As an international student or a visitor Cambridge has everything that you could possibly desire. Cambridge is primarily a University City dating back centuries, so take a walk through its streets and witness the stunning combination of both architecture from very old to very modern. its approximate population is 600,000 a third of which are students, both national and international, so you never be alone and will meet and make long lasting friendships with people from all around the world.
Cambridge boasts a wealth of history and its academic prowess which is second to none in the world. Follow in the foot steps of people like Stephen Hawking and Sir Isaac Newton for example or the countless other celebrities that have walked the streets and drank in the many pubs and bars. Cambridge is also known as the Silicon Fen as it is increasing being recognised for its pioneering information technology with internationally recognised companies such as Microsoft and Phillips.
For students that are studying the English Language then you are could not choose a better location, Cambridge's libraries and museums host the best selection of books in the nation! If that doesn't do it for you then there is so much more that you can do, from punting with your friends on the river Cam, the many festivals, fairs, theatres, pubs to the popular "international student nights" which are a feature of all the popular night clubs in Cambridge. They provide a common meeting place for visiting students, each night club hosts this event on a different day of the week!
Cambridge has the perfect environment for all students, it has everything that you could possibly need or want from amazing history and education to a fantastic night life where you will meet other students from all over the world!!
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