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315-349 Mill Road, Cambridge, CB1 3DL

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34 mins by public transport University of Cambridge

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Newmarket Road, CB5 8EG

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About the University of Cambridge 

  1. University of Cambridge distance from the City Centre:

  • Bus - 10 minutes 

  • Taxi - 5-10 minutes

  • Walking - 20-30 minutes

  1. The University of Cambridge has on-campus student accommodation options with an average rent of £3,200/semester. The rent of the room includes electricity, water, gas, Wi-Fi, maintenance, and security.

  1. The University of Cambridge follows a two-semester academic year system. Each semester has around 15 weeks.

  1. The best month to book a University of Cambridge student accommodation after the university's offer to study is accepted is February. Accommodation applications are processed on a first-come, first-served basis, which generally start with:

  • New undergraduate - January

  • New postgraduate - January

  • For returning students - May

University of Cambridge Off-Campus Student Housing Options 

PBSAs and Private Lets are the most popular off-campus student accommodation in Cambridge. These are a little more expensive than on-campus student rooms but offer additional benefits such as flexible contract length, flexible move-in dates, independent social life, modern amenities along with room rent, electricity, water, gas, Wi-Fi, maintenance, and security included in bills. The only differences are:

  1. Purpose-built student accommodation: Average rent £950/month

  1. Private Student Houses (Private Lets) with an average price of £2,983/month

Secure a Private Student Room Near the University of Cambridge Without a University Offer Letter

Student Castle and iQ accept advance bookings for a limited number of rooms for such students with cancellation and refund provisions. T&C is applied according to the provider. We suggest checking our cancellation and refund policies before booking a room or speaking with our multilingual student housing experts.

Popular Student Areas to Live Near the University of Cambridge 

1. Mill Road

Mill Road’s average rent is around £175/week i.e (£700/month). It’s a 25-minute walk from campus. Some accommodation options close to campus include Student Castle Cambridge, The Cam Foundry, and Collegiate Castle Street.

  • Bus - 10 minutes

  • Taxi - 5-10 minutes

  • Walking - 25 minutes

2. Newnham

Newnham’s average rent is around £175/week i.e (£700/month). It’s a 35-minute walk from campus. Some accommodation options close to campus include Student Castle Cambridge, The Cam Foundry, and Collegiate Castle Street.

  • Underground (Tube)- 15 minutes

  • Bus - 15 minutes

  • Taxi - 15 minutes

  • Walking - 25 minutes

3. Chesterton

Chesterton’s average rent is around £150/week i.e (£600/month). It’s a 45-minute walk from campus. Some accommodation options close to campus include Student Castle Cambridge, The Cam Foundry, and Collegiate Castle Street.

  • Underground (Tube)- 10 minutes

  • Bus - 5-10 minutes

  • Taxi - 15 minutes

  • Walking - 45 minutes

Benefits of Booking Off-Campus Student Rooms Over On-Campus Accommodation

  • Early bird offer (Off-campus student accommodations generally give discounts or offers on early booking.)

  • Unlike university accommodation, there are many student room types to choose from.

  • No offer, no visa, no problem! Easy cancellation process.

  • Avoid expensive last-minute private student accommodation bookings.

  • Stay with your friend or partner despite being enrolled in different universities in the city.

  • More privacy because on-campus accommodations usually have shared facilities and common areas.

  • Off-campus and private facilities generally have modern facilities such as gyms, cinemas, and game rooms.

Frequently Asked Questions

Check out these answers to common questions and go to Help Centre for more details.

Is Cambridge as good as Harvard?

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Harvard University ranks among the Ivy Leagues in the United States, while Cambridge University is part of the Golden Triangle of UK universities. Both universities are ranked among the top 10 universities on the QS World Rankings Scale, with Harvard being fifth and Cambridge coming second. 

Is it hard to get into Cambridge University?

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Cambridge University is one of the most competitive universities in the United Kingdom, making it slightly harder to get into than other universities. The entry requirements for most of the university's competitive courses, such as Medicine, Computer Science, and Architecture, are A*A*A-A*AA.

Is Cambridge Expensive for Students?

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The costs of studying and living at Cambridge are almost the same as other universities in the UK. Cambridge can even be cheaper due to the substantial additional support provided by the university and its colleges.

How many international students are at Cambridge University?

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There are currently over 9,000 international students at Cambridge University, representing over 140 different countries.

Does Cambridge University offer scholarships for international students?

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Yes, Cambridge University offers a number of scholarships for international students. These scholarships can cover tuition fees, living expenses, or both.

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