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Tips from a Cambridge Admissions Tutor

What does your role as the Director of Admissions involve and what do you enjoy the most about it? I have overall responsibility for planning and managing undergraduate and graduate admissions to Christ’s College, Cambridge, and for overseeing our outreach activities, both in the UK and outside it. I also participate in University policy-making on …

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My Story: Alicia, Chemical Engineering at Cambridge

I was fortunate to come from a school that gave good support to Oxbridge applicants but I know a lot of schools don’t so a resource such as this website could be a crucial tool for applicants from these schools. My top tip for the application is be as individual as possible – try to do things that stand out from other candidates, whether that’s unusual work experience, courses or even a project at home!

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My Story: Sławomir, PhD in Engineering at Cambridge

Hey! My name is Sławomir and I am from small city of Stalowa Wola located around 150 km from the Polish-Ukraine border. I received my undergraduate Licencjat and graduate Magister degrees, both in Computer Science, from the Jagiellonian University, Kraków, Poland. Why did you apply to study PhD in Engineering at Cambridge? During my previous studies, I had …

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My Story: Jeng Yang, Law at Cambridge

Tell us a little bit about yourself! My name is Jeng Yang, I grew up in Singapore and Malaysia, where I had fun with Archery, Table Tennis, Firefighting, and Scouts. Why did you apply to study Law at Cambridge? I did it on a bet. In the first year I applied, I was rejected by Kings, Durham, UCL …

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My Story: Yuren, Natural Sciences at Cambridge

Tell us a little bit about yourself! My name is Yuren (or Jason for my English name). I came from Anhui Wuhu, China, where I spent my childhood and attended secondary schools. Then I studied in Bilborough Sixth Form College in Nottingham for A levels. Why did you apply to study Natural Sciences at Cambridge? I was very interested …

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My Story: Ida, Land Economy at Cambridge

My top tip for Finnish applicants would be to be confident with all stages of the application. I know it may be hard to compliment oneself, but give some examples of things you have done and demonstrate how that has helped you grow as a person and how it would make you suited for your course. When it comes to the interview, again, just be confident and enthusiastic!

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