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A-level results

We're looking forward to welcoming new faces to Cambridge in October. Here is a selection of the new undergraduates who will be joining us...

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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News - Cambridge researchers change donor kidney blood type

Altering the blood type of deceased donor kidneys using 'molecular scissors' offers hope to ethnic minority patients who struggle to find suitable transplants.
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Features - Medieval medicine under the spotlight

How did our medieval ancestors use dove faeces, fox lungs, salted owl or eel grease in medical treatments? A project at the University Library is about to find out.
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Features - Supporting Kharkiv's medical students

Twenty Ukrainian medical students, whose training was thrown into turmoil by the Russian invasion, are beginning clinical placements at hospitals around Cambridge.


Concerts, lectures, sports events, festivals and more

Festival - Open Cambridge - 9 to 18 September

Culture lovers can look forward to the return of Open Cambridge, which boasts a cracking series of walks, talks, tours, and online events.

Admissions - Cambridge Open Days - Thu 15 to Fri 16 September

Explore Cambridge in person, look around our Colleges and meet current students at our Open Days for prospective applicants.

Exhibitions - Darwin in Conversation - to Sat 3 December

The exhibition at the University Library includes the 'Tree of Life' notebooks and examines how the naturalist sought help from a cast of thousands across the globe.

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