Out now:
The Bridge & Floreat Domus, Spring 2024

Including plans for the redevelopment of Erasmus Building and interviews with Queens' alumni, students and Fellows


Erasmus Building looking imposing in the sun, taken from Erasmus Lawn

The Erasmus Project

The Erasmus Building is undergoing a major redevelopment in 2024 to bring it in line with the College's environmental goals and to install a lift and accessible en-suite bedroom for the first time.

Tom Holland, Queens’ alumnus and Honorary Fellow, stands in front of a packed bookshelf in his study. He has silver hair and is wearing a brown corduroy jacket, a grey cable knit turtleneck, and glasses.

'The Rest is History' with Tom Holland

The Bridge spoke to Tom Holland (1986), Honorary Fellow and Honorary Life Patron of Queens’ Cricket Club, about his hit podcast, The Rest is History, historical writing, and memories of Queens'.

President Mohamed El-Erian standing in front of a wooden lectern with Queens’ College on the front in the Fitzpatrick Hall. He is wearing a dark blue suit and is addressing the audience at the Queen’s Distinguished Lecture in Law.

From the Lodge

An update from the President reflecting on recent developments in College.

– A letter written to Henry Hart reading: With the Isis passages telling of her control of the Universe for which consult M.P.C. cf. Apuleius, and quoting Metamorphoses XI 5 (Isis Speaks). It is signed off with blessings from JSBS, and dated 15 Oct 1936.

From our Alumni

Alumni share their news, including Honours recipients, national award winners, new discoveries, and more.

Dr Tyler Denmead, a smiling man with grey hair and a tan jumper, stands in front of his bookshelf by the window in his office in Old Court

Dr Tyler Denmead

An interview with the new Dean of College, Dr Tyler Denmead (2007), on his approach to the role and his background in Education.

Aditya Jha, a man with mid-length grey hair that blows slightly in the wind, stands in Old Court wearing a blue jumper.

Daim-Zainuddin Scholars

Hear from two of our new Daim-Zainuddin scholars, Dr Aditya Jha and Haotian Wu (both 2023), who discuss their current research.

Members of the CURUFC Women's Rugby team in a tackle

Sporting Success

2024 has been a hugely successful year so far for Queens' sportspeople, including rugby, rowing, squash, powerlifting and more.

Debaye Mornan Barrera, smiling for the camera in front of the flower beds at the Mathematical Bridge. She wears a zigzag patterned jumper in navy blue, red and orange, and turquoise flower shaped earrings.

Debaye Mornan Barrera

An interview with Debaye Mornan Barrera (2022), one of the College's Alexander Crummell Scholars, about her new role in the Colombian Government.

Vuk Jeremić, a man wearing a black coat over a blue jacket and a white shirt, stands in front of the Mathematical Bridge and smiles. He is wearing glasses and has cropped grey hair.

Vuk Jeremić

Soundbites from Vuk Jeremić (1994), former President of the UN General Assembly, following his recent talk at the Cambridge Union.

Graduation Day, June 1967. L-R - David Thorp, Mike James, Nick Darlington, Oliver Kinsey, John Eatwell

My Room (Mate)

David Thorp writes a tribute to Oliver Kinsey (both 1964), his roommate in Fisher Building, and details their shared time together in room X3.

Seven people gathered on stage at the Fitzpatrick Hall following the Distinguished Lecture in Law. These include the President, Lady Rose of Colmworth, Tamara Boston, Priya Jari and Professor Richard Fentiman.

College News

Including Battle of the Bands success, the Distinguished Lecture in Law, Honorary Fellows, Alumni carols and more.

Anna El-Erian with her arm around Joanna Scanlan in the President’s Lodge

Intellectual Society

Including the recent Angevin Talks with Joanna Scanlan (1980), Charlie Siem and Owen Matthews, plus just a few of our Fellows' many accomplishments.

A group of alumni standing in front of a presentation about Queens’ following the event in the USA.

Global Events

Details from recent alumni events held around the world in the USA, Hong Kong and Singapore, many of which were attended by the Development Director.

Photo of the Earth from outer space


Reflections on COP28 by alumnus Oliver Rieche (2013), who attended the conference on global efforts to combat the climate emergency.

A group of students arranged in a grid

Floreat Domus

  • Looking ahead to our third Giving Day
  • Stories from donors who give back to Queens'
  • Details of the new Charles Villiers Stanford Fund in Music
  • 1448 Society talks by Dr Sonia Ilie (2009) and Prof Uma Kambhampati (1984)
  • Latest news on the Basketball Fund