Cambridge is famous for its university; it is also the city and the county town of Cambridgeshire, England, The River Cam runs through Cambridge and is approximately 50 miles (80 km) north of London.
In 2011 the population was 123,867, which included 24,488 students.
The University of Cambridge was founded in 1209 and is one of the top five universities in the world.
Here are some of the colleges that make up Cambridge University, which includes the following: King’s College Chapel, Cavendish Laboratory, Cambridge University Library, Selwyn College in the University of Cambridge is a constituent of Cambridge University.
There is also Anglia Ruskin University, which evolved from Cambridge School of Art and the Cambridgeshire College of Arts and Technology. The main campus is based in the city.
Cambridge is also well known for the science park which provides cutting-edge technology for silicon chip innovation for software industries and bioscience. Many of the new start-up companies are made up of university graduates. Over 40% of the workforce in Cambridge has a higher education qualification, which is more than twice the national average.
Cambridge has become the city of opportunity for people and industry. With companies like AstraZeneca, and Papworth Hospital relocating the facilities within Cambridgeshire.
If you are fortunate enough to live and work in Cambridge or the surrounding area, you will already be aware of the hustle and basal of the city. You will see all of the university students rushing around on their bikes, and people lining up to take a punt down the river. The side streets are full of small coffee shops, arty shops, and restaurants. In the summertime, the city is very busy with tourists, which can make it difficult to park.