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Have you applied to Cambridge for 2023 entry? You will have the outcome of your undergraduate application now, so it's decision time. Find out what to do next

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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 - Expansion of Get In programme for under-represented students

Get In Cambridge encourages students from under-represented ethnic minority backgrounds to study at the University. Donations have enabled the programme to support more students than ever this year.
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News - Cambridge Festival 2023

One of the largest festivals of its kind in the country, the Cambridge Festival features over 360 events starting on 17 March. Here's a first look at this year's programme.
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News - Scientists explain emotional ‘blunting’ caused by antidepressants

Scientists have worked out why common anti-depressants cause around a half of users to feel emotionally ‘blunted’. The study found that the drugs affected reinforcement learning and feelings of reward.


Concerts, lectures, sports events, festivals and more

Lecture - Darwin College Lecture Series - Friday 20 January to Friday 10 March 2023

This year's topic is Isolation. Join for a unique opportunity to hear experts in their field explore Isolation from different angles, perspectives and disciplines.

Admissions - Think Cambridge - Mon 30 January to Thu 16 February

Thinking about University? Join our series of webinars to inspire Year 11 and 12 students to apply to Cambridge.

Exhibitions - Looking forward to 2023 at the University Library

Spitting Image, Raymond Briggs and the Poet Laureate are among the highlights of the University Library's 2023 exhibition and events season.

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