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I just want to say thank you for all free resources you have. Your university made much more for me than any university here in Ukraine. I am not even allowed to study, even for money, because i can't pass national language exam. I speak English better than Ukranian. So again thank you so much. You're the best.

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By member950709
On 23rd August 20

University of Cambridge Ranking


University of Dundee #2
The University of Sheffield #3
Harper Adams University #4
Bangor University #5
University of Cambridge #6
University of Exeter #7
University of St Andrews #8
University of Bath #9
Nottingham Trent University (NTU) #10
University of Leeds #11

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Accommodation in Cambridge

Student Castle offers modern rooms & studios
Gym, social & study area and laundry facilities
Only a 22-minute walk from University of Cambridge


University of Cambridge Hall Rankings


Study Inn Cambridge - Castle Court #1
Trinity Hall #2
The Railyard #3
CB1 #4
Gonville & Caius College #5
Nido Castle Hill #6
Pembroke College #7
Peterhouse #8
St John's College #9
Student Castle Cambridge #10

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I just want to say thank you for all free resources you have. Your university made much more for me than any university here in Ukraine. I am not even allowed to study, even for money, because i can't pass national language exam. I speak English better than Ukranian. So again thank you so much. You're the best.

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By member950709
On 23rd August 20

Applying to University of Cambridge

Entry Requirements

>=240 UCAS Points

Average range for University of Cambridge entry requirements. Varies depending on the course.

TEF Rating

More details of our TEF outcome can be found on the Higher Education Funding Council for England (HEFCE) website.


Offer and Acceptance Rates
Offers:
3,530
÷  
Applications:
12,365
=
Offer rate:
28.55%
Acceptances:
2,565
÷  
Applicants:
12,350
=
Acceptance rate:
20.77%

This is the latest available data, published by UCAS - 30th January 2020. All data is based on UCAS standard definitions.


Covid-19 Response

TEACHING DELIVERY STATUS:
Confirmed Sept/Oct start
TEACHING MODE:
Blended learning
OPEN DAYS:
Next open day will be 2021
TEACHING NOTES:
Developing a blended approach to teaching and learning, and to enhance traditional teaching methods. Lectures will be online for the next academic year.
This is the latest available data taken from the cam.ac.uk website on 19th October 2020

University of Cambridge Reputation

The University of Cambridge is located in East England, Cambridgeshire. The reputation for teaching has been recognised with a Gold rating in the Teaching Excellence Framework. 20,890 students are enrolled at the University of Cambridge:

13,545 of these students come from the UK
2,625 come from other EU countries
- And 4,720 are students from non-EU countries.

(Source: HESA 2018/19)

The graduate outcomes for the University of Cambridge show that six months after leaving university, 96% of graduates are in work or further study. The average graduate salary six months after leaving the University of Cambridge, is £27,000 a year.

(Source: DLHE Survey 2016)

Updated: 7th September 2020


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By member851693 On 20th October 20
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Does this university offer an accredited Master in Education online?
By member1237287 On 24th April 19
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Student Review: 5 /5
By On 23rd August 20

I just want to say thank you for all free resources you have. Your university made much more for me than any university here in Ukraine. I am not even allowed to study, even for money, because i can't pass national language exam. I speak English better than Ukranian. So again thank you so much. You're the best.

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Student Review: 3 /5
By On 1st August 20

Incredible .

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Student Review: 5 /5
By On 2nd June 20

One of the best universities in the world. State of the art education in sciences.

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Student Review: 5 /5
By On 2nd June 20

The University is marvellous and there are great experiences around.

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Student Review: 5 /5
By On 22nd February 20

Nice staff and tutor. Really good studying

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Student Review: 4 /5
By On 18th February 20

Fun when you're part of the experience, but to everybody else not so much; amazing resources and facilities, but elitist and a twinge classist.

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Student Review: 5 /5
By On 10th February 20

It's one of the top universities in the world, so the facilities and social experiences including talks, seminars and etc. by experts in different areas are really good.

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Student Review: 5 /5
By On 6th February 20

Everything is nice, special experience

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Student Review: 4 /5
By On 20th January 20

Its a sick uni like, the buildings are amazing and the city is an incredible placet to live. But also like bare posh people. Literally someone in my year turned up to uni for freshers in their helicopter. Flip side of this, u get to pretend ur rich when u visit your mate's houses over the holidays and they sometimes invite u on holiday with their family so u get to like go skiing and that which is sick

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Student Review: 5 /5
By On 12th January 20

எங்கள் பெண் மருத்துவ படிக்க ஆசைபடிகிறது

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Student Review: 4 /5
By On 7th December 19

The University of Cambridge is one of the top universities in the world and has world-class teaching, facilities and opportunities for growth.

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Student Review: 4 /5
By On 25th November 19

Very good fun i go to kings very relaxed college

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Student Review: 4 /5
By On 26th October 19

I'm having a lot of fun but sometimes it's a little stressful.

