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The College was relaxed, beautiful yet
not intimidating, extremely friendly and open

Emily, 2nd Year

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A friendly and healthy environment
in which to learn and find yourself

Rachel, 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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I like having a student-run bar,
because it keeps it friendly and cheap!

Frances, 2nd Year

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More than meets the eye

Emmanuel Today

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There's more to Emmanuel than old buildings and great results. 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.

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Dr Alan Baker

Historical geography may be defined most simply as the study of the geography of places in the past. While it would appear to be relatively easy to differentiate between the ‘past’ and the ‘present’, there is room for some debate about when the ‘present’ ends and the ‘past’ begins.


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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.

College News

23 April 2015

Sir David Attenborough visits Emmanuel as a new centre for biodiversity conservation is named after him

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On Tuesday Sir David Attenborough came to Cambridge as it was announced that a new biodiversity conservation centre on The New Museums Site would be named after him. Sir David looked at archive material with Dr Bendall, met current undergraduates at a drinks reception in the...

Job Vacancies

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Burnaby Recital

1 May 2015 | 6:15pm

Seminar in the History of Cartography: Maps and seafarers in the English Channel (eighteenth century)

5 May 2015 | 5:30pm | Gardner Room

Reception in Washington

26 May 2015

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Anglo-Saxon, Norse and Celtic | Student Spotlight

Rob, a second year student studying Anglo-Saxon, Norse, and Celtic at Cambridge University, describes his experiences of the course so far.

Funding & Finance

Emmanuel College believes no student should be deterred from studying at the University of Cambridge by financial considerations.

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