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You can access the Cambridge Virtual Open Days via our Virtual Tour from Monday 29 June to Sunday 5 July 2020.

You'll be able to find out about the University and Colleges by accessing pre-recorded presentations about our courses, the Colleges and departments, the application process, student life, and finance.

On Thursday 2 and Friday 3 July, we will be running many general, subject and College Live Q&A sessions. You will be able to sign up to these sessions in advance via the programme below and/or the Virtual Tour.


General Sessions

Pre-recorded videos of our general sessions are available in the 'Life in Cambridge' section of the Virtual Tour from 29 June – 5 July.

Live Q&A general sessions will take place throughout 2 and 3 July. To ensure everyone has the opportunity to attend, we are asking attendees to only sign up to one of each general session. Sign up links can also be found in the 'Life in Cambridge' section of the Virtual Tour.

General session Session type Date Time (BST) More info
Applying to Cambridge Video presentation Available 29 June - 5 July Pre-recorded In 'Life in Cambridge' section of Virtual Tour
Applying to Cambridge Live Q&A 2 July 9.30am – 10.15am Sign up
Applying to Cambridge Live Q&A 2 July 1.15pm – 2.00pm Sign up
Applying to Cambridge Live Q&A 3 July 9.30am – 10.15am Sign up
Applying to Cambridge Live Q&A 3 July 1.15pm – 2.00pm Sign up
College Life Video presentation Available 29 June - 5 July Pre-recorded In 'Life in Cambridge' section of Virtual Tour
College Life Live Q&A 2 July 12.00pm – 12.45pm Sign up
College Life Live Q&A 2 July 3.45pm – 4.30pm Sign up
College Life Live Q&A 3 July 12.00pm – 12.45pm Sign up
College Life Live Q&A 3 July 3.45pm – 4.30pm Sign up
Get in Cambridge: For students who identify as Black, Asian or from an ethnic minority Live Q&A 2 July 12.30 – 1.30pm Sign up
Get in Cambridge: For students who identify as Black, Asian or from an ethnic minority Live Q&A 3 July 2pm – 2.45pm Sign up
Mature Students Video presentation Available 29 June - 5 July Pre-recorded In 'Life in Cambridge' section of Virtual Tour
Mature Students Live Q&A 2 July 10.45am – 11.30am Sign up
Mature Students Live Q&A 3 July 3.45pm – 4.30pm Sign up
International Students Video presentation Available 29 June - 5 July Pre-recorded In 'Life in Cambridge' section of Virtual Tour
International Students: Asia and Australasia Live Q&A 2 July 8.30am – 9.15am Sign up
International Students: The Americas Live Q&A 2 July 5.30pm – 6.15pm Sign up
International Students: India Live Q&A 3 July 8.30am – 9.15am Sign up
International Students: Europe Live Q&A 3 July 8.30am – 9.15am Sign up
Student Life Video presentation Available 29 June - 5 July Pre-recorded In 'Life in Cambridge' section of Virtual Tour
Student Life Live Q&A 2 July 10.45am – 11.30am Sign up
Student Life Live Q&A 2 July 2.30pm – 3.15pm Sign up
Student Life Live Q&A 3 July 10.45am – 11.30am Sign up
Student Life Live Q&A 3 July 2.30pm – 3.15pm Sign up
Student Finance and Awards Video presentation Available 29 June - 5 July Pre-recorded In 'Life in Cambridge' section of Virtual Tour
Student Finance: Choral Awards Video presentation Available 29 June - 5 July Pre-recorded In 'Life in Cambridge' section of Virtual Tour
Student Finance: Music Awards Webinar 2 July 11am – 12pm See Faculty website
Student Finance: Music Awards Webinar 3 July 11am – 12pm See Faculty website

University Facilities

The following University Facilities are participating in the Virtual Open Days. Visit the 'University Facilities' section of the Virtual Tour to find out more.

  • Careers Service
  • Counselling Service
  • University Language Centre
  • University Library
  • University Museums
  • University Sports Centre

Colleges

Visit the 'Colleges' section of the Virtual Tour to discover more about the Cambridge Colleges. All Colleges will be participating in the Virtual Open Days and many are running their own Open Days sessions, including live Q&As on 2 and 3 July. The majority of College live Q&A sessions will be delivered between 3pm and 5pm on 2 July, and between 10am and 12pm on 3 July.


Subject Sessions

Many courses will be offering a course presentation and sample lecture. These sessions are pre-recorded and will be available for you to view via the Virtual Tour from Monday 29 June – Sunday 5 July. You can find them in the Department section of the Virtual Tour, once you have selected a course.

We hope these sessions will give you a good insight into each of the courses at Cambridge. If you have specific questions, many courses will be offering Live Q&As on 2 and 3 July. The majority of these will be taking place between 12pm and 3pm on 2 July, and between 12pm and 5pm on 3 July.

