Catherine Arnold

Unexpected

experiences

What links two large furry Loch Ness Monsters, key-cards, and donning a gown to eat pot noodles? The answer is the unexpected creativity that blossomed in a time of coronavirus, says Catherine Arnold, Master of St Edmund’s College.

Why Cambridge?

Find out why studying at Cambridge is for you

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Accommodation

For the duration of your course most students will live in a Cambridge College – somewhere to sleep, eat, learn and make lifelong friends. 

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Teaching

Small-group teaching and personalised learning are central to the renowned Cambridge supervision system.

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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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Careers

90% of graduates were employed or in training six months after leaving (2015–17).

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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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Funding

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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Accommodation

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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Careers

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

News

Updates from across the University

Homerton College, Cambridge

News - Statement on Homerton College and COVID-19

Residents of West House at Homerton College are being asked to self-isolate following 18 positive cases of COVID-19
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News - Cambridge game ‘pre-bunks’ COVID-19 conspiracies in fight against fake news

Game developed in partnership with UK Government aims to help public understand how COVID-19 misinformation circulates online – and protect them from its influence
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Features - On being black at Cambridge

Sharon Mehari, president of the African Caribbean Society, talks about her experiences

Events

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

Exhibitions - Alfred Wallis Rediscovered: 24 October 2020 – 3 January 2021

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

Online - Postgraduate virtual open days: 2-15 November

Find out about applying for postgraduate study and explore Cambridge virtually at our open days

Online - Museum Remix: Unheard

Help us remix and retell the stories behind the University of Cambridge Museums' under-explored objects

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