Cambridge has plenty of upsides. It has nice parks, great places to cycle and good schools. The transport links to London and other nearby towns are also very reliable and crime levels are generally low. On the downside, it is an expensive city, there’s high traffic congestion and parking is also bad.
- Peterborough. Peterborough and its surrounding villages top the list for most dangerous area in Cambridgeshire, which is logical based on its large population of 119,000.
- Cambridge South. Cherry Hinton Road.
- Huntingdon. Graffiti in Huntingdon.
- Cambridge North. North Cambridge as seen from the air (Image: Google)
A Cambridge PhD is intellectually demanding and you will need to have a high level of attainment and motivation to pursue this programme of advanced study and research. You are registered for the PhD only after a satisfactory progress assessment at the end of the probationary year (five terms for part-time degrees).
Cambridge is a demanding place. The standards and expectations are very high and it can feel intense and overwhelming studying here sometimes. There will inevitably be times that you feel under pressure and will worry about your studies, or about other things such as your finances or relationships.
Is it Harder to Get into Oxford or Cambridge? If you only take into account the general acceptance rates (for 2019), it appears that it is easier to get into Cambridge, as their acceptance rate across all colleges was 21.92%, whereas Oxford only admitted 14.25% of their total applicants.Jan 2, 2021
Harvard is one of the most prestigious universities in the world. The Cambridge, Massachusetts, school accepted just 5.2% of roughly 39,000 applications for its class of 2020. Many things in life — like landing a job at some Wal-Mart locations — are harder to achieve than getting into that prestigious university.Nov 26, 2016
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In the QS Graduate Employability Rankings 2018, Stanford comes first, Harvard third, Cambridge sixth, and Oxford eighth. In the (Times Higher Education) Employability Rankings 2017, Harvard came second, and Cambridge fifth, Stanford seventh, and Oxford 15th.Oct 10, 2018
While Cambridge is known as one of the most expensive cities in the UK to live in, that's mostly because of accommodation costs. If you can reduce those costs by living in university accommodation, you should do that. Food and electric costs are broadly similar to the rest of the UK.
The streets may not be paved with gold, but there's still a whole lot of wealth in Cambridge, with new figures revealing the city has over 4,000 properties worth over £1 million. Property website Zoopla has today released its latest 'rich list', shining a light on the most exclusive postcodes in the country.Sep 29, 2016
Founded in 1636, Harvard University is the oldest institute of higher learning in the US and is currently home to 23,731 students. Like MIT, Harvard is in Cambridge, but close enough for students to pop across the river to explore the culture and nightlife of Boston.