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You can access the Cambridge Virtual Open Days via our Virtual Tour from Monday 14 to Sunday 20 September 2020 (please ensure your web browser is up to date).

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 17 and Friday 18 September, 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

For the majority of our general Live Q&A sessions, you will automatically receive a recording of the session afterwards if you have signed up via the relevant links. Visit the 'Life in Cambridge' section of the Virtual Tour for more information.

**We are running repeats of our general Live Q&A sessions throughout 17 and 18 September. To ensure everyone has the opportunity to attend, we are asking attendees to only sign up to one of each general session.**

General session Session type Date Time (BST) More info
Applying to Cambridge Video presentation Available 14 – 20 September Pre-recorded In 'Life in Cambridge' section of Virtual Tour
Applying to Cambridge Live Q&A 17 September 9.30am – 10.15am Sign-up
Applying to Cambridge Live Q&A 17 September 1.15pm – 2.00pm Sign-up
Applying to Cambridge Live Q&A 18 September 9.30am – 10.15am Sign-up
Applying to Cambridge Live Q&A 18 September 1.15pm – 2.00pm Sign-up
Demystifying the interview process Video presentation Available 14 – 20 September Pre-recorded In 'Life in Cambridge' section of Virtual Tour
College Life Video presentation Available 14 – 20 September Pre-recorded In 'Life in Cambridge' section of Virtual Tour
College Life Live Q&A 17 September 12.00pm – 12.45pm Sign-up
College Life Live Q&A 17 September 3.45pm – 4.30pm Sign-up
College Life Live Q&A 18 September 12.00pm – 12.45pm Sign-up
College Life Live Q&A 18 September 3.45pm – 4.30pm Sign-up
Get in Cambridge: For students who identify as Black, Asian or from an ethnic minority Live Q&A 17 September 2.00pm – 2.40pm Sign-up
Get in Cambridge: For students who identify as Black, Asian or from an ethnic minority Live Q&A 18 September 4.00pm – 4.40pm Sign-up
Mature Students Video presentation Available 14 – 20 September Pre-recorded In 'Life in Cambridge' section of Virtual Tour
Mature Students Live Q&A 17 September 10.45am – 11.30am Sign-up
Mature Students Live Q&A 18 September 3.45pm – 4.30pm Sign-up
International Students Video presentation Available 14 – 20 September Pre-recorded In 'Life in Cambridge' section of Virtual Tour
International Students: Asia and Australasia Live Q&A 17 September 8.30am – 9.15am Sign-up
International Students: The Americas Live Q&A 17 September 5.30pm – 6.15pm Sign-up
International Students: India Live Q&A 18 September 8.30am – 9.15am Sign-up
International Students: Europe Live Q&A 18 September 8.30am – 9.15am Sign-up
Introduction to Cambridge Students' Union: Community, Access & Support Live Q&A 17 September 1.00pm – 3.00pm View on YouTube 
Introduction to Cambridge Students' Union: Community, Access & Support Live Q&A 18 September 1.00pm – 3.00pm View on YouTube
Student Life Video presentation Available 14 – 20 September Pre-recorded In 'Life in Cambridge' section of Virtual Tour
Student Life Live Q&A 17 September 10.45am – 11.30am Sign-up
Student Life Live Q&A 17 September 2.30pm – 3.15pm Sign-up
Student Life Live Q&A 18 September 10.45am – 11.30am Sign-up
Student Life Live Q&A 18 September 2.30pm – 3.15pm Sign-up
Student Finance Video presentation Available 14 – 20 September Pre-recorded In 'Life in Cambridge' section of Virtual Tour
Student Finance: Choral Awards Video presentation Available 14 – 20 September Pre-recorded In 'Life in Cambridge' section of Virtual Tour

University Facilities

The following University Facilities are participating in the Virtual Open Days. Visit the 'University Facilities' section of the Virtual Tour to discover 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 17 and 18 September. The majority of College live Q&A sessions will be delivered between 3pm and 5pm on 17 September, and 9.30am and 12pm on 18 September. Please see below a list of the live sessions that some Colleges are offering.

