Helpful Information

Please take a look at the information below before arriving at this year's Alumni Weekend. If you have any further queries, please do contact the Alumni Events Team on or come to the Help Desk (see below for details).

Frequently Asked Questions

We hope this FAQ document provides all the information that you will need to ensure you enjoy your Alumni Weekend but please remember:
  • To bring a copy of your itinerary with you and your copy of the brochure if you have one
  • To collect your name badge and Saturday lunch voucher (if you have pre-booked lunch) from the Help Desk.
  • Please advise us as soon as possible if you are unable to attend an event so that your place can be offered to others.
  • For those who have opted to use the Park and Cycle site on the West Cambridge Site on Clerk Maxwell Road, off Madingley Road, please visit the Cambridge County council website; for information and timetables regarding catching the bus back into the City Centre.

The Help Desk

The Help Desk will be available at the following times and locations for Alumni Weekend 2012. This information is also available on the inside front cover of the Alumni Weekend brochure.

Friday 21 Sep.                                                  
The Help Desk will be at 1 Quayside 9am-5pm. You may find this map showing the location helpful

Saturday 22 Sep.                                        

CARO's Help Desk will be located on the ground floor of the Law Faculty on the Sidgwick Site (see the University's online map here) 8.45am-5pm.

Sunday 23 Sep.

CARO staff will be available to help at 1 Quayside 9am-1pm. Access is restricted at weekends so please ring the intercom marked 'CUDO: Alumni Relations' for entry.

Lecture Notes

Saturday Lecture Venues

The Saturday Lecture Day will again take place at the Sidgwick Site. Please see the Venue Handout, to find out where the lectures you have booked in for are taking place.

Reading List

We hope this Reading List, will provide you with the opportunity to do some pre or post reading for your chosen lectures at this year's weekend.

Prior Access Requirements

All Access Details for the events taking place during the weekend, can be found in the following document. Please do read if you are worried about access to a particular event/venue.
The events below have asked to be informed prior to the event if any specific access requirements are needed. 

 Friday 21 September:

All the Sculptures of the Greek and Roman World (almost), Museum of Classical Archaeology

Molotov’s Magic Lantern, Murray Edwards College

Sunday 23 September:

Murray Edwards Garden Tour, taking place twice at Murray Edwards College

Discovery of Greek Sculpture, taking place twice at 
Museum of Classical Archaeology