Cambridge and Covid: a new academic year

15,000 students are arriving for the new academic year at Cambridge University: what experience awaits them?
02 October 2020
Presented by Chris Smith
Production by Chris Smith.


Cambridge University


On October 8th, about 15,000 students will return for the new academic year at Cambridge University. Meanwhile though, other UK institutions have seen outbreaks and quarantine measures en-masse as Covid has ripped though campuses. University of Cambridge Vice Chancellor Stephen Toope spoke with Chris Smith to discuss whether the student experience - and particularly scientific practical training - can be preserved at Cambridge in the face of measures required to control coronavirus, signs that overseas students are coming back, and the plans in place for Christmas...  


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