News

Richard Gowers has released a new album on the King's College record label.

21 September 2018

PhD student Lindsay Branham showcases her Virtual Reality short film Even in the Rain at the prestigious international festival.

31 August 2018

The MRC Laboratory of Molecular Biology is commemorating the centenary of the birth of Professor Fred Sanger, a Fellow at King's from 1954 to 1983 who is widely regarded as "the father of genomics". 

29 August 2018

Cuttings of one of the willow trees celebrated in Xu Zhimo’s most famous poem “Second Farewell to Cambridge” are to find a new home in China.

24 August 2018

A memorial garden commemorating the Chinese poet Xu Zhimo (1897-1931) was formally opened on 10th August by Xu's grandson Tony.

13 August 2018

Prospective students from Black and Ethnic Minority backgrounds were invited to the College to meet current students and Fellows, to garner practical advice about applying to the University, and to listen to an Empowerment Session from spoken word performer George the Poet.

24 July 2018
Edward Button

Edward Button has been appointed as second alto in the world-renowned vocal sextet.

24 July 2018

£20,000 prize awarded to Pumped Heat, a company aiming to decarbonise the electricity system through long duration energy storage.

17 July 2018
Gerald Finley

A number of King's alumni feature in this year's BBC Proms.

9 July 2018

Thank you and well done to our student callers for their amazing efforts in raising almost £200,000.

5 July 2018

A composition by King's alumna Kate Whitley (KC 2007) was premièred in Trafalgar Square on Sunday 29th June by the London Symphony Orchestra, conducted by the Orchestra's Music Director Sir Simon Rattle.

4 July 2018

Darin Weinberg's book Contemporary Social Constructionism (2014, Temple) has been awarded the 2018 Melvin Pollner Prize in Ethnomethodology by the American Sociological Association's section on Ethnomethodology and Conversation Analysis.

22 June 2018
Muhly – To Stand In This House – cover image

The College's own label supports new music with digital releases by Nico Muhly and Francis Grier.

13 June 2018

Among those recognised are King's alumni Charles Saumarez Smith, Thomas Adès, Alison Davenport, Susanna Eastburn and Geoffrey Harcourt.

11 June 2018
Daniel Hyde, the new Director of Music at King's

Daniel Hyde will succeed Stephen Cleobury from October 2019.

23 May 2018

The Master of Peterhouse and former Diplomatic Correspondent for the BBC will give the annual address.

10 May 2018