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Postgraduate Admissions


Portal for applicants bringing a family

Read more at: Maintenance


The cost of living can be high in Cambridge and we don’t want you to have financial difficulty by not having the funds to support yourself throughout your course. Before you are admitted to study at the University, we require that you confirm your ability to cover your living expenses (or ‘maintenance requirement’) as well as your course fees.

Read more at: Childcare office

Childcare office

The Childcare Office oversees the facilities and assistance offered to University staff and students with children.

Read more at: Accommodation service

Accommodation service

Although many full-time postgraduate students are housed by their Colleges (either within the College grounds or in postgraduate hostels or flats), few Colleges can house all their student members. There can be a strong demand for suitable private rented accommodation in Cambridge but the Accommodation Service is available to offer friendly and helpful advice on housing.

Read more at: Student unions

Student unions

Postgraduate students at Cambridge are supported by two Student Unions – Cambridge University Students’ Union (CUSU) and the Graduate Union (GU), which represent student interests and ensure student’s voices are heard in decision making processes at the University.