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Charterhouse event

During the Easter holidays, we were lucky enough to be able to invite fifteen top students from the South West...

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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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Schools tour diary #6 – Info Days

The final week on my schools tour featured three of our four 2015 Oxford and Cambridge Information Days. During these...

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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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Schools Tour Diary #5 – Exeter

It’s unusual for me to spend more than one day in any place during my schools tour each year. Week 5 was...

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Schools Tour Diary #4 – Cornwall

Week four was probably my busiest week of the tour, and featured a lot of hopping around Cornwall. I really enjoyed visiting...

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Schools Tour Diary #3 – North Cornwall and Devon

My next round of visits took me to North Cornwall early in the week, crossing into Devon a little later....

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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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Schools Tour Diary #2 – Paignton

My second trip away this year took me to Paignton, where I visited South Devon College and spoke with a...

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Schools Tour Diary #1 – North Devon and Poole

Every year, the School and College Liaison Officer at Downing (that’s me!) takes part in a schools tour around Cornwall,...

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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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From Devon to Cambridge

Hi, I’m Tom and I’m the JCR Access Officer at Downing (an elected position on our undergraduate student College committee)!...

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Autumn Residential Round-up

September is always a busy time for me as, with most of Downing’s students enjoying the last remaining weeks of...

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Working in the South West

Welcome to my blog, and what should hopefully be the first of many entries which discusses our work with schools....

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