Riana Patel

Riana Patel
Cambridge University


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Cambridge University library acquire 10,000-page archive of papers belonging to Stephen Hawking

The archive will join the papers of Newton and Darwin in the university library

SU launch brand new campaign to make Cambridge a more accepting place for LGBT+ students

‘Students are suffering due to the oversight or neglect of LGBT+ issues’

Cambridge University Labour Club open letter calls for changes to mental health returns policy

The open letter demands for the wording of the return policy to be changed

Females in Finance: Two Cambridge students tackling gender inequality in the industry

Women still only represent twelve per cent of CFOs in large-cap firms

Cambridge students share the impact Covid-19 has had on their mental health

‘To expect the same academic output as a normal term is unrealistic’

38 of the 4,660 Cambridge students tested positive for asymptomatic COVID-19 last week

There were a total of 156 positive cases across both the symptomatic and asymptotic University testing.

34 of the 3,675 Cambridge students tested last week have asymptomatic COVID-19

This is up from 12 confirmed asymptomatic cases last week

Cambridge city lost £25.8m whilst students were away during lockdown

Students leaving Cambridge in March had a massive financial impact on businesses