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College Events – Week commencing the 27th November

Title OPEN CHOIR SESSION When Mon 27th Nov,  18.00 – 20.00 What Come along and sing Christmas carols with the college choir, and enjoy a festive drinks reception. Further info All welcome. No experience necessary.   Title THE STRADIVARI TRUST CONCERT SERIES When Tues 5th  Dec,  18.00 – 19.00 What Violinist Christopher Jones plays a programme of Beethoven, […]

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College Events – Week commencing the 22nd November

Title HUGHES HALL WEST-CAMBRIDGE INFORMAL LUNCH When Wed 22 Nov, 13.00 – 14.00 What Building on the success of last year’s lunches,  this first FREE lunch in the new academic year will be held at Microelectronics/Hitachi – a half-academia, half-industry research environment. PhD student Imtiaz Ahmed will give a short talk introducing his work and […]

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College Events – Week commencing the 6th November

Title HUGHES HALL TRIALS FOR UNIVERSITY CHALLENGE When Wed 8th Nov,  19.00 – 19.30 What Join alumnus and University Challenge royalty Bobby Seagull for the trials of our Hughes Hall University Challenge team. Further info Open to all Hughes students. More info:  www.hughes.cam.ac.uk/hhevents/uc-trials-hh-1/   Title TANGO AND MORE When Wed 8th Nov, 19.30 – 22.00 What Martin […]

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College Events – Week commencing the 30th October

Title HUGHES HALL TRIALS FOR UNIVERSITY CHALLENGE When Wed 1st (repeated on 8th Nov), 19.00 – 19.30 What Join alumnus and University Challenge royalty Bobby Seagull for the trials of our Hughes Hall University Challenge team. Further info Open to all Hughes students. More info:  www.hughes.cam.ac.uk/hhevents/uc-trials-hh-1/   Title POSTGRADUATE OPEN DAY When Friday 3rd Nov, 09.00 – 17.00 […]

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College Events – Week commencing the 23rd October

Title TRUMPET AND PIANO RECITAL When Tuesday 24th  Oct, 18.00 – 19.00 What Trumpet soloist Neil Thornton and senior member Ian de Massini present an exciting and dynamic programme, to include J.S. Bach. Further info Book via: www.trumpetandpianorecitalathughes.eventbrite.co.uk/   Title SMART CITIES When Thursday 26th Oct,  18.00 – 19.00 What As new advances in technology and data help […]

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College Events – Week commencing the 19th June

Title STRADIVARI TRUST CONCERT When Tuesday 20th June, 18.00 – 19.00, Pavilion Room What Celebrated soloist Jennifer Pike plays a programme of Polish music, accompanied by noted pianist Petr Limonov. For RSVP to Kate Lee 01223 353070 or instrument.schemes@googlemail.com Other Further info at www.hughes.cam.ac.uk/news/stradivari-trust-concert-series-jennifer-pike-violin-20th-june   Also to note: – 21st June: MCR Garden Party – […]

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Infrastructure Officer Manifestos

Manifestos are in for infrastructure officer. We have three candidates. Iain Bower – https://goo.gl/1dFJum Daniel Anton Garcia – https://goo.gl/RBcy8D Aksa Mariam – withdrew her manifesto on the 15th June Please join us all at tea and cake on Sunday for hustings. Voting will open that evening and remain open for 48 hours This post was edited […]

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College Events – Week commencing the 12th June

 Title END OF TERM PARTY AT THE BUMPS When Friday 16th  June, 14.00 – 18.00, The Plough, Green End, Fen Ditton, CB5 8SX What Come and help celebrate the end of term at the May Bumps and support the Hughes Hall teams. Timings: W3 at 14.30, M2 at 15.15, W2 at 16.00, W1 at 17.30, […]

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College Events – Week Commencing 5th June

Dear all   An earlier than usual notification about events planned for the rest of the term. Monday 29th  May is a UK Bank Holiday – there will be some office closures at HH. The Dining Room remains open.   Title ONE YEAR AFTER BREXIT: THE UK GENERAL ELECTION AND THE FUTURE OF EUROPE When […]

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One year after Brexit: The UK General Election and the Future of Europe – 5th June

One year after Brexit: The UK General Election and the Future of Europe, Monday 5th June 2017, 5:30 – 7:45pm, Pavilion Room   Less than a year after the referendum that set the UK on the path of withdrawal from the European Union, the British voter is called to the polls once again in a […]

