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Madingley Hall wins Environmental Award

22 October 2014

Madingley Hall, home to the Institute of Continuing Education, has won a Silver Award at the 2014 University of Cambridge Catering Managers Committee (CMC) Environmental Awards. Now in their 4th year, the CMC Awards help to promote environmental and ethical awareness across Cambridge College catering departments...

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ICE courses recognised by the Association for Coaching

26 August 2014

The University of Cambridge Institute of Continuing Education (ICE) is pleased to announce that its coaching qualifications have been officially recognised by a world-leading independent coaching network. ICE is now an Organisational Member of the Association for Coaching (AC), whose mission is ‘to inspire and champion...

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'Naked Scientist' Chris Smith joins ICE as Public Understanding of Science Fellow

11 August 2014

The University of Cambridge Institute of Continuing Education (ICE) is delighted to announce that as of 1 September 2014, Dr Chris Smith will be joining ICE’s academic staff as Public Understanding of Science Fellow. Chris is a consultant virologist based in the University Department of Pathology and in the PHE (Public...

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ICE supports The Queen's Young Leaders Programme

9 July 2014

The University of Cambridge Institute for Continuing Education (ICE) will be leading the University’s major contribution to an initiative launched at Buckingham Palace today which will celebrate talented young people from across the Commonwealth over the next four years. The Queen’s Young Leaders Programme has been...

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Dr Jenny Bavidge awarded prestigious teaching prize

9 July 2013

We are delighted to announce that Dr Jenny Bavidge, ICE’s Academic Director for English Literature, Film and Creative Writing, has been awarded a prestigious Pilkington Prize for her outstanding teaching. The 20th annual Pilkington Prizes , which honour excellence in teaching across the University of Cambridge, were held...

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'Friends of Madingley Hall' launched to mark ICE's 140th anniversary year

5 March 2013

Madingley Hall, home of the University of Cambridge Institute of Continuing Education (ICE), means a great deal to many people. Making friends here, renewing those friendships on return visits, studying with like-minded people, and enjoying the special atmosphere of the Hall and its gardens: this is what makes Madingley...

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Madingley Hall opens the door to new facilities

21 April 2012

Madingley Hall, home to the University of Cambridge’s Institute of Continuing Education, welcomed Professor John Rallison, the University’s Pro-Vice Chancellor for Education, to cut the ribbon and declare the Courtyard Suite officially open this week. The Courtyard Suite offers a large teaching and meeting area, with space...

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Online courses now available for booking

4 April 2012

We are delighted to announce our new programme of online courses, now available for online booking. These short, intensive courses give you access to world-class learning led by Cambridge experts - wherever you are in the world. The first set of courses begins in June 2012, with subjects including philosophy, ancient...

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Extramural: Literature and Lifelong Learning – a new book by Adrian Barlow

9 March 2012

Adrian Barlow, former Director of Public and Professional Programmes here at ICE, has written a new book about continuing education and his time teaching literature at Madingley Hall. In Extramural , published this month by Lutterworth Press, Barlow argues for the continued relevance of adult education in the face of...

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Local history, national future: ICE academic's research in the news

24 February 2012

Pioneering research by Dr Samantha Williams , University Lecturer and ICE's Academic Director for Local and Regional History, has made the news this week following the publication of her new book on the English Poor Law. In Poverty, Gender and Life-Cycle under the English Poor Law, 1760-1834 , Dr Williams examines the...

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