global Conference

Posted: May 10, 2016

Congratulations to Hughesian Soterios Loizou who has been awarded the prestigious Colin B. Picker Prize for the most meritorious paper submitted by a graduate student at the recent American Society of Comparative...

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The Hughes Hall Blue Pencil Enterprise Awards: an event to ‘spark’ ideas

Posted: May 5, 2016

What happens when you invite business-minded students to share their start-up ideas? The result is a ‘spark’ of the next generation of ideas that are potentially world-changing. This year’s Hughes Hall Blue Pencil...

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Hughesians put their best foot forward: from football final to rowing regatta

Posted: May 4, 2016

Last weekend was particularly busy for our students in the sporting world. After winning this season’s league, Hughes Hall FC made it to the MCR cup final and went on to play Queens...

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Post-Doctoral Research Associates/ Research Fellows Showcases – 11th, 18th & 24th May

Posted: May 4, 2016

Post-Doctoral Research Associates (PDRA)/ Research Fellows (RF) Research Showcases, Wednesday 11th May, Wednesday 18th May & Tuesday 24th May 2016, 6-7pm, Pavilion Room The membership of Hughes Hall represents an extraordinary academic breadth and...

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Dr Richard Gravil ‘Where was Wordsworthshire?’: Part 3 of the Northern Literature and Culture Series – 12th May

Posted: May 4, 2016

Dr Richard Gravil ‘Where was Wordsworthshire?’: Part 3 of the Northern Literature and Culture Series, Thursday 12th May 2016, 7:30pm, Pavilion Room For the third talk in our Northern Literature and Culture...

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Margaret Wileman Concert Series: An evening of Poulenc, Duruflé and Messiaen – 10th May

Posted: April 28, 2016

Margaret Wileman Concert Series: An evening of Poulenc, Duruflé and Messiaen, Tuesday 10th May, 6-7pm, Pavilion Room  A programme of music composed by three leading French composers, Francis Poulenc, Maurice Duruflé, and Olivier...

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Music in the Pavilion Concert: Lebenslust – A Brahms evening of love songs and gypsy music – 7th May

Posted: April 28, 2016

Music in the Pavilion Concert: Lebenslust, Saturday 7th May, 7:30-9:30pm, Pavilion Room Everyone is welcome to attend the Music in the Pavilion Concert: Lebenslust - A Brahms evening of love songs and...

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In conversation with Mark Bale: Health Policy – 6th May

Posted: April 28, 2016

In conversation with Mark Bale: Health Policy, Friday 6th May 2016, 5-6pm, Pfeiffer Room Come and take part in an informal conversation style event with Mark Bale, Hughes Hall City Fellow, Deputy Director of Health...

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Steve Marsh “From Idea to Reality – Failing Towards Success” – 5th May

Posted: April 28, 2016

Steve Marsh “From Idea to Reality – Failing Towards Success”, Thursday 5th May 2016, 7-8pm, Pfeiffer Room How many times do you have to fail to succeed? How much does it hurt?...

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Hughes Hall Blue Pencil Enterprise Awards – 3rd May

Posted: April 26, 2016

Hughes Hall/Blue Pencil Enterprise Awards, Tuesday 3rd May 2016, 6pm, Pavilion Room/ followed by drinks and buffet in Peter Richards Room The Hughes Hall Enterprise Society is delighted to invite you to the...

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Blue Pencil announces Enterprise Society Awards sponsorship

Posted: April 26, 2016

The Hughes Hall Enterprise Awards, launched last year, have won sponsorship from global legal recruitment company Blue Pencil, whose Chief Executive is Hughes alumnus Liam Mooney (1994). The partnership will run for...

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Oracy@Cambridge Conference, the Power of Talk.

Posted: April 26, 2016

The power of talk to build confidence, enhance learning and change people’s lives was explored at the inaugural Oracy@Cambridge conference to a sell-out audience on Friday 22 April. Through group work, speaker...

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Kathleen Hughes Memorial Lecture: Relics and the insular world – 25th April

Kathleen Hughes Memorial Lecture: Relics and the insular world – 25th April

Posted: April 19, 2016

Kathleen Hughes Memorial Lecture: Relics and the insular world, Monday 25th April 2016, 5:45pm, Pavilion Room Hughes Hall in conjunction with the Department of Anglo-Saxon, Norse and Celtic invites you to the...

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Hong Kong alumni out in force

Posted: April 14, 2016

Two dozen Hughesians enjoyed a Shanghainese feast on Tuesday evening at the Kiangsu Chekiang and Shanghai Club, Hong Kong, where President Anthony Freeling described the College's journey from modest beginnings in 1885 to...

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Hughes in South East Asia

Posted: April 11, 2016

College partnerships with South East Asia are being celebrated this month with a series of alumni events culminating in the Read more

Music in the Pavilion Concert: A Programme of French and English Harpsichord Music – 17 Apr

Posted: April 6, 2016

Sunday 17 April, 3.00 – 4.00 pm

Music in the Pavilion

A Programme of French and English Harpsichord  Music

Dan Tidhar returns to Hughes Hall, following his sell out performance of...

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Music in the Pavilion ‘Fairest Isle’: Love and Nationalism in Purcell’s ‘King Arthur’ – 16th April

Posted: March 31, 2016

Music in the Pavilion Concert, Saturday 16th April, 7:30-9:30pm, Pavilion Room Everyone is welcome to the ‘Fairest Isle’: Love and Nationalism in Purcell’s ‘King Arthur’ Music in the Pavilion Concert. The event will...

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Sir Keir Starmer QC MP on Immigration – 15th April

Posted: March 31, 2016

Shadow Minister for Immigration Sir Keir Starmer QC MP will be at Hughes Hall on Friday 15 April from 5.30 – 6.30 pm. As part of a UK wide fact finding mission, he...

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Hughes Hall Students Victorious in Boat Race!

Posted: March 27, 2016

Today's Boat Race saw the Cambridge University Men's Blue boat, whose crew included three Hughes Hall students, beat Oxford for the first time since 2012. The Cambridge Women's Blue boat, coxed by Hughes Hall's Rosemary...

