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Moving somewhere new can be daunting, but Lucy is an informal college with a friendly, welcoming atmosphere and you’ll feel at home here very quickly. 


"Lucy’s diverse community is unique; it was immediately clear that everyone genuinely wanted you to thrive - personally and academically. I couldn’t imagine a friendlier, more supportive, or better place to study and live. Lucy has undoubtedly made Cambridge home." - Sophia

Student Life at Lucy




Academic and Pastoral Support

Studying at Cambridge can be challenging: the terms are short and fast-paced and the academic standards are high. So Lucy Cavendish College provides you with a high level of academic, professional and personal support during your transition to university and throughout your degree.

“The community at Lucy is one of the most diverse, inclusive and friendly. I was supported in my academic work and also personally; everyone wants you to succeed and get the most out of Cambridge. I’ve made friends for life at Lucy!” - Catherine

The College Campus

Our modern, informal campus is a short stroll from the centre of Cambridge, within easy reach of all University departments and facilities. The College main site includes a gym, bar, café, social spaces and study areas, music practice facilities and dining hall. The library is open 24/7 and our brand new student accommodation offers the very best living experience in a cutting-edge, eco-friendly development. There are numerous opportunities to pursue your own interests, including a lively sporting scene and many clubs, societies and teams.

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Explore the subjects offered by Lucy Cavendish College