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There is so much more to do and no time to waste. From halting climate change and tackling cancer to increasing student support and improving care of sick children. Join Cambridge in responding.

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A new, major interdisciplinary initiative focused on the transition to a zero-carbon future, bringing together the best of Cambridge in people, research and knowledge exchange.


Help us to ensure that all students with the potential to excel, from all parts of the UK and the world, have a chance to study at Cambridge and its Colleges, not just some.


With over 360 Olympians and 1,000 full internationals among our alumni, we are proud of our tradition of excellence. Our sights are set on growing this legacy by providing a sustainable sporting environment for students of all backgrounds and interests.

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The University has six schools, each of which constitutes an administrative grouping of faculties and other institutions. We have over 100 academic departments, faculties and institutes in total.

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The University’s collections are a world-class resource for researchers, students and members of the public representing one of the country’s highest concentration of internationally important collections.


From music to drama and dance — the performing arts have a long history at Cambridge and play an important role in enriching the lives of students and the wider University community.

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Colleges underpin Cambridge’s excellence and are the heart and soul of student life. They provide individual pastoral and academic support for each student within a supportive community.


The University’s General Fund is a valuable source of unrestricted funding for the University, allowing the Vice-Chancellor to direct funds to projects that have pressing needs. By making a gift to the University’s general fund, we will be able to direct your gift to where the need is greatest.

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