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2016 City lecture

Posted: March 18, 2016

In 2015 we brought you the Deputy Governor for Prudential Regulation of the Bank of England; in 2014, the editor of the Financial Times; and in 2013, the CEO of the world’s...

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Fireside talk: Neil Grossman on Central banks

Posted: March 4, 2016

What is the role of Central banks in times of crisis? Are the world’s economic models broken? What has caused the oil price crash?...

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Stradivari Trust Concert Series: Jacqueline Shave Violin Trust – 15th March

Posted: March 3, 2016

Stradivari Trust Concert Series: Jacqueline Shave Violin Trust, Tuesday 15th March, 6pm, Pavilion Room You are cordially invited to a rare opportunity to hear Jacqueline Shave, the acclaimed Leader of the Britten...

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Lent End of Term Party – 11th March

Posted: March 3, 2016

Come and celebrate the end of Full Term with other students, seniors and staff on Friday 11th March. Easter themed refreshments will be served in the Pavilion Room from 4.30 – 6.30 pm. All...

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Natural Sciences Tea Party for Mature Students – 5th March

Posted: March 3, 2016

Natural Sciences Tea Party for Mature Students, 5th March 2016, 3-5pm, Peter Richards Room Natural Sciences students from Hughes Hall, Lucy Cavendish, St Edmund’s and Wolfson College are invited to a tea...

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Inaugural Focus Areas Colloquium: Bridging the Academic and Professional Worlds

Posted: March 3, 2016

Inaugural Hughes Hall Focus Areas Colloquium: Bridging the Academic and Professional Worlds On Tuesday 1st March over 50 Fellows and Senior Members attended the inaugural Hughes Hall Focus Areas Colloquium: Bridging the Academic...

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‘Celebrating LGBT’ Formal Hall

Posted: March 3, 2016

Last week, Hughes Hall celebrated LGBT+ equality and diversity at an inaugural ‘Celebrating LGBT’ dinner. The dinner was organised by our Hughes Hall LGBT+ representative Lydia Wong. Guests were greeted with the pride...

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Terry Eagleton on ‘The Comedians’

Posted: March 3, 2016

Last week, Terry Eagleton was at Hughes Hall to present his lecture on Trevor Griffith’s 1975 play ‘The Comedians’, as part of our Northern Literature and Culture Series. A great turn out of...

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BUMP UP THE VOLUME! Boat Club rows to triumph in Lent Bumps

Posted: March 1, 2016

The final days of this year’s Lent Bumps brought great success for the Hughes Hall Boat Club with all boats either bumping or rowing over. W2 bumped Queens W2 on Saturday which meant...

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Sir Richard Aikens speaks at 7th Charnley Law Dinner

Posted: February 22, 2016

  Now in its 7th year, the Charnley law dinner continues to be the highlight of the law year...

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Professor Peter Mathieson inaugurated as Honorary Fellow

Posted: February 17, 2016

Professor Peter Mathieson, Vice Chancellor and President of the University of Hong Kong (HKU), became the latest figure to be made an Honorary Fellow of Hughes Hall last night (16 February). He...

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Education Subject Area: Cheese & Wine Social – 15th February

Posted: February 11, 2016

Education Subject Area: Cheese & Wine Social, Monday 15th February, 7-9pm, Peter Richards Room The Education Subject Area Cheese & Wine Social is a great opportunity to meet the wider community of...

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Hughesians make the trip to Oxford for the annual Linacre-Hughes swap

Posted: February 11, 2016

A group of Hughesians made the trip to Oxford last week to visit our sister college Linacre, Oxford. The annual swap gives Hughesians a chance to explore the ‘other side’, the University of...

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Inaugural Hughes Hall three minute thesis – students take on the challenge

Posted: February 9, 2016

Last week the inaugural Hughes Hall three minute thesis competition challenged our students to describe their research thesis in just 3 minutes. The event, which was the first of its kind at Hughes, encouraged students...

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Cambridge team, including 3 Hughesians, compete for a chance to win US$1 million to solve the world’s toughest challenges

Posted: February 9, 2016

A team from Cambridge, including 3 Hughesians, is set to compete in the Boston round of the HULT competition in March. Kriangkrai Pipatvilaikul, Nidchaya Srisontisuk, Garanya Chomcharn entered the competition to compete for...

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Sir Paul Judge and Daniel Zeichner MP attend Friday Formal Hall

Posted: February 9, 2016

We were delighted to welcome Sir Paul Judge (third from right) and Cambridge MP Daniel Zeichner fourth from right) to the College for Friday Formal Hall last week. Our many MBA students took...

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Hughes Hall Music Café – 9th February

Posted: February 5, 2016

Hughes Hall Music Café, 9th February, 9:15pm, Pavilion Room Hughes Hall invites all college members to an informal evening of music making for Hughesians at the next Music Café. Hughesians are invited to...

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Supreme Court Judge praises ‘exemplary’ article by Timothy Liang (BA Law 2015)

Posted: February 5, 2016

Law alumnus Timothy Liang (BA Law, 2015) has won praise from a Supreme Court Judge in Ireland for his article  “Where Equity Breaks Down: Tracing Stolen Money in Mixed Funds”,  published in...

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Music in the Pavilion: Mifune Tsuji Trio – 6th February

Posted: February 5, 2016

Music in the Pavilion: Mifune Tsuji Trio, Saturday 6th February 2016, 7:30pm, Pavilion Room Hughes Hall Renowned violinist Mifune Tsuji, pianist Paul Jackson and saxophonist Jin Theriault perform as a unique trio, playing...

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Britain’s International Role: Q&A session with Daniel Zeichner MP – 5th February

Posted: February 5, 2016

Britain’s International Role: Q&A session with Daniel Zeichner MP, Friday 5th February 2016, 6pm, Pavilion Room Cambridge Labour MP Daniel Zeichner, our local representative at the heart of Westminster, gives an insight...

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Hughes Men’s Football team – top in their league

Posted: February 4, 2016

A big congratulations to our Men’s football team who came top in the MCR Division 2 League which took place in the Michaelmas Term. The team of Hughesians were unbeaten all season...

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Celebrating LGBT

Posted: February 2, 2016

In recognition of February as LGBT History Month in the UK, Hughes Hall has added a Formal Hall to its calendar this term, themed as ‘Celebrating LGBT’. LGBT History Month’s aim is to...

