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Alumni Travel Programme

Continue your lifelong journey of learning and exploration with the Alumni Travel Programme. The 2023 tours have just been released. Trips include visits to Panama, Egypt, Borneo, Oman, the Amalfi Coast and Georgia.

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Alumni Careers Connect

Becoming a Mentor is easy with Alumni Careers Connect – just provide your Cambridge alumni email address and some basic information to sign up. Mentees will only be able to contact you via Alumni Careers Connect, unless you specify another method.


The CAMCard is issued free to all alumni and instantly identifies you as a member of the University. It is your official alumni card and with it you can visit Colleges open to visitors without paying an entrance fee. The CAMCard also gives holders access to a range of discounts and offers at a number of shops, hotels and restaurants in Cambridge. Find out more about everything your CAMCard entitles you to or how to get yours.

New Heads of House

Three Cambridge Colleges have recently announced new appointments, with the Heads of House taking up their positions in October 2022. Arabist academic Dr Elisabeth Kendall, who has undertaken extensive fieldwork in Yemen, will become the 20th Mistress of Girton, while senior diplomat Sir Laurie Bristow (Trinity 1983), UK Ambassador to Afghanistan until November 2021, will become the tenth President of Hughes Hall.

Finally, Mary Hockaday (Trinity Hall 1981), broadcast journalist and previous Director of BBC World Service, has been appointed Master of Trinity Hall, the first woman to take up the role.

University podcasts

Listen to podcasts from around the University that cover a wide range of topics, and are brought to you by members of the Cambridge community.

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Digital resources

Explore a wealth of online resources from Cambridge’s Colleges, departments, museums and more. From virtual tours to online exhibitions and webinars, there’s something for everyone.

Alumni Groups

Would you like to meet up with like-minded people and access a friendly, global network? You’re eligible to join more than 400 volunteer-led Alumni Groups, a remarkable network of engaged alumni sharing a passion and commitment to Cambridge. Most are geographic, while some bring together alumni in the same sector or with a shared interest.

Alumni bookshelf

Read recently published titles from the Cambridge community, as well as books with a link to the University or Cambridge.

Alumni Book Club

Join the debate with your fellow alumni at the bi-monthly virtual Alumni Book Club, now with dedicated College forums. Members vote during each reading period to choose the next book, and participation is free for alumni.

Journals and online resources

Explore your free access to a number of online academic resources wherever you live around the world, including the new Higher Education from Cambridge University Press, which offers the highest quality content to support successful teaching and learning journeys in today’s rapidly changing educational environment.

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