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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A University of Cambridge outreach session in Chatteris, Cambridgeshire.

Widening participation in higher education in East Anglia

08 Dec 2016

From January 2017, East Anglia’s five Higher Education Institutions, working in close partnership with the region’s Further Education Colleges and other stakeholders, will start to deliver a major Government-funded collaborative outreach programme, the Network for East Anglian Collaborative Outreach (NEACO).

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St John's College from the Kitchen Bridge. Photographer: Silas Hope.

Prospective students share their view of Cambridge

28 Apr 2016

Around 350 state school Year 12s and mature learners who took part in Cambridge University Students’ Union’s (CUSU) student-led Shadowing Scheme were invited to enter a photography and diary competition to share their experiences. 

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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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