Dr Rihab Khalid

Build better to

consume less

Find out about Dr Rihab Khalid's work in energy research advocating for building and energy policies that consider cultural differences and address the needs of women.

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 - Statement about the Vice-Chancellor

Today Professor Stephen J Toope notified the University Council of his decision to complete his term as the University of Cambridge’s Vice-Chancellor at the end of September 2022, after five years in office.

News - Former coalmining communities have less faith in politics than other ‘left behind’ areas

Researchers argue that the modern Left may have lost these communities to “apathy and cynicism”.

News - Have we detected dark energy? Cambridge scientists say it’s a possibility

Dark energy, the mysterious force that causes the universe to accelerate, may have been responsible for unexpected results from the XENON1T experiment.


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

Online - Candles of the night sky – 22 Sep

Astronomy and cosmology with supernovae with Dr Suhail Dhawan.

Exhibitions - Of the Earth – to 10 Oct

An exhibition of contemporary ceramics and glass from the Fitzwilliam Museum.

Online - Global Conversations – to 31 Dec

An exhibition of international art for the 20th anniversary of the Centre for Research in the Arts, Social Sciences and Humanities.

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