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Q&A Session with Tom Britton – 4th February

Posted: February 1, 2016

Q&A Session with Tom Britton, Thursday 4th February, 7pm – 8:30pm, Peter Richards Room Tom Britton, co-founder and CTO of Syndicate Room, talks about his entrepreneurial journey and how his company helps...

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Gresham Road Architect shortlisted for major prize

Posted: January 30, 2016

RHP Architects of Cambridge, designers of our new £9m Gresham Road building, have been shortlisted for the prestigious Building Design Education Award. We are delighted to hear that our new graduate accommodation block...

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Terry Eagleton on ‘The Comedians’ by Trevor Griffiths: Part 2 of the Northern Literature and Culture Series – 25th February

Posted: January 26, 2016

Terry Eagleton on ‘The Comedians’ by Trevor Griffiths, Thursday 25th February, 7:30pm, Hughes Hall Pavilion Room The great literary theorist, Terry Eagleton, examines the celebrated 1975 play in which a stand-up comic Eddie...

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Second round of mature undergraduate applications

Posted: January 25, 2016

Hughes Hall looks forward to receiving the second round of mature undergraduate applications. The deadline is the 1st of March 2016, but please visit the University’s Mature student applications page for more...

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The Wolfson Foundation makes £60,000 award for Gresham Road building

Posted: January 13, 2016

Construction work on the £9m development is on schedule and the building will welcome its first residents this September. 85 new student rooms will be created, together with a resident students’ study...

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Margaret Wileman Concert Series: Ian de Massini – 22nd January

Posted: January 8, 2016

Margaret Wileman Concert Series: Ian de Massini, Friday 22nd January, 6pm, Pavilion Room Returning by popular demand, and with his own inimitable style, college Senior Member Ian de Massini performs Bach’s iconic...

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Stradivari Trust Concert Series – 21st January

Posted: January 7, 2016

Stradivari Trust Concert: Joseph Devalle, Thursday 21st January, 6pm, Pavilion Room  You are cordially invited to a free concert in aid of the Joseph Devalle Violin Trust. Joseph will be accompanied by pianist...

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Are you staying in Cambridge over the festive season?

Posted: December 10, 2015

With Christmas fast approaching and festive cheer in the air, we would like to make everyone aware that the College closes for the Christmas holiday period at 1pm on Wednesday the 23rd December...

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Stradivari Trust Concert Series: Bartholomew LaFollette– 14th December

Posted: December 4, 2015

Stradivari Trust Concert Series: Bartholomew LaFollette, 14th December, 6pm, Pavilion Room College members are invited to the next concert in the Stradivari Concert Series when Cellist Bartholomew LaFollette performs with pianist Caroline Palmer....

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End of Term Christmas Party – 4th December

Posted: November 26, 2015

End of Term Christmas Party, 4th December, 4:30-6:30pm, Pavilion Room Students, staff and senior members are invited to celebrate the end of term with mince pies and mulled wine in the Pavilion...

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Carols for All – 1st December

Posted: November 26, 2015

Carols for All, Tuesday 1st December, 9:15pm, Pavilion Room Get into the festive spirit by joining us for this year’s ‘Carols for All’ on the 1st of December at 9:15pm in the...

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Hughes alumnus appointed to Singapore Supreme Court

Hughes alumnus appointed to Singapore Supreme Court

Posted: November 25, 2015

Hughes alumnus Chua Lee Ming (LLM, 1987) has been appointed as a Judicial Comissioner of the Supreme Court of Singapore, joining fellow Hughesians Justice Han Tek Choo (LLM, 1985), Justice Chan Seng...

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Margaret Wileman Concert Series: Messiaen’s song-cycle Harawi – 27th November

Posted: November 19, 2015

Margaret Wileman Concert Series: Messiaen's song-cycle Harawi, 27th November, 6pm, Pavilion Room Hughes Hall invites college members and their guests to a rare 'live' performance of one of the greatest pieces of music...

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Careers Insight and Mentorship Series: Technology and Entrepreneurship with Rowena Ironside and Jon Gisby – 26th November

Posted: November 19, 2015

The second talk in our ‘Careers Insight and Mentorship’ series will take place on Thursday 26th November at 7.30pm. The theme for this event is ‘Technology and Entrepreneurship’ and our speakers will...

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Margaret Wileman Concert Series: Flute recital – 20th November

Posted: November 19, 2015

Mozart, Martin, Fauré, Enesco and Clarke Music Concert, 20th November, 6pm, Pavilion Room  Hughesians and their guests are invited to a flute recital by Hughesian music tripos Rosalind Ridout, accompanied by pianist and...

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Two more successful Visiting African Fellows Research Showcases hosted by Cambridge-Africa at Hughes Hall

Posted: November 19, 2015

The Cambridge-Africa Programme hosted two more successful Visiting African Fellows Research Showcases at Hughes Hall on the 4th and 11th November 2015. The showcases allow African Fellows, who are visiting under the Cambridge-Africa...

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Professor Adrian Dixon gives 2015 Zimmern Medical Lecture

Posted: November 13, 2015

(L to R: Dr Anthony Freeling, Professor Adrian Dixon, Dr Ron Zimmern) Some of the top medical minds in Cambridge joined students and alumni when Hughes Hall played host to the seventh...

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Bunting’s Briggflatts at 50: Part 1 of the Northern Literature and Culture Series at Hughes Hall – 12th November

Posted: November 11, 2015

Bunting’s Briggflatts at 50 Part 1 of the Northern Literature and Culture Series at Hughes Hall Thursday 12th November, 7pm, Hughes Hall Pavilion Room We are delighted to invite Hughes Hall members and their guests...

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Jazz, Tango and Shakespeare in the Pavilion

Jazz, Tango and Shakespeare in the Pavilion

Posted: November 11, 2015

On Saturday night the College welcomed the wider community to a very informal evening of Jazz, Tango, and Shakespeare. The evening commenced with a lively performance by the Corellis, fronted...

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Humanities, Arts, and Social Sciences Symposium – 19th November

Humanities, Arts, and Social Sciences Symposium – 19th November

Posted: November 9, 2015

As part of the College's plans to develop the profile and activity of students and fellows working in the Humanities, Arts, and Social Sciences (HASS), there will be a symposium event to...

