A delicate ecosystem

Cambridge has become a hi-tech hub to rival California’s Silicon Valley. But how was the so-called “Silicon Fen” born, and how is it continuing to thrive?

800 years of innovation

The University of Cambridge’s history spans eight centuries of transformative thinking that has changed the world as we know it 

A radical tradition

Formed by students fleeing persecution, the University of Cambridge has fostered a spirit of iconoclasm, disruption and intellectual freedom for 800 years and counting

Testing times

The challenge of educating an expanding global population is one that international education programmes are meeting head on

Going it alone

Offering an enticing degree of independence, pursuing the dream of successful self-employment is a positive career choice for many graduates

Question time

Painstaking preparation, presentation and promptness are the keys to ensuring you get the most out of an interview

The business plan

Got a brilliant idea? Great. Now write a business plan to support it and get your venture off the ground

THE NEXT BIG THING

Researchers at Cambridge are exploring new technology that will reshape the world of tomorrow