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**COVID Notice: Lent Term 2021 will take place entirely online**

Students should not return to Cambridge in Lent Term 2021 unless they fall within one of the specially specified categories. Students who are not in one of those categories should remain where they are, and start their term online. Students who are currently in Cambridge should remain in Cambridge.

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Cambridge Foundation Year launched for talented students from disadvantaged social and educational backgrounds

13 January 2021

A Foundation Year offering talented students from backgrounds of educational and social disadvantage a new route to undergraduate study has been launched by the University of Cambridge. The one-year course – aimed at an entirely new stream of applicants who have the ability to succeed at Cambridge, but have been prevented...

Cambridge Horizons: Spotlight on Reproduction

23 November 2020

Horizons is the University of Cambridge's research magazine. In the latest issue of Horizons , Prof Sarah Franklin is one of the advisory editors for the "Spotlight on Reproduction", which explores ancient ideas of generation and new frontiers in fertility, asks how the womb sets us up for life and what influences the...

Cambridge Digital Verification Corps wins the Technology Enabled Learning Prize 2020 (Arts, Humanities, and Social Sciences category)

12 November 2020

The Digital Verification Corps is a collaboration between student groups at Universities around the world with Amnesty international, designed to provide fact-finders and verification for digital accounts of human rights abuses. Witnesses of human rights violations are increasingly using smartphones to record what they see...

A World Leader

The Department of Sociology at the University of Cambridge is a world-leading centre for teaching and research in Sociology, consistently ranked first in UK league tables by The Guardian, The Independent and The Times.

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