How You Have Made a Difference

Support from alumni and friends have transformed lives of students as well as the fabric of the College’s buildings. Here are just a few stories showing how donations to Trinity Hall have helped make a difference.

Making a difference to Trinity Hall in 2018-19

Support from our alumni and friends makes a huge difference to the College community enabling us to fulfil our objectives of offering further financial support to students in need; maintaining an excellent level of education and pastoral care; and improving our buildings and facilities.

Donations to the TH Fund and income from endowed funds enabled us to achieve the following in 2018-19.

Support students: providing opportunities and nurturing potential

  • Offer part studentships to 37 graduate students
  • Award grants to 68 students to help with their fieldwork, conferences or dissertations
  • Contribute £105,070 in bursaries to undergraduates, including supporting 46 undergraduates from lower income households with a  full Cambridge Bursary
  • Purchase sports equipment for Wychfield
  • Enable the choir to produce a CD
  • Help 17 students with the costs involved with taking part in Blues level sports
  • Expand our access and outreach activities, engaging over 2,638 school students from 306 schools
  • Support our Entrepreneurs network, offering awards to take part in entrepreneurial projects making a difference in Africa, China and Europe.
  • Establish new academic prizes

Support teaching and continue Cambridge excellence

  • Supporting the College costs of five Fellows and two Research Fellows

Preserve our heritage and improve our resources

  • Continue work on the WongAvery Music Gallery
  • Conserve a rare atlas in the Old Library collection and digitize medieval manuscripts
  • Purchase up to date texts for the Jerwood Library
  • Refurbish the upper room in the Jerwood Library.

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