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Teachers and Schools

We run a wide range of activities throughout the year for students along with their parents or carers, teachers and...

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The Cambridge Interview

Please note: All decision letters for 2019 and 2020 applicants will be sent via email on the 14th January. You...

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Personal Statements

A personal statement is a 4000 character piece of writing that is key for university applications. In preparation for the...

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Discover Downing on Pinterest!

Discover Downing through Pinterest – the newest addition to our social media platforms! Visit Downing College’s profile on Pinterest We’ve...

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History Today is a monthly magazine which brings together experts from across the world to write about historical topics from...

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Discover Downing

Discover Downing is a new website from Downing College, one of the Colleges of the University of Cambridge. It’s an online space for...

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On 23 September the Cambridge University Islamic Society is holding an event for Muslim students commencing their s… https://twitter.com/i/web/status/11670527950208122891:34 PM Aug 29th
Downing College is looking forward to welcoming 12 fantastic students for dinner tonight. This is to celebrate a we… https://twitter.com/i/web/status/11649141452942049283:55 PM Aug 23rd