Course session Session type Date Time More info
Anglo-Saxon, Norse and Celtic Course presentation and sample lecture Available 29 June - 5 July Pre-recorded In 'Department' section of Virtual Tour
Anglo-Saxon, Norse and Celtic Live Q&A 2 July 1.00pm – 1.40pm Sign up
Archaeology Course presentation and sample lecture Available 29 June - 5 July Pre-recorded In 'Department' section of Virtual Tour
Archaeology Live Virtual Tour session 2 July 2.00pm – 3.00pm Sign up
Archaeology Live Virtual Tour session 3 July 2.00pm – 3.00pm Sign up
Archaeology Live Q&A 2 July 12.00pm – 12.40pm Sign up
Archaeology Live Q&A 3 July 12.00pm – 12.45pm Sign up
Architecture Course presentation Available 29 June - 5 July Pre-recorded In 'Department' section of Virtual Tour
Architecture Live Q&A 2 July 2.00pm – 2.40pm Sign up
Asian and Middle Eastern Studies Course presentation Available 29 June - 5 July Pre-recorded In 'Department' section of Virtual Tour
Asian and Middle Eastern Studies Live Q&A 2 July 12.00pm – 12.40pm Sign up
Chemical Engineering Course presentation and sample lecture Available 29 June - 5 July Pre-recorded In 'Department' section of Virtual Tour
Chemical Engineering Various live Open Day sessions 2 & 3 July Various See Department website
Classics Course presentation Available 29 June - 5 July Pre-recorded In 'Department' section of Virtual Tour
Classics Live Q&A 2 July 2.00pm – 2.45pm See Faculty website
Classics Live Q&A 3 July 2.00pm – 2.45pm See Faculty website
Computer Science Course presentation and sample lecture Available 29 June - 5 July Pre-recorded In 'Department' section of Virtual Tour
Computer Science Live Q&A 2 & 3 July Various See Department website
Economics Course presentation Available 29 June - 5 July Pre-recorded In 'Department' section of Virtual Tour
Economics Live Q&A 2 July 12.00pm – 12.45pm Sign up
Economics Live Q&A 3 July 4.00pm – 4.40pm Sign up
Education Course presentation and sample lectures Available 29 June - 5 July Pre-recorded In 'Department' section of Virtual Tour
Education Admissions talk Available 29 June - 5 July Pre-recorded In 'Department' section of Virtual Tour
Education Live Q&A 2 July 1.00pm – 2.00pm Sign up
Engineering Course presentation and sample lecture Available 29 June - 5 July Pre-recorded In 'Department' section of Virtual Tour
Engineering Various live Open Day sessions 2 & 3 July Various See Department website
English Course presentation and sample lecture Available 29 June - 5 July Pre-recorded In 'Department' section of Virtual Tour
English Live Q&A 2 July 12.00pm – 12.40pm Sign up
Geography Course presentation Available 29 June - 5 July Pre-recorded In 'Department' section of Virtual Tour
Geography Live Q&A 3 July 12.00pm – 12.40pm Sign up
History Course presentation and sample lecture Available 29 June - 5 July Pre-recorded In 'Department' section of Virtual Tour
History and Modern Languages Course presentation and sample lecture Available 29 June - 5 July Pre-recorded In 'Department' section of Virtual Tour
History and Politics Course presentation Available 29 June - 5 July Pre-recorded In 'Department' section of Virtual Tour
History and Politics Live Q&A 3 July 2.00pm – 2.40pm Sign up
History of Art Course presentation 2 & 3 July Pre-recorded In 'Department' section of Virtual Tour
Human, Social and Political Sciences (HSPS) Course presentation Available 29 June - 5 July Pre-recorded In 'Department' section of Virtual Tour
Human, Social and Political Sciences (HSPS) Sample lectures Available 29 June - 5 July Pre-recorded In 'Department' section of Virtual Tour
Human, Social and Political Sciences (HSPS) Live Q&A 3 July 4.00pm – 4.40pm Sign up
Land Economy Course presentation and sample lecture Available 29 June - 5 July Pre-recorded In 'Department' section of Virtual Tour
Land Economy Live Q&A 3 July 3.00pm – 3.40pm Sign up
Law Course presentation and sample lecture Available 29 June - 5 July Pre-recorded In 'Department' section of Virtual Tour
Law Live Q&A 2 July 10.45pm – 11.25am Sign up
Linguistics Course presentation Available 29 June - 5 July Pre-recorded In 'Department' section of Virtual Tour
Linguistics Live Q&A 3 July 3.00pm – 3.40pm Sign up
Mathematics Course presentation Available 29 June - 5 July Pre-recorded In 'Department' section of Virtual Tour
Mathematics Live Q&A 3 July 1.00pm – 1.40pm Sign up
Medicine Sample lecture Available 29 June - 5 July Pre-recorded In 'Department' section of Virtual Tour
