Professor Bill Sutherland

The evidence


“Evidence gives us the best possible shot at saving the natural world.” Find out how a conservation revolution is helping to protect biodiversity worldwide

Welcome to 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.

Read more about accommodation.

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

Read more about how you will be taught.

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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).

Learn more about our Careers Service's wide range of support.

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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

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Features - 'The most unhelpful myth about Cambridge? That it's unreachable'

Classicist Sarah Anderson shares her experience on applying as a first-generation student.
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Features - The photographer sharing the secrets of rare manuscripts

Amélie Deblauwe takes incredibly high-resolution pictures of rare texts to make them available to everyone through the Cambridge Digital Library.
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News - Cambridge launches Help for Ukraine

A comprehensive package of new support for students and academics displaced by the war on Ukraine has been announced by the University.


Concerts, lectures, sports events, festivals and more

Admissions - Cambridge Open Days - Thurs 7 and Fri 8 July

Our Open Days are aimed at prospective applicants from Year 12 (or equivalent) and mature applicants aged 21 or over, to help them learn more about Cambridge. Attend in-person or online.

Exhibitions - Hockney’s Eye: The Art and Technology of Depiction - to Mon 29 August

An exhibition that explores David Hockney’s obsession with how we see the world, taking place across the Fitzwilliam Museum and the Heong Gallery at Downing College.

Exhibitions - Louise Stebbing: a retrospective - to Fri 16 September

An exhibition of the printmaker's work, spanning 40 years. Packed with techniques, colour, pattern, texture and technical know-how.

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