Life Changing Work Experience

Nellie-Mae Morgan has just received an unconditional offer to University. This is how she thinks UCM has helped.  I first became involved with the University of Cambridge Museums (UCM) in 2017 when I attended a Work Experience Taster Day, which I found out about at a careers fair at my college, Cambourne Village College.  The day consisted of bring 30… Read full article

Cambridge Diary: Autumn 2019

Read on for a selection of autumn highlights from across the University of Cambridge Museums… Exhibitions Happy Birthday Whipple Museum! 75 years ago Robert Whipple donated his extraordinary collection of scientific instruments to the University of Cambridge, and the Whipple Museum of the History of Science was born. The Whipple is celebrating in style with an exhibition of the founding… Read full article

“If you have any interest, big or small, in museums you should definitely consider applying”

The fourth and final week of the UCM Work Experience programme saw students from Bottisham Village College, Trumpington Community College, Arden Academy and Cambourne Village College carrying out placements at the Fitzwilliam Museum, Kettle’s Yard and the Museum of Classical Archaeology. Why did you want to do work experience with the University of Cambridge Museums? I had already attended a… Read full article