Women in STEM Webinar

Applications for this event have closed.

Tuesday 5th May

Downing College is running a webinar for women in Year 10 & 11 interested in studying Science, Maths, Engineering and Computer Science at the University of Cambridge.  Those taking part in the webinar will have the opportunity to hear from current undergraduates about studying at Cambridge and hear from an academic about their research. This is a fantastic opportunity for students to look at what it would be like to study at STEM subject in the future. The webinar will start at 10am and end at 3pm, with regular breaks throughout the day.


10:00am – Welcome and Downing History

10:10am – Downing Virtual Tour

10:40am – Introduction to Cambridge

11:20am – Break

11:30am – Student Life Talk

12:00pm – Lunch Break

1:00pm – Super-Curricular Workshop

1:50pm – Break

2:00pm – Science in the Real World Talk

2:30pm – Q&A

3:00pm – Finish 


How to apply

To apply for this event you must be:

  • A current year 10 or 11 student in the UK
  • Identify as female
  • 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