Impact is at the heart of the University’s mission. For over 800 years, we have contributed to society through the pursuit of education, learning and research at the highest levels of international excellence. Our world-leading research underpins a huge range of innovations which create prosperity, improve quality of life, protect the environment and enrich culture.
The University is central to the Cambridge Cluster, one of the world's most enterprising networks of people and companies, and is a founder member of the Cambridge Network. The exchange of ideas and people between the University and business creates a constant stream of opportunities for engagement and impact.