Home UK Forum UK Guide Moving to UK Real Estate Healthcare in UK
UK
Resources
City Guides
Cigna International Health Insurance
JoinSign In
Cigna International Health Insurance

Cambridge >

An Expat Talks about Living in Cambridge, UK

What is the name of the city or town that you are reporting on?

Cambridge

How long have you lived there?

5 years

What activities, clubs and organizations would you recommend to newcomers to help them meet others?

The Cambridge Executive Club is an over 40s single club with lots of activities each month & it doesn't cost but 10 pounds a year.

There are lots of volunteering opportunities in town with numerous charities & hospitals.

Health clubs are excellent, too.

For the young adults, there are plenty of night clubs.

Expats in UK interested in expat health insurance should take a minute to get a quote from our partner, Clements Worldwide, a leader in international insurance for expatriates. Get a Quote

Expats in UK interested in expat health insurance should take a minute to get a quote from our partner, Clements Worldwide, a leader in international insurance for expatriates..

In terms of religious, racial, economic and cultural diversity, are the people of this city or town diverse? Are they accepting of differences? Describe.

Overall, Cambridge is a very diverse town culturally, religiously & racially. Most folks get along very well, however, there are -- like most places, some who will cause some trouble. But, this is very minimal in Cambridge. Not like other cities such as Manchester & London. They always have racial attacks in those towns.

What are the main industries in this city? What types of career opportunities commonly exist? How do most people find new jobs?

Cambridge University is the main employer & there quite a few national & international companies in the research parks around town. Everything else is service oriented -- clubs, hotels, tourism.

In general, what are peoples' priorities in this city? For example, do lives revolve around work, family, socializing, sports, etc.?

From what I've observed is either you're working very hard to make ends meet, or you're with the university as either a student or facilty member, again working very hard. The younger set does play a lot, especially on weekend nights. In fact, they almost take over the streets till about 2am.

Moving to UK

Moving to UK soon? AGS Worldwide Movers is a leader in the international moving industry. Their experience and expertise allows them to guarantee their clients the best quality moving services. Get a moving quote today.

If a friend of yours was thinking of moving to this city or town from far away, what other advice would you give them.

Bring plenty of starter money. Most homes and rental properties are out of reach for the average white or blue collar worker within Cambridge. They further out you go, the more affordable it gets, but then you have the commute time & costs to absorb.

Read Next

Culture-Shock-in-ExeterAn Expat Talks about Culture Shock & Living in Exeter, UK

A British "expat" in Exeter describes the culture shock experienced while settling into the UK after living in Canada and the U.S. for most of her life.

Living-in-LondonAn Expat Discusses Living in London, UK

An American expat in London offers some advice on what it takes to get settled in the UK's capital city.

Cost-of-Living-in-LondonCost of Living in London

The cost of living in London routinely ranks among the highest in the world. Here is some basic information about the realities of living in London and what you'll need to consider when deciding whether or not to move there.

Living-in-LondonLiving in London

If you're a global nomad in London or living in London, expats there have a lot to share to newcomers. Here are 11 things to know about living in London.

AGS Worldwide Movers

Write a Comment about this Expat Report

Sign In to post a comment.
addacomment
Cigna Expat Health InsuranceExpatriate Health Insurance

Get a quote for expat health insurance in UK from our partner, Cigna Global Health.
Get a Quote

Culture-Shock-in-ExeterAn Expat Talks about Culture Shock & Living in Exeter, UK

A British "expat" in Exeter describes the culture shock experienced while settling into the UK after living in Canada and the U.S. for most of her life.

A British "expat" in Exeter describes the culture shock experienced while settling into the UK after living in Canada and the U.S. for most of her life....

Living-in-LondonAn Expat Discusses Living in London, UK

An American expat in London offers some advice on what it takes to get settled in the UK's capital city.

An American expat in London offers some advice on what it takes to get settled in the UK's capital city....

Cost-of-Living-in-LondonCost of Living in London

The cost of living in London routinely ranks among the highest in the world. Here is some basic information about the realities of living in London and what you'll need to consider when deciding whether or not to move there.

The cost of living in London routinely ranks among the highest in the world. Here is some basic information about the realities of living in London and what you'll need to consider when deciding whet...

Living-in-LondonLiving in London

If you're a global nomad in London or living in London, expats there have a lot to share to newcomers. Here are 11 things to know about living in London.

If you're a global nomad in London or living in London, expats there have a lot to share to newcomers. Here are 11 things to know about living in London....

10-Expats-Talk-about-What-Its-Like-Moving-to-the-UK10 Expats Talk about What It's Like Moving to the UK

Expats talk about what it was like moving to the UK. Topics covered include meeting people, NHS, culture shock and more.
Expats talk about what it was like moving to the UK. Topics covered include meeting people, NHS, culture shock and more....

UK Guide
Other Links
Our Story Our Team Contact Us Submit an Article Advertising Travel Warnings

Copyright 1997-2019 Burlingame Interactive, Inc.

Privacy Policy Legal