Graduate & Doctoral Hooding

Hoods will be provided for use to graduate and doctoral degree candidates during the ceremony. These hoods must be purchased or returned following the ceremony. The appropriate hood color will be placed over the graduate’s head from behind. Graduates should bend at the knees if necessary to assist during hooding. The person hooding the students…

Plug-and-play diagnostics

[WHOOSH] [MUSIC PLAYING] Researchers at MIT’s Little Devices lab have developed a set of modular blocks that can be put together in different ways to produce diagnostic devices for various functions, such as infection detection and monitoring. These plug-and-play devices are low cost, reliable, re-usable, and require little expertise to assemble. The components consist of…

University Challenge – Christmas 2019, Episode 3 – Guildhall School of Music and Drama v UCL

APPLAUSE Christmas University Challenge. Asking the questions – Jeremy Paxman. Hello. It’s time for two more teams of distinguished alumni to put down their wassail cups and pay attention, as some challenging questions await them in the third fixture in this short and what passes for festive series. AUDIENCE CHUCKLES Their aim is not only…

University Challenge – Christmas 2019, Episode 2 – Birmingham City U. v Wadham College, Oxford

APPLAUSE Christmas University Challenge. Asking the questions, Jeremy Paxman. Hello. Time to open another window on our intellectual advent calendar and gawp at a couple of teams of grown-ups doing battle for the honour of their former institution. We’re playing seven matches in this first round, but, out of seven winning teams, only the four…

The Undergraduate Application Process at Cambridge University

(upbeat acoustic music) – [Narrator] If you’re thinking about applying to Cambridge here are some key things you need to know. Our admissions tutors assess every applicant individually, looking at all the available information. Our application process starts earlier than for other universities so that there’s time to collect and consider everything. The very first…