A vibrant cosmopolitan city, Cambridge welcomes an eclectic mix of creative minds, confident personalities and a never-ending list of talent. With outstanding architecture, history and art, this university city is the perfect location in which to develop young and emerging students.
With students joining us from all over the world, our location inspires and excites many, with endless opportunities on our doorstep. Central London is just 45 minutes away by train, and with a 20 minute commute to London Stansted Airport, Cambridge forms the perfect gateway to the rest of the UK for all.
In the city itself, we provide a range of accommodation, all of which is warm and welcoming, and importantly in safe areas within easy reach of the College.
Ensuring the maximum levels of comfort, all facilities include communal social areas, flat-screen TVs and fitted kitchens to ensure you can continue the living environments you are used to when at home. These areas are managed by caring and well-qualified accommodation managers, with supervision appropriate to your age to ensure the most relaxing and welcoming environment for all.
The thriving arts and culture scene means there is an abundance of stimulus to inspire your work and develop your creativity. The compact nature of the city means you can easily explore the historic cobblestone streets, visit some of the colleges of Cambridge University, each with their own distinct style and history, or visit more than 60 historic places of interest.
Cambridge has over 16 museums, including the Fitzwilliam Museum which houses one of the greatest art collections of the nation, spanning centuries and civilisations; Kettle’s Yard, one of the country’s finest galleries and a major centre for 20th century and contemporary art; and Primavera, a showcase for British artist talent in ceramics, glass, furniture, metals and textiles. Cambridge is the perfect location for young and emerging creative individuals to develop.
Cambridge is bursting with a mix of cinemas and theatres showing a range of art house, independent, foreign and commercial films - Cambridge Corn Exchange, ADC Theatre & Cambridge Arts Theatre, as well as concert venues like The Junction hosting over 1,000 performances a year. Cambridge is hard to beat for something amazing to see and do. You can enjoy a range of drama, dance, live performances from internationally acclaimed orchestras, to pop concerts and pub gigs. Come summer, Cambridge is buzzing with outdoor performances of music in the parks and green spaces as part of the annual Summer in the City programme of events as well as the world-famous Folk Festival, ever-popular Beer Festival.
Cambridge offers a wonderful choice of shops, from unique independent businesses and luxury boutiques to some of the world’s best high street names and designer labels. The lively 7-days-a-week Market Square offers food stalls, photographs, books and paintings. The Grand Arcade is the newest shopping centre, home to more than 60 brands, and the bohemian Mill Road offers a diverse range of shops. Alternatively, you can head out to Burwash Manor for chic boutique shopping in a picture-perfect village.
Visit Cambridge is a great website to visit to discover everything Cambridge has to offer.