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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You are the Admissions Tutor

08 Jul 2014

Teachers and HE advisers from across Cambridgeshire and Peterborough stepped into the role of Admissions Tutor last week, reviewing real, anonymised, Cambridge application forms. Faced with three high-achieving students, they were asked: what would you decide?

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The Faculty of Education

The NQT Guide to Cambridge Applications

20 Jun 2014

The University of Cambridge Secondary PGCE Class of 2014 enjoyed a special briefing session this week on how to support their pupils to aim high in their university ambitions, delivered by Jacqui Howard, Schools Liaison Co-ordinator for the Faculty of Education.

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Final Report of the Oxbridge Ambassador for Wales welcomed by University of Cambridge

19 Jun 2014

“There are many outstanding students in Wales and this report has shown that, if they are to reach Cambridge and Oxford in greater number, we must collectively ensure that they are appropriately encouraged, supported and most of all stretched in the sixth form,” said Professor Sir Leszek Borysiewicz, Vice-Chancellor of Cambridge University, welcoming the Final Report of the Oxbridge Ambassador for Wales.

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