Choosing a College

 Choosing a college? Don’t play the numbers game This is taken from a guest post written for ‘Think Cambridge Law’, the...

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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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‘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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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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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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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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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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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 #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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