University marks association with social mobility charity

07 Aug 2018

This summer more than 500 teenagers from under-represented and disadvantaged backgrounds will have stayed at the University of Cambridge to learn more about what it’s like to study at one of its 31 Colleges. They’ll come from all corners of the UK, keen to find ways of achieving their dream of becoming an undergraduate at one of the world’s leading academic institutions.

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Open letter on diversity in admissions

06 Jun 2018

Professor Graham Virgo, Pro-Vice-Chancellor for Education, together with senior colleagues from the Cambridge Admissions Office, have today published an open letter on diversity in admissions.

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Cambridge's 2017 admissions statistics published

10 May 2018

Figures released by the University of Cambridge show another rise in the number of state-educated Home students being accepted on to a course of study. The number, for the 2017 admissions cycle, has increased to 64.1% (up from 62.5% in the 2016 cycle). This is the highest level since comparable records began more than 30 years ago.  

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An experiment at the Cavendish Laboratory

Raising aspirations in local schools

09 Dec 2015

Members of a Cambridge University access group dedicated to raising aspirations in Cambridgeshire and Peterborough state schools have arranged over 51,000 interactions with local students, a new report reveals.

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