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Deputy First Minister of Scotland ‘In Conversation’ with Prof. Mary Buckley

Posted: November 9, 2015

Thank you to John Swinney, the Deputy First Minister of Scotland, who was in conversation with his former tutor Prof. Mary Buckley on Friday evening. Mr Swinney gave an engaging and thoughtful...

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Hughes Hall Music Café – 10th November

Posted: November 3, 2015

Hughes Hall is inviting all college members to an informal event for Hughesians to show off their musical talents – sing, play, make music – in a friendly café-style atmosphere. Hughesians are...

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Music in the Pavilion: An eclectic mix of blues, jazz, tango and Shakespeare – 7th November

Posted: November 2, 2015

Music in the Pavilion, Saturday 7th November, 7pm, Pavilion Room College members and friends in the Mill Road and Gresham Road neighbourhoods are invited to the next concert in the Music in...

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Photo of Deputy First Minister of Scotland John Swinney

‘In Conversation’ with Mary Buckley – 6th November

Posted: November 1, 2015

‘In Conversation’ with Mary Buckley, Friday 6th November, 6pm-7pm, Pavilion Room All are welcome on Friday the 6th of November when Deputy First Minister of Scotland, John Swinney will be ‘In Conversation’ with...

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A visit from Gabrielle Sacconaghi Bacon

Posted: October 29, 2015

Alumna and scholarship donor Gabrielle Sacconaghi Bacon delighted us when she came back to Hughes earlier this month to meet this year’s Gabrielle Sacconaghi Bacon Scholar, Yuan Yi Zhu. She was pleased to...

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Kids playing in the garden at Hughes Hall.

Hughes Hall Student Family Welcome Party – 31st October

Posted: October 22, 2015

Hughes Hall Student Family Welcome Party, Saturday 31st October, 10:30am, Peter Richards Room Students, Fellows, Seniors and Staff and invited to bring their young families to our first Hughes Hall Student Family Welcome...

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‘Just Listen…’ and they did! A successful launch of the Margaret Wileman Music Series

Posted: October 22, 2015

On Tuesday October 20th, Quondam Fellow and former Hughes Hall Director of Music Peter Britton launched our Margaret Wileman Series with an excellent talk on the music of Karlheinz Stockhausen. The evening...

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Hughes Student Clark Glasgow’s stunning win at 2015 Horse of the Year Show in Birmingham

Posted: October 21, 2015

This October saw Hughes Student, Clark Glasgow take some time of his studies to compete in his first and last Horse of the Year Show in Birmingham. Competing amongst veterans of the show...

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Elizabeth Phillips Hughes features in the new ‘Dear World… Yours, Cambridge’ campaign

Posted: October 21, 2015

Last weekend the University of Cambridge launched their new ‘Dear World… Yours, Cambridge’ campaign, which aims to raise £2 billion to help Cambridge shape the future. The campaign showcases all the great discoveries,...

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Hughes Hall Fellow Rowena Ironside reveals the secrets of her success in business

Posted: October 13, 2015

Hughes Hall Fellow and Chair of Women on Boards UK, Rowena Ironside has been featured in an article by the Judge Business School on the secrets of successful women in business. Rowena...

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Naming a Room in our Gresham Road building – Kevin’s story

Posted: October 7, 2015

Our new Gresham Road building is rising quickly with the completion date of September 2016 fast approaching. As part of the fundraising for the building we are giving college members the chance...

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New insights into the mechanism of brain repair published by Hughes Hall PDRA Dr Helene Gautier in Nature Communications

Posted: October 7, 2015

Post-Doctoral Research Associate, Dr Helene Gautier has recently revealed an important regulatory mechanism of how the brain can repair itself. This discovery could have significant implications for the development of future therapies...

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A delightful visit from descendants of our first Principal, Elizabeth Phillips Hughes

Posted: October 1, 2015

We were delighted this week to welcome to the college the great nephew and niece of our founder Elizabeth Phillips Hughes. David Price-Hughes and his sister Diana O’Flynn, who, at the age of...

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Hughes Hall Alumni Lecture – one of the best attended alumni events in the Cambridge Alumni Festival

Posted: September 30, 2015

Thank you to our lovely alumni and guests who attended this year’s Hughes Hall Alumni Lecture and Dinner. Over 120 people attended the lecture making it the best-attended lecture in the wider...

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Alumni Reunion at The Varsity Rugby Matches 2015 – 10th December

Posted: September 25, 2015

Alumni Reunion at Varsity Rugby Matches 2015, Thursday 10th December, 11am-7pm, Twickenham The Varsity Match at Twickenham in December has been the focus of Oxford and Cambridge rivalry since 1872 and this year...

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Alumnus John Deming – a free alumni guide to any Cambridge alumni “brave, curious or dumb enough” to attend Burning Man

Posted: September 24, 2015

This year, alumnus John Deming (MPhil, 1987) was a free alumni guide to any Cambridge alumni “brave, curious or dumb enough” to attend Burning Man. This annual tradition sees a temporary city of...

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Reverend Anne Hollinghurst (Hughes Hall 2007) announced to be Birmingham’s first female bishop

Posted: September 10, 2015

The Prime Minister’s office has announced that Hughes alumna Reverend Anne Hollinghurst, will be appointed as the next suffragan Bishop of Aston, making her Birmingham’s first female Bishop. The appointment was announced by...

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The Stradivari Trust presents a free concert in aid of the Beatrix Lovejoy Violin Trust– 21st September

Posted: August 26, 2015

Free concert, Monday 21st September, 6pm, Pavilion Room Hughes Hall You are cordially invited to a free concert presented by The Stradivari Trust Concert Series in aid of the Beatrix Lovejoy Violin Trust....

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Calvin Orlando Smith – “Positively brilliant” in his role in the show THE PRODUCERS

Posted: August 20, 2015

Hughes Hall Alumnus, Calvin Smith (MPhil Art and Architecture, 2004) has received great reviews for his most recent acting role in Woodminster’s THE PRODUCERS. Calvin, made his Broadway debut at the Lunt-Fontanne as Cecco...

