University of Cambridge

University of Cambridge

The University of Cambridge is acknowledged as one of the world's leading higher education and research institutions. The University was instrumental in the formation of the Cambridge Network and its Vice- Chancellor, Professor Sir Leszek Borysiewicz is also the President of the Cambridge Network.

Telephone: 01223 337 733
Address: The Old Schools, Trinity Lane, Cambridge
Postcode: CB2 1TN
Country: United Kingdom
Membership type:Founder Member

The University of Cambridge consists of over 100 departments, faculties and schools plus a central administration, most of which have their own web sites. If you are looking for information from or about a specific department, you can find details and their web pages by going to their website at

The history of the mayoralty: city charters and insignia - 9 Sep

Town and gown work together to make Open Cambridge 2017 the biggest yet

What do an 800-year old charter, a ballistic separator, and a mosaic of WWII aircraft all have in common? You can see them all, and much more besides, as part of the Open Cambridge festival this September.

31 August 2017Read in full

Alfred Stevens' sculpture Truth and Falsehood

Cambridge Festival of Ideas puts truth under the spotlight

The Cambridge Festival of Ideas celebrates its 10th anniversary with a line-up of distinguished speakers and a host of exhibitions and events.

29 August 2017Read in full

James Gard (left) & Jamil Jami. Credit: Kevin Baker,Channel 4

Cambridge students battle to be named the masters of LEGO in new TV show

Cambridge University engineering students James Gard and Jamil Jami are competing in a new Channel 4 series to win the title of ‘LEGO Masters’.

29 August 2017Read in full

distempered with drink ruocaled

College breweries: when drinking ale at University was safer than sipping tap water

From a College brewery to 3D photography, there’s lots to discover behind the scenes in Cambridge libraries in Open Cambridge 2017.

23 August 2017Read in full

Life reconstruction of Chilesaurus diegosuarezi

Study identifies dinosaur ‘missing link’

A ‘Frankenstein’s monster’ dinosaur may be the missing link between two major dinosaur groups, plugging what was previously a big gap between them.

18 August 2017Read in full

MET students Elena Odysseos and Ioannis Menicou

Institute for Manufacturing Design Show 2017

Cambridge University Institute for Manufacturing’s (IfM) 2017 Design Show challenges Manufacturing Engineering Tripos (MET) students to develop a new product, with real business potential.

11 August 2017Read in full

Cambridge Fire Station open day

Open Cambridge celebrates its 10th Anniversary

Tickets go on sale next week for the city’s hugely popular heritage weekend, Open Cambridge, which runs from 8-9 September and is celebrating its tenth year with the biggest and most ambitious programme of events ever.

9 August 2017Read in full

Professor Andrew Schofield

Cambridge engineer’s career honoured with the Sir Frank Whittle Medal

Emeritus Professor Andrew Schofield is to receive a prestigious medal from the Royal Academy of Engineering in recognition of sustained achievement throughout his career.

7 August 2017Read in full

Twitter Credit: Esther Vargas

Celebrity Twitter accounts display ‘bot-like’ behaviour

‘Celebrity’ Twitter accounts – those with more than 10 million followers – display more bot-like behaviour than users with fewer followers, according to new research.

3 August 2017Read in full

Cambridge VC and campaign co chairs

Biomedical science fellowships reflect Vice-Chancellor's legacy

Much of the world-changing research at the University of Cambridge is underpinned by postdocs - qualified researchers with fixed term contracts.

31 July 2017Read in full

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Festival of Ideas 2017: Design Fiction Jam - Wondrous Wearables

21 Oct 2017 Makespace

The Wearable Tech Fairy grants you a wish! Anything you can dream of, with any amazing powers you can imagine - as long as it's wearable. And in return? You have to tell her a story.

Festival of Ideas: Why shopping on the internet is not always a pleasant experience

28 Oct 2017Anglia Ruskin University, East Road, CB1 1PT

Consumer psychologist Dr Cathrine Jansson-Boyd talks about the factors that can play an important role in whether consumers have a satisfactory online shopping experience.