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Located in the historic heart of Cambridge, Sidney Sussex is a very well-kept secret. With its charming Cloister Court, stunning Elizabethan brickwork, beautiful ancient gardens, haunting Chapel and exquisite rococo Hall where breakfast and dinner are taken. A variety of attractive walks lead to the teaching site.

Sidney Sussex College was founded on St Valentine’s Day in 1596 by legacy of Lady Frances Sidney, Countess of Sussex. You will stay in Blundell Court, which was built in 1967. The rooms are single en suite.

Please note: there are no ground-floor or en suite rooms.

Facilities include: en suite rooms only; wifi access in rooms; computer room; bed linen and towels; laundry room; Chapel; College gym (induction required); squash court.

Accommodation fees

Fees include bed, breakfast, evening meals and Closing Dinner.

  • En suite: Two-week programme only (Term I: 9 – 22 July) £1,210

The University's International Summer Programmes are an embodiment of our mission 'to contribute to society through the pursuit of education, learning and research at the highest international levels of excellence'.

Professor Sir Leszek Borysiewicz, Vice-Chancellor, University of Cambridge

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