Cambridge University Press

Cambridge University Press (CUP) is a publishing business of the University of Cambridge. It is a department of the University of Cambridge and is both an academic and educational publisher. Cambridge University Press' publishing includes academic journals, monographs, reference works, textbooks, and English-language teaching and learning publications. Cambridge University Press operates as a charitable enterprise that transfers part of its annual surplus back to the university.

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Cambridge University Press was founded in 1534 and is headquartered in Cambridge, GB

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Key People/Management at Cambridge University Press

Peter Phillips

Peter Phillips

Andrew Chandler

Andrew Chandler

Chief Financial Officer
Mark Maddocks

Mark Maddocks

Chief Information Officer
Catie Sheret

Catie Sheret

General Counsel and Company Secretary, Board Member
Mandy Hill

Mandy Hill

Managing Director, Academic Publishing
Rod Smith

Rod Smith

Managing Director, Education
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Cambridge University Press Office Locations

Cambridge University Press has offices in Cambridge, Chambersburg, New York, ABL and in 40 other locations
Cambridge, GB (HQ)
University Printing House Shaftesbury Road
Esmeralda 902-962
Macquarie Park, AU
suite g. 1 ground/64 Talavera Rd
Port Melbourne, AU
477 Williamstown Rd
Rio de Janeiro, BR
R. da Assembléia, 10 - 3502 - Centro
São Paulo, BR
Av. Paulista, 925 - 2nd floor - Bela Vista
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Cambridge University Press Financials and Metrics

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Cambridge University Press Revenue

Cambridge University Press's revenue was reported to be £326.9 m in FY, 2019 which is a 3.5% increase from the previous period.
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Financial Leverage

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Cambridge University Press Operating Metrics

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Books Published

1.44 k



Average Downloads per Month (Cambridge Core)

3 m3.08 m4.83 m

Activities Undertaken Every Year (Cambridge LMS)

70 m
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Cambridge University Press Online and Social Media Presence

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Cambridge University Press News and Updates

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Adaptive Content Publishing Global Market 2018-2025: Cambridge University Press, Cengage Learning, DreamBox Learning

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Cambridge University Press Blogs

The science teachers contributing to our teacher’s resources

Cambridge Science – Inspired by teachers, building brighter futures It is every teacher’s dream that their perspective and years of teaching experience are appreciated and this project has helped me realize that dream. It is truly a humbling experience to be included in the teacher’s resource. Kavit…

Teaching remotely with the Cambridge Thesaurus

The Cambridge English Thesaurus is a valuable resource for teachers and learners as it can be used as a springboard for both classroom activities and self-study. This article is packed with ideas for teaching remotely with the Thesaurus, a downloadable Teacher’s Toolkit and a webinar recording from …

Kevin McCloud on the grand design of language

Kevin McCloud describes his education as ‘chaotic’. However, some would say that ‘varied’ and ‘exciting’ do it more justice. If you have the opportunity to pursue an interest, go for it! Kevin is now best known for Grand Designs, which follows elaborate and unusual building projects, but his own pat…

The influence of other languages on English

English, like all languages, is constantly evolving. In a recent blog post we took a look at extracts from David Crystal’s recent Cambridge books to examine the influence of Shakespeare on the English language. In this post, we again take a look inside Professor Crystal’s work to explore the influen…

Brighter Thinking Pod – Ep 12: Assessment for learning

Welcome back! In this episode, we discuss a topic that gets a lot of attention – assessment for learning. After a short intro of what it is and why it is important, we dive into top tips, examples and advice to help both new and experienced teachers. As well as the video and transcript below,... Re…

Java programming: Guessing games activities part two

Dave Duddell is back on the Brighter Thinking Blog, sharing three more activities to develop Java programming skills. In his previous blog post, Dave shared four tiered activities to support scaffolded learning in your programming class. Dave shares three activities to hone the Java skills of your m…
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Cambridge University Press Frequently Asked Questions

  • When was Cambridge University Press founded?

    Cambridge University Press was founded in 1534.

  • Who are Cambridge University Press key executives?

    Cambridge University Press's key executives are Peter Phillips, Andrew Chandler and Mark Maddocks.

  • How many employees does Cambridge University Press have?

    Cambridge University Press has 3,013 employees.

  • What is Cambridge University Press revenue?

    Latest Cambridge University Press annual revenue is £326.9 m.

  • What is Cambridge University Press revenue per employee?

    Latest Cambridge University Press revenue per employee is £108.5 k.

  • Who are Cambridge University Press competitors?

    Competitors of Cambridge University Press include Elsevier, Macmillan Publishers and Springer Nature.

  • Where is Cambridge University Press headquarters?

    Cambridge University Press headquarters is located at University Printing House Shaftesbury Road, Cambridge.

  • Where are Cambridge University Press offices?

    Cambridge University Press has offices in Cambridge, Chambersburg, New York, ABL and in 40 other locations.

  • How many offices does Cambridge University Press have?

    Cambridge University Press has 47 offices.