"Newnham boosted my sense of self-worth, and gave me the confidence to say Yeah, I can go out in front of ten million people and talk nonsense." Clare Balding

Graduate Admissions

Graduate Study at Newnham

Newnham College is a college for women. Its distinguished graduate student alumnae include:
  • Carole Angier MLitt FRSA
  • Rosalind Franklin PhD
  • Dorothy Hill PhD FRS
  • Dorothy Hodgkin PhD FRS
  • Brigid Hogan PhD FRS
  • Ottoline Leyser PhD FRS
  • Brenda Milner PhD FRS
  • Henrietta Moore PhD FBA FRS
Newnham attracts graduate applicants of the highest academic calibre in all subjects from universities all over the world, giving the College a vibrant intellectual and international flavour. With its diverse body of students, its central location, and its generous provision for accommodation, Newnham offers a thriving and wide-ranging graduate life.

Newnham offers a number of major and minor studentships each year and is able to assist graduates with costs of research, travel to conferences, and book purchases. We also have a welfare fund to assist current students with sudden unforeseen short-term financial difficulties. Please note that graduate students must provide evidence of funding to cover their course before coming to Cambridge.

See our pages on admissions procedures.

How to Contact Us

Tutorial Office
Tel: 01223 335791
graduate.admissions@newnham.cam.ac.uk


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