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Cambridge is an exciting and unique city with a rich history. As a student, you have the opportunity to make the most of it. Most Departments, Colleges and University buildings are located towards the centre of the city, making it easy to get around. You can view a map of the University.


Clubs, pubs, bars and restaurants

  • For information on African and Caribbean restaurants, products and more, the African Society of Cambridge has a great guide on their new students page.
  • For information on the typical Cambridge going out-out uniform, what to wear to formals and more on Cambridge style check out this fashion article by Varsity.


Parks and green spaces


Bookstores and cafes

  • Exploring Cambridge’s fantastic bookstores can be a great way to find your way around the city or just a relaxed way to pass time.
    Make sure to look out for the student discount!
  • Spacefinder is a great tool for finding a spot in Cambridge to work - whether that be a café, library or university building. You can find a space by filtering for preferences such as 'atmosphere' and 'noise level'.


Accessibility and getting around

  • As most buildings are central in the city many students travel on foot or via bicycle.
  • Students are also able to use the Universal bus service to get to key sites across the University.

You can learn more about the accessibility of different sites and departments using the AccessAble guides to the University.