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Archive inspired U3A work unveiled

The Cambridge Assessment archives hosted a reception to unveil artwork produced by U3A (University of the Third Age) students, who utilised the archives for inspiration. Last year, working with art facilitator Lyndall Phelps and assisted by Group Archivist Gillian Cooke, the students explored text from past exam papers, which they used to develop their own

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Art mentees to light up Corn Exchange

The final project of the Triangle artist mentoring programme is set to light up the Corn Exchange in Cambridge when the mentees take part in the annual e-Luminate festival. The work of three of the artists has been selected to show at the contemporary art event from 10 to 15 February. Abi Spendlove will use

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Cambridge Assessment reaches for the top with new HQ

Cambridge Assessment, The University’s international exams Group, celebrated the completion of the structural frame of its new Triangle headquarters on 9 November with a topping out ceremony at the highest point of the building (a 39.1m tower). Group Chief Executive Simon Lebus and Arnaud Bekaert, Managing Director, Construction London for Bouygues UK, the construction company

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‘Let there be language’ for ALL

As part of its public art engagement, Cambridge Assessment is sponsoring a neon artwork at Art Language Location (ALL2016), a contemporary art festival at Anglia Ruskin University (ARU) and other locations across Cambridge from 13 to 29 October. Called ‘The Act of Creation’ the work features the words ‘Let there be Language’ and has been

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Industry experts “very impressed” with the project

The Triangle team and Bouygues UK played host to over 70 professionals from the local construction industry and associated professionsat the end of September. A temporary stage and seating was set up within the building for the meeting of the Cambridge Forum for the Construction Industry (CFCI), who came along to hear about the project

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Masterclass brings together art and architecture

The Triangle architect and artists shared insights with students and new artists at a masterclass held at Anglia Ruskin University as as part of Cambridge Assessment’s  public art engagement activity in September. Architect Eric Parry, who also designed the award-winning Foundress Court at Pembroke College and 1 Undershaft, set to be the tallest building in

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Full STEAM ahead for careers in engineering

Year 10 students from Parkside Community College found out how to go about building a career in engineering when they spent a day at one of the city’s largest construction sites. The students were at the site of international exams board Cambridge Assessment’s new headquarters on Shaftesbury Road, where they heard about engineering careers with

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3AC students find inspiration in the Archives

A group of students from U3AC, the University of the Third Age in Cambridge, came along to the Group Archives at the end of last month to find some inspiration for a project linked to the public art engagement for Triangle. The students, who all had an interest in art, design, typography and/or creative writing,

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Girls discover how to build a career in engineering

Cambridge schoolgirls considering a career in engineering were given the opportunity to spend a day at one of the city’s largest construction sites and meet women working in the industry as part of National Women in Engineering Day. The Year 9 students from The Stephen Perse Foundation in Cambridge visited the site of international exams

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Builders turn hands to cake construction

Workers at one of Cambridge’s biggest construction sites turned their hands to cake construction this week to raise money for charity. ‘The Great Bouygues Bake Off’ at the site in Shaftesbury Road was held raise money for Headway Cambridgeshire, which is their chosen charity for the project. Trumpington County Councillor Barbara Ashwood and Cambridge Assessment

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