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There is a variety of activities including course presentations and sample lectures.

Please note that you should make sure to check the course webpages for the most up-to-date information before making an application or accepting an offer.

 

Anglo-Saxon, Norse, and Celtic

Contact for visitors: outreach@asnc.cam.ac.uk

ASNC Date and time Location More info
Information stand

4 and 5 July 2024

10:00-15:30

Anglo-Saxon, Norse, and Celtic Common Room, second floor of Faculty of English Building, 9 West Road, Cambridge, CB3 9DP

Directions:

The Faculty of English is on Sidgwick Site.

Course presentation

4 and 5 July 2024

14:00-14:30

Room G-R.06/07, Ground Floor, Faculty of English Building, 9 West Road, Cambridge, CB3 9DP

Directions:

 
Archaeology

Contact for visitors: outreach@arch.cam.ac.uk

Department Open Day webpage

Archaeology Date and time Location More info
Information stand

4 and 5 July 2024

09:30-16:30

Courtyard outside the McDonald Institute for Archaeological Research, Downing Street, Cambridge, CB2 3ER

Directions:

 
Course presentation

4 and 5 July 2024

  • 10:00-10:45
  • 14:00-14:45

South Lecture Room, Department of Archaeology, Downing Street, Cambridge, CB2 3DZ 

Directions:

 

Taster lecture - Biological Anthropology

4 and 5 July 2024

11:00-11:45

South Lecture Room, Department of Archaeology, Downing Street, Cambridge, CB2 3DZ 

Directions:

 

Taster lecture - Archaeology

4 and 5 July 2024

15:00-15:45

South Lecture Room, Department of Archaeology, Downing Street, Cambridge, CB2 3DZ 

Directions:

 

Department tours

4 and 5 July 2024

09:30-16:30

Duration: flexible

Frequency: See more at the information stand.

Information stand, courtyard outside the McDonald Institute for Archaeological Research, Downing Street, Cambridge, CB2 3ER

Directions:

 

Architecture

Contact for visitors: outreach@aha.cam.ac.uk

Architecture Date and time Location More info
Information stand

4 and 5 July 2024

10:00-16:00

The Gallery, Department of Architecture 1-5 Scroope Terrace, Cambridge, CB2 1PX

Directions:

 
Course presentation

4 and 5 July 2024

  • 12:00-12:40
  • 14:00-14:40
  • 12:00-12:40 - LG18, Faculty of Law, The David Williams Building, 10 West Road, Cambridge, CB3 9DZ
  • 14:00-14:40 - LG17, Faculty of Law, The David Williams Building, 10 West Road, Cambridge, CB3 9DZ

Directions:

Please note this talk takes place at the Faculty of Law on Sidgwick Site, not in the Department of Architecture.

Department tours

4 and 5 July 2024

10:00-16:00

Outside the reception area in the Department of Architecture, 1-5 Scroope Terrace, Cambridge, CB2 1PX

Directions:

 

Displays of student work

4 and 5 July 2024

10:00-16:00

The Gallery, Department of Architecture 1-5 Scroope Terrace, Cambridge, CB2 1PX

Directions:

 

Machine demonstrations

4 and 5 July 2024

10:00-16:00

Fabrication Laboratory in the Dyson Building, Department of Engineering, Trumpington Street, Cambridge, CB2 1PZ

Directions:

 

Asian and Middle Eastern Studies

Further information:

AMES Date and Time Location More info
Information drop-in sessions

4 and 5 July 2024

  • 4 July
    • 11:00-15:00 - Chinese Studies at Clare College
    • 13:00-15:00 – Middle Eastern Studies at Pembroke College
    • 13:00-15:00 - Chinese Studies at Gonville and Caius College
  • 5 July
    • 11:00-13:00 - Chinese Studies at Clare College
    • 11:00-13:00 - Any Asian and Middle Eastern Studies language at Queens' College
    • Middle Eastern Studies at Pembroke College

4 July

5 July

Please note these are not taking place in the Faculty of Asian and Middle Eastern Studies Faculty, they are in the Colleges listed in the date and time and location sections.
Course presentation

4 and 5 July 2024

10:00-10:50

Room 10, Faculty of Asian and Middle Eastern Studies, University of Cambridge, Sidgwick Avenue, Cambridge, CB3 9DA

Directions:

The Faculty of Asian and Middle Eastern Studies is located on Sidgwick Site.

Language tasters - Japanese language

4 July 2024

11:00-11:50

Room 10, Faculty of Asian and Middle Eastern Studies, University of Cambridge, Sidgwick Avenue, Cambridge, CB3 9DA

Directions:

 

Taster lecture - Japanese and Korean Politics and International Relations

4 July 2024

14:00-14:50

Room 10, Faculty of Asian and Middle Eastern Studies, University of Cambridge, Sidgwick Avenue, Cambridge, CB3 9DA

Directions:

 

Taster lecture - Chinese History of Art

4 July 2024

15:30-16:20

Room 10, Faculty of Asian and Middle Eastern Studies, University of Cambridge, Sidgwick Avenue, Cambridge, CB3 9DA

Directions:

 

Taster lecture - Middle Eastern history

5 July 2024

  • 11:00-11:50
  • 13:30-14:20

Room 10, Faculty of Asian and Middle Eastern Studies, University of Cambridge, Sidgwick Avenue, Cambridge, CB3 9DA

Directions:

 

 

Taster lecture and language taster - Chinese popular culture and Chinese language

5 July 2024

11:00-11:50

Room 8/9, Faculty of Asian and Middle Eastern Studies, University of Cambridge, Sidgwick Avenue, Cambridge, CB3 9DA

Directions:

 

Language taster - Korean language

5 July 2024

14:00-14:50

Room 8/9, Faculty of Asian and Middle Eastern Studies, University of Cambridge, Sidgwick Avenue, Cambridge, CB3 9DA

Directions:

 

Chemical Engineering and Biotechnology

Contact for visitors: admissions@ceb.cam.ac.uk

Department Open Day webpage

Chemical Engineering and Biotechnology Date and time Location More info
Information stand

4 and 5 July 2024

09:30-16:30

Atrium, Department of Chemical Engineering and Biotechnology, West Cambridge Site, Philippa Fawcett Drive, Cambridge, CB3 0AS

Directions:

The Department of Chemical Engineering and Biotechnology is on the West Cambridge site.

