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 2017-18

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 2017-18.

Support students: providing opportunities and nurturing potential

  • Offer part studentships to 21 graduate students
  • Award grants to 103 students to help with their fieldwork, conferences or dissertations
  • Support 89 undergraduates from lower income households via the Cambridge Bursary scheme
  • Purchase sports equipment for Wychfield
  • Help 25 students with the costs involved with taking part in Blues level sports
  • Expand our access and outreach activities, engaging over 2,000 school students, over 100 members of school staff and nearly 300 parents.

Support teaching and continue Cambridge excellence

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

Preserve our heritage and improve our resources

  • Commence work on the WongAvery Gallery
  • Repaired the roof on S staircase
  • Conserve the order book and catalogue 17th century books in the Old Library
  • Resurface the tennis courts
  • Purchase up to date texts for the Jerwood Library

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