College Session type Date Time More info
Christ’s College Live Q&A sessions 17 and 18 September Various In 'College' section of Virtual Tour
Churchill College Virtual Open Day content Available 14 – 20 September Pre-recorded In 'College' section of Virtual Tour
Clare College Taster lecture and Live Q&A sessions 17 September Various In 'College' section of Virtual Tour
Clare College Live Q&A sessions 18 September 11.00am – 12.00noon In 'College' section of Virtual Tour
Corpus Christi College Student and Teacher Live Q&A sessions 17 and 18 September Various In 'College' section of Virtual Tour
Downing College Live Q&A sessions 17 and 18 September Various In 'College' section of Virtual Tour
Emmanuel College College Tour and Live Q&A Available 14 – 20 September Various In 'College' section of Virtual Tour
Fitzwilliam College Live Q&A sessions 17 and 18 September Various In 'College' section of Virtual Tour
Girton College Live Q&A sessions 17 and 18 September Various In 'College section of Virtual Tour
Gonville & Caius College Admissions webinar 17 September 5:00pm - 6.00pm In 'College' section of Virtual Tour
Gonville & Caius College Student Live Q&A session 18 September 3.30-pm – 4.30pm In 'College' section of Virtual Tour
Homerton College College Tour and videos Available 14 – 20 September Pre-recorded In 'College' section of Virtual Tour
Homerton College Drop-in live Q&A session 17 September 3.00pm – 5.00pm In 'College' section of Virtual Tour
Homerton College Drop-in live Q&A session 18 September 9.30am – 12.00pm In 'College' section of Virtual Tour
Hughes Hall College Virtual Open Day content Available 14 – 20 September Pre-recorded In 'College' section of Virtual Tour
Jesus College Virtual Open Day content Available 14 – 20 September Pre-recorded In 'College' section of Virtual Tour
King’s College Live Q&A sessions 17, 18, and 19 September Various In 'College' section of Virtual Tour
Lucy Cavendish College Drop-in live Q&A sessions 17 September 3.00pm – 5.00pm  In 'College' section of Virtual Tour
Lucy Cavendish College Drop-in live Q&A sessions 18 September 9.30am – 12.00pm  In 'College' section of Virtual Tour
Lucy Cavendish College Live Q&A sessions for parents & supporters 17 and 18 September 6.00pm – 7.00pm In 'College' section of Virtual Tour
Magdalene College Virtual Open Day content Available 14 - 20 September Pre-recorded In 'College' section of Virtual Tour
Murray Edwards College Live Q&A 17 September 4.30pm – 5.15pm In 'College' section of Virtual Tour
Newnham College Live Q&A 17 September 3.00pm In 'College' section of Virtual Tour
Newnham College Live Q&A 18 September 9.30am In 'College' section of Virtual Tour
Pembroke College Live Q&A 17 September 3.00pm - 4.00pm In 'College' section of Virtual Tour
Pembroke College Live Q&A 18 September 10.00am - 11.00am In 'College' section of Virtual Tour
Peterhouse Virtual Open Day content Available 14 - 20 September Pre-recorded In 'College' section of Virtual Tour
Queens' College Live Q&A 17 and 18 September Various In 'College' section of Virtual Tour
Robinson College Live Q&A 17 September 4.00pm In 'College' section of Virtual Tour
Selwyn College Live Q&A 17 and 18 September Various In 'College' section of Virtual Tour
Sidney Sussex College Live Q&A sessions 17 and 18 September Various In 'College' section of Virtual Tour
St Catharine's College Live Q&A sessions 17 - 19 September Various In 'College' section of Virtual Tour
St Edmund's College Virtual Open Day content Available 14 - 20 September Pre-recorded In 'College' section of Virtual Tour
St John's College Live sessions 17 September Various In 'College' section of Virtual Tour
Trinity College Virtual Open Day content Available 14 - 20 September Pre-recorded In 'College' section of Virtual Tour
Trinity Hall Live Q&A sessions 17 and 18 September Various In 'College' section of Virtual Tour
Wolfson College Live Q&A sessions 18 and 22 September Various In 'College' section of Virtual Tour

Subject Sessions

To access subject sessions, please visit the relevant subject listing on the Virtual Tour.

