Onon Bayasgalan



What links nomadic goat herders with cashmere-loving fashionistas? A unique project in the Mongolian Steppe that Onon Bayasgalan helped set up to sustain lands and livelihoods.

The Postgraduate Application Process at 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 - Warning signs over effectiveness of HIV ‘wonder drug’ in sub-Saharan Africa

Dolutegravir, the current first-line treatment for HIV, may not be as effective as hoped, suggests new research published on World AIDS Day.
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Features - Displaced lives

Dr Naures Atto has been investigating Europe's handling of the refugee crisis and giving voice to asylum-seeking migrants.

News - Read Horizons magazine

Fertility futures, polar research, nomadic herders, COVID-19 and 4,000 years of babymaking (the brief version). Download the latest issue now.


World-class concerts, lectures, sports events, festivals and more

Online - Twelve days of winter wildlife: 1-12 December

From hedgehogs to starlings and hibernating insects, celebrate winter wildlife with the Museum of Zoology.

Online - British satire and Spitting Image - 9 December

Historian Dr Lucy Delap talks to co-founder of Spitting Image Roger Law and Matt Forde, one of the new series’ voiceover stars.

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Kettle’s Yard shines new light on innovative artist Alfred Wallis.

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