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Apply: Cambridge

Applications for this year’s Apply: Cambridge programme are now open!

Apply: Cambridge is a specialist and free programme designed to support high attaining students from underrepresented backgrounds and areas to make successful applications to the University of Cambridge.  It’s for students in Year 12 (or equivalent) who intend to make an application to Cambridge in October 2023 for entry in October 2024.

The programme will be delivered by Cambridge staff and Admissions Tutors who will be sharing their expertise on the application process. There are two strands of the Apply: Cambridge programme: with or without mentoring.

Apply: Cambridge without mentoring will run from July 2023 to October 2023 and will be entirely online. The programme will include:

·       Informational webinars

·       Interactive workshops

·       Guided learning opportunities

·       Q&A sessions with Admissions Tutors and current students

Apply: Cambridge with mentoring will run for longer, from July 2023 to January 2024. It will include all of the above, as well as mentoring from a current student at the University of Cambridge. Mentoring includes:

·       Virtual 1-1 mentoring over a text-based app and website

·       Monthly group mentoring meetings with your mentor over Zoom

·       Personal statement feedback from your mentor

Apply: Cambridge is a great opportunity and applications are welcome from any students who meet the eligibility criteria.

To learn more about the programme and to review the eligibility and priority criteria, please visit the website –

Please also find a copy of the Information Booklet on the right-hand side of the webpage. Students are encouraged to read it carefully before they submit an application.

Applications close on Wednesday 17th May 2023 at 11am so please ask your students to apply early to ensure they don’t miss the chance to be considered. Here is a link to the student application form:

If you have any questions about the programme, please direct your enquiries to