If you’re thinking of applying to study at Downing College, this section is for you. 

Academic vacancies and staff vacancies are also included here.

Studying at Downing

Studying at Downing gives you access to some of the finest minds in higher education.  Our teaching and research staff are dedicated to sharing their expertise, helping you unlock your full potential.  Many of our Fellows have literally ‘written the book’ in their subjects.

Dynamic, responsive and interactive, the Cambridge small-class supervision system provides the best of focused, individual attention in a calm and supportive collegial environment.

Our facilities

Our state-of-the-art facilities include the Maitland Robinson Library, the magnificent Howard Theatre, the Heong Gallery – the only purpose-built gallery in a Cambridge college – a multi-gym, and the Boat House.  You will enjoy the highest standard of accommodation, common rooms and student bar, all in a unique location in the centre of cosmopolitan Cambridge.

With wide open lawns, soaring ceilings and light filled rooms, at Downing you can’t help but be inspired by your surroundings.