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Cambridge Student Accommodation

Cambridge is famous around the world for its university and architecture with a bustling student population. Its academic heritage makes for an excellent place to study. At aparto, we provide modern student accommodation in Cambridge with a friendly on-site team, a dedicated study area and many fun activities to help you make the most of your student life.

Student Living in Cambridge

Cambridge, is a captivating city that combines academic excellence with a vibrant student culture.

Immerse yourself in centuries of intellectual tradition while enjoying the charming streets, picturesque colleges, and countless opportunities for personal growth and discovery.

Home to The Cam Foundry, with its vibrant and inclusive student community, Cambridge is the perfect place to study.

Brilliant universities
Brilliant universities
Lots of bars & restaurants
Lots of bars & restaurants
Great transport links
Great transport links
A range of cultural activities
A range of cultural activities

Your student home in Cambridge

The Cam Foundry

315-349 Mill Road, Cambridge, CB1 3DL

From a varied range of room types to a friendly on-site team who you'll see every day, The Cam Foundry is designed to make life around your studies as comfortable as possible.

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What Students Are Saying

Want to know what student living is like at aparto?

Have a read to see what our residents have to say about living at
aparto The Cam Foundry in Cambridge!

“Absolutely outstanding accommodation perfectly located being only 10 min away from Anglia Ruskin University. The team members are really friendly and supportive, always helping with everything that the students need. ”
“I have a bronze studio with so much space, I can fit all my staff. The building is new so everything works fine and in good condition. It is close to a lot of stores and take always. We have access to buses just outside the building and it’s a walking distance to ARU, train station and City centre.”
“Really good accommodation, I have loved living here for my final year. The staff at reception are always friendly and engaging. They take time to know you and remember your name which makes the place feel homely.”

Our Student Accommodation in Cambridge

With a prime location in the vibrant city of Cambridge, The Cam Foundry offers the perfect student home for those attending the prestigious universities of Cambridge. Situated just a stone's throw away from the university campus and a variety of shops, The Cam Foundry is an exceptional choice. Our dedicated and welcoming staff members cultivate a strong sense of community, making the transition into your new accommodation effortless. Immerse yourself in all that The Cam Foundry has to offer and elevate your student living experience.

Utility bills included
Utility bills included
24/7 CCTV
24/7 CCTV
70mb WIFI
70mb WIFI
Private study area
Private study area
Friendly team
Friendly team
Regular social events
Regular social events
Cinema room
Cinema room
Lovely courtyard
Lovely courtyard
Navy 18
Simple steps on how you can book your Student Accommodation!

1. Visit our residence page - The Cam Foundry. Looking for short stays click here!

2. Browse & select your chosen room type

3. Register on the portal

4. For long stays, secure your room with one weeks advanced rent. T&C's apply.

5. The full cost is payable in full or installments via TransferMate, making international
payments FREE of charge via bank transfer.

Are you a returning student? Simply log in to the portal to rebook your room!

Student life in Cambridge

The Cam Foundry Cambridge provides the perfect student community in a vibrant city which is overflowing with history, tradition and natural beauty. This iconic university town’s serene atmosphere means it’s an excellent place to make friends and discover new interests. Here’s a taste of what to expect from Cambridge.

About Cambridge

Cambridge, a vibrant and intellectually stimulating city, beckons students from all corners of the world with its prestigious academic reputation and rich cultural heritage.

Home to the renowned University of Cambridge, this captivating haven offers a nurturing environment for eager minds to flourish. Immerse yourself in the city's picturesque landscapes, historic architecture, and diverse student community. Explore its hallowed halls, engage in lively debates, and embrace the opportunity to expand your knowledge in this scholarly paradise.

Cambridge awaits, ready to inspire and challenge you on your educational journey.

Universities in Cambridge

The University of Cambridge, including King's College and Trinity College, form a collective bastion of intellectual excellence and innovation. With a legacy spanning centuries, these revered institutions have nurtured some of the world's brightest minds.

