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  • CAT graduate wins British Renewable Installer of the Year 

    A company founded by a CAT graduate  is celebrating a win as British Renewable Energy Installer of the Year. Cambridge Solar Ltd was awarded the accolade at the Renewable Energy Association

  • Postgraduate courses open day – 6th July

    Would you like to study in an immersive environment with passionate and knowledgeable people? Come to our Graduate School open day and you’ll have the chance to meet our masters students,

  • Bursary available for CAT postgraduate degrees

    This year we are delighted that we are again able to offer the Sir John Houghton bursary of £4,500 to a promising student who demonstrates that they have an excellent academic record and a

  • The new bamboo: researching durable emergency shelters

    With extreme weather events increasingly in frequency and intensity, it’s vital that we provide adequate shelter for vulnerable and displaced people. CAT graduate Maria del Mar Rodriguez Yebra

  • Highest praise for CAT in Higher Education

    We’re pleased to announce that CAT’s Graduate School of the Environment has received a positive rating for its teaching standards from the Quality Assurance Agency for Higher Education

  • An Amazing Space at the Centre for Alternative Technology

    On Tuesday evening a new amazing space at CAT was revealed on Channel 4’s George Clarke’s Amazing Spaces. Built over 24 hours on one of the most rain-swept days of the year, the beautiful new

  • Build it Live Bicester – come and join us!

    This June, join us at Build It Live Bicester as we demonstrate sustainable building materials and techniques in the ‘Centre for Alternative Technology Demo Zone’. Our mastercarpenter

  • Talanoa Dialogues – opening new conversations in Bonn

    The Paris Agreement will only be successful if we are willing to embrace the collective challenge we face and move forward together. As the urgency to act increases and expectations ahead of

  • Back to school: student story

    Returning to education after many years, CAT student Tammi Dallaston discovers a whole new world of learning. Education is changing. When I started university 30 years ago we wrote essays in

  • Supporting the genius within

    Recently a group of CAT teaching and support staff took part in a course on Neurodiversity Awareness to help foster better understanding of neurodiverse conditions such as Dyslexia, Asperger’s


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