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South West Residential 2017

South West Residential For the 27th-29th June, we welcomed 36 students from across our South West link areas of Cornwall,...

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Hello from Jess!

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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Our work with primary schools

Downing College has worked with a number of primary schools in Cambridgeshire this year as part of its outreach ambitions...

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English, MML, & Linguistics Taster Day

On Friday 21st April Downing College welcomed 10 budding linguists and literature buffs to experience what life studying either English,...

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Academic Eurovision – #ExploreYourSubject in interesting ways

The Eurovision Song Contest is the biggest single, non-sporting, television event in the world with 180 million viewers tuning in...

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Arts Careers Event with Condé Nast

Students from Devon and Dorset had the opportunity to grill leading professionals in the fields of journalism, commercial publishing, and...

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South West Open Day 2016

On the 20-22 June, 39 Year 12 students from our link areas of Cornwall, Devon, and Dorset came up to...

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University Open Days 2016

The Cambridge University Open Days are massive events, where thousands of prospective applicants and their supporters from all over the country (and abroad!)...

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How to prepare: University Open Days

The Summer is here, which signals the fact that the Open Day season is rapidly approaching! With packed schedules including...

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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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Oxford and Cambridge Information Days 2016!

The Oxford and Cambridge Information Days are a series of events organised by Downing College and our Oxford counterparts –...

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Downing College Teachers’ Event 2015

On Saturday 14th November Downing College hosted a Teachers’ Networking Event, inviting all alumni who have pursued a career in...

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Hello from Lauren!

Hello everyone! I’m Lauren, the new School and College Liaison Officer (SCLO) here at Downing College. I thought I’d take...

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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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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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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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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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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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