College Events – 07-10-2019 to 18-10-2019

Dear all

Welcome to our new arrivals. This weekly email draws attention to upcoming college events and activities.

See for further details of the following:


Welcome Receptions  Find out more »

October 7 – October 16

Our subject welcome receptions provide a great opportunity for new students to meet each other, continuing students and seniors.

18:00, Pavilion Room with drinks and nibbles.

7 Oct: Law

8 Oct: Economics, Land Economy & Business

9 Oct: BA only: all subjects

10 Oct: STEM subjects

14 Oct: Humanities, Arts and Social Sciences


19:00, Peter Richards Room with finger buffet
16 Oct:  New and continuing PGs in Education (sign up here)

Getting the most out of Cambridge: A guide for new undergraduates

October 7 @ 3:00 pm – 5:00 pm (TODAY!)

Peter Richards Room

Come along to our workshop and find out how to get the most out of Cambridge. This session is aimed at new undergraduate students and will include: Bridging the gap: making the transition to University level study;  Accessing advice and support: who, what and where. Find out more »


Bridge Impact Leadership Programme

October 9 @ 7:00 pm – 8:00 pm

Seminar Room A

An open presentation to Hughes Hall’s PhD and Postdoc communities on the new Bridge Impact Leadership Development Programme, a new initiative designed to equip our researchers for life beyond the college gates through a unique curriculum of learning, events, mentoring, masterclasses and other opportunities such as internships and placements. Find out more »

Tea and Cake with Alumni

October 11 @ 3:00 pm – 5:00 pm

Peter Richards Room

All students, but particularly those new to Hughes Hall, are warmly invited to meet recent and not so recent Alumni –  spanning careers from Education to Computer Science –  who will share their wealth of experience concerning life at, and beyond Hughes …. Find out more »

Family Welcome Party

October 12 @ 10:30 am – 1:00 pm

Peter Richards Room

An event to welcome the whole Hughes Hall community: students, seniors and staff, and their families. Toys and fun activities to entertain the children will be followed by a sociable, relaxed brunch (for all ages) from 11.30 am in the Dining Hall. Find out more »


The Role of Faith in Sustainable Global Health

October 15 @ 4:45 pm – 7:45 pm

Pavilion Room

Continuing with our Cultural Contexts of Sustainable Global Health Seminars, this event examines the role of faith, from a historical perspective and also from a spiritual aspect. Find out more »

Stradivari Trust Concert Series: Mariangela Vacatello

October 16 @ 6:00 pm – 7:30 pm

Pavilion Room

The renowned pianist Mariangela Vacatello will be performing a programme of Beethoven and Chopin as part of the Stradivari 2019/20 concert series. Find out more »

Business Focus Event: Consulting and Banking

October 17 @ 8:00 pm – 9:30 pm

Pavilion Room

Are you interested in consulting or banking?  How can you best equip yourself to succeed in these competitive fields? Dr Anthony Freeling and Laurel Powers-Freeling share their wealth of knowledge about consulting and banking during an informal session … Find out more »

Also to note

8 Oct: Full Term starts

11 Oct: Matriculation Dinner: BA, LLM, MASt

14 Oct: Weekly choir starts, 18:00

15 Oct: Matriculation Dinner: MPhil

18 Oct: Matriculation Dinner: MPhil, CGCM, PhD


For college activities




Best wishes



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