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Postgraduate Admissions


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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. CUSU represents all Cambridge students and the Graduate Union represents all postgraduate students at the University, and mature undergraduate students.

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Childcare Office

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

The University has two day nurseries with student places at West Cambridge and Eddington for children from three months to school age. The University also has a Holiday Playscheme which operates during the state school holiday periods (excluding Christmas and Bank Holidays) for school-age children; although our venue at St Mary’s Junior School is also open for some additional holiday periods. 

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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.

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Read more at: Maintenance


Before you are admitted to study at the University of Cambridge, we require evidence that you will be able to cover the minimum maintenance requirement for your course. The cost of living can be expensive in Cambridge and we don’t want you to have financial difficulty by not having the funds to support yourself throughout the duration of the course.

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