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The University of Cambridge in the East of England

Fulfilling our mission

In fulfilling our mission – to contribute to society through the pursuit of education, learning and research – we are fundamentally committed to engaging with communities and partners close to home by

  • acting as a vocal champion for our local communities
  • tackling some of the region’s most salient issues
  • partnering in educational and outreach programmes that raise teenage aspirations
  • engaging with local authorities, policymakers, schools, healthcare providers, businesses and research institutions

Making a difference

"Our University is firmly and proudly planted in the East of England, and our roots run deep. We take seriously our responsibility to be a champion for the region and to help address some of its more pressing challenges"

Professor Stephen J Toope

Research Horizons magazine