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University of Cambridge


The University of Cambridge is one of the world's leading research universities, and home to more than 23,000 students from all corners of the globe. Building on its reputation for academic excellence, Cambridge often ranks amongst the very top universities in the world for teaching, research, international outlook and employer reputation. The University has a diverse and vibrant student community, with around 25% of undergraduates and more than 50% of postgraduates coming from outside the UK.

If you are planning to apply for a master or postgraduate degree, join this session where UK universities share their top tips on what to do – and what to avoid. From how to write a statement that stands out, to what references to include and how to prepare for an interview, the session will help you prepare a successful application to your university.
Sam Twells, International Student Recruitment Assistant, University of Cambridge
Sam Twells, International Student Recruitment Assistant, University of Cambridge Sam studied History at Cambridge and has worked there since graduating in 2014. His first outreach position involved liaising with schools across the UK on behalf of his College, Corpus Christi. He then moved to the central Cambridge Admissions Office to deliver the University Open Days, before transferring to the International Student Recruitment team in 2018. Sam is now responsible for engaging with students, parents, counsellors and schools from across Europe.
Maria Tsakali
Head of Education, British Council Greece
Monday October 04
17.00 to 18.00
Applying for your UK student visa is very quick and simple. Learn when and how to apply successfully. Also, you will hear what the Graduate Route visa offers during and after your degree. Did you know you can work as a student? And that you can stay and work after your degree?
Roshan Walkerley
International Global Recognitions Team, University of Cambridge
Ivar Moller
Deputy Director Admissions, University of St Andrews
Thursday October 07
16.00 to 17.00


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Architecture, building and planning
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Biological sciences
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