Women in Sport at Downing
Welcome to Discover Downing! I really hope you’re enjoying browsing the website and seeing what Downing has to offer you....
‘This Cambridge Life’ – Rachel
Student Access Blog
I’m Rachel, and used to be the Downing JCR Access Officer for 2016-2017. I was recently interviewed for a series...
Hello from Jess!
Downing Outreach Blog
Hi everyone! I’m Jess, taking over from Lauren as Schools and College Liaison Officer (SCLO) at Downing. I spent the...
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Women in Sport at Downing
Welcome to Discover Downing! I really hope you’re enjoying browsing the website and seeing what Downing has to offer you....Read the full story
During the Easter holidays, we were lucky enough to be able to invite fifteen top students from the South West...Read the full story
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...Read the full story
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...Read the full story
Exams on the horizon!
You hear a lot of things about the third term of the year at Cambridge… its actual name is Easter...Read the full story
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...Read the full story
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...Read the full story
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....Read the full story
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...Read the full story
Meet the students
We’ll soon be offering a new Alternative Prospectus – a guide to Downing written by current students for prospective applicants....Read the full story
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...Read the full story
My first term at Cambridge
The first few weeks of term are all about finding your feet. Through all the meetings and activities fairs and...Read the full story
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,...Read the full story
Studying Natural Sciences
I applied to Cambridge thinking I was a physicist. Physics was what I was best at at school, I’d read...Read the full story
Picked from the pool
(Note: The pooling system at Cambridge now works a little differently – most students who have been pooled will now...Read the full story
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)!...Read the full story
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...Read the full story
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....Read the full story