Many courses will be offering a course presentation and sample lecture. Some courses will be offering additional Open Days sessions, including live Q&As on 17 and 18 September. The majority of subject-specific live Q&A sessions will be taking place between 12pm and 3pm on 17 September, and between 12pm and 5pm 18 September.

Course session Session type Date Time More info
Anglo-Saxon, Norse and Celtic Course presentation and sample lecture Available 14 - 20 September Pre-recorded In 'Department' section of Virtual Tour
Anglo-Saxon, Norse and Celtic Live Q&A 17 September 1.00pm – 1.40pm Sign up
Archaeology Course presentation and sample lecture Available 14 – 20 September Pre-recorded In 'Department' section of Virtual Tour
Archaeology Live Q&A and Virtual Tour session 17 September 1.45pm – 3.00pm Sign up
Archaeology Live Q&A and Virtual Tour session 18 September 1.45pm – 3.00pm Sign up
Architecture Course presentation Available 14 – 20 September Pre-recorded In 'Department' section of Virtual Tour
Architecture Live Q&A 17 September 2.00pm – 2.40pm Sign up
Architecture Live Q&A 18 September 1.00pm – 1.40pm Sign up
Asian and Middle Eastern Studies Course presentation Available 14 – 20 September Pre-recorded In 'Department' section of Virtual Tour
Asian and Middle Eastern Studies Live Q&A 17 September 12.00pm – 12.40pm Sign up
Chemical Engineering Course presentation and sample lecture Available 14 – 20 September Pre-recorded In 'Department' section of Virtual Tour
Chemical Engineering Live Q&A 17 September 12.00pm – 12.40pm Sign up
Chemical Engineering Various live Open Day sessions   Various See Department website
Classics Course presentation Available 14 – 20 September Pre-recorded In 'Department' section of Virtual Tour
Classics Live Q&A 17 September 2.00pm – 3.00pm See Faculty website
Classics Live Q&A 18 September 2.00pm – 3.00pm See Faculty website
Computer Science Course presentation and sample lecture Available 14 – 20 September Pre-recorded In 'Department' section of Virtual Tour
Economics Course presentation Available 14 – 20 September Pre-recorded In 'Department' section of Virtual Tour
Economics Live Q&A 18 September 3.00pm – 3.40pm In 'Department' section of Virtual Tour
Education Course presentation and sample lecture Available 14 – 20 September Pre-recorded In 'Department' section of Virtual Tour
Engineering Course presentation and sample lecture Available 14 – 20 September Pre-recorded In 'Department' section of Virtual Tour
Engineering Various live Open Day sessions   Various See Department website
English Course presentation and sample lecture Available 14 – 20 September Pre-recorded In 'Department' section of Virtual Tour
English Live Q&A 17 September 12.00pm – 12.40pm Sign up
Geography Course presentation Available 14 – 20 September Pre-recorded In 'Department' section of Virtual Tour
Geography Live Q&A 18 September 12.00pm – 12.40pm Sign up
History Course presentation and sample lecture Available 14 – 20 September Pre-recorded In 'Department' section of Virtual Tour
History Live Q&A 18 September 12.00pm – 12.40pm Sign up
History and Modern Languages Course presentation and sample lecture Available 14 – 20 September Pre-recorded In 'Department' section of Virtual Tour
History and Politics Course presentation Available 14 – 20 September Pre-recorded In 'Department' section of Virtual Tour
History and Politics Live Q&A 18 September 2.00pm – 2.40pm Sign up
History of Art Course presentation Available 14 – 20 September Pre-recorded In 'Department' section of Virtual Tour
Human, Social and Political Sciences (HSPS) Course presentation and sample lectures Available 14 – 20 September Pre-recorded In 'Department' section of Virtual Tour
Human, Social and Political Sciences (HSPS) Live Q&A 17 September 1.00pm – 1.40pm Sign up
Land Economy Course presentation and sample lecture Available 14 – 20 September Pre-recorded In 'Department' section of Virtual Tour
Land Economy Live Q&A 18 September 2.00pm – 2.40pm Sign up
Law Course presentation and sample lecture Available 14 – 20 September Pre-recorded In 'Department' section of Virtual Tour
