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Girton College Where Resilience Thrives

To celebrate International Women’s Day and mark the 150th anniversary of the foundation of Girton College, we are recognising the achievements of our alumnae, who have broken ‘glass ceilings’ and made a difference in the world. Watch this space and in the meantime, visit our Girton150 timeline here

See also a panel discussion ‘Glass Ceilings and Sticky Floors’ from our recent Girton150 New York Anniversary symposium here

Girton College is distinctive for being the UK’s first residential college for women offering degree-level education. Girton was also the first of the Women’s Colleges to go mixed exactly 40 years ago! Still at the cutting edge of widening participation, Girton thrives today as a centre for world class learning and research within the collegiate University of Cambridge.