Course presentation

4 and 5 July 2024

  • 10:30-11:15
  • 12:15-13:00
  • 14:15-15:00
  • 15:45-16:30

Lecture Theatre 1, Department of Chemical Engineering and Biotechnology, West Cambridge Site, Philippa Fawcett Drive, Cambridge, CB3 0AS

Directions:

 

Department tours

4 and 5 July 2024

  • 09:30
  • 11:30
  • 13:30
  • 15:00

Duration: 45 minutes

Information stand, Atrium, Department of Chemical Engineering and Biotechnology, West Cambridge Site, Philippa Fawcett Drive, Cambridge, CB3 0AS

Directions:

 

Taster lectures

4 and 5 July 2024

09:30-16:30

Lecture Theatre 4, Department of Chemical Engineering and Biotechnology, West Cambridge Site, Philippa Fawcett Drive, Cambridge, CB3 0AS

Directions:

 

Classics

Contact for visitors: access@classics.cam.ac.uk

Classics Date and time Location More info
Information stand

4 and 5 July 2024

09:30-16:30

The grass opposite the entrance to the Classics Faculty, Sidgwick Avenue, Cambridge, CB3 9DA

Directions:

The Faculty of Classics is on Sidgwick Site.

Course presentation

4 and 5 July 2024

  • 10:00-10:45
  • 14:00-14:45

10:00-10:45 - Lecture Block 3, Lecture Block A, Sidgwick Avenue, Cambridge, CB3 9DA

14:00-14:45 - Lecture Block 2, Lecture Block A, Sidgwick Avenue, Cambridge, CB3 9DA

Directions:

The Lecture Block is on Sidgwick Site.

Taster lecture

4 and 5 July 2024

11:00-11:45

Lecture Block 3, Lecture Block A, Sidgwick Avenue, Cambridge, CB3 9DA

 

Department tours - self-guided

4 and 5 July 2024

10:00-16:30

Duration and frequency: flexible

Classics Faculty, Sidgwick Avenue, Cambridge, CB3 9DA

Directions:

 

The Classics Library

4 and 5 July 2024

10:00-16:00

Classics Faculty, Sidgwick Avenue, Cambridge, CB3 9DA

Directions:

Rare books display between 12:00-14:00

The Museum of Classical Archaeology

4 and 5 July 2024

10:00-17:00

Classics Faculty, Sidgwick Avenue, Cambridge, CB3 9DA

Directions:

 

Computer Science

Contact for visitors: teaching-admin@cst.cam.ac.uk

Department Open Day webpage

Computer Science Date and time Location More info
Information stand

4 and 5 July 2024

09:30-16:30

The Street, Ground floor, William Gates Building, 15 JJ Thomson Avenue, Cambridge CB3 0FD

Directions:

The department of Computer Science is on the West Cambridge site.

Course presentation

4 and 5 July 2024

  • 10:00-10:40
  • 13:00-13:40

Live - Lecture Theatre 1, William Gates Building, 15 JJ Thomson Avenue, Cambridge, CB3 0FD

Live streaming - Lecture Theatre 2 in the same building

Directions:

 

Taster lecture

4 and 5 July 2024

  • 11:00-11:40
  • 14:00-14:40

Live - Lecture Theatre 1, William Gates Building, 15 JJ Thomson Avenue, Cambridge, CB3 0FD

Live streaming - Lecture Theatre 2 in the same building

Directions:

 

Department tours - self-guided

4 and 5 July 2024

09:30-16:30

Duration and frequency: flexible

William Gates Building, 15 JJ Thomson Avenue, Cambridge, CB3 0FD

Directions:

 

Demonstrations of student work and other lab demonstrations

4 and 5 July 2024

09:30-16:30

William Gates Building, 15 JJ Thomson Avenue, Cambridge, CB3 0FD

Directions:

 

Design

Contact for visitors: outreach@aha.cam.ac.uk

Design Date and time Location More info
Information stand

4 and 5 July 2024

10:00-16:00

The Gallery, Department of Architecture 1-5 Scroope Terrace, Cambridge, CB2 1PX

Directions:

 

Course Presentations (combined with Architecture)

4 and 5 July 2024

  • 12:00-12:40
  • 14:00-14:40
  • 12:00-12:40 - LG18, Faculty of Law, The David Williams Building, 10 West Road, Cambridge, CB3 9DZ
  • 14:00-14:40 - LG17, Faculty of Law, The David Williams Building, 10 West Road, Cambridge, CB3 9DZ

Directions:

Please note this talk takes place at the Faculty of Law on Sidgwick Site, not in the Department of Architecture.

Department tours

4 and 5 July 2024

10:00-16:00

Duration: 30 minutes

Frequency: every 30 minutes

Outside the reception area in the Department of Architecture, 1-5 Scroope Terrace, Cambridge, CB2 1PX

Directions:

 

Displays of student work

4 and 5 July 2024

10:00-16:00

The Gallery, Department of Architecture 1-5 Scroope Terrace, Cambridge, CB2 1PX

Directions:

 

 

Machine demonstrations

4 and 5 July 2024

10:00-16:00

Fabrication Laboratory in the Dyson Building, Department of Engineering, Trumpington Street, Cambridge, CB2 1PZ

Directions:

 

Economics

Contact for visitors: ugadmit@econ.cam.ac.uk

Economics Date and time Location More info
Information stand

4 and 5 July 2024

09:30-16:30

Outside of the Faculty of Economics, Austin Robinson Building, Sidgwick Avenue, Cambridge, CB3 9DD

Directions:

The Faculty of Economics is on Sidgwick Site.
Course presentation

4 and 5 July 2024

  • 11:00-11:45
  • 14:00-14:45

Lady Mitchell Hall, Sidgwick Avenue, Cambridge, CB3 9DA

Directions:

Lady Mitchell Hall is on Sidgwick Site.

Taster lecture

4 and 5 July 2024

  • 12:00-12:45
  • 15:00-15:45

Lady Mitchell Hall, Sidgwick Avenue, Cambridge, CB3 9DA

Directions:

 

Department library tours

4 and 5 July

09:30-16:30

Marshall Library foyer, Austin Robinson Building, Sidgwick Avenue, Cambridge, CB3 9DA

Directions:

Self-guided tours of the Marshall Library.