Immerse yourself in a dynamic and stimulating academic environment, where groundbreaking research and cutting-edge discoveries are everyday occurrences.

The campuses' rich history, state-of-the-art facilities, and esteemed faculty offer an unparalleled educational experience. 

The Cam Foundry is also very close to Anglia Ruskin University, where you can take courses that will help in pursuing a career in music, the arts, healthcare, business, engineering and sports sciences.

Best Attractions in Cambridge

Cambridge boasts an array of captivating attractions that cater to all interests.

Start with the iconic Cambridge University colleges, like King's College and Trinity College, where stunning architecture and lush gardens await.

Take a leisurely punt along the River Cam, passing by the picturesque Bridge of Sighs and the Mathematical Bridge. Explore the vibrant city centre, with its charming streets, bustling markets, and diverse culinary scene.

Don't miss the Fitzwilliam Museum and the beautiful Botanic Garden. Cambridge has something for everyone to enjoy!

Cambridge universities

Cambridge universities

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Cambridge city guide

Cambridge city guide

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Frequently Asked Questions

For those questions you still might be needing an answer for, look no further, all of your answers can be found below!

There are about 25,000 students in Cambridge, which is about 19% of the total population of the city.

Student life in Cambridge is dynamic and bustling, offering a vibrant blend of academic pursuits and social experiences.

With a diverse and lively student community, there are many opportunities for extracurricular activities, clubs, and societies to engage in.

From attending fascinating lectures and engaging in spirited discussions to exploring the city's cultural offerings and enjoying the picturesque landscapes, Cambridge provides a stimulating and fulfilling experience for students.

The universities in Cambridge are renowned globally for their academic excellence and rich intellectual tradition. They provide a stimulating and rigorous learning environment, with state-of-the-art facilities, esteemed faculty, and a wide range of disciplines to choose from, making them ideal institutions for students seeking a transformative educational experience.

Yes, Cambridge is an excellent location for international students. The city is known for its cosmopolitan atmosphere and welcoming environment, making it easy for international students to feel at home.

The prestigious universities offer world-class education, while the diverse student community ensures a multicultural experience.

Additionally, the city's rich history, vibrant cultural scene, and proximity to London make it an exciting and convenient destination for international students to pursue their academic goals.

Yes, Cambridge is generally considered a safe city for students. It has a low crime rate and a strong focus on student welfare and security. The university campuses and surrounding areas are well-policed, and there are support systems in place to ensure the safety and well-being of students throughout their time in Cambridge.

The Cam Foundry, aparto's student accommodation in Cambridge, is a 10 minute cycle away from the University of Cambridge or a 20 minute walk from Anglia Ruskin University.

You can explore the historic Cambridge University colleges, take a leisurely punt along the River Cam, visit museums like the Fitzwilliam Museum, enjoy the vibrant city centre with its shops, restaurants, and markets, or simply soak in the beauty of the city's architecture and green spaces.

Beyond Cambridge itself, there are many interesting attractions to explore in the surrounding area.

You can visit the stunning Wimpole Estate, a grand country house with beautiful gardens and a working farm. The Imperial War Museum Duxford showcases historic aircraft and wartime artifacts.

Additionally, the picturesque villages of Grantchester and Ely, with their charming countryside settings and historical sites like Ely Cathedral, offer delightful day trips from Cambridge.

Cambridge offers a range of sport and leisure amenities to cater to diverse interests.

There are sports facilities like gyms, swimming pools, and sports clubs where you can engage in activities such as football, tennis, rowing, and more.

Additionally, the city's beautiful parks, such as Parker's Piece and Jesus Green, provide green spaces for leisurely walks, picnics, and recreational activities.

Cambridge features several parks, including Parker's Piece, Jesus Green, and Midsummer Common, where you can relax, have picnics, or enjoy outdoor activities.

Additionally, the beautiful countryside surrounding Cambridge offers expansive green landscapes, perfect for nature walks, cycling, and exploring the scenic beauty of the area.