Discounts and Offers at University of Cambridge

Stretch your student budget with helpful advice and tips on saving money.

The Cambridge Financial Support, offers guidance on managing finances and making the most of a budget. Whether students need advice on budgeting, finding part-time employment, or accessing student discounts, hardship funds, or scholarships, their friendly advisors are there to support them.

Contact them at +44 (0)12 2333 3308 or drop by Cambridge Admissions Office, Student Services Centre. To seek advice and support from the Student Union you can drop by 3rd Floor University Centre, Granta Pl, Mill Lane.

Get the most out of leisure time with affordable entertainment options.

The Grafton, Lion Yard and Grand Arcade stands are three shopping centres around Cambridge offering visitors a mix of retail and leisure options. These 3 are the main shopping centres in Cambridge, offering a range of retail stores, dining options, and entertainment facilities.

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Need to stock up on groceries?

Local supermarkets such as Tesco Express, located at Christ's Ln, Cambridge, may offer student discounts on selected items. Students can bring their student ID cards to enjoy these savings. Planning shopping wisely and taking advantage of these discounts can make their money go further.

Take a pause from your studies and indulge in leisure activities at discounted rates.

Tivoli is one of the best places to visit for quirky things to do in Cambridge city centre. Pop along to this multi-faceted haunt to play a round of crazy golf on the two courses. Enjoy street food and drinks on the roof terrace.

Central Rock Gym, situated at 170 Alewife Brook Parkway, is the premier destination for enthusiasts seeking an enjoyable experience in climbing and bouldering. Central Rock Gym caters to individuals of all skill levels. In addition to top-notch climbing facilities, it also provides comprehensive fitness amenities to enhance your overall wellness journey.

Travel around London and beyond at discounted rates.

University of Cambridge, like many universities around the world, may offer free tours for students. You may check their website for any openings.

You can visit Stagecoach Bus for buses in Cambridge to check on fares, tickets and any on-going offers they may have. The main bus station is on Drummer Street, in the centre of Cambridge.

If you are fresh to the university and would like to get used to the surroundings, you are highly recommended to take a tour of the campuses. To check on tour days and book your place for campus tours, register for virtual tours click on college tours at Cambridge

Need a caffeine fix?

Students at Cambridge can enjoy a cozy atmosphere and quality coffee at The Buttery on Austin Robinson Building, Sidgwick Avenue. Click here to find more on all cafes across University of Cambridge. Many local cafes offer student discounts. Fitzbillies located on 52 Trumpington Street is a historic charming cafe near the university.

You can visit Costa Coffee renowned for its coffee and espresso-based drinks around the university. There is a Starbucks located at St Andrew's St, Cambridge. Keep an eye out for any student discounts or loyalty discounts through their loyalty program they may have to offer.


How can I access the Money & Housing Advice services?

You should speak to your College Tutor and explore all other sources of financial assistance, including funds available at your College, before approaching the University for financial assistance. Please contact the Student Funding and Fee Policy Team using the email address if you have any queries.

What are some of the local bars and restaurants offering student discounts?

Is there a gym at the University of Cambridge?

The University of Cambridge has one of the best gyms in Cambridge, open both to members of the University and the wider community. With a state-of-art Fitness Suite, Their state-of-the-art fitness suite has something for everyone.

Which stores around Cambridge offer student discounts?

Cambridge has various stores that provide student discounts on fashionable finds, accessories, and tech gadgets. Students can explore The Grafton, Lion Yard and Grand Arcade at the center to find great deals that match their style and budget.