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Department of Politics and International Studies (POLIS)

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Students at Cambridge are taught by members of a dynamic community of academics and researchers working on the world's most complex and pressing issues. Politics and International Studies gives students the opportunity to study matters that affect us all —climate change, gender politics, public health, the global economy and public policy.



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The R.A. Butler Prize

The R.A. Butler Prize for essays in Politics and International Studies This competition is open to students in Year 12 or the Lower 6th. The Prize is jointly organised by Trinity College Cambridge and Cambridge University’s Department of Politics and International Studies. It was established in...



Read more at: Christopher Hill Awarded Distinguished Contribution Prize by the British International Studies Association
Christopher Hill

Christopher Hill Awarded Distinguished Contribution Prize by the British International Studies Association

22 June 2022

Christopher Hill , Emeritus Sir Patrick Sheehy Professor of International Relations, has been awarded (jointly) the Distinguished Contribution Prize by the British International Studies Association (BISA). The Prize is awarded to scholars who have contibuted to "the promotion of excellence in the discipline of...



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Wellbeing at POLIS

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We are committed to the wellbeing of our staff and students and offer resources to help you through challenging times. Whether you are having problems with stress, substance abuse, sexual misconduct or a variety of other issues, we can help....