20 Years of Mandela Magdalene Scholarships

06 Nov 2015

Magdalene College recently celebrated the twentieth anniversary of the Mandela Magdalene scholarships which support graduates from South Africa in pursuing postgraduate study at Cambridge.


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Robinson College's Women in Science Festival students at the Department of Materials Science & Metallurgy

Closing the Gender Gap

02 Oct 2015

Every year, 200,000 young people participate in access initiatives run by the University and the Colleges. This programme includes a wide range of opportunities specifically designed to inspire young women and to foster greater participation in certain areas of Higher Education and work.

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Teenagers distill wonders of chemistry

21 Jul 2015

120 fifteen-year-olds from schools across the UK recently took over a chemistry lab at Cambridge to conduct university level experiments and explore their interest in the subject. 

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Young women explore pathways to success

09 Jul 2015

One hundred Year 12 students from across the UK have attended a potentially life-changing event at Murray Edwards College, where they heard from inspiring alumnae and explored their options for the future.


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Copleston High School at Jesus college.

Colleges inspire students of the future

26 Jun 2015

More than 100 high-performing pupils from 16 state schools have embarked on a potentially life-changing educational journey with The Brilliant Club, following an inspiring visit to Cambridge.

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A-Level students pick Cambridge brains

01 Jun 2015

Is drug addiction hereditary? Why do emotions dominate our earliest memories? Are robots a threat to humanity? These were just some of the thorny questions posed by A-Level students to Cambridge neuroscientists at a recent outreach event organised with the David Ross Educational Trust.

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