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People want

governments to act

Ahead of COP26, a major survey experiment across seven nations – from the UK and US to India and China – finds an "overwhelming consensus" for more government-led action to protect the environment.

Artificial ‘brain’ reveals why we can’t always believe our eyes

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

News - Single dose of Pfizer BioNTech vaccine reduces asymptomatic infections

The vaccine could significantly reduce the risk of transmission of the virus from people who are asymptomatic, as well as protecting others from getting ill.

News - Psychological 'signature' for the extremist mind uncovered

A particular mix of personality traits and types of unconscious cognition is a strong predictor for extremist views across a range of beliefs.
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News - Lab-grown ‘mini-bile ducts’ used to repair human livers

The ‘mini-bile ducts’ could be grown as replacement parts that can be used to restore a patient’s own liver to health – or to repair damaged organ donor livers.


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

Online - The Big Freeze: Polar Art Festival - 4-14 March

Join the Polar Museum for a festival exploring art of many kinds inspired by the polar regions.

Online - Cambridge Festival

Our new festival takes place from 26 March to 4 April with more than 350 free online events and activities for all ages.

Online - Wellness wanders

Enjoy the latest seasonal sights on a virtual walk around Cambridge University Botanic Garden.

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