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  • Free and Funded Summer in China with TEFL Certification

    Posted in News on Jan 15, 2018

    Gotoco has lots of places available on its 2018 summer TEFL programmes which take place in diverse locations all over China. Teach Chinese students English and gain a TEFL certificate, while learning all about Chinese culture and exploring one of the most diverse countries in the world. Apply today and have an unforgettable summer! Where? This year Gotoco is offering 500 places on summer teaching programmes all over China. Join us to assist with teaching projects in one of our 'real China' programmes in a typical Chinese ci...

  • Access By-Election 2017

    Posted in News on Sep 26, 2017

    Here are the manifestos for the access by-election, taking place on the 5th October. Please submit your manifesto to Andrew (vice-president@jcr.dow.cam.ac.uk) and Shyam (internet@jcr.dow.cam.ac.uk) by the 29th September. Dan Bowe Fergus O'Dowd

  • 'Dream New' Scholarship offers New Zealand

    Posted in News on Aug 02, 2017

    The ‘Dream NEW’ scholarship offers a once in a lifetime opportunity for adventurous students to receive funding for a semester abroad in New Zealand. 25 scholarships with a combined value of 60,300 GBP will be awarded: http://www.european-funding-guide.eu/scholarship/dream-new-uk   Find 12,000 more scholarships here: www.european-funding-guide.eu/

Hall Menu Mon 22/1/2018


SoupSpiced Pumpkin
MainBeef and onion pie
MainBacon loin with a cider cream sauce with buttered cabbage
Fish MainSmoked haddock and mozzarella fishcakes
Vegetarian MainVegan chow mein
DessertLemon Swiss roll
DessertToffee and banana sponge

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  • Today's Catering Timings
  • Dining Hall

    Lunch 12.30pm - 1.30pm
    Dinner 6pm - 6.45pm

    Butterfield Cafe

    8am - 6pm

    Downing Bar

    8pm - 11.30pm
  • These timings are subject to changes outside of Full Term.