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US Alumni Dinner (New York) – 25th September

Posted: August 19, 2015

US Alumni Dinner (New York), Friday 25th September, 7:30pm, Baker & McKenzie office Our 2015 US Alumni Dinner will take place at Baker & McKenzie's New York office overlooking Bryant Square, kindly...

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The Siklos Centre for Clinical Skills and Simulation

Posted: August 5, 2015

In May this year, The Siklos Centre for Clinical Skills and Simulation was officially opened at West Suffolk Hospital – named to honour Dr Paul Siklos, Hughes Hall Fellow and the first...

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Tokyo Woman’s Christian University visits Hughes for the summer

Posted: July 30, 2015

Each summer Hughes welcomes visitors from Tokyo Woman’s Christian University (TWCU) and this year’s participants have now arrived to attend lectures and seminars, as well as participating in a wide range of...

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Alumni Lecture & Dinner – 26th September

Posted: July 21, 2015

Alumni Lecture & Dinner, Saturday 26th September, 6pm, Pavilion Room ‘Four ways to live forever’— Stephen Cave Dr Stephen Cave’s book Immortality: The Quest to Live Forever and How it Drives Civilisation was...

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Oxford & Cambridge Club Alumni Reception (London) – 13th August

Posted: July 15, 2015

Oxford & Cambridge Club Alumni Reception (London), Thursday 13th August,  7pm - 9pm Alumni are invited to join us for an evening reception in London, with the chance to meet fellow Hughesians and...

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Former MCR President Tobi Olasunkanmi awarded the William Charnley Prize

Posted: July 9, 2015

A former MCR President has been awarded the William Charnley Prize, awarded to the Hughes Hall student with the top First Class Honours results in the Law Tripos. Tobi Olasunkanmi, MCR President...

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The College’s newest graduates celebrate their achievement

Posted: July 1, 2015

At the weekend we recognized our most recent graduates with a celebration dinner on Friday before the General Admission on Saturday. Although sad to say goodbye, their general admission marks a great milestone...

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Chaos to Anarchy? Demetrius Floudas provided an in-depth analysis of the Greek crisis

Posted: June 17, 2015

On Monday the 8th of June Demetrius Floudas, Senior Member of Hughes Hall spoke on the Greek crisis, examining the significance and facts behind the headlines. Around 40 people attended to hear Demetrius...

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Help in spades – Fellows lend a hand on new £12m building

Posted: June 17, 2015

Hughes Hall, Cambridge’s oldest graduate College, has started work on a new £12m building on Gresham Road, overlooking the University cricket ground, Fenners. President Dr Anthony Freeling led a 40-strong group of...

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Hughes Hall Open Days – 2nd & 3rd July

Posted: June 15, 2015

At Hughes we understand picking a college is a big decision and one that will determine the experience you have while studying at the University of Cambridge. That is why we offer...

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Summer Garden Party – 4th July

Posted: June 10, 2015

Hughes Hall Summer Garden Party, Saturday 4th July 2-5pm, Pavilion Room and Gardens Hughes Hall invites Alumni, Seniors and their families to join us for our annual Summer Garden Party on Saturday the...

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Dan Tidhar shows off the Harpsichord to a packed and enthusiastic audience

Posted: June 10, 2015

An early evening concert of Bach’s Goldberg Variations took place in front of a packed and enthusiastic Pavilion Room audience last Friday (5th of June), played by harpsichordist Dan Tidhar on a...

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Hong Kong Alumni dinner – A great event

Posted: June 3, 2015

Our Alumni in Hong Kong got together on Friday the 29th of May to discuss and celebrate their contributions for our new Gresham Road building. The event was a great success, giving...

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Chaos to Anarchy? A new analysis of the Greek crisis – 8th June

Posted: June 3, 2015

Chaos to Anarchy? A new analysis of the Greek crisis Monday 8th June 2015, 5:30-7:15pm, Hughes Hall - room TBC Demetrius Floudas, Senior Member of Hughes Hall, will be speaking on the Greek Crisis,...

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Selling science? News, Public Relations and Communicating Scientific Research – 9th June

Posted: May 26, 2015

Selling science? News, Public Relations and Communicating Scientific Research Tuesday 9th June, 5.30 to 7.15 pm in the Pavilion Room Life Sciences and Society Seminars together with Hughes Hall present this interesting seminar which...

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Margaret Wileman Concert Series: JS Bach Goldberg Variations, Dan Tidhar (Harpsichord) – 5th June

Posted: May 26, 2015

Margaret Wileman Concert Series: JS Bach Goldberg Variations, Dan Tidhar (Harpsichord) 5th June 2015, 6pm A short early evening recital. Admission is free and no tickets are required. Find out more via our Music at...

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Visiting African Fellows’ Research Showcase – 19th May

Visiting African Fellows’ Research Showcase – 19th May

Posted: May 12, 2015

Tuesday 19th May at 2pm-4pm in the Pavilion Room Chaired by Professor David Dunn, and hosted by the Cambridge-Africa Programme, in partnership with Hughes Hall, four African Fellows will each present their current...

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Hat Club in the Pavilion Room – 13th May

Posted: May 12, 2015

Wednesday 13th May at 8pm in the Pavilion Room Free of charge, no tickets required, wine provided.   As this is the final Hat Club of the year, we have two interesting talks for attendees; Aditi...

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Music in the Pavilion: An Evening of Song from Schubert to Gershwin – 9th May

Posted: May 5, 2015

9th May, 8pm  Music at the Pavilion: An Evening of Song from Schubert to Gershwin Julian Godlee (bass – baritone) and Nigel Yandell (piano) will perform popular classical songs by Schubert, Vaughan Williams,...

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Fourteenth Kathleen Hughes Memorial Lecture – 27th April

Posted: April 29, 2015

The fourteenth Kathleen Hughes Memorial Lecture was given by Dr James E. Fraser, Chair of Scottish Studies, University of Guelph, on Monday 27th April in the Pavilion Room. Professor Fraser spoke on...

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The Stradivari Trust Present Exceptional Concert in aid of the Sophie Rosa Violin Trust – 24th April

Posted: April 27, 2015

Talented violinist Sophie Rosa gave an outstanding performance on Friday night, accompanied by Benjamin Powell on the piano. Music lovers were treated to a dramatic programme including Brahms Scherzo in C minor...