Education

Contact for visitors: outreach@educ.cam.ac.uk

Education Date and time Location More info
Information stand

4 and 5 July 2024

09:30-16:30

Main Foyer, Donald McIntyre Building, 184 Hills Road, Cambridge CB2 8PQ

Directions:

For planning purposes please be aware that the Department of Education is located near the train station.

Course presentation

4 and 5 July 2024

  • 10:00-10:30
  • 13:00-13:30

GS4 & GS5 Lecture Theatre, Donald McIntyre Building, 184 Hills Road, Cambridge, CB2 8PQ

Directions:

 

Taster lecture

4 and 5 July 2024

  • 11:00-11:40
  • 12:00-12:40
  • 14:00-14:40
  • 15:00-15:40

GS4 & GS5 Lecture Theatre, Donald McIntyre Building, 184 Hills Road, Cambridge, CB2 8PQ

Directions:

 

Department tours

4 and 5 July 2024

09:30-16:30

Duration: 15 minutes

Frequency: 15 minutes

Information stand, Donald McIntyre Building, 184 Hills Road, Cambridge, CB2 8PQ

Directions:

 

Displays of student work

4 and 5 July 2024

09:30-16:30

Main foyer of the Donald McIntyre Building, 184 Hills Road, Cambridge, CB2 8PQ

Directions:

 

Tours of the Library

4 and 5 July 2024

09:30-16:30

Main foyer of the Donald McIntyre Building, 184 Hills Road, Cambridge, CB2 8PQ

 

Engineering

Contact for visitors: outreach-officer@eng.cam.ac.uk

Department's Open Day webpage

Engineering Date and time Location More info
Information stand

4 and 5 July 2024

13:00-16:30

Department of Engineering, Trumpington Street, Cambridge, CB2 1PZ

 

Course presentation with Q&A

4 and 5 July 2024

  • 13:15-14:00
  • 13:45-14:30
  • 14:15-15:00
  • 14:45-15:30
  • 15:15-16:00
  • 13:15-14:00, 14:15-15:00 and 15:15-16:00 - LT1, Department of Engineering, Trumpington Street, Cambridge, CB2 1PZ

 

  • 13:45-14:30 and 14:45-15:30 - LT2, Department of Engineering, Trumpington Street, Cambridge, CB2 1PZ

1 parent or accompanying adult per prospective applicant allowed in the talk.

A livestream of the talks will be running in the Dr Constance Tipper LT in the Department of Engineering.

Aerodynamics and Acoustics Tours

4 and 5 July 2024

  • 13:05
  • 13:40
  • 14:15
  • 14:50
  • 15:25
  • 16:00

LR4, Department of Engineering, Trumpington Street, Cambridge, CB2 1PZ

 

Electrical and Information Engineering Teaching Lab

4 and 5 July 2024

  • 13:00
  • 13:30
  • 14:00
  • 14:30
  • 15:00
  • 15:30

LR4, Department of Engineering, Trumpington Street, Cambridge, CB2 1PZ

 

Bioengineering

4 and 5 July 2024

13:00-16:30

Design and Project Office, Department of Engineering, Trumpington Street, Cambridge, CB2 1PZ

 

Information and Bioengineering Tours

4 and 5 July 2024

  • 13:15
  • 13:45
  • 14:15
  • 14:45
  • 15:15
  • 15:45

LR4, Department of Engineering, Trumpington Street, Cambridge, CB2 1PZ

 

Mechanics and Materials Lab Tours

4 and 5 July 2024

  • 13:15-13:45
  • 13:45-14:15
  • 14:20-14:40
  • 15:05-15:35
  • 15:45-16:15

LR4, Department of Engineering, Trumpington Street, Cambridge, CB2 1PZ

 

Self-guided tour

4 and 5 July 2024

13:00-16:30

Reception, Department of Engineering, Trumpington Street, Cambridge, CB2 1PZ

Tours include Marker Space (the Dyson Centre), the Design and Project Office, the Library and the Language Centre

Library drop-in

4 and 5 July 2024

13:00-16:30

First floor library, Department of Engineering, Trumpington Street, Cambridge, CB2 1PZ

 

Centre for Languages & Inter-Communication (CLIC)

4 and 5 July 2024

13:00-16:30

First floor library, Department of Engineering, Trumpington Street, Cambridge, CB2 1PZ

 

Industrial Placements Coordinator

4 and 5 July 2024

13:00-16:30

First floor library, Department of Engineering, Trumpington Street, Cambridge, CB2 1PZ

 

Electrical Engineering Building - open to visitors

4 and 5 July 2024

13:00-16:30

Electrical Engineering Building, 9 JJ Thomson Avenue, Cambridge, CB3 0FA

Universal buses leaving Trumpington Street will take you to the Electrical Engineering Building.

English

Contact for visitors: outreach@english.cam.ac.uk

English Date and time Location More info
Information stand

4 and 5 July 2024

09:30-16:30

Foyer, English Faculty Building, 9 West Road, Cambridge, CB3 9DP

Directions:

The Faculty of English is based on Sidgwick Site.

Course presentation

4 and 5 July 2024

  • 10:00-10:45
  • 14:00-14:45

 

  • 14:00-14:45 - West Road Concert Hall, Sidgwick Site, 11 West Road, Cambridge, CB3 9DP

Lady Mitchell and West Road Concert Hall are based on Sidgwick Site.

Library tours

4 and 5 July 2024

  • 11:00
  • 13:00
  • 15:00

Information stand in the foyer, English Faculty Building, 9 West Road, Sidgwick Site

Directions:

 

Foundation Year in Arts, Humanities and Social Sciences (pre-degree course)

Contact for visitors: foundation.year@admin.cam.ac.uk

Department Open Day webpage

Foundation Year Sessions Date and time Location More info
Information stand

4 and 5 July 2024

09:30-16:30

Outside the Faculty of Law, The David Williams Building, 10 West Road, Cambridge, CB3 9DZ

Directions:

Look out for the gazebo with the Foundation Year logo on Sidgwick Site.

 

Course presentation

4 and 5 July 2024

13:00-13:30

Lecture Block 1, Lecture Block A, Sidgwick Avenue, Cambridge, CB3 9DA

Directions:

The Lecture Block is on Sidgwick Site.

