University of Cambridge

Coat of arms
Coat of arms
Peterhouse, Cambridge's first college, was founded in 1284
Emmanuel College Chapel
Selwyn College was founded in 1882
Newnham College is one of two extant women's colleges
The Mathematical Bridge over the River Cam (at Queens' College)
The entrance to the original Cavendish Laboratory on the New Museums Site
The Faculty of Education
The Faculty of Law on the Sidgwick Site
View over Trinity College, Gonville and Caius, Trinity Hall and Clare College towards King's College Chapel, seen from St John's College chapel whereas on the left, just in front of King's College chapel, is the university Senate House
The President's Lodge at Queens' College
Margaret Wileman Building, Hughes Hall
The Bridge of Sighs at St John's College
Institute of Continuing Education, Madingley Hall.
The Old Schools (left) are the administrative centre of the university
Officers of the Regent House, including Vice- Chancellor Borysiewicz, after a graduation ceremony
Faculty of Divinity at Cambridge University
Light show on the Senate House, for the 800th anniversary of the foundation of the university
Old Court, Clare College
Senate House Passage in the snow with Senate House on the right and Gonville and Caius College on the left
Peterhouse Old Court
Great Court of Trinity College, dating back to the 16th Century
Percentage of state-school students at Oxford and Cambridge
Results for the Cambridge Mathematical Tripos are read out inside Senate House and then tossed from the balcony
Graduands enter the Senate House at a graduation ceremony
University officials leading the Vice-Chancellor's deputy into the Senate House
Trinity College's Wren Library
The Fitzwilliam Museum, the art and antiquities museum of the University of Cambridge
The University Centre main dining hall
The boathouse of the Cambridge University Boat Club
Stephen Fry in the Main Chamber of the Cambridge Union
The Main Hall at Christ's College
The bridge over the River Cam at Clare College during its 2005 May Ball
Charles Darwin—whose family was also benefactor of Darwin College
Stephen Hawking
Paul Dirac, theoretical physicist
Muhammad Iqbal, philosopher, poet
Ludwig Wittgenstein, philosopher
Thomas Cranmer
The Marlowe portrait, often claimed to be Christopher Marlowe, playwright
Lord Byron, English poet
Zadie Smith, Author
Stephen Fry, comedian and actor
Great Court, Trinity College
Corpus Christi College New Court
Gatehouse, Gonville and Caius College
First Court, Pembroke College
Gatehouse, Selwyn College
Main Court, St Catharine's College
Hughes Hall and Fenner's
Bredon House of Wolfson College
St Edmund's College
West Lodge Garden, Downing College
Queens' College Old Gatehouse
Dining Hall of Magdalene College
Chapel Court, Jesus College
Second Court, St John's College
Trinity Hall
The Cavendish Building, Homerton College
Darwin College
The chapel, Sidney Sussex College
Judge Business School interior
The Grove at Fitzwilliam College
Gatehouse, Girton College

Collegiate research university in Cambridge, United Kingdom.

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Fitzwilliam Museum

The primary entrance to the Fitzwilliam Museum
Saint Geminianus, from a pentaptych by Simone Martini (c.1284–1344)
View of one of the museum's entrance halls
Marble bust of Antinous
Copy K of William Blake's The Ancient of Days, 1794
Life mask of William Blake; plaster cast by James De Ville (September 1823)
Henry Moore, Large Reclining Figure, 1984 (based on a smaller model of 1938), outside the museum in 2004

The Fitzwilliam Museum is the art and antiquities museum of the University of Cambridge.

Cambridge University Library

Cambridge University Library
Construction of the main UL building in the 1930s
The University Library (background) and Trinity College's Wren Library (foreground), as viewed from St John's College chapel tower
12th-century manuscript of the Dover Bible, in the Parker Library, Corpus Christi College, Cambridge.
Interior of the main reading room
Bronze book bollard by Harry Gray in front of Library
Cambridge University Library

Cambridge University Library is the main research library of the University of Cambridge.

Cambridge Union

A debate at the Cambridge Union Society (c. 1887). There is no longer a dress code for members attending debates today.
The Cambridge Union
The Main Chamber
The 1815 Bar and Cafe

The Cambridge Union Society, also known as the Cambridge Union, is a debating and free speech society in Cambridge, England, and the largest society in the University of Cambridge.

Colleges of the University of Cambridge

Arms of the University of Cambridge

The University of Cambridge is composed of 31 colleges in addition to the academic departments and administration of the central University.

Peterhouse, Cambridge

Old Court, facing the Chapel
Church of St Mary the Less
Peterhouse, view from Coe Fen
St Peter's College, view from Trumpington Street, 1815
The Chapel cloisters, through which Old Court can be seen
Peterhouse's Dining Hall
Interior of the Chapel
I and H staircases, Gisborne Court, Peterhouse
Whittle Building in Gisborne Court, Peterhouse.
Exterior of the Hall, leading to the Deer Park.
Peterhouse Deerpark in Spring
William Stone Building, Scholars' Garden
John Whitgift
The Duke of Grafton
Thomas Gray
Edward Law, 1st Baron Ellenborough
Charles Babbage
Henry Cavendish
Sir James Dewar
Lord Kelvin
James Clerk Maxwell
Syed Mohammad Hadi
Sir Frank Whittle
Niall Ferguson
Michael Portillo
Colin Greenwood
James Mason
Roger Scruton
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David Mitchell
Chapel and main entrance
Part of St Peter's College, view from the private gardens, 1815
St Peter's College, Chapel, 1815
Peterhouse May Boat Crew, 1896

Peterhouse is the oldest constituent college of the University of Cambridge in England, founded in 1284 by Hugh de Balsham, Bishop of Ely.

