Alumnae News

We are always keen to hear what our alumnae are up to. We send a monthly newsletter, ‘News from Newnham’ to keep alumnae up to date. 

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Two alumnae share their stories of volunteering in the time of COVID

Volunteering for Covid-19 Retirement brings a feeling of ‘all trained up, nowhere to go’: a vast library of knowledge and understanding floating around in a once-respected head, looking for somewhere to put it. With…

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Sitara Bartle on perseverance and fundraising – Guild of Friends Prize-Winner

Each year, Newnham’s Guild of Friends awards prizes to those students who have “made an extraordinary contribution outside of academic work.” The prize winners are nominated by anyone in the College (academic, staff or…

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An interview with Ellen Clark-King, first female Dean of King’s College London

We had a chance to interview Ellen Clark-King (NC 1982), who has recently become the first female Dean of King’s College London. We talked about her path so far, her passion for equality and…

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Personal Alumnae News

Annabel Morgan, nee Lawrence (NC 1998) below with her daughter, Phoebe, born in February 2020. Phoebe is doing very well despite having spent most of her life under lockdown! Rachael Haggerty, nee Ashton, (NC…

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Life in the Library – Celebrating Newnham’s 25th Library Graduate Trainee

As Newnham College Library welcomes its 25th ‘Library Graduate Trainee’, we reflect on the memories and lasting legacies of nearly a quarter of a century of trainees. Since 1996 Newnham College Library has hosted…

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Newnham Sunflower Success for Lyn

A Welcome Bit of Newnham Sunshine! As a keen gardener I always enjoy visiting my local garden centres and each Spring I buy small plants to bring on in the greenhouse. Sometimes I sow…

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Don’t miss telling your story… deadline for submissions to the second Newnham Anthology is fast approaching

Above image courtesy of Celina Fox (1966) The Lockdown has proved to be a catalyst for the Newnham Anthology: a wide-ranging gathering of reflections and recollections of College life for the 150th Anniversary. Spring-cleaning…

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New play Mountains based on the bestselling book Sweet Mandarin by alumna Helen Tse MBE comes to Stratford Circus Arts Centre

Helen Tse MBE (NC 1996) would like to invite all Newnhamites to watch Mountains and join her for pre-theatre drinks at 18:00, Friday 20 April 2018 at Stratford Circus Arts Theatre. Mountains, adapted from Helen Tse’s…

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Award-winning composer Janet Wheeler (NC 1975) conducts ‘I sing and Ever Shall’ on 24th March 2018

Janet Wheeler conducts I Sing and Ever Shall, her exuberant new choral showpiece which celebrates singing in all its forms, setting texts from Dickinson, Tagore, Herrick, and others, including the Muse of Love. The…

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Newnhamite elected as first female master of Gonville & Caius

A Newnhamite will make history as she has been named as the first female Master of Gonville & Caius since its foundation 669 years ago as Gonville Hall. Dr Pippa Rogerson, the Director of…

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