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Young Leaders meet The Queen

30 June 2017

Young people who are working to preserve the environment, tackle bullying in schools, and promoting gender equality were recognised by the Queen at Buckingham Palace last night – following a year of leadership studies provided by the University of Cambridge Institute of Continuing Education (ICE). The Queen’s Young Leaders...

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The Anglo-Saxon Fenland: a new book by Dr Susan Oosthuizen

27 June 2017

The Anglo-Saxon Fenland , the latest book by Dr Susan Oosthuizen, Reader in Medieval Archaeology at ICE, has just been published. It unexpectedly reveals a traditional landscape managed by relatively prosperous communities who lived in stable societies into which newcomers from north-west Europe were absorbed. The 'dark' ages have finally stumbled into the light.

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Dr Nigel Kettley awarded prestigious teaching prize

22 June 2017

We are delighted to announce that Dr Nigel Kettley , ICE’s Academic Director for Education and Social Science, has been awarded a prestigious Pilkington Prize for his outstanding teaching. The 24th annual Pilkington Prizes , which honour excellence in teaching across the University of Cambridge, were held at Gonville...

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Pride and Prejudice in the open air at the ICE Summer Festival

21 June 2017

Theatre, movies, concerts, a sustainable food festival and fascinating lectures – all at the University of Cambridge Institute of Continuing Education at Madingley Hall from June to September. An outdoor theatre performance of Pride and Prejudice and an open-air movie showing of The Theory of Everything are just two...

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Discover how psychology swayed your Brexit vote

29 March 2017

Learn about the psychology of politics (and other fascinating topics) at the Institute of Continuing Education’s Open Day – Saturday 1 April, Madingley Hall Psychology and neuroscience could help us to understand how we voted in the Brexit referendum, says ICE psychologist De Lee de-Wit. Britain’s decision to leave the EU...

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Unstick your career at the ICE Open Day

21 March 2017

Feeling stuck in your career? You can get advice on your next move from a top employment coach. Career expert Dr Sonia Rignall will offer free, personal career advice at the Institute of Continuing Education’s Open Day on Saturday 1 April, Madingley Hall. This unique, one-off session has been specially designed to help...

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All-star line-up for Institute’s first Literary Weekend

7 March 2017

The University of Cambridge Institute of Continuing Education is teaming up with Cambridge Literary Festival to hold a glittering author event at the Institute’s home in the stunning 16 th -century mansion of Madingley Hall. The event is one of the highlights of a weekend of creative writing seminars and a literary dinner...

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A14 roadworks: closure of The Avenue in 2017 and 2018

23 January 2017

We have been informed by the A14 implementation team that The Avenue, which connects Madingley village with the A14, will be partially closed between Monday 20 February 2017 and Thursday 1 March 2018 . The section of road affected runs from the junction with the A14 to the junction with Dry Drayton Road. As a consequence...

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Madingley Hall opens the gates to continuing education

20 December 2016

The University of Cambridge Institute of Continuing Education held a ceremony today, 20 December 2016, to mark the official opening of its new entrance gates. The 4.1m-high iron gates have been restored and extended over recent months to allow fire engines and other high-sided vehicles to pass through safely. They were...

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Madingley Hall achieves highest rating from the Sustainable Restaurant Association

7 December 2016

The Institute of Continuing Education at Madingley Hall has been rewarded for its exceptional standard of sustainability with the highest possible rating from the Sustainable Restaurant Association (SRA). The Hall received three 'Food Made Good' Stars from the SRA in recognition of the high standards it demonstrated across...

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