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About Trinity
Henry VIII with chairlegTrinity College was founded by Henry VIII in 1546 as part of the University of Cambridge. Since then Trinity has flourished and grown, and is now a home to around 600 undergraduates, 300 graduates, and over 160 Fellows. Trinity exists to give its members a rewarding, richly resourced, and intellectually inspiring place in which to pursue their education and research. Princes, spies, poets and prime-ministers have all been taught here, and members of the College go on to a very wide range of professions and careers after taking degrees in all the subjects the University offers. College life is lively and diverse, with students coming here from all over the world as well as from all kinds of different schools in the United Kingdom. Why not consider applying? In This Section
In this section of the website you can find out more about the history of the College, both in outline and in more detail. There is also a short anthology of references to Trinity in literature from Chaucer to the present day. You can take a virtual tour of the College, exploring its history and architecture; and perhaps gain an impression of what it is like to live here now. If you would like to follow this up with a visit in person you will be welcome to do so (you may find the information about how to find Trinity helpful). The chapel is a high point of a visit to Trinity, and an important part of College life for a number of its members. The glory of Trinity's chapel is its choir composed of talented male and female choral scholars, who put considerable energy into singing beautifully alongside reading for a degree. If you are a student at the College, or if you are thinking about applying here, you can also find information about events taking place in College from the College Calendar, about computing facilities, and about food and drink in the college.
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