The Institute has over 70 PhD students, each contributing to the vibrant and collaborative environment at the Cambridge Institute. 


All graduate students at the Cancer Research UK Cambridge Institute are a part of GradSoc – the Institute’s own graduate society, run by the students for students!

GradSoc organises a range of social events for graduates throughout the year, aiming to provide a warm and friendly atmosphere to support students during their time at the Institute.

The team also organises journal clubs and meet the speaker sessions to help students develop their presentation, communication and critical reviewing skills and give graduates the chance to network with seminar speakers in a relaxed environment.

The Postgraduate Study

The Postgraduate Study was conceived as a quiet space for students to study and write in a bright and open environment. The room has both bookable workstations as well as additional seating for students to use on a drop-in basis. Workstations can be booked for up to a month at a time to enable thesis and paper writing.  Only Institute Masters and PhD student IDs activate the card lock, so the space is truly just for students.