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  • Fri, 22/01/2021 - 16:38

    Selwyn College is delighted to announce its Year 10 Women in STEM online taster day. STEM stands for Science, Technology, Engineering & Mathematics, and on Wednesday 17th February 2021 prospective students can get a glimpse of what it’s like to undertake study in these fields at a world-class university.

    Women in STEM

  • Mon, 04/01/2021 - 21:10

    Mariana Ramos


  • Wed, 23/12/2020 - 10:49

    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.

  • Tue, 15/12/2020 - 11:43

    Most of the scaffolding has been removed from Selwyn’s new building – giving a chance to see it properly for the first time. On the corner of Grange Road and West Road, the building will house the Bartlam library and the Quarry Whitehouse auditorium; and it is expected to be handed over to the college by the contractors Barnes Construction in the early spring of 2021.

  • Tue, 24/11/2020 - 10:13

    Congratulations to Issy Roberts who has been elected president of the JCR, the body which represents our undergraduates, for the year 2021.

    Issy is a second-year HSPS student, specialising in sociology. She is from south-west London and is currently the JCR’s Disabled Students and Mental Health Officer.

    She will join the college council and become a member of the governing body in January.

  • Wed, 18/11/2020 - 09:03


    Please additionally see the COVID-19 documents page.

    The master Roger Mosey wrote to all students at Selwyn on September 22nd about the term ahead:

    "Dear all

  • Tue, 17/11/2020 - 10:48

    Lord Deben


    The college is delighted to announce that it has elected Lord Deben, better known as John Selwyn Gummer, as an honorary fellow.

  • Wed, 04/11/2020 - 17:52

    The topping out ceremony took place on November 4th for the Bartlam library and the Quarry Whitehouse auditorium. That means the builders have reached the top of the structure and it is close to completion. The project has cost £12.6m, and the new building is expected to open in the second half of 2021.

  • Wed, 28/10/2020 - 11:25

    Freshers Concert


    It’s a Selwyn tradition to invite our musical freshers to give a recital at the start of the academic year. We went ahead with an event in Hall on Sunday October 25th with social distancing measures in place – and, as you’ll see from the video, additional cleaning measures too.

  • Wed, 07/10/2020 - 09:40

    Four new fellows were installed in a ceremony in the college chapel on Tuesday October 6th. The installation was led by the master, Roger Mosey, and it was attended by a smaller number of senior members than usual because of the health restrictions. But it had all the traditional features with the fellows making their declaration of loyalty to Selwyn; signing the fellows’ book; and then being guided to their stalls in the chapel.