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Grounds & Gardens blog: 2016 Open Garden Scheme

The College open garden day for charity through the National Garden Scheme (NGS) was a great success we opened on Sunday 10 April jointly with Fitzwilliam College, welcoming about 110 people in just a few hours. 

Bjarne Stroustrup: C++ Today

On a recent visit to College, alumnus Bjarne Stroustrup (inventor of the programming language C++) gave a talk on C++ today and how it can be used well.

The Entrepreneurs of the Future: The Churchill College Enterprise Competition

Capturing the spirit of Churchill’s intent to produce the leaders of the future. The 2016 competition was won by Biotechspert for their idea for an online platform facilitating freelance consultancy within the biotech industry.

Churchill student at the forefront of the next generation drone technology turning heads in the film industry

Churchill postgraduate student Simon Corkery is part of Vortec, a team of engineers who have developed a drone that can operate in strong or gusty winds and at greater angles, providing better results for cinematographers.

Alumna Sally Angel wins Emmy Award

Congratulations to Churchill alumna Sally Angel, (U79, MML) who has won a News and Documentary Emmy Award in the Outstanding Historical Programming — Long Form category, for the film Night Will Fall which she produced. 

30 students attend our first Women in STEM residential workshop

Churchill College held its first physical sciences residential last month as part of a targeted programme of outreach events to further encourage and enable young women to study science, technology, engineering and mathematical subjects at university.

"Useful Art" is prized once again

John Eifion Jones discovers how an idealistic group of Cambridge friends are changing the world by design.

Cowan Court — timber cladding and room installations well under way

Churchill's new student accommodation — Cowan Court is rapidly going into the final stages of its build with the beautiful timber cladding now up and work beginning on installation of rooms and services such as bathrooms and kitchens.