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One of the best things about Emmanuel is the
beautiful grounds, and the College
swimming pool is fantastic

Dave, 3rd Year

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Emmanuel instantly felt like home
and I am very sad to have to leave

Grace, 3rd Year

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For me, the best thing about Emma is the
inter-year socialising - it makes it a lovely
community to be a part of

Jake, 3rd Year

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You can feel accepted and 'at home' whatever
your background or beliefs

Oliver, 1st Year

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More than meets the eye

Emmanuel Today

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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.

Emma People

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Professor Peter Burke

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.


Chapel

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All members of the College and their friends are very welcome at its services, and are invited to share in its activities.

Emmanuel Origins

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.

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Events

Cambridge Launch of 'Between Two Worlds: An Architectural History of Emmanuel College

21 September 2017 | 6:00pm | Master's Lodge, Emmanuel College

Start of Michaelmas Term

3 October 2017

London Launch of 'Between Two Worlds: An Architectural History of Emmanuel College

1 November 2017 | 6:00pm | St Stephen Walbrook Church, 39 Walbrook, London, EC4N 8BN

Watch & listen

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.