Student Life

Whether you want to row for Cambridge, act with the The Cambridge Footlights or debate in the world-famous Cambridge Union, Newnham is the College for you. With its strong sense of community, excellent facilities and beautiful and historic city centre site, there is no better base.

See our ‘Why Newnham?’ pages, have a read about the varied accommodation options, societies, support on offer, and student A-Z handbook.

But don’t just take our word for it! Hear from some of those in the know; our students! See some of their videos here


Our beautiful undergraduate rooms are set around the huge College gardens, in our historic 19th century buildings and the brand-new Dorothy Garrod Building. Postgraduate students live in one of four…

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Societies and Facilities

Whether you’re an actor, a keen sportswoman, a talented musician, or all three, Newnham has the societies and facilities to cater for your interests.

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At Newnham we know that for our students to reach their full academic potential, we need to ensure their well-being as much as their educational needs.

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Student Information

What’s it really like studying at Newnham? What do I need to bring when I move into my room? Who will help me find my way around? Answers to all…

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Video Wall

Find out more about student life in our videos about Cambridge.

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