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In pictures: University of Cambridge shows its support for the people of Ukraine with vigil





A vigil was held outside Senate House in Cambridge for all those affected by the Russian invasion of Ukraine.

A vigil at Senate House in Cambridge for the people of Ukraine. Picture: Lloyd Mann/Nick Saffell – University of Cambridge (55264265)
A vigil at Senate House in Cambridge for the people of Ukraine. Picture: Lloyd Mann/Nick Saffell – University of Cambridge (55264265)

The building was lit up in the colours of the Ukrainian flag in a show of solidarity on Thursday evening (March 3), as staff and students listened to speeches.

A vigil at Senate House in Cambridge for the people of Ukraine. Picture: Lloyd Mann/Nick Saffell – University of Cambridge (55264236)
A vigil at Senate House in Cambridge for the people of Ukraine. Picture: Lloyd Mann/Nick Saffell – University of Cambridge (55264236)
A vigil at Senate House in Cambridge for the people of Ukraine. Picture: Lloyd Mann/Nick Saffell – University of Cambridge (55264246)
A vigil at Senate House in Cambridge for the people of Ukraine. Picture: Lloyd Mann/Nick Saffell – University of Cambridge (55264246)
A vigil at Senate House in Cambridge for the people of Ukraine. Picture: Lloyd Mann/Nick Saffell – University of Cambridge (55264277)
A vigil at Senate House in Cambridge for the people of Ukraine. Picture: Lloyd Mann/Nick Saffell – University of Cambridge (55264277)

There was also a clear message on the front of neighbouring King’s College Chapel.

A vigil at Senate House in Cambridge for the people of Ukraine. Picture: Lloyd Mann/Nick Saffell – University of Cambridge (55264257)
A vigil at Senate House in Cambridge for the people of Ukraine. Picture: Lloyd Mann/Nick Saffell – University of Cambridge (55264257)
A vigil at Senate House in Cambridge for the people of Ukraine. Picture: Lloyd Mann/Nick Saffell – University of Cambridge (55264261)
A vigil at Senate House in Cambridge for the people of Ukraine. Picture: Lloyd Mann/Nick Saffell – University of Cambridge (55264261)

Meanwhile, the Bridge of Sighs at St John’s College was also lit up in blue and yellow.

The Bridge of Sighs at St John’s College. Picture: Richard Marsham
The Bridge of Sighs at St John’s College. Picture: Richard Marsham
The Bridge of Sighs at St John’s College. Picture: Richard Marsham
The Bridge of Sighs at St John’s College. Picture: Richard Marsham

And the Guildhall, home of Cambridge City Council, was similarly illuminated in a show of solidarity.

A march is planned on Saturday (March 5), and advice has been issued for people on how to support Ukraine.

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