Geography

Contact for visitors: undergraduate.office@geog.cam.ac.uk

Department Open Day webpage

Geography Date and time Location More info
Information stand

4 and 5 July 2024

12:00-16:00

Department of Geography, Downing Place, Cambridge, CB2 3EN

Directions:

 

Course presentation

4 and 5 July 2024

  • 10:00-10:30
  • 14:00-14:30

Large Lecture Theatre, Department of Geography, Downing Place, Cambridge, CB2 3EN

Directions:

 

Taster lecture - human geography

4 and 5 July 2024

  • 11:00-11:30
  • 15:00-15:30

Large Lecture Theatre, Department of Geography, Downing Place, Cambridge, CB2 3EN

Directions:

 

Taster lecture - physical geography

4 and 5 July 2024

12:00-12:30

Large Lecture Theatre, Department of Geography, Downing Place, Cambridge, CB2 3EN

Directions:

 

Geography lab tour

4 and 5 July 2024

12:00-16:00

Department of Geography, Downing Place, Cambridge, CB2 3EN

Directions:

 

History

Contact for visitors: schoolsliaisonoffice@hist.cam.ac.uk

History Date and time Location More info
Information stand

4 and 5 July 2024

09:30-16:30

Department of Politics, Alison Richard Building, 7 West Road, Cambridge, CB3 9DP

Directions:

The Department of Politics is on Sidgwick Site.

 

Course presentation

4 and 5 July 2024

  • 10:00-10:30
  • 12:00-12:30
  • 14:00-14:30
  • 15:00-15:30
  • 10:00-10:30, 12:00-12:30, 15:00-15:30 - Law LG17, Faculty of Law, The David Williams Building, Sidgwick Site, 10 West Road, Cambridge, CB3 9DZ:

 

  • 14:00-14:30 - Lecture Block 1, Lecture Block A, Sidgwick Avenue, Cambridge, CB3 9DA

The Faculty of Law and the Lecture Block are on Sidgwick Site.

Taster lecture 1

4 and 5 July 2024

11:00-11:45

Law LG17, Faculty of Law, The David Williams Building, Sidgwick Site, 10 West Road, Cambridge, CB3 9DZ:

The taster lecture topic will be: Generations and the English Reformation.

Taster lecture 2

4 and 5 July 2024

13:00-13:45

Law LG17, Faculty of Law, The David Williams Building, Sidgwick Site, 10 West Road, Cambridge, CB3 9DZ:

The taster lecture topic will be: Modern Asian History.

History and Modern Languages

Contact for visitors: outreach@mmll.cam.ac.uk

Part of the MMLL Faculty, which includes Modern and Medieval Languages, Linguistics, and History and Modern Languages.

Department Open Day webpage

History and Modern Languages Date and time Location More info
Information stand

4 and 5 July 2024

09:30-16:30

Outside Raised Faculty Building, Sidgwick Avenue, Cambridge, CB3 9DA

Directions:

The Raised Faculty Building is on Sidgwick Site.
Course presentation

4 and 5 July 2024

10:00-10:45

LG18, Faculty of Law, The David Williams Building, 10 West Road, Cambridge, CB3 9DZ

Directions:

History and Modern Languages, Linguistics and Modern and Medieval Languages.

The Faculty of Law is on Sidgwick Site.

Taster lecture

4 and 5 July 2024

15:00-15:30

Lecture Block 6, Lecture Block A, Sidgwick Avenue, Cambridge, CB3 9DA

Directions:

The Lecture Block is on Sidgwick Site.

Q&A for the MMLL courses

4 and 5 July 2024

16:00-16:30

Law LG17, Faculty of Law, The David Williams Building, Sidgwick Site,  10 West Road, Cambridge, CB3 9DZ

Directions:

For students interested in: Modern and Medieval Languages, Linguistics, and History and Modern Languages.

History and Politics

Contact for visitors: ugradadmin@polis.cam.ac.uk

History and Politics Date and time Location More info
Information stand

4 and 5 July 2024

09:30-16:30

Atrium, Department of Politics and International Studies, Alison Richard Building, Sidgwick Site, 7 West Road, Cambridge, CB3 9DP

Directions:

The Department of Politics is on Sidgwick Site.

Course presentations

4 and 5 July 2024

  • 10:00-10:45
  • 15:00-15:45

SG1 and SG2, Department of Politics and International Studies, Alison Richard Building, Sidgwick Site, 7 West Road, Cambridge, CB3 9DP

Directions:

 

     

 

     

 

History of Art

Contact for visitors: outreach@aha.cam.ac.uk

History of Art Date and time Location More info
Information stand

4 and 5 July 2024

10:00-16:00

The Department of History of Art
1-5 Scroope Terrace, Cambridge, CB2 1PX

Directions:

 
Course presentation

4 and 5 July 2024

10:00-10:30

Lecture Room 2, Department of History of Art, 1-5 Scroope Terrace, Cambridge, CB2 1PX

Directions:

 

Admissions information session and Q&A

4 and 5 July 2024

10:45-11:30

Lecture Room 2, Department of History of Art, 1-5 Scroope Terrace, Cambridge, CB2 1PX

Directions:

 

Tour of the Library

4 and 5 July 2024

  • 12:00-12:30
  • 12:30-13:00

Outside of the Library, Faculty of Architecture and History of Art, 1-5 Scroope Terrace, Cambridge, CB2 1PX

Directions:

 

 

Q&A with staff and current students

4 and 5 July 2024

13:00-13:45

Lecture Room 2, Department of History of Art, 1-5 Scroope Terrace, Cambridge, CB2 1PX

Directions:

 

Taster lecture

4 and 5 July 2024

14:00-14:45

 

Lecture Room 2, Department of History of Art, 1-5 Scroope Terrace, Cambridge, CB2 1PX

Directions:

 

Human, Social, and Political Sciences

Contact for visitors:

HSPS Date and time Location More info
Information stand

4 and 5 July 2024

09:30-16:30

Atrium, Alison Richard Building, Sidgwick Site, 7 West Road, Cambridge, CB3 9DP

Directions:

The Alison Richard building is on Sidgwick Site.

Course presentation

4 and 5 July 2024

11:00-11:45

Babbage Lecture Theatre, David Attenborough Building, New Museums Site, Bene't Street, CB2 3PT

Directions:

Please note that the course presentation will take place at Babbage Lecture Theatre, which is on the New Museums Site - a 10-15 minute walk from Sidgwick Site.

Taster lecture - Social Anthropology

4 and 5 July 2024

13:00-13:45

 

LG19, Faculty of Law, The David Williams Building, 10 West Road, Cambridge, CB3 9DZ

Directions:

The Faculty of Law is on Sidgwick Site.