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Second Annual Honor Chapman Memorial Lecture – 23rd April

Posted: April 24, 2015

Hughes Hall's strength in the field of Land Economy was showcased last night as we hosted the second annual Honor Chapman memorial lecture, sponsored by JLL, at the College. The speaker for...

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Enterprise Society’s First Entrepreneurship Competition

Posted: April 23, 2015

We were delighted to welcome Fellows, Alumni and most importantly our current students to the final presentations of the Hughes Hall Enterprise Society's first annual entrepreneurship competition. Three teams of Hughes students...

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Hughes Student Becomes University National Champion in Latin

Posted: April 22, 2015

We are pleased to announce that Hughes student Kirsty Davies, PhD (2012) Biological Sciences, became a University National Champion in Latin earlier this year at the Inter Varsity Dancesport competition in Blackpool...

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Smashing news

Posted: April 14, 2015

Demolition of the former University gym site is now underway, preparing the way for the College's new development of 85 students rooms and a resident student's study space. We...

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The Stradivari Trust Presents: A free concert in aid of the Sophie Rosa Violin Trust

Posted: April 14, 2015

SOPHIE ROSA & BENJAMIN POWELL A free concert in aid of the Sophie Rosa Violin Trust 6pm, Friday 24th April, The Pavilion Room, Hughes Hall Cambridge Followed by a drinks reception Programme Brahms Scherzo in C minor (F.A.E...

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Hughes students moot at international level

Posted: April 8, 2015

Current Hughes students Jian Wei Aw (2012, BA Law) and Sheena Wong (2013, BA (Aff) Law) were part of the top UK team in one of the world’s most prestigious international...

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Kathleen Hughes Memorial Lecture

Kathleen Hughes Memorial Lecture

Posted: April 1, 2015

Fourteenth Kathleen Hughes Memorial Lecture and Reception on Monday 27 April 2015. This year's talk 'Iona and the Burial Places of the Kings of Alba' will be given by Dr James E. Fraser,...

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Hughesians named in Boat Race squad

Hughesians named in Boat Race squad

Posted: March 23, 2015

Hughes Hall is immensely proud to announce that three Hughesians have been chosen to row in the Men's Boat Race first 8 at the annual Varsity Boat Race on 11 April. Hughesians Henry...

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Bill Nuttall gives Clerk Maxwell Lecture

Bill Nuttall gives Clerk Maxwell Lecture

Posted: March 20, 2015

Hughes Fellow Bill Nuttall gave the prestigious Clerk Maxwell Lecture at the Institution of Engineering and Technology in London on 19th March. Listen to his thoughts on the factors that have shaped the...

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Student wins music Prize

Student wins music Prize

Posted: March 18, 2015

2nd yr music BA student Rosalind Ridout was one of the two prize winners in the annual CUMS Concerto Competition, and will perform with the Chamber Orchestra next...

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Gresham Road Campaign is launched at the Palace of Westminster

Posted: March 16, 2015

Dr Andrew Murrison MP (Hughes 1995 DPH) and President Anthony Freeling launched the Gresham Road campaign in the House of Commons on 12th March, joined by over 70 Hughes alumni. Dr Murrison,...

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House of Commons launch for Hughes Campaign

House of Commons launch for Hughes Campaign

Posted: March 9, 2015

Hughes alumnus Dr Andrew Murrison is hosting a special event this Thursday at the Palace of Westminster to mark the new campaign for Gresham Road.  The campaign will focus on the new...

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Boat Club Dinner

Boat Club Dinner

Posted: March 9, 2015

Hughesian students, Alumni, Fellows and Staff enjoyed the annual Boat Club Dinner on Friday. The Men's and Women's captains provided an enjoyable slideshow about the Club's progress in 2015, followed by...

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Jacqui Dankworth entertains Hughes ‘In Conversation’

Jacqui Dankworth entertains Hughes ‘In Conversation’

Posted: March 9, 2015

We were delighted to welcome Jazz musician Jacqui Dankworth on Friday night who entertained us with stories of her life in music and an impromptu musical performance. Thank you to all...

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Hughes Students Triumph in Cuppers Moot

Hughes Students Triumph in Cuppers Moot

Posted: March 2, 2015

Congratulations to Michael Woollcombe-Clarke (second from right) and Ryan Ferro (far right), who stormed to victory in the 2015 Cuppers Moot, overcoming a strong Corpus Christi pair! In the words of...

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Enchantment: An Opera Entertainment at Hughes Hall

Enchantment: An Opera Entertainment at Hughes Hall

Posted: February 25, 2015

Enchantment An Opera Entertainment The Pavilion Room, Hughes Hall, Cambridge 8:00 p.m. on Saturday 14th March Cambridge Royal Operatic Arts Centre (CROAC) has been damaged by Hurricane Luciano and needs a new roof. The repairs are...

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Memorial Service for Margaret Wileman

Memorial Service for Margaret Wileman

Posted: February 24, 2015

This past weekend Hughes Hall hosted a memorial service for Margaret Wileman, the College's first President. The service, held at Great St. Mary's, brought together students, seniors, and alumni to honour the...

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Santander Universities UK signs new agreement with Hughes

Santander Universities UK signs new agreement with Hughes

Posted: February 18, 2015

Santander Universities UK has signed a new agreement with Hughes Hall which will expand provision for students of outstanding merit or in severe financial need to £15,000 per annum Simon Bray, Managing Director...

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Hughes VP and research student publish in TES

Hughes VP and research student publish in TES

Posted: February 6, 2015

Hughes Hall Fellow and Vice President Professor Neil Mercer, and Hughes Hall Research student James Mannion have been published in the current edition of the Times Educational Supplement. The piece, entitled 'Talk...

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World premiere of Porcelain and Pink at Hughes Hall

World premiere of Porcelain and Pink at Hughes Hall

Posted: February 4, 2015

Porcelain and Pink is a funny little one act play by F. Scott Fitzgerald set to music by composer Kate Waring. After the sell out performances of Waring's Are Women People? last...

