Dining Privileges

Dining Privileges entitle alumni to dine at High Table up to three times a year with no charge for food or wine.

You can dine on any three Thursdays or Sundays in each academic year during Full Term and you may bring one guest in place of one of these occasions.

Drinks are from 7pm in the SCR and dinner is served at 7.30pm.

Combination after High Table typically finishes around 10pm.

The dress code is ‘smart’.

Non-resident members do not need to wear gowns.

High Table Dining Nights – Lent Term

Sunday 25 February

Thursday 29 February (fully booked)

Sunday 3 March

Thursday 7 March

Sunday 10 March


Undergraduate alumni*:
if you have received or have been invited to receive your MA.

Postgraduate alumni*:
if your degree has been approved by the relevant Degree Committee and you have received confirmation in writing.

Post-doctoral research associates (PDRAs)*:
if you have completed your time as a PDRA.

*Please note that if you or your guest is in part or full-time education or is a Post-Doctoral Research Associate at Cambridge and elsewhere, you/they are not eligible to attend High Table.

Please book in by:

11am on Tuesday to dine on Thursday

11am on Friday to dine on Sunday

There will not be a High Table unless the Master, a Fellow or a resident Honorary or Emeritus Fellow is there to preside.

A maximum of 12 alumni and guests can be accommodated at any High Table.

If High Table is not able to take place or is fully booked, the Butler will contact you to rearrange the booking.


If you have any questions, please contact:

Gabriele Cirrottola, Butler
+44 (0)1223 766333