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Institute of Continuing Education (ICE)


Set around large secluded gardens, this graceful College is just across the road from the main teaching site, and a short walk from the historic city centre. Meals are taken in airy College Hall, overlooking the gardens.

Newnham College has produced many leading women writers, scientists and intellectuals. Founded in 1871, it received a College charter in 1917 and in 1948 its women finally received University degrees. The graceful Queen Anne-style buildings are set around the extensive lawns and flower beds of the beautiful gardens. Newnham is currently one of three women’s Colleges in Cambridge, but is open to both male and female students during the summer.

You can choose a standard single room with shared bathroom facilities (in Sidgwick Hall), or a modern en suite single or shared double room with your own bathroom (in the new Dorothy Garrod Building). Newnham provides served buffet-style dinners, and a traditionally-served Closing Dinner on the final night of each two-week term.

Dorothy Garrod Building en suite rooms are available for Term I week 1 only; Term II full programme only; Term III week 2 only. There are a very limited number of shared double en suite rooms.

Sidgwick Hall standard rooms are available for one week only or the full programme.

Facilities include: en suite and standard rooms; wifi access in rooms; bed linen and towels; laundry room

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