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For a limited time due to COVID-19: for every gift to the Student Support Fund, the Harding Challenge Fund will donate a matching amount to the University's Cambridge Bursaries. 

 

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Hui Ben
Hui Ben and Jane Clarke

Yidi Lu Bursary

In my final year as an Architecture PhD Candidate, Wolfson College kindly offered me a Yidi Lu Bursary which has enabled me to focus on completing my thesis. I am truly humbled by the generous support of Wolfson and how the College has and continues to help the students in need. Words cannot express my sincere appreciation for its generosity and kindness.

Katrien Janin
Katrien Janin

Wolfson Vice-Chancellor’s Award

I am fascinated by bones and the information they hold about past lives. For my PhD research, I calculate the evolutionary capacity of bones with the aim to understand better how our human lineage could diverge, and why human bones difer so much from our fellow primates. I am immensely grateful to have been awarded this scholarship, as without it I would not have been able to pursue my passion and undertake research at PhD level. Thank you.

 

Shauna Greenidge
Shauna Greenidge by Fiona Gilsenan

Wolfson Award

I started my studies at Wolfson in 2014 and thanks to this generous grant, I have been able to successfully complete them, graduating with a bachelor’s and master’s degree in Chemical Engineering. Coming from St. Lucia, a small island in the Caribbean, I have thoroughly enjoyed my experience at Wolfson. Next I will be spending two years in a graduate science and technology role with Novartis.

Matthew Norris
Flower and library

City Bursary

Before arriving at Wolfson, I was uncertain whether or not I could afford to accept my offer to study for an MPhil in Early Modern History – and even began looking at jobs in the event I could not cover my expenses! Thankfully, Wolfson lifted the financial pressures with the offer of a City Bursary. The bursary allowed me to pursue exciting new research on early modern reproduction, and I remain grateful for the life-changing opportunity Wolfson has given me.

 

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Pottery: In the manner of Exekias

Humanities Society - Commemorating War Dead in Ancient Athens from Homer to Thucydides

26/01/2021 at 18.00

The Humanities Society organises regular talks during term time. During Lent term 2021, all talks take place as zoom webinars, make sure to register.

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Virtual Shut Up and Write Sessions Lent 2021

27/01/2021 at 13.00

Up your writing game wherever you are! Virtual Shut Up and Write sessions are quiet times to write in a distraction-free environment. Protect your writing time and maintain an online community with other Wolfson students. Think of it as your writing oasis!

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WolfWorks Plus: Keeping up to date with the latest research

27/01/2021 at 19.00

Tips and tools to help push new and relevant research your way

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Green Society - Can Fashion be Sustainable?

28/01/2021 at 18.00

In addition to making Wolfson greener, the Green Society organises fortnightly talks about a wide range of green issues (hosted as zoom webinars) during term time.

 

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WolfWorks for undergraduates: Writing Essays in the Social Sciences

28/01/2021 at 19.00

This workshop is a great opportunity to reflect on the demands and processes of university essay writing.

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