Taster lecture - Politics and International Studies

4 and 5 July 2024

14:00-14:45

LG18, Faculty of Law, The David Williams Building, 10 West Road, Cambridge, CB3 9DZ

Directions:

 

Taster lecture - Sociology

4 and 5 July 2024

15:00-15:45

LG19, Faculty of Law, The David Williams Building, 10 West Road, Cambridge, CB3 9DZ

Directions:

 

Taster lecture - Politics and International Studies

4 July 2024

11:00-12:00

SG1 and SG2, Alison Richard Building, Sidgwick Site, 7 West Road, Cambridge, CB3 9DP

Directions:

 

Politics and International Studies Panel

5 July 2024

11:00-12:00

SG1 and SG2, Alison Richard Building, Sidgwick Site, 7 West Road, Cambridge, CB3 9DP

Directions:

This panel will discuss the General Election taking place on Thursday 4 July 2024

Land Economy

Contact for visitors: outreachcomms@landecon.cam.ac.uk

Department Open Day webpage

Land Economy Date and time Location More info
Information stand

4 and 5 July 2024

09:30-16:30

Student Services Centre, New Museum Site, Bene't Street, Cambridge, CB2 3PT

Directions:

The Student Services Centre is part of the New Museums Site.

Course presentation

4 and 5 July 2024

11:00-11:30

Biffen Lecture Theatre, Genetics Building, 8 Tennis Court Rd, Cambridge, CB2 1QJ

Directions:

Please note the Biffen Lecture Theatre is located on Downing Site, a 3-5 minute walk from the New Museums Site.

Taster lecture

4 and 5 July 2024

12:00-12:45

Biffen Lecture Theatre, Genetics Building, 8 Tennis Court Rd, Cambridge, CB2 1QJ

Directions:

 

Topics for the taster lectures:

  • Thursday 4 July - 'Identifying legally-relevant agreements in the English law of contract'
  • Friday 5 July - 'Spatial planning and sustainable cities'
Law

Contact for visitors: outreach@law.cam.ac.uk

Law Date and time Location More info
Information stand

4 and 5 July 2024

09:30-16:30

Reception, Faculty of Law, The David Williams Building, 10 West Road, Cambridge, CB3 9DZ

Directions:

The Faculty of Law is based on Sidgwick Site.
Course presentations

4 and 5 July 2024

  • 12:00-12:45
  • 15:00-15:45
  • 12:00-12:45: LG19 Faculty of Law, The David Williams Building, 10 West Road, Cambridge, CB3 9DZ

 

  • 15:00-15:45: West Road Concert Hall, Sidgwick Site, 11 West Road, Cambridge, CB3 9DP

West Road Concert Hall is on Sidgwick Site.

Taster lectures

4 and 5 July 2024

  • 10:00-10:45
  • 14:00-14:45

LG19 Faculty of Law, The David Williams Building, 10 West Road, Cambridge, CB3 9DZ

Directions:

 

Tours of the Library

4 and 5 July 2024

09:30-16:30

Reception, Faculty of Law, The David Williams Building, 10 West Road, Cambridge, CB3 9DZ

Directions:

 

Linguistics

Contact for visitors: outreach@mmll.cam.ac.uk

(Part of the MMLL Faculty, which hosts History and Modern Languages, Linguistics and Modern and Medieval Languages).

Department Open Day webpage

Linguistics Date and time Location More info
Information stand

4 and 5 July 2024

09:30-16:30

Outside the Raised Faculty Building, Sidgwick Avenue, Cambridge, CB3 9DA

Directions:

The Raised Faculty Building is on Sidgwick Site.
Course presentation

4 and 5 July 2024

10:00-10:45

LG18, Faculty of Law, The David Williams Building, 10 West Road, Cambridge, CB3 9DZ

Directions:

The Faculty of Law is on Sidgwick Site.

Including History and Modern Languages, Linguistics and Modern and Medieval Languages.

Taster lecture

4 and 5 July 2024

11:00-11:45

Little Hall, Sidgwick Avenue, Cambridge, CB3 9DA

Directions:

Little Hall is on Sidgwick Site.

Taster lecture topic: An introduction to Linguistics.

Ten-minute Tasters

5 July 2024

12:00-12:45

Lecture Block 6, Lecture Block A, Sidgwick Avenue, Cambridge, CB3 9DA

Directions:

The Lecture Block is on Sidgwick Site.

Please note this session only runs on Friday 5 July.

Taster lecture

4 and 5 July 2024

14:00-14:45

Little Hall, Sidgwick Avenue, Cambridge, CB3 9DA

Directions:

Little Hall is on Sidgwick Site.

Taster lecture topic: An introduction to Linguistics.

Q&A for the MMLL Triposes

4 and 5 July 2024

16:00-16:30

Law LG17, Faculty of Law, The David Williams Building, 10 West Road, Cambridge, CB3 9DZ

Directions:

For students interested in: Modern and Medieval Languages, Linguistics, and History and Modern Languages.

Mathematics

Contact for visitors: admissions@maths.cam.ac.uk

Mathematics Date Time More info
Information stand

4 and 5 July 2024

09:30-16:30

Centre for Mathematical Sciences, in Central Core, Wilberforce Road, Cambridge, CB3 0WA

Directions:

 
Course presentation

4 and 5 July 2024

  • 09:45-10:30
  • 11:30-12:15
  • 14:00-14:45

MR2, Centre for Mathematical Sciences, in Central Core, Wilberforce Road, Cambridge, CB3 0WA

Directions:

Parents and supporters will join a separate talk at the same time.

Interview practice

4 and 5 July 2024

10:00-16:00

MR5, Centre for Mathematical Sciences, in Central Core, Wilberforce Road, Cambridge CB3 0WA

Directions:

 

STEP practice

4 and 5 July 2024

10:00-16:00

MR4, Centre for Mathematical Sciences, in Central Core, Wilberforce Road, Cambridge, CB3 0WA

Directions:

Find out more about STEP.

