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Graduate Admissions

 

Personal Details

The information collected is required to correctly identify you and will be used for all communications from the University.

If you will require a visa to study at the University of Cambridge you must ensure that the details provided in this section match the corresponding details in your passport. This is important as the information that you provide will be used by the Graduate Admissions Office to prepare your Confirmation of Acceptance for Studies (CAS), which is required to complete your visa application form.

To see if you will require a visa to study, click here.

For more information about CAS, click here.

 

First name / Given name

If you have a passport, the first/given name that you provide in your application should match the first/given name in your passport.

We recognise that naming customs across the world vary, but it is important that you follow the set format required by the University. This matches the format that is used by UK Visas and Immigration.

If you are uncertain about the format in which you should enter your name, see the How should I fill in the legal name section of the application form? FAQ.

 

Last name / Family name

If you have a passport, the last/family name that you provide in your application should match the last/family name in your passport.

We recognise that naming customs across the world vary, but it is important that you follow the set format required by the University. This matches the format that is used by UK Visas and Immigration.

If you do not have a surname, please enter a hyphen ('-') into this field.

If you are uncertain about the format in which you should enter your name, see the How should I fill in the legal name section of the application form? FAQ.

 

Preferred name

If the name you are commonly known by is different to the name provided in this section and you would like to be identified as such throughout communications, use this field to state your preferred name.

 

Have you applied previously to the University of Cambridge under a different name?

If you have applied to the University of Cambridge under a different name previously, regardless of level of qualification applied for, please click 'Yes' and provide us with details of the name used previously.

This information is required to ensure that your student record is correct.

 

Date of birth

At the point of the course being applied for starting, applicants must be aged 16 years or older to be able to submit an application.

 

If your queries have not been answered, please check the Graduate Admissions Office applicant FAQs.

If your query has still not been answered, please contact the Graduate Admissions Office directly using the contact form.