Modern and Medieval Languages (MML) Course presentation Available 29 June - 5 July Pre-recorded In 'Department' section of Virtual Tour
Modern and Medieval Languages (MML) Live Q&A 3 July 2.00pm – 2.40pm Sign up
Music Live Q&A 2 July 2.00pm – 2.45pm See Faculty website
Music Live Q&A 3 July 2.00pm – 2.45pm See Faculty website
Natural Sciences: Biological Sciences Course presentation (Biological and Physical Sciences Available 29 June - 5 July Pre-recorded In 'Department' section of Virtual Tour
Natural Sciences: Biological Sciences Genetics sample lecture Available 29 June - 5 July Pre-recorded In 'Department' section of Virtual Tour
Natural Sciences: Biological Sciences Physiology sample lecture Available 29 June - 5 July Pre-recorded In 'Department' section of Virtual Tour
Natural Sciences: Biological Sciences Pathology sample lecture Available 29 June - 5 July Pre-recorded In 'Department' section of Virtual Tour
Natural Sciences: Biological Sciences Pharmacology sample lecture Available 29 June - 5 July Pre-recorded In 'Department' section of Virtual Tour
Natural Sciences: Biological Sciences Plant Sciences sample lecture Available 29 June - 5 July Pre-recorded In 'Department' section of Virtual Tour
Natural Sciences: Biological Sciences Zoology sample lecture Available 29 June - 5 July Pre-recorded In 'Department' section of Virtual Tour
Natural Sciences: Biological Sciences Whole Organism Biology Live Q&A 2 July 12.00pm-12.45pm Sign up
Natural Sciences: Biological Sciences Whole Organism Biology Live Q&A 3 July 12.00pm-12.45pm Sign up
Natural Sciences: Biological Sciences Biological Sciences Live Q&A 2 July 1.00pm – 1.40pm Sign up
Natural Sciences: Biological Sciences Biological Sciences Live Q&A 3 July 2.00pm – 2.40pm Sign up
Natural Sciences: Physical Sciences Course presentation (Biological and Physical Sciences Available 29 June - 5 July Pre-recorded In 'Department' section of Virtual Tour
Natural Sciences: Physical Sciences Astrophysics course presentation Available 29 June - 5 July Pre-recorded In 'Department' section of Virtual Tour
Natural Sciences: Physical Sciences Physics sample lecture Available 29 June - 5 July Pre-recorded In 'Department' section of Virtual Tour
Natural Sciences: Physical Sciences Chemistry sample lecture Available 29 June - 5 July Pre-recorded In 'Department' section of Virtual Tour
Natural Sciences: Physical Sciences Earth Sciences course presentation and sample lecture Available 29 June - 5 July Pre-recorded In 'Department' section of Virtual Tour
Natural Sciences: Physical Sciences Material Sciences course presentation Available 29 June - 5 July Pre-recorded In 'Department' section of Virtual Tour
Natural Sciences: Physical Sciences Earth Sciences Live Q&A 2 July 11am - 12pm In 'Department' section of Virtual Tour
Natural Sciences: Physical Sciences Earth Sciences Live Q&A 2 July 2pm - 3pm In 'Department' section of Virtual Tour
Natural Sciences: Physical Sciences Earth Sciences Live Q&A 3 July 11am - 12pm In 'Department' section of Virtual Tour
Natural Sciences: Physical Sciences Earth Sciences Live Q&A 3 July 2pm - 3pm In 'Department' section of Virtual Tour
Natural Sciences: Physical Sciences Live Q&A 2 July 2.00pm – 2.40pm Sign up
Natural Sciences: Physical Sciences Live Q&A 3 July 1.00pm – 1.40pm Sign up
Philosophy Course presentation and sample lecture Available 29 June - 5 July Pre-recorded In 'Department' section of Virtual Tour
Philosophy Live Q&A 2 July 1.00pm– 1.40pm Sign up
Psychological and Behavioural Sciences (PBS) Course presentation and sample lecture Available 29 June - 5 July Pre-recorded In 'Department' section of Virtual Tour
Psychological and Behavioural Sciences (PBS) Live Q&A 2 July 2.00pm – 2.40pm Sign up
Psychological and Behavioural Sciences (PBS) Live Q&A 3 July 2.00pm – 2.45pm Sign up
Theology, Religion and Philosophy of Religion Course presentation and sample lecture Available 29 June - 5 July Pre-recorded In 'Department' section of Virtual Tour
Theology, Religion and Philosophy of Religion Live Q&A 3 July 12.00pm – 12.40pm Sign up
Veterinary Medicine Course presentation and sample lecture Available 29 June - 5 July Pre-recorded In 'Department' section of Virtual Tour
Veterinary Medicine Live Q&A 2 July 1.00pm – 1.45pm Sign up
Veterinary Medicine Live Q&A 3 July 12.00pm – 12.40pm Sign up
Veterinary Medicine Live Q&A 6 July 3.30pm Sign up