Talk for parents and supporters

4 and 5 July 2024

  • 09:45-10:45
  • 11:30-12:30
  • 14:00-15:00

MR3, Centre for Mathematical Sciences, in Central Core, Wilberforce Road, Cambridge, CB3 0WA

Directions:

 

Medicine

Contact for visitors: FacBiol@admin.cam.ac.uk

Medicine Date and time Location More info
Information stand

4 and 5 July 2024

09:30-16:30

Student Services Centre, New Museum Site, Bene't Street, Cambridge, CB2 3PT

Directions:

The Student Services Centre is part of the New Museums Site.
Course presentations

4 and 5 July 2024

  • 12:00-12:45
  • 13:00-13:45

Babbage Lecture Theatre, David Attenborough Building, New Museums Site, Bene't Street, CB2 3PT

Directions:

Babbage Lecture Theatre is part of the New Museums Site.

Taster lecture (Pathology)

4 and 5 July 2024

09:00-09:45

Babbage Lecture Theatre, David Attenborough Building, New Museums Site, Bene't Street, CB2 3PT

Directions:

Pathology taser lecture with Natural Sciences.

Please note parents and guests may not be able to attend this session due to limited space.

Taster lecture (Pharmacology)

4 and 5 July 2024

11:00-11:45

Physiology Lecture Theatre, Department of Physiology, Development and Neuroscience, Anatomy School, Downing Site

Directions:

Pharmacology taster lecture with Natural Sciences.

Please note parents and guests may not be able to attend this session due to limited space.

Modern and Medieval Languages

Contact for visitors: outreach@mmll.cam.ac.uk

(Part of the MMLL Faculty, which hosts History and Modern Languages, Linguistics and Modern and Medieval Languages).

Department Open Day webpage

 

Modern and Medieval Languages Date and time Location More info
Information stand

4 and 5 July 2024

09:30-16:30

Outside Raised Faculty building, Sidgwick Avenue, Cambridge, CB3 9DA

Directions:

The Raised Faculty building is on Sidgwick Site.

Course presentation

4 and 5 July 2024

10:00-10:45

LG18, Faculty of Law, The David Williams Building, 10 West Road, Cambridge, CB3 9DZ

Directions:

The Faculty of Law is on Sidgwick Site.

Taster lecture

4 and 5 July 2024

11:00-11:45

LG18, Faculty of Law, The David Williams Building, 10 West Road, Cambridge, CB3 9DZ

Directions:

Taster lecture topic: Learning a language from scratch.

Ten-minute Tasters

5 July 2024

12:00-12:45

Lecture Block 6, Lecture Block A, Sidgwick Avenue, Cambridge, CB3 9DA

Directions:

The Lecture Block is on Sidgwick Site.

Please note this session only runs on Friday 5 July.

Taster lecture

4 and 5 July 2024

14:00-14:45

Lecture Block 6, Lecture Block A, Sidgwick Avenue, Cambridge, CB3 9DA

Directions:

 

Careers with MMLL

4 July 2024

15:00-15:45

Law LG18, Faculty of Law, The David Williams Building, Sidgwick Site,  10 West Road, Cambridge, CB3 9DZ

Directions:

 

Introductions to the Year Abroad

5 July 2024

15:00-15:45

Law LG18, Faculty of Law, The David Williams Building, Sidgwick Site,  10 West Road, Cambridge, CB3 9DZ

Directions:

 

Q&A for the MMLL Triposes

4 and 5 July 2024

16:00-16:30

Law LG17, Faculty of Law, The David Williams Building, Sidgwick Site,  10 West Road, Cambridge, CB3 9DZ

Directions:

For students interested in: Modern and Medieval Languages, Linguistics, and History and Modern Languages.

Music

Contact for visitors: outreach@mus.cam.ac.uk

Department's Open Day website

Music Date and time Location More info
Information stand

4 and 5 July 2024

09:30-16:30

Foyer, Faculty of Music, 11 West Road, Cambridge, CB3 9DP

Directions:

The Faculty of Music is on Sidgwick Site.

Course presentation

4 and 5 July 2024

15:00-15:45

Recital Room, Faculty of Music, 11 West Road, Cambridge, CB3 9DP

Directions:

 

Taster lectures

4 and 5 July 2024

  • Taster lecture 1: 14:00-14:20
  • Taster lecture 2: 14:25-14:45

Recital Room, Faculty of Music, 11 West Road, Cambridge, CB3 9DP

Directions:

 

Department tours

4 and 5 July 202

  • 13:00-14:00
  • 15:45-16:30

Duration: 20 minutes

Frequency: on demand

Foyer, Faculty of Music, 11 West Road, Cambridge, CB3 9DP

Directions:

 

Natural Sciences

Contact for visitors: natsci@admin.cam.ac.uk

Natural Sciences (overall) Date and time Location More info
Information stand

4 and 5 July 2024

09:30-16:30

Student Services Centre, New Museum Site, Bene't Street, Cambridge, CB2 3PT

Directions:

The Student Services Centre is on the New Museums Site.

  • Admissions for Biological Sciences strand of Natural Sciences will be at the information stand between 09:30-11:30.
  • Admissions for Physical Sciences strand of Natural Sciences will be on the stand between 14:00-16:00.
Course presentations (overall Natural Sciences course)

4 and 5 July 2024

  • 10:00-10:45
  • 14:00-14:45

Babbage Lecture Theatre, David Attenborough Building, Bene't Street, CB2 3PT

Directions:

The David Attenborough Building is located on the New Museums Site.

Contact for visitors: undergraduate.admin@ast.ac.uk

Astronomy Date and time Location More info
Information stand

4 and 5 July 2024

  • 13:30-15:30 (4 July)
  • 09:30-11:50 (5 July)
The Cavendish Laboratory is based on the West Cambridge site.
Course presentation

4 and 5 July 2024

  • 15:40-16:10 (4 July)
  • 12:00-12:30 (5 July)
  • 4 July: Pippard Lecture Theatre, Cavendish Laboratory, JJ Thomson Avenue, CB3 0HE
  • 5 July: MR9, Centre for Mathematical Sciences, Wilberforce Road, Cambridge, CB3 0WA

 


Contact for visitors: ug-admin@bioc.cam.ac.uk

Biochemistry Date and time Location More info
Information stand

4 and 5 July 2024

13:30-16:30

Teaching Classroom, Department of Biochemistry, Hopkins Building, Cambridge, CB2 1QW

Directions:

The Department of Biochemistry is located on Downing Site.

