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

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 

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

A temping offer

Temporary employment provides graduates with a perfect opportunity to suss out the workplace

Embarking on a career

Identifying your ideal job and landing a position requires preparation, passion and, above all, perseverance. In other words, hunting for a job can be a job in itself

A LETTER TO THE WORLD

The university’s “Dear World, Yours Cambridge” campaign has been developed to raise donations to the world’s most prestigious university