About Us

As a Downing graduate, you are part of a diverse and vibrant community of thousands of alumni. The Alumni & Development Office works to maintain a lifelong link between you and Downing after you’ve graduated. We offer you many opportunities to make your relationship with the College both meaningful and rewarding through regular events, reunions and communications.

The Alumni & Development Office

Downing College, Cambridge, CB2 1DQ. Tel: 01223 334850 Email: development@dow.cam.ac.uk

Alumni & Development Office Staff

Development MANAGER

Susan Esden

Tel: 01223 334825

Email: sal53@dow.cam.ac.uk

Development Assistant

Claire Varley

Tel: 01223 334850

Email: cav10@dow.cam.ac.uk



Events Officer

Rachel Tonkin

Tel: 01223 334828

Email: rjt69@dow.cam.ac.uk


Development Ambassador Fellow

Dr Sarah Kennedy

Email: slk44@cam.ac.uk


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Alumni & Development, Downing College, Cambridge CB2 1DQ. Telephone 01223 334850· Email development@dow.cam.ac.uk