Course presentation

4 and 5 July 2024

  • 14:00-14:15
  • 14:30-14:45
  • 15:00-15:15
  • 15:30-15:45
  • 16:00-16:15

Teaching Classroom, Department of Biochemistry, Hopkins Building, Cambridge, CB2 1QW

Directions:

 

Taster lecture

4 and 5 July 2024

13:00-13:45

Teaching Classroom, Department of Biochemistry, Hopkins Building, Cambridge, CB2 1QW

Directions:

 


Contact for visitors: natsci@admin.cam.ac.uk

Chemistry Date and time Location More info
Information stand

4 and 5 July 2024

09:30-16:30

Student Services Centre, New Museum Site, Bene't Street, Cambridge, CB2 3PT

Directions:

The Student Services Centre is located on the New Museums Site.
Taster lecture

4 and 5 July 2024

15:30-16:15

Wolfson Lecture Theatre, Department of Chemistry, Lensfield Road, Cambridge, CB2 1EW

Directions:

 

Displays of student work

4 and 5 July 2024

13:00-15:30

Department of Chemistry, Lensfield Road, Cambridge, CB2 1EW

Directions:

 


Contact for visitors: teaching@esc.cam.ac.uk

Earth Sciences Date and time Location More info
Information stand

4 and 5 July 2024

  • 11:00-13:00
  • 14:00-16:30

Student Services Centre, New Museum Site, Bene't Street, Cambridge, CB2 3PT

Directions:

The Student Services Centre is located on the New Museums Site.
Course presentation

4 and 5 July 2024

  • 11:00-11:45
  • 14:00-14:45

Department of Earth Sciences, Downing Street, Cambridge, CB2 3EQ

Directions:

The Department of Earth Sciences is located on Downing Site.

Taster lecture

4 and 5 July 2024

  • 11:30-12:00
  • 14:00-14:30

Department of Earth Sciences, Downing Street, Cambridge, CB2 3EQ

Directions:

 

Displays of student work

4 and 5 July 2024

  • 11:00-13:00
  • 14:00-16:30

Department of Earth Sciences, Downing Street, Cambridge, CB2 3EQ

Directions:

 

Practical demonstrations

4 and 5 July 2024

  • 11:00-13:00
  • 14:00-16:30

Department of Earth Sciences, Downing Street, Cambridge, CB2 3EQ

Directions:

 


Contact for visitors: natsci@admin.cam.ac.uk

Genetics Date and time Location More info
Information stand

4 and 5 July 2024

10:00-11:30

Student Services Centre, New Museum Site, Bene't Street, Cambridge, CB2 3PT

Directions:

The Student Services Centre is located on the New Museums Site.

Taster lecture

5 July 2024

15:00-15:45

Physiology Lecture Theatre, Department of Physiology, Development and Neuroscience, Anatomy School, Downing Site

Directions:

Please note this lecture is running on Friday only.


Contact for visitors: natsci@admin.cam.ac.uk

History and Philosophy of Science Date and time Location More info
Information stand

4 and 5 July 2024

14:00-15:00

Student Services Centre, New Museum Site, Bene't Street, Cambridge, CB2 3PT

Directions:

The Student Services Centre is located on the New Museums Site.
Taster lecture

4 July 2024

15:30-16:00

Seminar Room 2, Department of History and Philosophy of Science, Free School Lane, Cambridge, CB2 3RH

Directions:

The Department of History and Philosophy of Science is located on the New Museums Site.


Contact for visitors: teaching-office@msm.cam.ac.uk

Materials Science Date and time Location More info
Information stand

4 and 5 July 2024

09:30-16:30

Student Services Centre, New Museum Site, Bene't Street, Cambridge, CB2 3PT

Directions:

The Student Services Centre is located on the New Museums Site.
Taster lecture

4 and 5 July 2024

14:30-15:00

Pippard Lecture Theatre, Bragg Building, Cavendish Laboratory, CB3 0HE.

Directions:

The Bragg Building is on the West Cambridge site.

Lab drop-in session

4 and 5 July 2024

13:30-16:30

Department of Material Science & Metallurgy, 27 Charles Babbage Road, Cambridge, CB3 0FS

Directions:

Department of Material Science & Metallurgy is on the West Cambridge site.

Contact for visitors: teach@path.cam.ac.uk

Pathology Date and time Location More info
Taster lecture

4 and 5 July

09:00-09:45

Babbage Lecture Theatre, David Attenborough Building, Bene't Street, CB2 3PT

Directions:

The David Attenborough Building is on the New Museums Site.


Contact for visitors: natsci@admin.cam.ac.uk

Pharmacology Date and time Location More info
Taster lecture

4 and 5 July 2024

11:00-11:45

Physiology Lecture Theatre, Department of Physiology, Development and Neuroscience, Cambridge, CB2 3EL

Directions:

 


Contact for visitors: See our Applying page.

Physics Date and time Location More info
Information stand

4 and 5 July 2024

09:30-16:30

Student Services Centre, New Museum Site, Bene't Street, Cambridge, CB2 3PT

Directions:

The Student Services Centre is located on the New Museums Site.
Course presentation

4 and 5 July 2024

13:30-14:30

Cavendish Laboratory, JJ Thomson Avenue, CB3 0HE

Directions:

The Cavendish Laboratory is based on the West Cambridge site.

Taster lecture

4 and 5 July 2024

15:05-15:35

Pippard Lecture Theatre, Bragg Building, Cavendish Laboratory, CB3 0HE.

Directions:

The Bragg Building is on the West Cambridge site.

Displays of student work

4 and 5 July 2024

13:30-16:30

Cavendish Laboratory, JJ Thomson Avenue, CB3 0HE

Directions:

 


Contact for visitors: natsci@admin.cam.ac.uk

Physiology, Development and Neuroscience Date and time Location More info
Information stand

4 and 5 July 2024

09:30-11:30

Student Services Centre, New Museum Site, Bene't Street, Cambridge, CB2 3PT

Directions:

The Student Services Centre is located on the New Museums Site.
Taster lecture

4 July 2024

12:00-12:45

Physiology Lecture Theatre, Department of Physiology, Development and Neuroscience, Cambridge, CB2 3EL

Directions:

The Physiology Lecture Theatre is on Downing Site.

