Catherine Arnold



What links two large furry Loch Ness Monsters, key-cards, and donning a gown to eat pot noodles? The answer is the unexpected creativity that blossomed in a time of coronavirus, says Catherine Arnold, Master of St Edmund’s College.

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An international community

Cambridge is a global institution with postgraduate students from 145 countries.?You will quickly settle in with?the support we provide for international scholars.

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Cambridge life

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The city of Cambridge

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Updates from across the University

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News - Cambridge game ‘pre-bunks’ COVID-19 conspiracies in fight against fake news

Game developed in partnership with UK Government aims to help public understand how COVID-19 misinformation circulates online – and protect them from its influence
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Features - The colleagues who’ve scored almost a century in continuous service

As they hand over the keys to their much-loved Vet School, Betty and Paul tell us about the poorly elephant who brought two friends and why it was important to keep the place going during the pandemic
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Features - On being black at Cambridge

Sharon Mehari, president of the African Caribbean Society, talks about her experiences


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Online - Postgraduate virtual open days: 2-15 November

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