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Undergraduate Study

 

March 2016

1 March: Deadline: second round applications (for 2016 entry, or deferred entry in 2017) to the mature Colleges (Hughes Hall, Lucy Cavendish, St Edmund’s and Wolfson) for some mature and affiliated students.

May-June 2016

A Levels, IB and other examinations taken by students in Year 13 (or equivalent) – including STEP, where required for Mathematics and other applicants.

August 2016

Examination results published and confirmation of conditional offers for 2016 entry (or deferred entry in 2017) that have been met – all conditional offers must be met by the deadline set by UCAS unless otherwise specified.

September 2016

October 2016

November 2016

December 2016

The majority of interviews in Cambridge take place in the first three weeks of December (some may be a little earlier).

January 2017

  • Early January: Winter pool takes place and decisions posted to applicants. A small number of applicants may be asked to attend a further interview.
  • End January: Final decisions to pooled applicants. Most applicants who were interviewed in December should have heard whether they have been accepted conditionally or unconditionally, or have been unsuccessful before the end of January.

February 2017

March 2017

  • 1 March: Deadline for second round applications (for 2017 entry, or deferred entry in 2018) to the mature Colleges (Hughes Hall, Lucy Cavendish, St Edmund’s and Wolfson) for some mature and affiliated students.

May-June 2017

A Levels, IB and other examinations taken – including STEP, where required for Mathematics and other applicants.

August 2017

Examination results published and confirmation of conditional offers for 2017 entry (or deferred entry in 2018) that have been met - all conditional offers must be met by the deadline set by UCAS unless otherwise specified.

Cambridge Application Deadline

15 OCT

The application deadline for 2017 entry is the 15 October 2016, 6:00pm (UK time).

University term dates

2015-16
6 Oct - 4 Dec 2015 (Michaelmas)
12 Jan - 11 Mar 2016 (Lent)
19 Apr - 10 Jun 2016 (Easter)

2016-17
4 Oct - 2 Dec 2016 (Michaelmas)
17 Jan - 17 Mar 2017 (Lent)
25 Apr - 16 Jun 2017 (Easter) 

2017-18
3 Oct - 1 Dec 2017 (Michaelmas)
16 Jan - 16 Mar 2018 (Lent)
24 Apr - 16 Jun 2018 (Easter)

The Application Process