Kick-starting your Application
There’s so much information out there on applying to university, it can be overwhelming. In this session, we will introduce attendees to applying to university and the big decisions they’ll be making, including:
- Tips for picking a course and university.
- Applying to Cambridge, and how it differs from other universities.
- Exploring your subject and writing the first draft of your personal statement.
The event will be chaired by the Schools Liaison Officer. Attendees will be able to ask their questions live, and we’ll be answering questions throughout the session.
This session is aimed at Year 12 students (or equivalent) but may be useful for younger students, or parents/guardians who are supporting an application.
The event will take place on Zoom Webinar. This is a free event, but registration is required. Please register by the 19 May.
Students from our ‘Link Areas’ will have priority to the sessions, but we anticipate that there will be plenty of space for students from across the UK. Magdalene’s Link Areas are:
- North Wales
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The Application Support Series 2021
Magdalene College is delighted to be running a series of free online events in 2021 for Year 12 students in state schools across the UK. These sessions are designed to support students in making a competitive application to university, with sessions ranging from picking a course to interview support.
The support and advice will be relevant to students applying to academically competitive universities across the UK, including, but not limited to, the University of Cambridge.
Tess Leyland, Schools Liaison Officer, will be delivering the sessions alongside members of the Admissions Team and current students. These sessions aim to:
- Introduce students to applying to university, student finance, and the quirks of the University of Cambridge.
- Give in-depth guidance on the Cambridge admissions process, and provide students with the knowledge and tools to support their applications to competitive courses across the UK.
- Develop students study skills ahead of their final year, and to prepare them for learning at university.
Attendees will need to register for each event individually. Registering for one event does not mean a student will be registered for the rest of the programme, registration links will be uploaded to the home page on a rolling basis.
Find out more about The Application Support Series 2021.
Area Links Scheme Explained
The University of Cambridge assigns each Cambridge College one or more geographic areas through its Area Links Scheme, Magdalene’s assigned Link Areas are Merseyside, North Wales and Ceredigion.
The Scheme enables the University of Cambridge to build effective, coherent relationships with schools and colleges across the UK and gives schools and colleges a direct way of staying in touch with the University via specific contact points, while helping each College to better understand specific regions and their unique local educational environments.