Michael Stephens-Jones, the college’s Percy Young senior organ scholar and currently in his third year reading music, has been awarded the Fellowship diploma of the Royal College of Organists (FRCO), widely recognised internationally as the most prestigious qualification for organists in the world.
Hundreds of school students from year 10 joined a Selwyn taster day for women in STEM. The term STEM covers science, technology, engineering and mathematics; and on February 17th prospective students were given a glimpse of what it’s like to undertake study in these fields at the University of Cambridge. Among the speakers were (left to right) PhD student Francesca Firth; student natural scientist Rosie Lester; and schools liaison officer Grace Glevey.
The college flew the rainbow flag on February 1st to mark the start of LGBT+ history month. Two student representatives - Jennie Rodowicz on behalf of the MCR and Ted Kehoe from the JCR - are seen with the flag in Old Court before it was taken to the top of the Tower.
Our alumnus John Sentamu, the former archbishop of York, has been given a peerage in the political honours list published just before Christmas. He will become a member of the House of Lords in the New Year, and will sit on the crossbenches as a non-party member.