Chris Haylock.

Supporting students

to reach out

Christopher Haylock, Head of the University Counselling Service, is transforming the counselling service. He wants to provide the best possible support to students at the point of need.

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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

The future of aviation.

News - The future of aviation

Aviation brings people together to tackle climate change – but it is also a major contributor to the problem. How will we solve it?
Artificial enzyme breaking apart COVID-19 virus.

News - A new way to fight COVID-19

Cambridge scientists have created ‘programmable molecular scissors’ to target and destroy the SARS-CoV-2 genetic code.
Jag Srai.

Discussion - Meet our enterprising minds

We have been asking some of Cambridge's most enterprising minds what it takes to turn an idea into a reality. Here's what we learnt.


Concerts, lectures, sports events, festivals and more

Online - Foundation Year applicant support programme - to 16 January

Get step-by-step Foundation Year application advice in our monthly webinars. The Foundation Year course is a free and fully-funded programme offering study in the Arts, Humanities and Social Sciences.

Exhibitions - Darwin in Conversation - to Sat 3 December

Step into the University Library for a free exhibition about the endlessly curious life and letters of Charles Darwin.

Exhibitions - Defaced! Money, Conflict, Protest - to Sun 8 January 2023

This new exhibition is the first of its kind to examine the interplay between money, power and dissent over the last 200 years.

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