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Foundation Year


Please note that the Cambridge Foundation Year is only open to those who have been ‘ordinarily resident’ in the United Kingdom for the three years prior to the start date of the course, and that residence should not have been wholly or mainly for the purposes of receiving education. However, applications are welcomed from those in the UK with refugee status, humanitarian protection status or asylum seekers.

Applicants must be nationals of the UK or have indefinite leave to enter/remain in the UK, i.e. they must not be subject under immigration laws to any restriction on the period for which they may stay in the UK (unless they are a refugee, asylum seeker or have pre-settled status under the EU Settlement Scheme).

Information about applying for undergraduate study at the University of Cambridge as an international student is available here

Guidance on entrance requirements for students studying Foundation Years at other universities who wish to apply for undergraduate study at the University of Cambridge is available here