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?

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

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 

Testing times

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

Useful job apps

Smartphones have created many great opportunities for jobseekers, with apps that assist in networking, creating CVs and preparing for interviews

Going it alone

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

Constructing a winning CV

To clinch that all-important job interview, you need to sell yourself and stand out from the crowd

BRILLIANT MINDS

How has the University of Cambridge produced more Nobel laureates than any other educational institution on earth?