Welcome to King's College

One of the 31 constituent Colleges that make up the University of Cambridge, King's College was founded by King Henry VI in 1441 and has continuously striven to uphold Henry’s love for ‘education, religion, learning and research’. Whether you are browsing this site as a potential student applicant, visitor or conference client, we hope that these pages will inform you and draw you closer into the life of this cherished place.

Become part of a diverse and supportive community which combines academic commitment with a lively social scene.

We welcome visitors from all over the world to walk through the College grounds and experience our world-famous Chapel.

As well as singing choral services during term time, the Choir also sing in concerts in the Chapel and tour internationally.

Applying to King's?

The UCAS application portal is now open for those wishing to start undergraduate study in 2020. The deadline for UCAS applications is 15th October.

Alumni Community

Stay connected to the King's community wherever you are in the world, attend an alumni reunion, and keep up-to-date with the College's latest news and research.

The Shop at King's

Buy gifts, souvenirs, concert tickets and CDs of the King's College Choir as well as a range of exclusive products only available at the official College Shop.

As well as preserving many rare book and manuscript treasures, the Library serves the current needs of the College's students and senior members.

The Archive Centre holds the College's internal administrative records as well as the personal papers of former members and associated individuals.

Philanthropic giving plays a vital role in the continuation of the College and its ability to offer a world-class educational experience to all of our students.

Hold your conference, reception or dinner in the exquisite historic setting of King's, with its justified reputation for exceptional food, wine and service.

News

Studentship awarded for MPhil in Advanced Computer Science

Funded by The Phoenix Partnership (TPP), the Alan Turing Studentship has been awarded to Maja Trębacz.

King's Chapel plays host to exhibition of calligraphy works

The exhibition of works by the Venerable Master Yue Zhen of Taoguang Temple in Hangzhou is part of a wider programme of cultural exchange.

King's alumnus elected as a Fellow of the Royal Academy of Engineering

Chai Keong Toh (KC 1993) is one of only four new International Fellows to be elected to the Academy this year.