Gonville and Caius College
Caius is situated around three beautiful courts in the centre of Cambridge. The college provides students a friendly environment. Gonville and Caius College was established in 1348 as Gonville Hall and subsequently reestablished in the sixteenth century. The college is widely regarded for its spirit of academic excellence and diverse and energetic student body. The college has an excellent academic record, commitment to the pastoral support of students and strong sense of community.
The college admits approximately 150 undergraduates each year. Students are selected for admission to the course on the basis of their academic potential. Potential may be demonstrated in various ways and each applicant is regarded as an individual. Gonville and Caius students come from diverse social and school background and everyone has achieved their place through academic merit.
Gonville and Caius College has more than hundred fellows of which Stephen Hawking is one of them. Some of the fellows have earned international reputations in their fields. The range of research and teaching interests within the college is large and all subjects are supported at the highest level.
Students are given tuition in-house and they are able to form close working association with their respective teachers. Some of the subjects have students' own societies within the college that put together fellows, graduates and undergraduates for social and academic activities.
All students shall be provided with accommodation facilities throughout their time at Cambridge in the spacious Old Courts, the modern annexe or college-owned houses. Students are allocated rooms with ultra-modern en suite study bedrooms to medieval sets. Students are provided a separate living room and bedroom. Students are encouraged to dine together in the college's hall. However, all accommodation incorporates basic cooking facilities.
The college has a very impressive library comprising more than 1, 00, 000 journals and books. The college also offers en excellent sporting and music facilities and support a broad range of successful societies and clubs. The students' union at the college is very active and manages a 'parenting scheme' in order to welcome new students into the college community. The prospective students are welcome to contact the college for more information.
Directors of Studies:
- Architecture: Mr P Carl
- Archaeology & Anthropology: Dr L Chua
- Asian & Middle Eastern Studies: Mrs H U Laurie
- Classics: Dr C Weiss
- Anglo-Saxon, Norse & Celtic: Dr A Bell
- Chemical Engineering: Dr A Routh
- Computer Science Professor: P Robinson
- Engineering: Dr D M Holburn
- English: Dr J Scott-Warren
- Economics: Dr M C Baddeley
- Geography: Dr A Tucker
- History: Dr M Calaresu
- Land Economy: Professor P Tyler
- History of Art: Professor P Binski
- Law: Dr P Rogerson
- Linguistics: Dr A Bunyan
- Mathematics: Dr J M Evans
- Management Studies: Dr J Allwood
- Medicine: Dr J E Sale
- Music: Dr G A Webber
- Modern & Medieval Languages: Dr A Bunyan
- Natural Sciences: Dr D A Jefferson (Physical), Dr D K Summers (Biological)
- Theology & Religious Studies: The Reverend Dr C Hammond
- Philosophy: Dr A Oliver
- Veterinary Medicine: Dr J Holmes
- Politics, Psychology & Sociology: Dr R Scurr