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

Going it alone

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

Experience pays?

Many firms give graduate jobs to those who have already done internships with them, so getting work experience can be vital

Start me up

It’s never too early to start building your own business empire – and university can provide the ideal springboard to success

THE NEXT BIG THING

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