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  • Wed, 12/08/2020 - 15:52

    If you are holding a conditional offer of a place at Selwyn College and have met all the conditions in your offer and have the grades required, congratulations!  We will contact you via email, and you will soon see your confirmation through UCAS Track. There is no need for you to contact us.

  • Mon, 03/08/2020 - 13:35

    Good progress is being made on the construction of the Bartlam library and the Quarry Whitehouse auditorium on the site at the corner of Grange Road and West Road. The latest photographs show the brickwork rising on the west-facing side of the building, and the arches are in place on the colonnade which will be part of the interior of Ann’s Court.

  • Thu, 16/07/2020 - 11:50

    Professor Joseph Galgalo  - photo courtesy of Dr Graham Kings

    It has been announced by Lambeth Palace that the Archbishop of Canterbury has awarded Selwyn alumnus Professor Joseph Galgalo his highest award, the Cross of St Augustine, for services to the Anglican Communion.

  • Fri, 10/07/2020 - 09:01

    The new edition of ‘Selwyn’ magazine includes a series called ‘Postcards from the Lockdown’, in which college fellows, staff and students write about their experiences during the health emergency. The postcards are appearing now on our Facebook page. One of them is from a Selwyn fellow who was truly on the frontline during the crisis: Dr Charlotte Summers, who is a university lecturer in intensive care medicine.

  • Mon, 29/06/2020 - 10:12
  • Fri, 26/06/2020 - 09:36

    Porters Kevin Sargent and Ian O’Connor

  • Wed, 24/06/2020 - 14:01

    June 24th would have been the start of graduation ceremonies across Cambridge; and that night at Selwyn we’d have been holding our graduands’ dinner. How we wish that were possible – and we look forward to the day when it will happen. We are hoping this will be in the next academic year.

  • Wed, 17/06/2020 - 10:10

    The colleges and university of Cambridge have issued a statement about plans for the academic year 2020-21. The key points:

  • Tue, 09/06/2020 - 08:49

    We congratulate alumnus Tim Davie on being selected as the next director-general of the BBC. Mr Davie studied English here in the 1980s, and was president of the JCR. He went on to become a marketing executive at Procter & Gamble and Pepsi, before moving to the BBC. His roles there include being director of radio and chief executive of BBC Studios. Here’s how the BBC reported his appointment:

  • Tue, 09/06/2020 - 08:48

    The college wishes a long and happy retirement to its alumnus John Sentamu, who has stood down as Archbishop of York.

    Dr Sentamu studied theology at Selwyn in the 1970s, and was awarded his PhD here in 1984. He is an honorary fellow of the college, and he keeps in close touch with news from Grange Road.