Taster lecture topic: Physiology: it’s all about control

Taster lecture (Physiology)

5 July

12:00-12:45

Physiology Lecture Theatre, Department of Physiology, Development and Neuroscience, Cambridge, CB2 3EL

Directions:

Taster lecture topic: Animals that break the rules


Contact for visitors: ugadmin@plantsci.cam.ac.uk

Plant Sciences Date and time Location More info
Information stand

4 and 5 July 2024

11:00-12:30

Student Services Centre, New Museum Site, Bene't Street, Cambridge, CB2 3PT

Directions:

The Student Services Centre is located on the New Museums Site.

Contact for visitors: natsci@admin.cam.ac.uk

Zoology Date and time Location More info
Information stand

4 and 5 July 2024

09:30-11:30

Student Services Centre, New Museum Site, Bene't Street, Cambridge, CB2 3PT

Directions:

The Student Services Centre is located on the New Museums Site.
Taster lecture

4 and 5 July 2024

  • 11:00-12:00
  • 14:00-15:00

Main Lecture Theatre, Department of Zoology, Downing Street, Cambridge, CB2 3EJ 

Directions:

 

The Department of Zoology is located on the New Museums Site.

Department tour

4 and 5 July 2024

15:00-15:45

University Museum of Zoology, Downing Street, Cambridge, CB2 3EJ

The University Museum of Zoology is on the New Museums Site.

Spaces are limited. Tour of the Museum of Zoology.

Visits to Museums of Zoology

4 and 5 July 2024

10:00-16:30

University Museum of Zoology, Downing Street, Cambridge, CB2 3EJ

The Museum of Zoology will be open to the public during its usual opening hours.

Philosophy

Contact for visitors: philundergrad@phil.cam.ac.uk

Philosophy Date and time Location More info
Information stand

4 and 5 July 2024

10:00-15:00

Lecture Block 4, Lecture Block A, Sidgwick Avenue, Cambridge, CB3 9DA

Directions:

The Lecture Block is on Sidgwick Site.

Please note the Department of Philosophy building will not be open on the Open Day.

Course presentation

4 and 5 July 2024

12:00-12:45

Lecture Block 3, Lecture Block A, Sidgwick Avenue, Cambridge, CB3 9DA

Directions:

 

Talk for parents, guests and supporters

4 and 5 July 2024

12:00-12:45

Lecture Block 2, Lecture Block A, Sidgwick Avenue, Cambridge, CB3 9DA

Directions:

 

Taster lecture (metaphysics)

4 and 5 July 2024

14:00-14:45

Lecture Block 3, Lecture Block A, Sidgwick Avenue, Cambridge, CB3 9DA

Directions:

Taster lecture topic: Metaphysics

Department tours

4 and 5 July 2024

10:00-15:00

Duration: 15 minutes

Frequency: Every hour

Lecture Block 4, Lecture Block A, Sidgwick Avenue, Cambridge, CB3 9DA

Directions:

 

     

 

Psychological and Behavioural Sciences

Contact for visitors: teaching@psychol.cam.ac.uk

PBS Date and time Location More info
Information stand

4 and 5 July 2024

12:30-16:30

Student Services Centre, New Museum Site, Bene't Street, Cambridge, CB2 3PT

Directions:

Please note that the information stand will only be open between 12:30-16:30.

The Student Services Centre is on the New Museums Site.

Course presentation

4 and 5 July 2024

12:00-12:45

West Road Concert Hall, Sidgwick Site, 11 West Road, Cambridge, CB3 9DP

Directions:

West Road Concert Hall is on Sidgwick Site.

Taster lecture

4 and 5 July 2024

10:00-10:45

West Road Concert Hall, Sidgwick Site, 11 West Road, Cambridge, CB3 9DP

Directions:

 

Taster lecture

4 and 5 July 2024

11:00-11:45

West Road Concert Hall, Sidgwick Site, 11 West Road, Cambridge, CB3 9DP

Directions:

 

Theology, Religion, and Philosophy of Religion
Theology Date and time Location More info
Information stand

4 and 5 July 2024

09:30-16:30

Foyer, Faculty of Divinity, 25 West Road, Cambridge, CB3 9DP

Directions:

The Faculty of Divinity is on Sidgwick Site.

Course presentation

4 and 5 July 2024

11:00-11:40

Runcie Room, Faculty of Divinity, 25 West Road, Cambridge, CB3 9DP

Directions:

 

 

Taster lecture

4 and 5 July 2024

13:00-13:40

Runcie Room, Faculty of Divinity, 25 West Road, Cambridge, CB3 9DP

Directions:

 

 

Taster lecture

4 and 5 July 2024

15:00-15:40

Runcie Room, Faculty of Divinity, 25 West Road, Cambridge, CB3 9DP

Directions:

 

 

Department tour

4 and 5 July 2024

16:00-16:30

Duration of tour: 30 minutes

Foyer, Faculty of Divinity, 25 West Road, Cambridge, CB3 9DP

Directions:

 
Exhibitions of research

4 and 5 July 2024

09:30-16:30

Outside of Runcie Room, Faculty of Divinity, 25 West Road, Cambridge, CB3 9DP

Directions:

 

     

 

     

 

     

 

     

 

Veterinary Medicine

Contact for visitors: admissions.enquiries@vet.cam.ac.uk

Department's Open Day website

Veterinary Medicine Date and time Location More info
Course presentation (at Department of Veterinary Medicine)

4 and 5 July 2024

12:30-13:10

Reception, Department of Veterinary Medicine, Madingley Road, Cambridge, CB3 0ES

Directions:

  • What3Words
  • Google Maps

This talk must be booked online.

The Department of Veterinary Medicine is located on the West Cambridge site.

Parents, guests and supporters can attend a separate talk at the same time.

Talk for parents, guests and supporters (at Department of Veterinary Medicine)

4 and 5 July 2024

12:30-13:10

Department of Veterinary Medicine, Madingley Road, Cambridge, CB3 0ES

Directions:

  • What3Words
  • Google Maps

This talk must be booked online.

A talk for prospective students will run at the same time.

Course presentation (in the city centre)

4 and 5 July 2024

14:00-14:40

Biffen Lecture Theatre, Genetics Building, 8 Tennis Court Road, Cambridge CB2 1QJ

Directions:

Biffen Lecture Theatre is located on Downing Site.

This talk does not need to be booked.

Department tours

4 and 5 July 2024

View tour times and book a place

Department of Veterinary Medicine, Madingley Road, Cambridge, CB3 0ES

Directions:

  • What3Words
  • Google Maps

Tours must be booked online. Tours are restricted to prospective students only.