Dara McAnulty.

The naturalist

named for 2023 New Year Honours

Dara McAnulty, studying Natural Sciences, is an award-winning author and environmental campaigner. This year he was awarded a BEM for services to nature and the autistic community. Hear Dara's story

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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.

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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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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 - Cambridge-led consortium receives £28m to boost crop production sustainably in sub-Saharan Africa

Researchers led by the Crop Science Centre will develop sustainable solutions for small-scale farmers in sub-Saharan Africa. They aim to increase the yields of the farmers without the need for costly and polluting inorganic fertilisers.
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News - Sugary drinks tax results in childhood obesity dropping

The soft drinks industry levy in England was followed by a drop in the number of cases of obesity among older primary school children. The Cambridge research suggests around 5,000 cases of obesity per year may have been prevented in year six girls alone.
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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.


Concerts, lectures, sports events, festivals and more

Admissions - Think Cambridge - to Thu 16 February

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

Lecture - Darwin College Lecture Series - 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.

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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