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Alumni events archive


1964 Reunion – 3rd June 2017

We welcomed back our group of alumni who matriculated in 1964 for a visit to the Department.

Cambridge society of London

Fleet River Walk – World Wetlands Day 2013

2nd February 2013.

World Wetlands Day 2013 saw members of the perched above the head waters of the Fleet River in Highgate North London. Lester Hillman, an alumni of the Department, was one of the organisers.

Nigel Gates

Nigel Gates: “Unexpected opportunities – a geographer’s somewhat unusual post-school career path”

27th April 2010.

Alumni talk organised by CUGS. Nigel Gates will speak on the topic of “Unexpected opportunities – a geographer’s somewhat unusual post-school career path”.

John Pilkington

John Pilkington: ‘Heart of the Sahara’

22nd October 2008.

Alumni talk co-hosted by the Department of Geography and the Cambridge Branch of the Geographical Association: ‘Heart of the Sahara’ by John Pilkington, explorer, lecturer, photographer, author and broadcaster (Trinity Hall 1968-1971)

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Peter Williams

Peter Williams: ‘From Cambridge Geography to the Olympics’

10th March 2008.

The first in our series of careers talks was given by a former student of the department, Peter Williams, who works for the Housing Department of Newham in East London and is involved in the development of the Olympic village in Stratford.

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