ACADEMIC EXERCISEAs one of the world's oldest seats of learning and world-leading research, the University of Cambridge has produced 88 Nobel Prize winners.
The University's 31 colleges are at the forefront of academic excellence, leading Cambridge to win the title of the world's top ranking university* when it came to research quality, graduate employability, teaching and internationality. With an especially strong reputation in sciences and mathematics, Europe's leading research university is made up of around 22,000 students and 8,500 members of staff, out of the city's population of almost 110,000.
Central Cambridge is also endowed with more than 30 independent and state schools that serve pupils from nursery to secondary school age, plus a range of further education colleges.
*QS World University Rankings, 2011