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King’s reveals

first solar panels

King’s College has begun installation of 438 new solar panels on its iconic Chapel. The panels will reduce the College’s carbon emissions by more than 23 tonnes each year - the equivalent of planting 1090 trees.

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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 - Stem cell therapy shows promise for MS

Early-stage stem cell therapy trial shows promise for treating progressive multiple sclerosis. It was shown to be safe, well tolerated and has a lasting protective effect on the brain.
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News - New world-class functional genomics laboratory

Cambridge partners with AstraZeneca and Medical Research Council on new functional genomics laboratory. It will support the discovery of new medicines and diagnostics at the Milner Therapeutics Institute
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Features - Discovering the vast woodlands of the Fens

The Fens of eastern England, a low-lying, extremely flat landscape dominated by agricultural fields, was once a vast woodland filled with huge yew trees.


Concerts, lectures, sports events, and more

Exhibitions - Cambridge Botanic Lights - Friday 1 to Friday 22 December

Bringing the Garden to life after dark, these stunning light displays will highlight some of the Garden’s most beloved features. Join us for Cambridge University Botanic Garden’s first ever winter lights trail.

Lecture - Chris Boardman: how cycling can save the world - Wednesday 6 December

Join former professional cyclist Chris Boardman as he discusses the positive impact of active travel on our communities and the environment.

Exhibitions - Real families: stories of change - to Sun 7 January 2024

Family. It seems like such a simple, familiar concept. Yet the past 50 years have brought far-reaching changes to families. Visit the Fitzwilliam Museum to explore what family means.

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