Cambridge University

The trans debate could cost this Cambridge porter his job

27 October 2020 7:28 pm

This is a story about a man called Kevin Price, who was until last week a councillor and who is,…

Jesus College’s China problem

1 August 2020 9:00 am

Although Stephen Toope, vice-chancellor of Cambridge University, is committed to openness, it is a struggle to get information out of…

Now Gladstone must fall?

11 July 2020 9:00 am

There are far more Chinese students in British universities than there are from the entire Commonwealth. Many universities have been…

Will Cambridge University finally stand up for free speech?

27 June 2020 2:35 am

When Dr Priyamvada Gopal, a University of Cambridge academic, tweeted ‘White lives don’t matter’ and ‘Abolish whiteness’ in response to…

The grand names on Huawei’s payroll

20 June 2020 9:00 am

Why is it wrong, some ask, for senior British businessmen, former civil servants etc to work for Huawei UK? After…

What is Dominic Raab not telling us about Hong Kong?

13 June 2020 9:00 am

The government’s promised ‘pathway to citizenship’ to Hong Kong people is wonderful, but has the Foreign Office arranged a get-out…

No blues, just reds and whites: the Oxford vs Cambridge wine-tasting

14 March 2020 9:00 am

The cellar room is almost silent save for the sound of slurping and spitting and the odd gentle sigh. One…

Why is there more intellectual freedom in Bucharest than Cambridge?

26 November 2019 7:00 pm

‘You can talk about anything you like,’ said Radu, a young Romanian academic when he invited me to a conference…

Anglo-Saxons deserve reparations for the Norman Conquest

13 July 2019 9:00 am

Restorative justice for the victims of colonialism is an idea whose time has come. A few years ago, the Indian…

Joan Bakewell: on socks, fridge magnets, teddy bears and such stuff

13 February 2016 9:00 am

I don’t know if this counts as name-dropping, but I recently interviewed a boyhood friend of Elvis Presley’s in Tupelo,…

If you want an argument against state-school-only Oxbridge colleges, just look at me

29 November 2014 9:00 am

I read with some interest the proposal for Oxford and Cambridge to set up state-school-only colleges in the Guardian this…

Letters: Sir Peter Lampl replies to Charles Moore, and the memories of a wasteful GP

6 July 2013 9:00 am

Medical waste Sir: Susan Hill’s article (‘Patient, heal thyself’, 29 June) dealt only with the unnecessary visits to GPs for…