Student

If you’re interested in finding out about life as a university student, then this is the place for you. The student blog is filled with tales of supervisions, sports clubs, interview experiences, student societies and more.


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Linguistics Subject Profile

Are you curious about our most crucially human attribute, language? Is a subject that combines the arts and sciences appealing?...

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HSPS Subject Profile

HSPS (Human, Social and Political Sciences), is a course where students can take papers across several departments, including Politics, International...

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Women’s Rugby

My name is Georgina and I’m a 3rd year lawyer at Downing. I currently play rugby for the Emmanuel/Downing college...

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The Maitland History Society

Getting involved in new extra-curricular activities is often the best bit about coming to University. In our new series of...

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First Year as a Cambridge Medic

On the 10th of January 2015 I received my offer letter from Downing to study Medicine. From that moment onwards,...

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BME Student Conference

On January 22nd Downing College’s hosted its first-ever BME (black and minority ethnic) Conference. This was a one-day event that...

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‘This Cambridge Life’ – Rachel

I’m Rachel, and used to be the Downing JCR Access Officer for 2016-2017. I was recently interviewed for a series...

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Top 10 revision tips!

#CambTweet is a popular initiative run by the Cambridge Students’ Union on Twitter where current undergraduates tweet about their daily life. It’s...

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Exams on the horizon!

You hear a lot of things about the third term of the year at Cambridge… its actual name is Easter...

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Is it all just work?

When people hear or speak about Cambridge the first response you tend to receive as a student here is about...

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Studying Natural Sciences

I applied to Cambridge thinking I was a physicist. Physics was what I was best at at school, I’d read...

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Picked from the pool

(Note: The pooling system at Cambridge now works a little differently – most students who have been pooled will now...

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