Downing College Open Days 2021

Currently Downing College is closed and there are no planned in-person open days or visits.  If you have any questions about the College or the admissions process, please contact the Admissions Officer by email on

Downing College is taking part in the online virtual open days organised by the University of Cambridge. Find out more about dates, times and sessions for the virtual open days here. 

The Open Day Travel Fund

Administered by the central Cambridge Admissions Office, the fund assists young people who are in care and care leavers with travel to any of 100+ Open Days organised by the University and Colleges of Cambridge.

Applicants must have been in care for 3 or more months in the school years including and after Year 10. Applicants must also either be either:

  • in Year 11 or above
  • from a further education background
  • a prospective mature student.

Apply for the Open Day Travel Fund here. You can also download the Open Day Travel Fund flyer.

Information about how your personal information will be used by us in connection with the administration of these events/activities, and for related purposes, is available at Please contact with any questions in the first instance.