University of Cambridge
What are the best things about studying at your university?
"Everything! Stunning location and amazing history. It really is a joy to rush to a supervision through those beautiful surroundings. The vibrancy of student life is really special, despite us doing more work than a lot of other unis. We seem to do a lot more sport, music, drama, any extra-curricular you could ever imagine. The academic side is obviously fab as well, the teaching is on a completely different level from almost all other universities and that makes the high volume of study we have to do really interesting and enjoyable. The best thing about the uni though, is the people. People from all over the world, from all different spheres have come to this tiny town and the confluence of the amazing senses of humour, talents, skills, worldviews is a wonder to see and be part of."
"Cambridge has a world-renowned reputation (bound to put me in good stead in the future), with world-class teaching facilities and fellows. The level of contact I received is unparalleled, and really allows me to engage with my subject in an incredibly intimate way, learning often through one-on-one contact with a leading expert in the field."
"It is a collegiate university, so there is a great chance to meet lots of people from other years and courses, rather than simply sticking with a small group of people. It also means there are many more societies to join, both casual and serious."
"Good social life due to college system, prestigious, had the best version of my programme (natural sciences). Good opportunities for research and graduate programmes, inexpensive living costs, good graduate prospects."
"The academic side is exceptional and you know that you are receiving the best education. The social side is completely different to anything you could receive anywhere else."
"Quality of teaching; amount of sporting and extracurricular opportunities available; collegiate system."
"It's a very challenging atmosphere, prepares me to deal with the world of work with ease. The sports, formal dinners and the spectre of social life also makes the experience memorable."
"It's the best university, and everyone around you is so talented. The education is world class, and it's so good knowing our job prospects are promising for the future."
"Lots of tradition. Things like formal ball regularly."
"One-to-one teaching; college experience; Cambridge is small so everything is nearby."