The University of Cambridge has made 295 National Scholarship Programme awards to support students from low-income families starting at the university this year. Over 50 of these grants were made to students who had previously claimed Free School Meals.
Five works by Stanley Spencer (1891-1959) have been accepted in lieu of inheritance tax and allocated to the Fitzwilliam Museum, Cambridge. They include one of his most significant early paintings and two preliminary sketches documenting his experiences of World War I. The works were acquired through HM Government’s acceptance in lieu scheme with additional support from the Art Fund, The V&A Purchase Grant Fund and the Friends of the Fitzwilliam.
“History remembers the thinkers, the people who have had a major impact on the way we perceive the world culturally or scientifically,” says George Efstathiou, 1909 Professor of Astrophysics and Director of the Kavli Institute for Cosmology.
Clare College yesterday marked the renewal of a partnership with Santander, through its Santander Universities Global Division, at a special ceremony held in the College hosted by the College’s Bursar, Mr Paul Warren.
A new programme offered by the Institute of Continuing Education will give participants a rare insight into the challenges involved in pushing back the frontiers of science. Given by five specialists in different fields, ‘Cambridge science: behind the scenes’ starts in January 2014.