Professor Deborah Prentice

Nomination of candidate for


Professor Deborah Prentice, the Provost of Princeton University, has been nominated as the next Vice-Chancellor of Cambridge.

Arriving in Cambridge

Why Cambridge?

Find out why studying at Cambridge is for you

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For the duration of your course most students will live in a Cambridge College – somewhere to sleep, eat, learn and make lifelong friends.

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Small-group teaching and personalised learning are central to the renowned Cambridge supervision system.

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How the University works

31 Colleges, 150 Departments, 18 Faculties, six Schools and other institutions. Discover how the University works.

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90% of graduates were employed or in training six months after leaving (2015–17).

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Living here

Cambridge offers the best of both worlds: a small-city environment with great transport connections by road, rail and air. Stansted Airport and central London are both less than an hour away by train.

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Three quarters of Masters students and a third of PhDs received internal or external funding in 2018/19. Learn more about our many funding opportunities.

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An international community

Cambridge is a global institution with postgraduate students from 145 countries. You will quickly settle in with the support we provide for international scholars.

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As a postgraduate student, you might live in a College or use our Accommodation Service to find somewhere that suits you. Find out more about postgraduate accommodation.

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Get one-to-one support and other resources from our professional Careers Service in addition to world-class employment prospects.

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Cambridge life

Student societies, sports, pubs, restaurants, shopping, museums, family venues – and London visits – all make up the Cambridge experience. Learn more about Cambridge life.

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The city of Cambridge

Famous for its architecture, history and intellectual atmosphere, our small city is just 45 minutes from London and a short hop by plane or train to Europe.

How to apply

Step-by-step guidance on the applications process


Updates from across the University

News - Cambridge recognised for its leadership in knowledge exchange

Cambridge secured the highest performance scores in many areas of knowledge exchange in today's Knowledge Exchange Framework 2 (KEF2) results, published by Research England.
Professor Rebecca Fitzgerald, Director of the Early Cancer Institute

News - Inside the new institute looking at early cancer

The first physical institute in the UK dedicated to early cancer focuses on better survival and less invasive treatments.
Legacies of enslavement: report and response

News - Legacies of enslavement: report and response

Research has looked at Cambridge and its connections to the Atlantic slave trade. The University is creating a Cambridge Legacies of Enslavement Fund which will be put towards research, community engagement and partnership activities.


Concerts, lectures, sports events, festivals and more

Festival - Cambridge Zero Climate Change Festival 2022

The event will be taking place from  Fri 14 to Sun 16 October 2022, and will be focused on the theme of Climate Accessibility.

Exhibitions - Darwin in Conversation

Join us at the University Library for a free exhibition about the endlessly curious life and letters of Charles Darwin.

Online - Postgraduate Open Days - Mon 31 October to Sun 13 November

Join us online to get a feel for our wide-ranging postgraduate community, and chat to staff and current students about postgraduate study at Cambridge.

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