The Girton College eNewsletter: October 2015 - featuring the latest news and forthcoming events including the Spring Ball.
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Many congratulations to the Girtonians who received honours in the Queen's Birthday Honours List 2015.
The College Visitor, Baroness Hale of Richmond, will be the new Honorary President for the Cambridge University Law Society, and is the first woman to serve in this role in the Society's 115 year history.
Fair weather or foul? The macroeconomic effects of El Niño
Fair weather or foul? The Macroeconomic Effects of El Niño. Watch Girton Official Fellow Dr Kamiar Mohaddes present research on how El Niño-related weather events affect the economy at the national, regional, and global level.
Artist in Residence 2014-15, Sonny Vadgama, has created a striking photographic portrait of the Mistress.
Since its inception the Girton Spring Ball has always been a highlight of the College social calendar. Jonathan Murphy, President of the 2016 Girton Spring Ball Committee, looks at the history of the Girton Ball.
Dear World... Yours, Cambridge: the campaign for the University and Colleges of Cambridge
Dear World... Yours, Cambridge: the campaign for the University and Colleges of Cambridge. Watch this inspiring film that celebrates Cambridge’s impact on the world as the University launches its new fundraising initiative.


  • Saturday 5 March 2016            Alumni Sports Matches
  • Wednesday 9 March 2016            Law and Finance Event, London

  • Friday 11 March 2016                Girton College Spring Ball

  • Friday 1 April 2016                         MA Congregation Dinner

  • Saturday 2 April 2016                    MA Congregation

  • Thursday 19 May 2016             Alumni Formal Hall
The Blues Village at the Varsity Matches, Twickenham, Thursday 10 December 2015.

The Varsity Match has been the focus of Oxford and Cambridge rivalry since 1872. This year is particularly special as Twickenham
will host The Women’s Varsity Match for the very first time. The Blues Village has dedicated Oxford and Cambridge marquees near to the stadium, making it a perfect place for a Girton reunion. Tickets are now on sale.
Girton College Spring Ball: Equinox, Friday 11 March 2016.
Only Standard Tickets are left!

Come on a journey of discovery to the ancient lost worlds of Central and South America. Immerse yourself in the lush Amazon rainforest, explore the remote mountain city of the Cloud Warriors, and wander through the grandeur of Chichén Itzá, as we celebrate the arrival of the Spring Equinox. Join us for what promises to be a magical evening


Was anyone in your family a suffragette or a suffragist? If so, author Jane Robinson would be delighted to hear from you for her new book - Hearts and Minds.
The list of Girtonian authors keeps growing. Do visit our website to view the new additions and please get in touch if there are any omissions.


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