The Public Engagement Team offers a range of programmes and activities to both primary and secondary schools  designed to enrich the school curriculum and inspire pupils. These outreach events are co-ordinated with the help of the Cambridge Admissions Office, Faculties and Departments in the University, Schools Liaison Officers in the Colleges and Education Officers from the Museums.

Information for teachers and advisers on admissions

Cambridge Admissions Office and College Admissions Offices provide information to help teachers and Higher Education advisers working with students to apply for undergraduate study in Cambridge.

Undergraduate Admissions

The Cambridge Admissions Office provides a central point of information on applying to Cambridge as well as widening participation activity.

Search the outreach directory

Browse or search the outreach directory, a guide to public activities offered by the University throughout the year.

Book a speaker

You can book a speaker to deliver a talk or hands on activity at your state school or voluntary/community organisation.

What’s On

Events open to the public from the University of Cambridge.

The Public Engagement team also run special schools initiatives as part of their major events:

Festival of Ideas, schools’ events

The Festival of Ideas has many events which are suitable for young people. The diverse Festival programme encourages young people to explore the arts, humanities and social sciences.

Science Festival - Information for schools

The Festival offers a range of programmes and activities exclusively to schools, all designed to enrich the curriculum and inspire pupils into the further study of science, and to think about the world they live in.