Oxford and Cambridge Information Days

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Starts: March 23, 2017Ends: March 31, 2017

The Oxford and Cambridge Information Days are a series of events organised by Downing College and our Oxford counterparts – Exeter and Merton Colleges – aimed to support Year 12 students in our link areas to make competitive applications to either university.

Thank you to everyone who attended our 2017 events. We will be back next year, so do look out for the announcement of our 2018 dates!


Please see below the outline of the 2017 event. Information for 2018 will be updated in the Spring.

Falmouth (National Maritime Museum Cornwall): 23 March (Morning event with the opportunity to explore the museum free of charge after the event).

St Austell (the Eden Project)24 March (Morning event with free access to the Eden Project in the afternoon).

Plymouth (Devonport High School for Boys): 27 March (Morning Event)

Barnstaple (PETROC Barnstaple Campus): 28 March (Morning Event)

Exeter (the Exeter Phoenix)29 March (Morning Event)

Torquay (Torquay Academy): 30 March (Afternoon event)

Dorset (Bournemouth Natural Science Society and Museum): 31 March (Morning event with the opportunity to explore the museum free of charge after the event).

Typically, morning events take place from 09:15-12:45 and afternoon events from 12:15-15:45. If the event you are interested in booking takes place at a museum, please be advised that your group will be granted free entry in to this space and we would encourage you to set aside more time for your students to explore the site in addition to the scheduled Information Day timetable.

Please complete the form below. If you encounter any difficulties with this please get in touch with Lauren Payne on access@dow.cam.ac.uk.
Once this has been received you will be sent a form to pass on to all attendees for completion. You will then be sent further details about the event in due course.

This event is for state sector schools and students in our South West link areas of Cornwall, Devon, and Dorset.

Please be aware that details passed on to us in this form may be shared with our respective Oxford counterparts (at Exeter or Merton, depending on your region) so that you may better be supported by both universities; if you do not wish for us to pass on your details to the relevant Oxford Schools Liaison Officer then please let us know.