Auditorium, Fitzwilliam College, Cambridge

Open Days and visits

We take part in the University’s Open Days and are open to visitors throughout the year. Open Days provide prospective applicants with an opportunity to chat to current students and gain an insight into life at Fitzwilliam College.


The College holds regular online events in Michaelmas and Lent term for prospective postgraduate students.

A panel including The Graduate Tutor, current postgraduate students and the graduate administrative team are able to answer a broad range of questions about life at Cambridge and at Fitzwilliam College, including:

  • The role of College in the life of a postgrad student
  • College funding
  • College accommodation
  • The admissions process - conditional offer to arrival

For further information about future events please contact the Fitzwilliam Graduate Office.


The Graduate Tutor's presentation from our November meetings.  Or View the presentation as a PDF. A summary of the Q and As will follow shortly.

University Postgrad Open Days

Find out more about the next Open Day from the University.

Individual tours can also be arranged at any time of year. For more information please contact the Graduate Officer.

Fitzwilliam College is proud to host this exciting new internship programme in 2021. Experience Postgrad Life Sciences aims to widen participation and promote diversity in postgraduate studies at the University of Cambridge and beyond.

The programme offers paid 8-week research internships to 2nd year UK undergraduate students from underrepresented groups from
5th July – 27th August 2021. Accommodation will be provided at Fitzwilliam College.

For more information and to apply, visit the website here:

This programme is funded by the The Wellcome Trust and and BBSRC.

The College is wheelchair accessible and our Chapel is open to all who wish to use it. Seating and quiet spaces are also provided. 

Where possible we will always make adjustments to our events if they are not accessible to you. If you wish to attend one of our Open Days and have a mobility requirement please contact us:

Travel arrangements: Maps and directions can be found here

More Disability information

For more information please contact the Graduate Office