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Events celebrating 40 years of women at Caius

Michaelmas Term 2019 marks forty years since the admission of women at Gonville & Caius College. Throughout the year, we will be celebrating our coeducation and diversity with a series of events for college members, past and present. 


Garden Party for Caius alumni - Saturday 28 September 2019

Harvey Court Gardens, 2:30pm - 5pm

We will be launching the anniversary year with a Garden Party especially for Caius alumni in the beautiful surroundings of our Harvey Court Gardens. Guests, including Caians from the very first cohort in 1979, and their families, will enjoy a relaxed afternoon with a light tea, a first-look at our Caius Women portrait exhibition and a display from the Archives.    


Caius Club London Dinner, with guest speaker - Friday 4 October 2019

Oxford and Cambridge Club, London, 7:30pm - 11:00pm

As part of the celebration of 40 years of women at Caius, the Caius Club has invited Amanda Tipples QC (1986) to speak at their annual London Dinner, this year at the Oxford and Cambridge Club. 

Amanda will share some of her memories from Caius, and Caius Club members in attendance will enjoy a champagne reception, followed by a three course dinner accompanied by fine wines. 

All Caians can join the Caius Club at any time, for more information please visit our Caius Club Membership page. 


Launch of The Rising Tide: Women at Cambridge - Monday 14 October 2019 (running until March 2020)

Various locations throughout Cambridge

The Rising Tide: Women at Cambridge is a line-up of exhibitions, events, and displays exploring the past, present, and future of women at Cambridge. Programmed by Cambridge University Library and created by students and staff from across the University, The Rising Tide will provide a forum to discuss the past and current experience of women both positive and negative, and the ways in which the University is continuing to address equality and diversity. 


Caius Women Library Open Afternoon - Wednesday 4 December 2019 

Lower Library, 2:30 - 5:30pm

The Library and Archives will open its doors to college members to celebrate the admission of women at Caius, and women's contribution to the College over the years. The exhibition will include items from our Archives, with recent contributions from Caians. 


International Women's Day at Caius - Sunday 8 March 2020 

Details will be released closer to the date

Caius Students and Fellows will be celebrating International Women's Day at College. The celebrations will be led by the Caius feminist society, the Joyce Frankland Society.


Caius Club Dinner in Cambridge - Friday 27 March 2020

Details will be released closer to the date

The Caius Club will be hosting their annual dinner in Cambridge, with a 40 years of Women at Caius theme. 


May Week event - June 2020

Details will be released closer to the date

The students will be celebrating the College's recent history with a BOP themed around this important milestone.