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  • Tue, 17/01/2023 - 12:14

    The president of Selwyn’s MCR for 2023 will be Joel Kandiah. The MCR represents our community of postgraduate students working towards higher degrees. It currently has around 330 members from various nationalities and educational backgrounds.


  • Fri, 06/01/2023 - 09:25

    Three hostels at 29 and 31 Grange Road and 1 Selwyn Gardens (a recent purchase) have been handed back to the college after extensive refurbishment by contractors.

  • Wed, 21/12/2022 - 12:43

    It has become a Selwyn tradition that we invite students to design the college Christmas card – and we’re delighted to share this year’s winning entry. It’s a painting of the chapel and one of our visiting foxes, and it was created by Frances Dixon who is a fourth-year student of veterinary medicine.

  • Thu, 08/12/2022 - 15:23

    We’re delighted to announce that over 36 hours our first ever Giving Day raised a total of £114,381 for Selwyn students.


  • Mon, 28/11/2022 - 13:34

    Labour’s shadow Health secretary Wes Streeting visited Selwyn on 26 November to talk to students and to carry out research for a book he’s currently writing. He found time to visit the Bartlam library too. Wes is a Selwyn alumnus and a former JCR president, and he was elected to parliament in 2015. In his session with students, he faced questions on current issues ranging from the planned strike by nurses through to reform of the House of Lords.

  • Thu, 10/11/2022 - 13:14

    Selwyn's JCR president for 2023 will be Elina Smith, who was elected by students this week.

    Elina is a 2nd year undergraduate reading Theology. She is half Ukrainian and half English, and grew up in Ukraine - but her family home is now in West Sussex.

    She is photographed in Independence Square in Kyiv.

    Elina will join the Selwyn college council and the governing body in January, and we wish her every success in her new role.

  • Mon, 03/10/2022 - 13:51

    The college has welcomed its new undergraduate and postgraduate students, with a series of introductory events – and the traditional photographs in Old Court.

    The photo below of undergraduate freshers was taken on Monday 3 October by Howard Beaumont.

  • Thu, 22/09/2022 - 10:38

    The college will welcome two new Research Fellows this autumn.

  • Fri, 09/09/2022 - 13:30

    Following the death of Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II on September 8th, the Master Roger Mosey wrote to the Selwyn community:

  • Tue, 06/09/2022 - 11:45

    The University of Cambridge has published data about the undergraduate examination results in 2021-22. Selwyn was placed second in the collegiate university for the percentage of students achieving ‘good honours’ – which represents the combined total of Class I and Class II Division I results. We congratulate our students on their excellent performance, and also thank our academic and support staff for this achievement.