News Column: Week Two

A week of Homerton attempting to stay relevant

Downing College in talks with Public Health representatives as COVID cases rise

An email sent to students said ‘Downing is currently attracting similar levels of concern’ as Homerton

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

End Everyday Racism launches its first report on racial abuse in Cambridge

They gathered over 100 anonymous testimonies from students and staff at the University

223 students told to isolate at Homerton College

After 18 positive cases of COVID-19, 223 students are put into a 14-day lockdown at Homerton College

Cambridge SU campaigns for all ‘non-essential’ teaching to be done online

These changes would move the Unversity into line with official SAGE guidance

0.3 per cent of Cambridge students tested last week have asymptomatic COVID-19

11 students screened in the asymptomatic testing programme in the week 5th – 11th October have tested positive

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News Column: Week One

Students open a pub, Pret has bouncers and Queens’ students aren’t happy

‘Stop Horsing Around’: Students protest at Jesus College demanding divestment

Students and fellows at Jesus College have held a peaceful protest calling for a full divestment from fossil fuels

Number of Black freshers at Cambridge rises by over 50 per cent for the year 2020-21

137 Black undergraduate students have been admitted this year, a 50% rise on the pervious academic year

These Cambridge colleges have put up flags for Black History Month

Churchill and Catz are honouring Black History Month by flying these flags above College

The University of Cambridge commits to full divestment by 2030

The announcement follows campaigns from both Cambridge Zero Carbon and Extinction Rebellion Cambridge

History student cycles 100km back to Cambridge to fundraise for a diabetes charity

‘I couldn’t even ride a bike till the end of first year’

Get a free Chelsea bun this Sunday at Fitzbillies!

To celebrate their 100th birthday the iconic bakery are giving away free Chelsea buns to their customers on Sunday morning

Cambridge tops The Times’ Good University Guide, yet is lowest for social inclusion

In spite of coming top of the Good University Guide, Cambridge gets beaten by Oxford for the title of ‘University of the Year’