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Thinking about Cambridge?

Due to the current situation with Covid-19 (Coronavirus) all in-person events are cancelled for this academic year. 

The admissions team are still very much on hand to answer any questions you may have about access, outreach, applications and admissions. You can contact the admissions team at

We also have an exciting range of online events scheduled for this year for prospective applicants See below for more details.

Upcoming events for prospective applicants in 2021




Who can attend?

Tuesday 9 March 

Wednesday 7 April 

Tuesday 11 May

Tuesday 8 June  



Admissions support sessions


Event timings - 9:30am - 12:00 (UK Time)

Our support sessions give prospective mature students interested in making an application to the College (and the University of Cambridge) the opportunity to speak 1-2-1 with our Undergraduate Admissions Officer over ZOOM. 

To ensure we are able to support as many people as possible during each Admissions Clinic, individual chats are usually timed at 15 mins per person. 

Please note, these admissions clinics are not for prospective applicants for the Cambridge Graduate Course in Medicine (CGCM), as we have a dedicated member of the Admissions Team who supports CGCM applicants, so any questions related to applying for this course, please email: 

To book a place on one of our upcoming support sessions, please click here. Places will be given out on a first come, first served basis. Maximum 10 bookings per day. 


Tuesday 9 March

Wednesday 7 April

Tuesday 11 May

Tuesday 8 June

Zoom Admissions Q+A

Prospective applicants in year 12 or equivalent considering an application to the University of Cambridge for October 22 entry, or deferred October 2023 entry.

The group sessions will be a chance to meet our Admissions and Outreach Officer and ask any questions you may have about Lucy Cavendish College and applying to the University of Cambridge. Sign up here


15th-17th March


Maths and Physics for Engineering


This event is for UK year 12 or equivalent students at non-fee paying schools. The programme is designed to strengthen students' and understanding and confidence in Maths and Physics related to Engineering.

Check this page for full details. We have now closed bookings for this event.

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For more details on any of these opportunities, contact the Outreach Team


Resources for prospective applicants

Check out our page for resources designed to help prospective applicants make a competitive application.