Cambridge

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Make the most of living and working in Cambridge

Expat living in Cambridge raises plenty of questions, for instance: ʺWhat are the requirements from British authorities to get a residence permit?”, ʺWhich diseases do I need to have my pet checked for before bringing it along to the UK?ʺ, or ”Who can recommend expat insurance providers in town?”

Finding all this expat information about living and working in Cambridge takes a lot of time. Our Cambridge expat guide is there to make your relocation to Cambridge as easy as possible. Starting with culture and sights to information about local organisations & companies, the guide covers all the different aspects of expat life in Cambridge.

However, InterNations does not only address expats in Cambridge. We have brief overview guides for various locations around the world - from moving to Perth to moving to Miami.

Top Articles in the Cambridge Expat Guide

  • Moving to Cambridge

    Academic life permeates through every aspect of city life in Cambridge, and you will see students rushing down the streets on bicycles loaded with books. But there is more to Cambridge than its famed university. Read more about the city’s demographics, climate and visa requirements.
  • Living in Cambridge

    A city associated with a famous university and a popular royal couple, Cambridge is a bustling city bursting with opportunities for expats. Whether you’re looking for education or cultural significance, it has it all. Here, you’ll find more about the city’s culture, education and transport options.
  • Working in Cambridge

    The Cambridge Cluster, also known as “Silicon Fen”, is – as its nickname suggests – a thriving economic region rich with career opportunities for ambitious expats. In this section of our Expat Guide you can found out more about the city’s economy, job market and income taxation.
  • Jobs in the UK for Foreigners

    Many expats dream of finding a job in the UK. Are you curious about which sectors have the most jobs for foreigners? Read our InterNations Guide on jobs in the UK for foreigners for information on this plus tips on how to find work and how to get your international qualifications recognized in the UK.
  • UK Facts and Figures

    The UK in numbers: find an overview of the most relevant statistics and figures below!
  • Safety and Crime in the UK

    Much to the relief of the nation’s residents, crime in the UK is usually low key. As long as you adhere to a number of standard precautions, chances are you won’t see much in the way of crime in the UK. Still, crime and terrorism are frequent worries there. Our article tells you why.
  • UK Dentists

    UK dentists enjoy a good reputation, but you better not be on a budget. As we have already mentioned in other articles on the topic of healthcare in the UK, dentists do not offer their services free of charge. Instead, you have the choice between going to a private dentist and an NHS dentist.
  • Banks in the UK

    There are lots of different banks in the UK offering lots of different services. Yet, opening an account in the UK can be challenging for expats. We provide you with an overview of the most popular banks, the services they offer, as well as tips on how to open a bank account.
  • Advice for Car Owners in the UK

    For expats, owning or buying a car in the UK can pose new challenges, such as import restrictions, paperwork to register the car, or vehicle taxes. We have compiled a quick introduction to these topics, including some advice on buying, renting, and leasing a car in the UK.
  • UK Visas and Work Permits

    This overview of UK visa regulations offers a clear introduction to UK visa requirements, along with details of the relevant authorities to contact for detailed information. It’ll help you kick off your expat life in the UK!
  • British Cuisine

    For a long time, British cuisine wasn’t romanticized like the food cultures in France or Italy. But thanks to the popularity of curry, celebrity chefs like Jamie Oliver, and an obsession with local ingredients, any mention of the new British food scene will now whet your appetite!
  • Social Security in the UK

    If you are planning to relocate to the UK, it will affect your personal finances. Don’t just think about short-term costs! It’s never too early to consider financial cushions or retirement planning. Our in-depth guide explains how social security, pensions, and other government benefits work in the UK.
  • Schools in the UK

    Are you relocating to the United Kingdom with your children? Then you’ll probably need plenty of information on schools in the UK. Our detailed expatriate guide introduces you to the system of state education throughout the country, from primary schools to A-level exams.
  • UK: Expat Destinations & Neighborhoods

    Where you settle in the UK obviously depends on your reason for relocating. Most foreign residents, though, move to a handful of cities. We introduce some of these popular destinations and their neighborhoods below: from Greater London, over Manchester, and Leeds to Edinburgh.

Information on the Expat Life in Cambridge

Are you looking specifically for telecommunication providers in town or a doctor speaking your native language in the UK? In addition to our expat guide, the expat directory for Cambridge provides you with listings of all expatriate-relevant locations and relocation services in Cambridge. Furthermore, you might want to also consider our Cambridge expats forum to receive first hand information from your fellow expats.

Simply become a member of InterNations Cambridge and you’ll be warmly received with a friendly Hello among our expats living and working in Cambridge.

Are you curious about expatriate living outside Cambridge? Then read more about our various expat guides, such as moving to Madrid or living in Rio de Janeiro!