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  • Wed, 17/04/2024 - 12:20

    Sweden’s foreign minister Tobias Billström gave a talk at Selwyn on April 16th about why his country has joined NATO. He warned that the world is going through a dangerous phase: not just the Russian attack on Ukraine, but also China’s intentions and the current crisis in the Middle East. These changing circumstances were why Sweden decided to relinquish the neutrality that it has held for more than two centuries.

  • Tue, 09/04/2024 - 12:02

    An MA graduation ceremony was held in the university Senate House on Saturday April 6th. Selwyn’s graduands gathered in Old Court on a warm, windy Spring day and then made the journey into the centre of the city via West Bye Lane and King’s College.


    People Graduating


  • Fri, 15/03/2024 - 10:35

    Congratulations to the winners of this year’s Selwyn three minute thesis competition. It’s an opportunity for undergraduate and postgraduate students to explain their academic work - against the clock.

  • Thu, 22/02/2024 - 15:26
    Ditton Park Academy
    Ditton Park Academy
  • Thu, 08/02/2024 - 12:59

    Alumni and friends along with current fellows and students gathered in the magnificent setting of the Drapers' Hall in London to mark the life of our former master Sir David Harrison (1930-2023) and the success already of the fund established in his memory.

    Alumni at Draper's Hall

  • Thu, 25/01/2024 - 11:45

    We have been notifying applicants about the outcome of the undergraduate admissions process. Huge congratulations to those who received offers, and for those who didn't: be assured that the standard was extremely high and we only wish we could have admitted everyone.


    Here are some of the key statistics:


    *860 people applied to Selwyn this year

  • Fri, 12/01/2024 - 12:22

    The start of Lent term sees the return of our popular speaker events, to which college members and the wider Cambridge community are warmly invited.

    The first, on Thursday January 18th, featured alumnus Jon Silverman discussing why there was much political noise - but almost no decisive action - on dealing with Nazi war criminals in the UK. To view online, please click here:

  • Wed, 10/01/2024 - 10:07

    Selwyn College is pleased to announce that Steph Cadman (SE 2017) has been awarded the inaugural Bill Turnbull Prize for clinical medicine. Dr Cadman won the award thanks to her outstanding achievement in the clinical part of the medical course, for which she was given MB BChir with distinction. In addition to her academic excellence, she made a significant contribution to the Selwyn community – particularly the support of her medical colleagues – whilst a Selwyn student.    


  • Tue, 02/01/2024 - 13:24

    A message from the new president of the MCR - which represents Selwyn graduate students:

  • Thu, 21/12/2023 - 11:41

    The college received magnificent backing from alumni and friends in the telephone campaign which took place in December 2023. A total of more than £100,000 has been raised through conversations between current students and old members. We’re extremely grateful for the generosity of our supporters; and you can donate online at any time to help future generations of Selwynites. Just visit this page: