Our accommodation in Cambridge The Railyard, is not in any way affiliated or connected with Downing College.

Please visit www.therailyard.co.uk for more information.


Cambridge has a worldwide reputation for exceptional education and at the very heart of that lies its incredible universities and colleges. The city is steeped in history everywhere you turn and living here is about as British as you can get.

With its rich academic culture, a perfect balance of bustling city and relaxing green spaces, and its diverse community, it’s easy to see why Cambridge boasts some of the highest satisfaction rates in the UK.


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Find up to date information on student news, student discounts and insider tips on your chosen student city. We’ve created this blog as your survival pack. It’s jam packed with all the essentials you’ll need during your time at University.