Subject Admissions Webinars

On Wednesday afternoons throughout  May, June, July and August the admissions team at Downing College will be running subject based admissions webinars for students interested in studying at the University of Cambridge.  These will include an overview of the Cambridge undergraduate admissions process from a member of Downing College admissions staff, a summary of the course from the Director of Studies and an introduction to student life from a current undergraduate student.

You will have the opportunity to ask questions to all three panelists at the end. The webinars will take a different subject each week. ​ If you have a question, please email:

How to apply

To apply for this event you must be:

  • A current year 11 or 12 student in the UK (Year 12 will be prioritised)
  • Be able to achieve The University of Cambridge entrance requirements

Students who meet any of the below criteria will be prioritised:

  • No parental history of higher education
  • Current state school student
  • Currently or previously living under local authority care
  • Eligible for Free School Meals (currently, or in the previous six years)
  • IMD deciles 1-3
  • School/college progression rates to higher education
  • Disability/extenuating circumstances which has affected study
  • Ethnicity: BME students
  • Young carer
  • POLAR 4 classification 1 or 2

Webinars in May 2020

6th May, Classics 

13th May, Geography

20th May, English

27th May, Biological Natural Sciences

Webinars in June 2020

3rd June, Physical Natural Sciences

10th June, Computer Science

17th June, Human, Social and Political Sciences

24th June, History

Webinars in July 2020

8th July, Economics

15th July, Law

22nd July, Engineering

29th July, Medicine

Webinars in August 2020

12th August, Psychological and Behavioral Sciences