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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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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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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