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Relocation Service


Whether you’re thinking of joining the University from overseas or are relocating from another part of the UK, you will find a welcoming and supportive environment in which to make your home.

The University of Cambridge has a thriving international community of staff and visitors. We currently employ over 12,000 staff, 30% of whom are from an international background, spread over 31 Colleges and 150 Departments/Institutions. The city of Cambridge has a population of approximately 123,000 (2011 Census) and lies in the region of East Anglia, on the River Cam, which is approximately 50 miles north of London.

The Relocation Service is a support service, which is available to all staff who need to relocate to take up a post at the University. 


This website is intended to be a useful starting point to help cover the practicalities before, during, and after your move.  We hope the information included in this guide will help make your move to Cambridge easier. We have links throughout to provide in depth information on a range of topics and to support you and your family in your transition.

Please email the Relocation Service if you have any questions about the information provided on this site

We look forward to welcoming you to the University of Cambridge.