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Admissions Process overview Cambridge General How to get in New to the process UK Universities

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 …

Denmark Stories UK Universities

My Story: Morten, Management at London Business School

I’m Morten and I was born and raised in Denmark. I was selected as a GLOBE-scholar when studying international business at Copenhagen Business School, allowing me to take semesters in Hong Kong and the US. These international exchange semesters gave me valuable insight into different cultures and connected me with amazing people from both the …

Application Funding and Scholarships Oxford Postgraduate Stories UK & Ireland UK Universities

My Story: Marianne, PhD in Medicine at Oxford

My name is Marianne, and I’m from the UK. When I’m not in the lab, I enjoy getting involved in various musical pursuits – there’s lots going on at Oxford! Why did you apply to study Infection, Immunology and Translational Medicine at Oxford? I’m really interested in bacteria, particularly the factors that enable some bacteria to cause disease, …

Application Cambridge Deciding Stories UK & Ireland UK Universities Undergraduate

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!

Application Cambridge Experience Poland Postgraduate Stories UK Universities

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 …

Cambridge Experience Singapore Stories UK & Ireland

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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