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Academic Year 2018/19


Term Start Date End Date
Autumn Term Monday 3 September Friday 14 December
Half term holiday Saturday 20 October Monday 29 October
Christmas holiday Saturday 15 December Sunday 6 January
Spring Term Monday 7 January Friday 5 April
Half term holiday Saturday 16 February Monday 25 February
Easter holiday Saturday 6 April Monday 22 April
Summer Term Tuesday 23 April Thursday 13 June*
Summer Term
Fast-track University Foundation Programme
Tuesday 23 April Friday 28 June

* Except for students still sitting exams

  • New students should arrive in their accommodation 48 hours prior to the start of their first term. 
  • CATS Cambridge closes during the Christmas holiday, but remains open throughout other holiday periods. Fees may apply if you wish to stay during these times. 
  • During half-term, fees for activities apply for all students on Pre-programme and GCSE courses.

Tuition Fees

  International UK and EU
Programme Per Year Per Term Per Year Per Term
A levels (3 subjects), GCSE, Pre-programme,
University Foundation Programme
£29,985 £9,995 £24,990 £8,330
Additional A level subject £4,710 £1,570 £4,710 £1,570
Fast-track University Foundation Programme £24,080 £12,040 £19,980 £9,990
High School Term N/A £10,980 N/A £9,110
  • All courses are subject to a £300 non-refundable registration fee and a refundable deposit of £2,200 (refundable at the end of your course), with the exception of High School Term students (1 and 2 term) who pay a reduced deposit of £700.

Accommodation Fees

Catered Per Year Per Term Under 16 years 16-17 years 18+ years
Residence £14,790 £4,930
Self-catered Per Year Per Term Under 16 years 16-17 years 18+ years
Residence £11,985 £3,995 x x
  • Catered accommodation fees include breakfast, lunch and an evening meal on weekdays and brunch and supper at the weekend during term time. Day students or self-catered students will need to purchase any meals required. College policy is that all students aged under 18 are catered.

Airport Transfers

Heathrow £195 Gatwick £195 Stansted £115
  • Students under 16 require an unaccompanied minor service and will incur an additional £75 fee. 


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