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Undergraduate Study


At Cambridge you’ll have access to world-class study spaces and learning resources.

Libraries and study spaces

We have more than 100 libraries at Cambridge.

The University Library holds more than 8 million items. These include ancient manuscripts and electronic resources.

Faculty and department libraries:

  • have specialised subject collections
  • signpost you to subject-specific electronic resources including journals, ebooks and databases

College libraries are a great place to study. They usually have:

  • standard course texts
  • course related materials
  • some specialist collections

To help you settle in, many of our libraries offer practical sessions and one-to-one help. This includes:

  • introductory tours
  • sessions on the resources available for certain subjects
  • information skills classes

Museums, art galleries, and collections

Cambridge has 9 specialist museums and collections that you can visit.

They're full of items that you can only see here in Cambridge. They also have regular temporary exhibitions, so there's always something new to see.

Highlights from our museums and collections include:

  • Charles Darwin’s microscope
  • a 21 metre fin whale skeleton
  • Rembrandt, Titian and Monet artworks
  • modern and contemporary art at Kettle’s Yard

Find out more about our collections on the museums and collections website.

WiFi, email and IT support

At Cambridge, you'll have access to the University Information Services (UIS).

UIS support includes:

  • free email accounts and file storage
  • free software, including Microsoft 365 and Trellix antivirus protection
  • free IT training courses
  • a help desk, where you can get support with IT issues

Language learning support

Interested in learning a language? Our Language Centre offers:

  • classes
  • conversation sessions
  • language learning resources for more than 180 languages.

Explore the resources on offer at the Language Centre.

Course facilities and resources

You’ll also have access to facilities and resources that are specific to your course. These range from laboratories to surgical suites, concert halls to theatres.

Check your course page to find out which facilities you'll use.