Tutorial system

Method of university education where the main teaching method is regular, very small group sessions.

A teacher of a Latin school and two students, 1487

This system is found at the collegiate universities of Oxford and Cambridge, although other universities use this method to various degrees.

Sidney Sussex College, Cambridge

Cloister Court, Sidney Sussex College
Sidney Sussex College (1690)
Heraldic emblem of Sidney Sussex College, a porcupine (statant) azure quills collar and chain or, being the crest of the Sidney family
A view of the College from Sidney Street
David Owen, former leader of the Social Democratic Party, now a member of the House of Lords
Oliver Cromwell, Lord Protector of the Commonwealth
Carol Vorderman, British media personality

Sidney Sussex College (referred to informally as "Sidney") is a constituent college of the University of Cambridge in England.

Downing College, Cambridge

Downing College Chapel
The Maitland Robinson Library by Quinlan Terry, completed in 1992.
Downing College Chapel (behind the portico), built in 1951
Downing College boathouse on the River Cam, it was rebuilt in 2000. Here a trailer of rowing boats is shown outside the building.
East Range, Downing College, November 2006
The Paddock, the green space between the trees. The church on the skyline is on Lensfield Road.
North east view of the lawns outside the chapel.
The Howard Building
J Block accommodation
The Kenny Building
A sundial commemorating the bicentenary of the college
Ai Weiwei Trees, part of a 2016 exhibition at the Heong Gallery
The college sports ground in the snow
Aitzaz Ahsan, senior Pakistani politician
John Cleese, actor and comedian
John Leslie Green, Victoria Cross recipient
Andy Hamilton, comedian
Sir Ray Lankester, invertebrate zoologist and evolutionary biologist
Thandiwe Newton, BAFTA award-winning actress
Remi Fani-Kayode, Nigerian politician
Sir John Pendry, theoretical physicist
William Philip Schreiner, Prime Minister of the Cape Colony during the Second Boer War
Michael Winner, film director and producer
David Lloyd Jones, Lord Lloyd-Jones, Justice of the Supreme Court of the United Kingdom
Yong Pung How, former Chief Justice of Singapore

Downing College is a constituent college of the University of Cambridge and currently has around 650 students.

Christ's College, Cambridge

First Court, Christ's College
Lady Margaret Beaufort, Christ's College Library
The chapel, with a viewing window from the Master's Lodge
The Great Gate of Christ's College
Christ's College Boat Club's boathouse on the River Cam
Master's Lodge, First Court
Charles Darwin's Rooms, First Court
Christ's College Cambridge, Dining Hall, Back
Fellows' Garden, showing rear of Fellows' Building
Third Court: Memorial and Stevenson Buildings
New Court: Lasdun Building, known as "The Typewriter"
Darwin Garden, New Court, w. Darwin statue by Anthony Smith
John Milton
Sir John Finch
Sir Thomas Baines
Frederick Cornwallis
Beilby Porteus
William Paley
Charles Darwin
Jagdish Chandra Bose
Jan Smuts
Louis Mountbatten
J. Robert Oppenheimer
Sir Martin Evans
Simon Schama
Rowan Williams
Jasmine Birtles
Michael Liebreich
Sacha Baron Cohen
John Oliver

Christ's College is a constituent college of the University of Cambridge.

Homerton College, Cambridge

The Cavendish Building, Homerton College
The Cavendish Building.
Homerton's Castellated Tower.
The Great Hall (1889) with Jane Benham Hay's 'The Florentine Procession' on display.
The college croquet lawn in summer
The college orchard
Olivia Colman (born 1974), Academy Award and BAFTA Award-winning English actress. (Matriculated ; did not graduate)
Sir Peter Maxwell Davies, CH, CBE (1934–2016) Honorary Fellow. English composer and conductor; Master of the Queen's Music.
Dame Carol Ann Duffy, DBE, FRSL (born 1955) Honorary Fellow. British poet and playwright; Poet laureate since May 2009.
William Johnson Fox (1786–1864) English religious and political orator.
Dame Evelyn Glennie, CH, DBE (born 1965) Honorary Fellow. Scottish virtuoso multi-percussionist.
Leah Manning (1886–1977) British educationalist, social reformer, and Member of Parliament (MP).
Tamzin Merchant (born 1987), English actress.
Samuel Morley (MP) (1786–1864) English manufacturer, philanthropist, dissenter, abolitionist, political radical, and statesman.
Sir Andrew Motion, FRSL (born 1952) Honorary Fellow. English poet, novelist, and biographer; Poet laureate from 1999 to May 2009.

Homerton College is a constituent college of the University of Cambridge.