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Hughes Hall Law Undergraduate Publishes in Singapore Law Review

Hughes Hall Law Undergraduate Publishes in Singapore Law Review

Posted: January 27, 2015

Final-year Hughes Hall BA Law student, Timothy Liang has authored an article entitled: "Champerty: Relic of a Bygone Era?" which has been published in the Singapore Law Review. The piece focuses on the...

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Janet Scott to preach University Sermon – Education for Good News

Janet Scott to preach University Sermon – Education for Good News

Posted: January 27, 2015

Hughes Hall alumna Janet Scott will be preaching the University Sermon on the subject of ‘Education for Good News,’ at 11.15 on Sunday February 1. Janet is a member of the Religious Society...

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Former President Dr Desmond Hawkins passes away

Posted: January 15, 2015

Hughes Hall is sad to announce the passing of Dr Desmond Hawkins, former President and Honorary Fellow. As President of the College from 1989 to 1993 Dr Hawkins oversaw the doubling of...

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First 2015 Alumni Event in Moscow

First 2015 Alumni Event in Moscow

Posted: January 12, 2015

On Friday 23 January  Cambridge Alumni in Business will be hosting their first alumni event of 2015. In partnership with the Oxford University Society, Russia, the event  is comprised of a dinner...

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New Hughes Magazine

Posted: December 22, 2014

Read the latest news and features from the College in the new Hughes Magazine, please follow the link Read more

President’s Trip to Hong Kong

President’s Trip to Hong Kong

Posted: November 19, 2014

Last week Hughes President Anthony Freeling visited Hong Kong for a dinner with our alumni and to meet current and prospective donors. Here is a personal account of his trip: It was by...

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Hughes Fellow addresses House of Lords

Hughes Fellow addresses House of Lords

Posted: November 19, 2014

Hughes Fellow Professor William Nuttall  has recently acted as an expert witness for the House of Lords Select Committee on Science and technology. As part of a panel on the Resilience of...

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Hughes Enterprise Society launched

Hughes Enterprise Society launched

Posted: November 14, 2014

The new Hughes Enterprise Society was launched on Thursday 13 November. The Society is a partnership between the Development Office, Hughes alumni, and current students. It has three core aims. 1. Running an...

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International Rugby Caps for Hughes

Posted: November 14, 2014

We congratulate Jimmy Richards (2007) and James Hood (2009) who will represent Hong Kong in the International against Russia on Saturday 15 November. A proud Hughes tradition in Rugby Union...

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New Zealand Solicitor-General returns to Hughes

Posted: November 11, 2014

We were delighted to welcome back Hughes LLM graduate Michael Heron (1991), now Solicitor-General in New Zealand, who visited Hughes last week to meet with the President and Fellows.  He was then...

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1987 Boat Crew sponsors new ergs

Posted: November 5, 2014

Halloween was more than a night for ghosts and ghouls - it was a night to celebrate an outstanding contribution to the sporting life of our College. Four members of the 1987...

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Development Director Visits Japan

Posted: October 8, 2014

Richard Berg Rust paid visits to Hughes alumni, Fellows and friends in Japan last week, including meetings at Tokyo Woman’s Christian University where he was joined by Hughes Hall Honorary Fellow Masa...

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Fellow Dr. Charles Moseley releases new memoir

Fellow Dr. Charles Moseley releases new memoir

Posted: September 11, 2014

Between the Tides: A Lancashire Youth Hughes Hall Fellow Dr. Charles Moseley has produced a new memoir of his Lancashire childhood and youth, Between the Tides: A Lancashire Youth. A rich memoir including a...

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£50,000 Raised in Honour of Sarah Squire

Posted: August 27, 2014

    Dear Hughesians,   As many of you will know, when Sarah Squire announced her intention  to retire as President of Hughes Hall the College decided to mark her achievements in office by creating...

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Chinese Music on a Summer’s Evening

Posted: August 14, 2014

Four enterprising and very talented Hughes students got together to perform a wide repertoire of Chinese songs and instrumental pieces to a large and appreciative August audience. Since the concert fell on 13...

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Former President Margaret Wileman passes away at 106

Posted: August 13, 2014

Miss Margaret Wileman, Hughes Hall President 1953-1973 We are sad to announce the death of our former President Margaret Wileman on Tuesday 12th August. Miss Margaret Wileman was the President of Hughes Hall from...

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London Alumni Reception a Great Success

Posted: July 31, 2014

On 30 July we welcomed over 100 Hughes Hall alumni and guests for an evening reception at the Oxford and Cambridge Club in London. The night was filled with delicious nibbles, interesting...

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Summer Garden Party

Posted: July 15, 2014

The Summer Garden party on 5th July was enjoyed by over 170  guests representing a wide range of Hughes alumni  and guests from around the globe. With the music of a string trio drifting through...

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The President attends final graduation as Deputy Vice Chancellor

Posted: July 8, 2014

The President is seen processing out of the University Senate House following the degree giving ceremony on 28 June. She is escorted by the Esquires Bedell and the Proctor. The occasion marked...

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Hughes Hall staff raise over £2000 for breast cancer

Hughes Hall staff raise over £2000 for breast cancer

Posted: May 20, 2014

Congratulations to Kathy Hardy, Lorraine Scannell and Catherine Manni who took part in the 2014 London MoonWalk this May. Over the course of the night, they walked the “Half Moon” distance in...

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Hughes Fellow Dr Robyn Veal presents a prestigious list of talks

Posted: May 13, 2014

This Thursday, 15th May, Hughes Fellow Dr Robyn Veal will present a talk as part of the lecture series Crossing the Boundaries, organised by the Postdocs Of Cambridge society (PdOC). Dr Veal will...

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Hughes Hall inaugural Honor Chapman Memorial Lecture

Posted: May 6, 2014

On Wednesday, 7th May 2014, Hughes Hall was delighted to host the inaugural Honor Chapman Memorial Lecture. Leading real estate professionals from the City gathered with Cambridge University academics and students in tribute...

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Hughes alumni write new Data Privacy guide book

Hughes alumni write new Data Privacy guide book

Posted: May 6, 2014

Hughes alumni Gwen “Wendy” Kennedy and Leighton Peter Prabhu have co-authored a new book entitled ‘Data Privacy: A Practical Guide’. The book will enable business people to develop a quick and sound understanding...

