Downing College in the University of Cambridge was founded in 1800 by the bequest of Sir George Downing. Set amidst 20 acres of magnificent grounds in the heart of the city, Downing College is a community of committed scholars and students, current and future leaders in their fields. It is a place of welcome, of diversity, and of inclusion.
Latest news at Downing
Family visit 'treasures in the College collection'
Paintings given in memory of student Harry Dooyewaard (1938) return to Downing following conservation.
Downing wins Wildlife Trusts awards
Our commitment to wildlife earns the College two regional awards.