News from Sidney

  • Three new bursaries for undergraduate students
    Saturday, 6th December 2008

    Thanks to generous donations from a number of benefactors, the College has been able to establish three new bursaries to provide support for undergraduate students in financial need. (Full story)

  • Professor Andrew Wallace-HadrillSidney elects a new Master
    Tuesday, 25th November 2008

    Professor Andrew Wallace-Hadrill, M.A., D.Phil., OBE has been elected the 25th Master of Sidney, taking effect from August 2009 when, by statute, the term of Professor Dame Sandra Dawson comes to an end. A person of great personal warmth and charm, Andrew has had an unfailingly distinguished academic career in Oxford, Cambridge, Leicester and Reading. (Full story)

  • Magnificence at Sidney SussexSidney heads Cambridge colleges culinary challenge
    Tuesday, 18th November 2008

    Sidney Sussex successfully defended its title to the Steward's Cup against teams from Robinson, St John's, St Catherine's, Queens', Girton, Trinity Hall, Christ's, Emmanuel, Homerton and Madingley Hall Colleges and a team from the University Centre. (Full story)

  • Team Captain, Paul Esparon (left), with the submarine and other team membersSidney student leads underwater success
    Friday, 17th October 2008

    Final year Sidney Engineering student, Paul Esparon, led a team of fifteen Cambridge Engineering students to success in the third Student Autonomous Underwater Challenge-European (SAUC-E) competition which took place at IFREMER, Brest, France, in July. (Full story)

  • Mr John OsbornJohn Osborn and the Osborn Director of Music
    Thursday, 18th September 2008

    Sidney Sussex enthusiastically announces the new fully-endowed post of Osborn Director of Music. The College is most grateful to Mr John Osborn (Classics, 1962) for his foresight and generosity at a defining moment in the history of the College. (Full story)

  • The Strange Case of Oliver Cromwell's Head
    Friday, 5th September 2008

    Sidney Sussex Archivist Nicholas Rogers and historian Professor Derek Beales are featured in a BBC Radio 4 programme, 'The Strange Case of Oliver Cromwell's Head', broadcast on Wednesday 3 September at 11:00. (Full story)

  • Sidney 3rd Mens' VIIISuccess for Sidney Rowers
    Saturday, 14th June 2008

    Sidney Sussex Boat Club's rowers have completed their most successful May Bumps since for a number of years. Six boats competed during the four days of racing on the Cam with all boats bumping up at least once during the course of the week. In the Mitchell's Cup competition, which measures success of clubs as a whole, Sidney finished equal 9th out of the 31 clubs eligible in the competition, which reflected the overall success of the week. (Full story)

  • Professor Tim BlanningSidney Fellow on BBC Radio 4
    Friday, 13th June 2008

    Professor Tim Blanning, who is Professor of Modern European History and Fellow of the College, appeared on this week's edition of In Our Time on BBC Radio 4. (Full story)

  • Zishan JiwaPromoting diversity award for Sidney student
    Friday, 13th June 2008

    Second year Sidney student, Zishan Jiwa, has been awarded the 2008 CUSU Award for Promoting Diversity. (Full story)

  • Thomas Tomkins: These Distracted TimesSidney Choir CD receives critical acclaim
    Saturday, 3rd May 2008

    The CD of choral music by Thomas Tomkins that was recently recorded by Sidney Sussex Chapel Choir has received high critical acclaim with the award of 'Editor's Choice and CD of the month' in the February issue of 'Gramophone' magazine. (Full story)