University of Cambridge

Location of university

Please comment on the location of your university (city, town, etc), the campus, the facilities, and student accommodation.


"The city is great, there are a lot of attractions to see. I also love cycling here, it just feels so much safer than anywhere else."
"Good location (not far from London and its major airports). Almost everything is within walking distance."
"It's all pretty good. Although there are large differences between the colleges, which isn't fair on a lot of students."
"Very beautiful and lovely facility, with very good accommodation because of the college system."
"Campus in historic city. Facilities and accommodation good."
"City (but a tiny one). Very beautiful and enough to do thanks to the vibrancy of the student body. What might be an issue is that due to the collegiate system, there is a great variety of facilities available to students. I have seen lots of different colleges' accommodation and it spans a large price and quality gradient (something the Tab recently did a study of if you want to look at their conclusions of what was the most expensive college etc). The libraries are incredible, which may not be exciting but it's what we're really at uni for at the end of the day."
"Beautiful, beautiful city. Though naturally you become somewhat immunised to it after spending a few months here! Facilities are great, though student accommodation varies massively from college to college. At Kings, it is good, though the first-year lack of cooking facilities forces you to eat in the (pricey) canteen."
"Location is great. There are so many learning facilities which is great. Student accommodation is very expensive for what it is, but I feel that is due to Cambridge house prices rather than the college attempting to make profits from housing."
"Accommodation and facilities vary between colleges but are generally very good. The town is an hour from London, which is not too far. Campus is easily navigable by bicycle."
"The location is ideal for me, as it is close to London and home. The facilities are very good, the faculty and gym are very new. College facilities are great, although in need of an update in places. The student accommodation can vary between colleges. But our ballot system ensures you can live with your friends in clean rooms so overall it's good."

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