More than meets the eye
Visit the College and you'll find a warm, welcoming community of over 750 people working together to make a vibrant and enjoyable place to study, develop and achieve.
I usually describe myself as a ‘cultural’ historian, an adjective that raised eyebrows when I joined the History Faculty in Cambridge in 1979, but became normal and even fashionable by the 1990s.
All members of the College and their friends are very welcome at its services, and are invited to share in its activities.
Founded in 1584 by Sir Walter Mildmay, Chancellor of the Exchequer under Elizabeth I, Emmanuel has a rich history of high achievement. With three Nobel prize winners, a decipherer of Egyptian hieroglyphs and John Harvard, whose bequest helped to secure the future of the University that now bears his name; explore the past that has created our future.
Cambridge Launch of 'Between Two Worlds: An Architectural History of Emmanuel College
Start of Michaelmas Term
London Launch of 'Between Two Worlds: An Architectural History of Emmanuel College
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Human, Social, and Political Sciences | Student Spotlight
Ben, in his third year studying Politics, Psychology and Sociology (now part of Human, Social and Political Sciences), talks about the course.
Funding & Finance
Emmanuel College believes no student should be deterred from studying at the University of Cambridge by financial considerations.