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 member, we hope that these pages will inform you and draw you closer into the life of this cherished place.

The Chapel reopened to visitors on Tuesday 18th May. All visits to the Chapel and Grounds must be pre-booked here.

Alumni should check the Members and Friends area of the website for details of access to the College.
Study at King's

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

Plan Your Visit

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

Listen to the Choir

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?

Are you making an application to study an undergraduate course at King's this year? Find our further information about our application process here. 

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.

The College Library

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

Archive Centre

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

Support the College

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.

Dining at King's

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

Former Organ Scholar releases new King's album

Prestigious King's alumnus Thomas Trotter has recorded Duruflé's complete organ works for the King's College record label.

King's appoints new Chaplain

The Reverend Dr Mary Kells will be joining the College in September as our new Chaplain.

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King’s Fellow to fund new support for economically disadvantaged students

A gift from Professor Simon Goldhill is establishing a new fund to support undergraduate students at King’s.