Law Live Q&A 17 September 2.00pm – 2.40pm Sign up
Law Live Q&A 18 September 2.00pm – 2.40pm Sign up
Linguistics Course presentation Available 14 – 20 September Pre-recorded In 'Department' section of Virtual Tour
Linguistics Live Q&A 18 September 1.00pm – 1.40pm Sign up
Mathematics Course presentation Available 14 – 20 September Pre-recorded In 'Department' section of Virtual Tour
Mathematics Streamed Q&A 18 September 4.00pm – 4.40pm Sign up
Medicine Course presentation and sample lecture Available 14 – 20 September Pre-recorded In 'Department' section of Virtual Tour
Modern and Medieval Languages (MML) Course presentation Available 14 – 20 September Pre-recorded In 'Department' section of Virtual Tour
Modern and Medieval Languages (MML) Live Q&A 17 September 1.00pm – 1.40pm Sign up
Music Live Q&A 17 September 2.00pm – 3.00pm See Faculty website
Music Live Q&A 18 September 2.00pm – 2.45pm See Faculty website
Natural Sciences: Biological Sciences Streamed Q&A 18 September 3.00pm – 3.40pm Sign up
Natural Sciences: Biological Sciences Course presentation (Biological and Physical Sciences) Available 14 – 20 September Pre-recorded In 'Department' section of Virtual Tour
Natural Sciences: Biological Sciences Genetics sample lecture Available 14 – 20 September Pre-recorded In 'Department' section of Virtual Tour
Natural Sciences: Biological Sciences Pathology sample lecture Available 14 – 20 September Pre-recorded In 'Department' section of Virtual Tour
Natural Sciences: Biological Sciences Pharmacology sample lecture Available 14 – 20 September Pre-recorded In 'Department' section of Virtual Tour
Natural Sciences: Biological Sciences Physiology sample lecture Available 14 – 20 September Pre-recorded In 'Department' section of Virtual Tour
Natural Sciences: Biological Sciences Plant Sciences sample lecture Available 14 – 20 September Pre-recorded In 'Department' section of Virtual Tour
Natural Sciences: Biological Sciences Zoology sample lecture Available 14 – 20 September Pre-recorded In 'Department' section of Virtual Tour
Natural Sciences: Physical Sciences Streamed Q&A 18 September 1.00pm – 1.40pm Sign up
Natural Sciences: Physical Sciences Course presentation (Biological and Physical Sciences) Available 14 – 20 September Pre-recorded In 'Department' section of Virtual Tour
Natural Sciences: Physical Sciences Astrophysics course presentation Available 14 – 20 September Pre-recorded In 'Department' section of Virtual Tour
Natural Sciences: Physical Sciences Chemistry sample lecture Available 14 – 20 September Pre-recorded In 'Department' section of Virtual Tour
Natural Sciences: Physical Sciences Earth Sciences course presentation and sample lecture Available 14 – 20 September Pre-recorded In 'Department' section of Virtual Tour
Natural Sciences: Physical Sciences Materials Science course presentation Available 14 – 20 September Pre-recorded In 'Department' section of Virtual Tour
Natural Sciences: Physical Sciences Physics sample lecture Available 14 – 20 September Pre-recorded In 'Department' section of Virtual Tour
Philosophy Course presentation and sample lecture Available 14 – 20 September Pre-recorded In 'Department' section of Virtual Tour
Philosophy Pre-recorded Q&A  Available 14 – 20 September Pre-recorded In 'Department' section of Virtual Tour
Psychological and Behavioural Sciences (PBS) Course presentation and sample lecture Available 14 – 20 September Pre-recorded In 'Department' section of Virtual Tour
Psychological and Behavioural Sciences (PBS) Pre-recorded Q&A Available 14 – 20 September Pre-recorded In 'Department' section of Virtual Tour
Theology, Religion and Philosophy of Religion Course presentation and sample lecture Available 14 – 20 September Pre-recorded In 'Department' section of Virtual Tour
Theology, Religion and Philosophy of Religion Live Q&A 18 September 12.30 – 1.00pm View on YouTube
Veterinary Medicine Course presentation and sample lecture Available 14 – 20 September Pre-recorded In 'Department' section of Virtual Tour
Veterinary Medicine Live Q&A 18 September 12.00pm – 12.40pm Sign up