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Welcome to Sidney Sussex

Sidney Sussex College was founded on St. Valentine's Day in 1596 by legacy of Lady Frances Sidney, Countess of Sussex. The College is located in the historic heart of Cambridge, and its beautiful buildings and gardens are home to a dynamic and diverse academic community. Our students, Fellows and staff come from all backgrounds and all over the world, drawn by the University of Cambridge's world-class reputation and Sidney Sussex's commitment to excellence in teaching and research.

Engineering news

Faster secure data transfer

PhD student in Engineering Lucian Comandar is the lead author on exciting new research in the journal Nature Photonics that points the way to transferring secure information at much faster rates than previously observed.

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People power

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Polish Solidarity and the Ukrainian revolution

Shakespeare in Swahililand

25 April 2016

Dr Edward Wilson-Lee on BBC Radio 4

Distinction for Sidney historian

14 April 2016

Gary Gerstle receives 2016 Ellis W. Hawley prize from the Organization of American Historians

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