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You need to formally apply to the University if you would like your wife, husband, partner and/or children to join you here in Cambridge. More information is available on the Graduate Admissions pages.

You will need to demonstrate that the person(s) joining you can financially support themselves or can be supported by another party. If they are being supported by private means, you will need to calculate how much needs to be provided, and submit a Financial Undertaking Form. More information is available on the Graduate Admissions pages.

You may find if useful to contact the University's Childcare Office if you are arranging for your children to join you in Cambridge. For further information, please see the Childcare Office's page on childcare for children of University staff and students.

Application forms for person(s) to join you in Cambridge are available from your self-service account. Information can be found on the 'Applying for a Change in Your Student Status' page. 

For further information please contact the Graduate Students Team (

Please note: if you are an overseas student requiring entry clearance to study in the UK, please ensure you comply with the conditions of your visa. For visa information please contact the International Student Team (, or speak to your college if you have enquiries about visa applications for the person(s) joining you.