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Hughes Hall City Lecture, 2014

Posted: May 2, 2014

On Thursday, May 1st 2014, Hughes Hall was proud to host the fourteenth City Lecture, featuring the Financial Times editor, Lionel Barber, discussing the topic ‘Can Banking Clean Up Its Act?’ Six years...

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Sir Andrew Motion to talk at Hughes, 04/06/14

Posted: April 24, 2014

  We would be delighted to welcome alumni, students and members of the public to join us at a talk by former Poet Laureate, Sir Andrew Motion, at Hughes Hall at 7pm on...

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Hughes Alumnus to speak at Centre for Intellectual Property & Information Law, Cambridge

Hughes Alumnus to speak at Centre for Intellectual Property & Information Law, Cambridge

Posted: April 22, 2014

Hughes law alumnus Kevin Outterson, Professor of Health Law, Bioethics and Human Rights, Boston University, and Visiting Fellow at Chatham House, Centre on Global Health Security, will be presenting a seminar titled,...

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Hughes student, Harika Tankasala, wins prestigious scholarship

Hughes student, Harika Tankasala, wins prestigious scholarship

Posted: April 14, 2014

Congratulations to Hughesian Harika Tankasala who has been awarded the Schlumberger Foundation’s Faculty for the Future fellowship, 2014-2015. Harika is currently in the 3rd year of her PhD in Engineering,...

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Hughes Fellow Dr Gráinne Long authors an important new study in Diabetes research

Posted: April 11, 2014

Hughes Hall fellow, Dr Gráinne Long, is an author of a new paper, e-published ahead of print by the American journal ‘Diabetes Care’. The paper details a study, led by Dr...

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Alumnus Dr Christos Tsirogiannis identifies suspected stolen antiquities

Posted: April 4, 2014

Auction houses Christie’s and Bonham’s have had to remove items from their sales after alumnus Dr Christos Tsirogiannis identified potential cases of illicit trade.

Christie’s were set to auction a glass wine jug,...

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New opera goes down a storm

Posted: March 25, 2014

A new opera premiered at Hughes last weekend to a captivated audience. 'Are Women People?' was a resounding success, packing out the Pavilion Room and thrilling attendees.

While World War I is raging,...

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May Ball 2014

Posted: March 17, 2014

This year's May Ball will be taking place on Saturday 14th June, and alumni are very welcome to attend.

More information can be found at the following links.

Website: http://www.hugheshallmayball.org.uk/

Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/HughesMayBall

Link to...

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Varsity Match victory for Thorbjorg Agustsdottir

Varsity Match victory for Thorbjorg Agustsdottir

Posted: March 17, 2014

Student Thorbjorg Agustsdottir represented the victorious Cambridge team at the fencing Varsity Match earlier this month. Cambridge took home the trophy for all three weapons, and the Women's Blues team beat Oxford...

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Fotis Vergis granted Modern Law Review scholarship

Posted: March 12, 2014

Third year PhD student Fotis Vergis has been awarded a Modern Law Review scholarship for the year 2013 - 2014, following nomination by the Law Faculty and submission of a proposal. Competition...

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Boat Club Dinner 2014

Posted: March 10, 2014

Our Annual Boat Club Dinner was held on Friday 7 March. As always it was an extremely enjoyable event, which saw students, alumni and supporters of the Boat Club gather together to...

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Student talent recognised at Shearman & Sterling Negotiation Competition

Posted: March 6, 2014

We are delighted to announce that two Hughes students came in as 1st Runner Up at the Shearman & Sterling Negotiation Competition held at the Cambridge Law Faculty on March 1st. BA...

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Lent Bumps 2014

Posted: March 3, 2014

Last week two College crews fought to maintain or improve their Division position in the Lent Bumps, a key event in the rowing calendar.

On the first day M1 rowed over at the...

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Dr Mark Turin heading international Himalayan Studies Conference

Dr Mark Turin heading international Himalayan Studies Conference

Posted: February 19, 2014

Fellow Dr Mark Turin is organising a large international conference at Yale University in the Spring. The Himalayan Studies Conference 2014 will run from March 14 - 16.

More information can be found...

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Thorbjorg Agustsdottir represents University in fencing

Posted: February 13, 2014

Earlier this month student Thorbjorg Agustsdottir represented the University in fencing against competitors from Imperial College, Surrey, Oxford and Cardiff. As part of the sabre team, Thorbjorg and her teammates achieved an...

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Charnley Law Dinner 2014

Posted: February 10, 2014

On the evening of Friday 7 February we opened our doors to Law academics, alumni and students for the 2014 Charnley Law Dinner. We have established a pattern of eminent speakers, and...

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President’s Retirement

Posted: February 4, 2014

To mark the retirement of Sarah Squire, Hughes Hall President for the past seven years, Hughes Hall has established a President’s Fund which will provide endowment support for scholarships and bursaries at...

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Margaret Drabble ‘In Conversation’ with Mary Buckley

Posted: February 3, 2014

On Friday 31 January, award winning author Margaret Drabble was ‘In Conversation’ with Professor Mary Buckley. Margaret answered questions on her days in Cambridge, the themes explored in her novels and other...

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Burns’ Night formal hall

Posted: January 27, 2014

 The College was alive with the scent of heather, the flash of bright tartan and the soulful wail of the pipes on Friday 24 January as we celebrated Burns' night in the...

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Dr Mark Turin to speak in NYC on ‘Vanishing Voices’

Posted: January 23, 2014

On February 12 Dr Mark Turin will speak on 'Vanishing Voices: Reflections on Documenting Endangered Languages Collaboratively' at the Yale Club of New York City. Informed by 20 years of work in...

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Dr Phebe Mann awarded Honorary Fellowship by Bradford College

Posted: January 6, 2014

Alumna Dr Phebe Mann has been awarded an Honorary Fellowship by Bradford College for her contribution to civil engineering and construction law. Dr Mann matriculated at Hughes in 1998, where she achieved...

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Hughes Hall announces new President: Dr Anthony Freeling

Posted: December 18, 2013

Hughes Hall has announced the election of Dr Anthony Freeling as its new President, following a meeting of the Governing Body on 4 December. He will succeed current President Sarah Squire upon...

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