University of Cambridge affiliation

King's College, Cambridge.

King's College, Cambridge. [Markus Brosch, Sanger Institute]


Students at the Wellcome Trust Sanger Institute are awarded a University of Cambridge PhD degree.

The Wellcome Trust Sanger Institute was granted affiliation with the University of Cambridge as a 'University Partner Institution' in 1995. All graduate students at the Institute are registered with the University and are members of a Cambridge College. This allows our students to take an active part in the University's academic and social life and brings many benefits such as access to events/courses run by University departments and the Graduate School of Life Sciences, and access to University facilities such as the library and the careers service.

Punting on the River Cam.

Punting on the River Cam. [Markus Brosch, Sanger Institute]


Once a student has been selected for one of our PhD programmes they have to apply for admission to the University. For more information about University admission procedures, the Cambridge Colleges and opportunities available to graduate students see:

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