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Student Review: 4 /5
By On 24th October 19

Having started recently at Cambridge, I’ve felt fully accepted the entire time - everyone is so lovely and supportive. There is an electric atmosphere of intellectualism that is incredible to be a part of, and the supervisors abd lectures are all so incredible and individual. A really amazing and beautiful place.

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Student Review: 5 /5
By On 1st October 19

Literally the best university in the world. Those pretenders in the states know nothing. Oxford is close, but evidently inferior. Of Course St John's is the best college at Cambridge.

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Student Review: 4 /5
By On 14th September 19

Cambridge is a great uni. The Collegiate atmosphere is great but occasionally it is limiting so I can see why it’s not for everyone. The academic element is fantastic and welfare and support are generally very good.

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Student Review: 5 /5
By On 12th September 19

Challenging but worth it. So many opportunities and you're taught by people who are the best in their fields and genuinely want to see you succeed

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Student Review: 4 /5
By On 10th September 19

An all round excellent university. Fantastic welfare, teaching, facilities etc. My biggest problem would be the need for more reliable WiFi, but this is a very small issue in comparison to all the things Cambridge is getting right.

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Student Review: 3 /5
By On 23rd August 19

Gorgeous town, everything depends on your college so union not very important

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Student Review: 5 /5
By On 11th January 19

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Student Review: 5 /5
By On 12th July 18

Cambridge is the best uni in the UK. Oxford can go home now. We have better accommodation and better faculty and better everything.

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Student Review: 4 /5
By On 29th May 18

Good facilities (every college has a library, canteen and most have a small gym), housing isn't cheap but on par with other expensive university cities like Edinburgh or London, plus it's all owned by the colleges so I was living on the same street as most of my friends for 3 years, with utility bills, wifi and even a weekly cleaner included in my rent. Everyone was so much friendlier and down to earth than I expected - in comparison to other unis there are so many societies/sports clubs although because of the workload you have to be quite selective with what you do. Nights out in such a small city are great because everyone goes to the same places plus Cambridge is quite safe overall so getting home at night was always really easy. Work-wise, be prepared to feel quite stupid and it can get very stressful but I found that the negatives were usually balanced out by the sense of community in college/being so close to all your friends.

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Student Review: 3 /5
By On 3rd March 18

As PhD graduate from Cambridge University, I can say that this is the most racist place on earth. All they want is international student's money! Students mental and physical and social well-being is of least concern to the university. Most colleges are poor, spending all money to feed their 100s of staffs and fellows. They have hardly any budget for students to support travel and research. Food and accommodation is extremely expensive. Colleges are all about undergraduates, most of whom are British. The Masters and tutors have little time to deal with poor international students, who can't even speak English properly. Overall, Cambridge is the most expensive city in UK. Professors are careless; they wouldn't bother if their students die while doing research. It is very hard to reach the professors. I know some professors who constantly bully their students, those coming from international background, as they are helpless. I curse my decision to come to Cambridge instead of going to US

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Student Review: 5 /5
By On 23rd January 18

So much support for me when I had a mental health crisis. I can't thank them enough.

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Student Review: 2 /5
By On 17th October 17

This university is honestly so over rated. It's like ordering caviar and getting a tin of john west tuna. Just disappointing in every way and a waste of daddy's money.

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Student Review: 5 /5
By On 7th January 17

It's a bubble - intense and crazy but also fun. You surprise yourself with how much you can learn while also playing sport or attending societies and having a social life!

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Student Review: 5 /5
By On 19th November 16

Cambridge is Cambridge. There's really not much else to say. It's absolutely fantastic.

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Student Review: 5 /5
By On 23rd September 15

Pretty wavey place to be a student.

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Student Review: 5 /5
By On 9th July 15

Best uni in the world. Hands down

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Student Review: 5 /5
By On 11th June 15

Excellent university providing us with countless opportunities, both academic and extracurricular, whilst pastoral care and social needs are simultaneously catered for through the unique college-based education offered only at Oxford and Cambridge. Meanwhile, however, Cambridge trumps Oxford through its 'feeling' - Oxford can feel like a large - and for some, intimidatingly grand, city. Cambridge is a beautiful and diverse city, yet manages to always maintain the quaintness of a rural market town.

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Student Review: 3 /5
By On 29th April 15

The university doesn't really have a campus as such, but is instead spread all around the city. This makes it a really beautiful city, but unfortunately means that tourists are constantly getting in your way to lectures. The facilities offered by the university aren't particularly good - the sports centre is miles out of town (and quite expensive), and other facilities generally depend upon your college. There are loads of clubs and societies to get involved in, at both a college and university level, and plenty of support if you want to set up your own society. The Students Union is basically non-existent, consisting of a dingy office in a basement somewhere. The career opportunities for Cambridge graduates are generally very good - employers recognise that a degree from Cambridge is really hard. However, students are banned from getting part time jobs during term time which can reduce your work experience. WiFi is only present in some colleges and lecture halls.

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Student Review: 4 /5
By On 28th April 15

Students union - does it exist as a building (collegiate system problems) but in college support is great. Wifi is pretty much all around town but some areas much slower than others. So many societies!! And lots of departments and tons of libraries.

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