Why work at the University Arms?

We are passionate about Cambridge’s heritage, and want to share that with our guests in a context that is contemporary, thoughtful and engaging. We deliver an experience of considered modern luxury, and take pride in our work. If you are enthusiastic about your city and your work in the hospitality sector you will find working at the University Arms truly rewarding.

What are we looking for?

Our standards are high, and we expect our employees to be driven, hard-working and determined to get things right day in, day out. We are looking for individuals who are committed to pin sharp service, and share our vision of Cambridge as a great city with a rich heritage and a bright future.


There are currently no active vacancies at University Arms and Parker’s Tavern. 

If you do not see a live vacancy listed that directly fits your experience but are interested in bringing your passion for hospitality to University Arms Cambridge then we would love to hear from you. Please email your CV with covering letter of your areas of interest to and we will respond as soon as possible.

University Arms Hotel Cambridge update

In light of the Government announcement on the 23rd of December, we at University Arms and Parker’s Tavern will close our doors on Boxing Day.

If you have a reservation, please know that we will contact you about this, however should you have concerns, please do call our team on 01223 606066. 

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I look forward to welcoming you in 2021.

Ian James

General Manager

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