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Robinson College is a new college, founded in 1979 and committed to ensuring that it is an environment in which learning, research and creativity flourish. The College is set in beautiful, landscaped gardens and is situated close to the University Library and the West Cambridge Science Site. For details of the outstanding teaching, accommodation and support facilities available to undergraduates and graduates, click on Admissions above. We also have superb library and IT resources, and offer first-class conference facilities.

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Robinson News

  • The University of Cambridge Chemistry Department is holding a Lord Lewis Memorial Symposium on Friday, 27th February 2015, at Robinson College, Cambridge.


    The Symposium, starting at 2 pm, will showcase Jack’s contribution to science and the wider world and include talks and reflections on Jack’s life and work by the following scientists, all of whom worked with Jack at key points in their careers:

  • The 2015 Robinson Law Dinner will take place on the evening of 3rd March 2015 at the London office of DLA Piper.  The reception will begin at 18.45 and dinner will be served at 19.30.  As ever, this will be an opportunity for Robinson members who read Law, or now practise as lawyers of all kinds, to meet one another and the current Law students and Fellows.  We are very grateful to DLA Piper for their hospitality.


  • A tour of the Royal Society's Library on Tuesday 13 January 2015.  Pegasus Society President and Fellow of the Royal Society, Professor Mick Brown, has arranged for a small group of Pegasus Society members to take a lunchtime tour of the Royal Society Library on Tuesday 13 January 2015, starting at 12.00 and ending at 14.00.  The tour will be led by Mr. Rupert Baker, of the Royal Society library staff.  The library holds the oldest scientific collection of books in the world, including a book of signatures, with Isaac Newton's prominent on the first page.

  • Robinson alumnus, Rob Lancastle (1998) and friends have got together to organise a weekend of activities at Robinson on 7 and 8 February 2015.  Robinson members are invited to sign up to return and take part with their families and guests. 

  • A memorial service will be held at 2pm on Saturday 28 February 2015 for Lord Lewis of Newnham, FRS, Founding Warden of Robinson College, Cambridge. Please indicate in advance if you wish to attend (see below).


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