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Your gift will ensure that more students of outstanding academic potential from under-represented groups have the opportunity to study at Lucy, thrive academically at Cambridge, and progress successfully within their chosen fields.

You will be supporting an extraordinary college as we embark on the next stage of our trailblazing history, helping Lucy remain the go-to college for students intending to have a positive impact on society. Whether our students go on to address inequalities of opportunity in our country, or to become leaders in solving the greatest challenges facing our world, your gift will have lasting and far-reaching benefits.

  • We recommend that you seek professional legal advice when writing or amending your will.

  • Once you have included a legacy gift in your will please let the College know using our Legacy Intentions Form (download here, or email the Development Team to request a paper copy).

  • By making your gift unrestricted you will provide even greater flexibility, enabling the College to adapt and thrive.

We suggest using the following wording in your will:

I give to the President and Fellows of Lucy Cavendish College in the University of Cambridge (Registered Charity Number 1137875) [the residue of my estate ] / [ ______ % of the residue of my estate] / [the sum of £ ____________ ] free of tax for the general purposes of the College. I declare that full receipt of the Bursar or other authorised officer of the College shall be a full and sufficient discharge to my Executors and Trustees.

If you would like to discuss your giving intentions in more detail, please contact the Development Office by email on or by calling +44 (0)1223 339241.

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