Corpus is pleased to again host a three-day residential summer school for Year 12 (or equivalent) women who are interested in mathematics, physics, chemistry or engineering and are planning on applying to a competitive university in autumn 2017. The event is aimed at encouraging women to study STEM subjects at university, and to give them advice on course choice and how best to prepare a competitive application. The summer school will run from 29 June – 1 July 2017 at Corpus, with accommodation and meals provided free of charge.
For full details of eligibilty and instructions on how to apply, please click here.
The Duff Cooper Prize for 2016 has been awarded to Meetings with Remarkable Manuscripts by Dr Christopher de Hamel. Artemis Cooper, chair of the judges, described this year’s shortlist as particularly strong. The other shortlisted books were Citizen Clem by John Bew, This Long Pursuit by Richard Holmes, The Return by Hisham Matar, and East West Street by Philippe Sands – an alumnus of the college.
The College congratulates Jacob Hallam (OM 1991) on his being appointed Queen’s Counsel. He read History at Corpus 1991-4, was called by Gray’s Inn in November 1996, is a tenant at 6KBW, was appointed Junior Treasury Counsel 2014, and appointed Recorder of the Crown Court 2016.
He was admitted to the the silks’ bench at the Royal Courts by Sir Terence Etherton, Honorary Fellow of the College.