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Why Us?

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bike near riverReputation

The University of Cambridge has provided courses in Education for over 130 years. Over this time we have gained an excellent reputation.

Active research is at the heart of the Faculty and this forms the foundation of our Undergraduate teaching. Students are taught by academics who are at the forefront of their fields and who specialise in cutting-edge educational research.

For more information about the benefits of studying at Cambridge, visit www.undergraduate.study.cam.ac.uk/why-cambridge


studentsStudent Life

Cambridge is great for student life; being part of the University gives you the opportunity to get involved in a huge number of activities at any level. For example, students can get involved in societies (e.g. drama, music, religion/faith,), sport (for fun, fitness or serious competition), politics (including the Union Society), media (e.g. the student newspapers and radio station) and the Cambridge University Students’ Union (CUSU).


libraryFacilities

The Education Library provides a beautiful study environment and houses a specialist collection of over 55,000 items on education and related fields.

It is staffed by a team of friendly and experienced professionals who offer personalised information services and support for students throughout their academic studies. The librarians are experts in searching and sourcing materials both digitally and in print, and provide advice and training for students on the literature search/research cycle.


studentsSupport

Being part of a College means that as well as being part of the large University community and the community within the Faculty, you are also part of a much smaller community. This means that you have a lot of people looking out for your academic and personal welfare and supporting you through your time at Cambridge. Therefore, students who are struggling with a particular problem or feeling a bit lost won’t go unnoticed.

Within your College you will have a Director of Studies (DoS) who will look after your academic welfare and a tutor who will provide pastoral support.