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Medicine Taster Day

05 August 2024 | 10:00 - 16:00 |
Fitzwilliam College

Widening participation criteria

In the event of over-subscription, places will be prioritised for students who meet any of the following criteria:

  • Are care experienced
  • Have been eligible for Free School Meals (at any point in the last six years)
  • Are, or have been, an asylum seeker or refugee
  • Have significant caring responsibilities
  • Are estranged from close family members
  • Live in an area of low progression to higher education (POLAR4)
  • Live in an area of high deprivation (IMD)
  • Attend a low-performing sixth form
  • Attend/attended a low-performing GCSE school
  • Are from an under-represented ethnic group, these include:
    • Black African and Black Caribbean
    • Pakistani and Bangladeshi
    • Gypsy, Roma and Traveller
  • Are from any background or region of the UK which is under-represented at the University of Cambridge
  • Have had any other personal circumstances that have disrupted your education