University of Cambridge

The University of Cambridge was founded in 1209; it has a global reputation for outstanding academic achievement and world-class original research.

Teaching Excellence Framework (TEF)

TEF Gold is awarded to institutions that consistently deliver outstanding teaching, learning and outcomes for their students. Find out more about TEF.

International Student Statistics

4,765 international students in 2017–18

Welcome Arrangements

  • An International Student Guide provides pre-arrival information.
  • 'Welcome to Cambridge' events are held around the world, supporting students before they arrive in the UK.
  • Welcome events are held for newly arrived students. These include help with settling into student life at Cambridge, and give the opportunity to meet other students.

English Language Requirements

  • Applicants require a high standard of English.
  • Check on the university's website for the language tests accepted – not all tests are acceptable for all courses.

Quick Guides to International Tuition Fees and Finance