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  • Fri, 09/04/2021 - 11:22

    Selwyn College is delighted to announce that its Ramsay Murray lecture will be given this year by Professor Rana Mitter. Its title will be "Where China goes next: How authoritarianism, history and technology are creating a new superpower"

  • Tue, 23/03/2021 - 08:55

    Our new building was handed over to the college on March 22nd by the contractors Barnes Construction.

    Handover lineup

  • Fri, 12/03/2021 - 09:36

    The college has elected two new honorary fellows.

  • Mon, 08/03/2021 - 11:00

    The college is pleased to announce that Dr Janet O’Sullivan has been re-elected as vice-master of Selwyn, with her new term of office running from 2021 until 2026. Dr O’Sullivan, a Law academic, was first elected in 2016; and she deputises for the master as well as taking on a number of college roles including chairing some key committees.   


  • Fri, 19/02/2021 - 14:28

    Michael Stephens-Jones

    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.

  • Wed, 17/02/2021 - 11:31

    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.   

  • Mon, 01/02/2021 - 14:08

    Flying the flag

    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.

  • 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.

    Dr John Sentamu

  • 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.