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Oxbridge Events

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This page is a starting point into the process of applying to Oxbridge as an Undergraduate.  These opportunities often have tight deadlines and have a limited number of places.




Please make sure you check for any eligibility criteria.  If you have any queries, please contact Miss Steele.

Oxford Open Days in 2018 for Year 12's

Cambridge Open Days in 2018 for Year 12's

Please scroll down to find events which are listed specfic to each university and department

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Oxford Pathways

The Pathways Programme is an opportunity for Y10 - Y13 students to attend taster days and other events in Oxford for information, advice and guidance on higher education and the Universities of Oxford.

For full details see Oxford Pathways

Oxford Scientist Schools Writing Completition

The Oxford Scientist is a science magazine written and produced by Oxford University students. Our print circulation is about 7,500 across the university, and is read by scientists throughout their careers – from first years through to professors. Founded in 2007, we published under the title Bang! Science Magazine, however we have now re-branded to become The Oxford Scientist, with the aim of being more accessible to school students and 6th formers.

The competition is open to Y11 / Y12 & Y13 students.  Closing date for submissions 31st October 2018.

If you have any questions about the competition, please email

For full details please click on the button below


Queens College

New initiative launched at Queen’s.  Students can now speak directly with our undergraduates through a safe and convenient online platform. To be used for students to start engaging with Queen's students, through asking questions, direct messaging and booking phone calls. Shy students can simply use the platform to see what other people have asked and gain support and advice from the responses. We hope that our undergraduates will form a valuable resource for you, especially for those students who are planning to make applications this October. Do pass on the link ( to anyone who might be interested.


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Discover what Cambridge University has to offer in all subjects.


Sutton Trust Summers Schools

Applications open 9th January 2019

For further information please see Sutton Trust Summer Schools

Work Experience at the Gurdon Institute

Summer 2019

For further information please see Work Experience at the Gurdon Institute