Lucy Cavendish offers potential appplicants a range of opportunities to meet our Admissions team and seek help in preparing an application.  We will accept applications from men and women of age 18+ from October 2020 and everyone is welcome at our admissions events in 2019.

TEACHERS' CONFERENCE, THURSDAY 28 NOVEMBER 2019 

The afternoon conference will take place from 12-3pm and aims to equip educators with the best possible advice for their students on applying to Cambridge and to break down any misconceptions that might deter students from applying to the University. Sessions are led by academics and admissions staff, all with extensive first-hand knowledge of the admissions process. All attendees will be offered a complimentary lunch. Booking deadline is midnight on Thursday 7 November 2019. If you would like to take part in the Teachers’ Conference, please contact Outreach and Recruitment Coordinator.

ADMISSIONS CLINICS held throughout the year

Our Admissions Clinics give potential applicants of age 19+ an opportunity to meet our Admissions team informally and learn more about the entrance requirements and how to make a strong application. We offer a range of dates throughout the year and places can be booked here.  Our November Admissions Clinic is for potential applicants who have not yet applied to Cambridge at UCAS.

SKYPE 1-1 WITH OUR ADMISSIONS DIRECTOR held throughout the year

Potential applicants of age 19+ who aren't able to travel to Cambridge for one of our admissions events can book an informal Skype chat with our Admissions Director to learn more about the entrance requirements and how to make a strong application.  Book your Skype 1-1 here.  If the timing is difficult for your time zone please contact our Admissions Office to arrange an alternative.  Our Skype 1:1s in November are for potential applicants who have not yet applied to Cambridge at UCAS.

HE21+ PROGRAMME

Are you:

Studying an Access to HE in Humanities or Social Sciences at a Further Education College?

Interested in pursuing Higher Education?

Our FREE programme will provide students with the unique opportunity to attend subject masterclasses and information and guidance sessions at Lucy Cavendish College over the course of a year, these visits will be interspersed with optional mentoring sessions. Click here to find out more.

OXBRIDGE EVENT IN LONDON FOR MATURE APPLICANTS, SATURDAY, 14 SEPTEMBER 2019

Harris Manchester College, Oxford and the four mature Colleges at Cambridge - Lucy Cavendish, Hughes Hall, St Edmunds, Wolfson - will be hosting an admissions event on Saturday, 14 September, for prospective mature students (21+) who are interested in applying to Oxford or Cambridge. The event will include information about studying at Oxford or Cambridge, the application process and an opportunity to meet with Fellows, Admission Tutors and students.  Book your place here. Booking deadline: midnight on the 10 September 2019

CAMBRIDGE POSTGRAD OPEN DAY, FRIDAY, 1 NOVEMBER 2019

The 2019 Cambridge Postgrad Open Day will be on Friday, 1 November.  Lucy Cavendish College offers sessions for potential postgrads as part of the open day and information about this University-wide event can be read here.  Bookings for College and University activities as part of the Postgrad Open Day open late summer.  Click to watch the Cambridge postgrad application YouTube video.

ADMISSIONS WORKSHOP

Our annual Admissions Workshop is timed to coincide with the first of the Cambridge Open Days and gives potential applicants who will be age 19+ at entry an opportunity to meet our Admissions team and Directors of Studies in selected subjects, and learn more about the entrance requirements for Cambridge.  Book your place here.  We recommend booking a place on one of the Cambridge Open Days, as the two events complement each other.  Bookings open here in Spring 2020.

CAMBRIDGE OPEN DAYS

Lucy Cavendish is open for drop-ins as part of the Cambridge Open Days annually in July.

GRADUATE COURSE IN MEDICINE OPEN MORNING

Lucy Cavendish, Hughes Hall, St Edmunds, and Wolfson Colleges hold a joint admissions event for the Cambridge Graduate Courses in Medicine annually in September.  Admissions teams from all four Colleges are  available at this event to give information and advice to potential applicants for the A101 course at Cambridge.  The 2019 event took place on 11 September.  The next event will be in September 2020 and places can be booked here from early Summer 2020.

OFFER-HOLDERS & OTHER EVENTS

Offer-holders are invited to a student-led event in late April.

The University runs a number of other events that may be of relevance to prospective applicants, some of which are hosted at Lucy Cavendish. These are listed on Cambridge's Mature Students web pages.

Lucy Cavendish also participates in the Cambridge University Student Union Shadowing Scheme.

If you have any questions about our events please contact our Admissions Office.

If you have any questions about our Outreach and Widening Participation strategies, please contact our Outreach and Recruitment Coordinator