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College Events – Week Commencing 22nd May 2017

 Title RESEARCH SHOWCASE When Thursday 25th May, 18.00 – 20.00, Peter Richards Room What College RAs and RFs present their exciting research in four short, accessible presentations. For Everyone, to discover other disciplines in good Cambridge tradition. Other Refreshments provided. Book via www.hhresearchshowcase25may.eventbrite.co.uk   – PhD Supervisors Dinner on 23rd May – Formal Halls on […]

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College Events – Week commencing 15th May 2017

Dear all Events to note over the next two weeks.   Title WEST CAMBRIDGE NETWORKING LUNCH When Thurs 18th  May, 13:00 – 14:00, Maxwell Centre, Cavendish Laboratory, JJ Thomson Ave, Cambridge CB3 0HE What Dr Charlanne Ward (Technology Manager, Cambridge Enterprise) will speak briefly about building a career in industry after a PhD. For Hughes […]

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College Nurse

During the main exam period (22nd May – 16th June) the College Nurse will be available every weekday morning from 8am. There will be a drop in clinic between 8.30am – 9.30am, with priority given to students sitting exams that day. In addition, there will be bookable appointment slots as follows: Monday 8am-8.30am 9.30am-11am Tuesday […]

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College Events – Week Commencing the 8th May 2017

Title HUGHES HALL CREST PARTY When Sat 13th May, 10:00 – 11.30, Pavilion Rm then Dining Hall for brunch What Watch a flying display from The Raptor Foundation and ‘meet’ the birds of prey (including an owl). Followed by a sociable, relaxed brunch (to include ice cream!) For Everyone at Hughes, including their families and […]

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Hughes-Eddies Rugby Team through to the Cupper Plate Final

Congratulations to the Hughes-Eddies Rugby Team that have made it through to the Cuppers Plate Final. The final will be on Sunday the 7th of May, kick off at 1800 at Cambridge University Rugby Union Football Club (Grange Road, CB3 9BN) https://www.facebook.com/events/253000925108607/

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College Events – Week Commencing 1st May 2017

Title WHEN WORLDS COLLIDE: PAGANS AND CHRISTIANS IN FIFTH-AND SIXTH-CENTURY IRELAND When Mon 1st May, 17:45 – 19:15, Pavilion Rm What Dr Elva Johnston, University College Dublin gives the sixteenth Kathleen Hughes Memorial Lecture. For All welcome whatever your discipline. Other Held in conjunction with ASNC. Title RICHARD BERG RUST ENTERPRISE SOCIETY AWARDS 2017 (renamed […]

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College Events – Week commencing the 24th April 2017

Dear all With full term starting tomorrow, note the events planned for the next ten days: Title CAREERS WITH IMPACT: HOW TO MAKE A DIFFERENCE AND DRIVE SOCIAL CHANGE When Tues 25th Apr, 18:30 – 20:30, Peter Richards Rm What Are you seeking a career that is about more than ‘just’ earning a living? Do […]

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In Memory of Richard Berg Rust

It is with the deepest sadness that we heard that our Development Director, Richard Berg Rust, passed away on the evening of Tuesday the 11th April. It is a shock to have lost such a tireless supporter of Hughes Hall, its students and staff. We remember Richard as a warm and friendly face around college […]

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College Events – Week commencing 27th March

Title BOAT RACES When Sun 2 Apr, 16:35 (women) & 17.35 (men) What Annual Oxford and Cambridge University Boat Race with five Hughesians in the Cambridge Men’s crew this year. Two viewing options: Details i) The Old Ship, 25 Upper Mall, Hammersmith, London W6 9TD from 15.30 ii) Pfeiffer Room (with tea and cakes) from […]

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College Events – week commencing 20th of March 2017

Title VISITING AFRICAN FELLOWS RESEARCH SHOWCASE When Wed 22nd  Mar, 14:00 – 17:00, Pavilion Rm What A showcase of exciting, Africa-focused research projects undertaken in collaboration with Cambridge academics. For All welcome Other Register via: www.eventbrite.co.uk/e/visiting-african-fellows-research-showcase-22nd-march-2017-tickets-32687064891?ref=estw     Title WEST CAMBRIDGE NETWORKING LUNCH When Thurs 23rd  Mar, 13:00 – 14:00, Room tbc, CEB Building, Philippa […]

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