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Foundation Year


At Cambridge, as well as being a member of the University, you're also a member of a College. Colleges provide accommodation, support and more for most students. For a quick overview, read our article on the Cambridge Colleges.

The Foundation Year is available at the following undergraduate Colleges:

Available in 2023 at Downing, Fitzwilliam, Girton, Gonville & Caius, Homerton, Lucy Cavendish, Murray Edwards, Newnham, Queens’Sidney Sussex, St Edmund’s and Wolfson.

Also available at St John’s from 2024.

Click here to meet the Foundation Year Colleges

College Virtual Tour

  Explore Cambridge and Foundation Year Colleges with the University of Cambridge virtual tour.