Studying at University of Cambridge?

University of Cambridge offers a great university experience. Find out why The Cam Foundry residents love studying there.

University experience

The University of Cambridge was founded in Founded in 1209, the University of Cambridge is the fourth-oldest university in the world and has more than 20,000 students, from 150 countries.

There are 31 Colleges, six Schools and over 150 Faculties and Departments that make up the University of Cambridge, covering a vast array of subjects and specialised areas of research.

The University of Cambridge is rich in history – its famous Colleges and University buildings attract visitors from all over the world. But the University's museums and collections also hold many treasures which give an exciting insight into some of the scholarly activities, both past and present, of the University's academics and students.

The University is one of the world's oldest universities and leading academic centres, and a self-governed community of scholars. Its reputation for outstanding academic achievement is known worldwide and reflects the intellectual achievement of its students, as well as the world-class original research carried out by the staff of the University and the Colleges.

Many of the University's customs and unusual terminology can be traced to roots in the early years of the University's long history, and this section of our website looks to the past to find the origins of much that is distinctive in the University of today.

Cambridge is home to many open green areas, perfect for grabbing some fresh air between studies and visiting all the local amenities.

Student life at University of Cambridge

Get involved at the student’s union where you can join clubs and take part in activities and events. There are more than 760 societies covering a huge range of activities, hobbies and causes. From boxing, baseball and badminton, creative writing, movie’s and martial arts there is tons to get involved in.

Get involved at the student’s union where you can join clubs and take part in activities and events. There are more than 760 societies covering a huge range of activities, hobbies and causes. From boxing, baseball and badminton, creative writing, movie’s and martial arts there is tons to get involved in.

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Location

University of Cambridge is located in the city centre via a light walk or a short bus journey. The journey time from aparto The Cam Foundry, which is located right on Mill Road is around a 10-minute bus ride.

In the city centre there is also a train station with a regular train service to other areas of the UK.

Your home in Cambridge

Experience stylish and modern student accommodation at aparto. Benefit from a cinema room, gaming station, huge common area and two separate study rooms. Meet new residents via our full events programme featuring cooking classes, cocktail nights, yoga classes and more!

The Cam Foundry

315, 349 Mill Rd, Cambridge CB1 3DL

Benefit from a cinema room and loads of social and study spaces. Meet new residents via our full events programme featuring cooking classes, cocktail nights, yoga classes and more!

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Life at The Cam Foundry

View life at aparto The Cam Foundry, our events and what else our residents have been up to!