Transforming Women's Futures. 1965-2015

A Brief History 1965-2015

History of Lucy Cavendish and the College

Collectively, all 22 Founding Fellows championed women at Cambridge. Individually, they also pursued their research in a diverse range of disciplines around the world. Discover our unique history.

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Events celebrating 50 years

Events at Lucy Cavendish

We are staging a rich variety of events to mark our 50th Anniversary. In our fiftieth anniversary year we are celebrating our unique history but looking forward to the next half-century.

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A day in the life of Lucy Cavendish College


College Merchandise

Lucy Cavendish College Merchandise

We now have a lovely selection of Lucy Cavendish products celebrating our 50th Anniversary available from our Porter’s Lodge.

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Discovering Lucy Cavendish

50 Facts

In this book, we invite you to discover '50 facts' about Lucy Cavendish College, share in our achievements and gain a deeper understanding of why we remain committed to enabling outstanding women to transform their lives through academic study and research.

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50 Poems

Lucy Cavendish College Merchandise

Enjoy this eclectic and diverse celebration of poems by women poets, selected by the students – a fitting tribute to celebrate out College's 50th year.

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