English Taster Day at Fitzwilliam College, Cambridge
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English Taster Day

Event summary

This extremely popular and exciting annual Taster Day provides potential applicants with a flavour of undergraduate study at Cambridge and an opportunity to explore topics beyond what’s covered within the school curriculum. 

The Taster Day consists of a series of English taster lectures, small-group facilitated discussions with current English students, talks on applying to Cambridge and tours of the College. Attendees have the opportunity to chat informally with current students and the Director of Studies in English.

The annual event is free of charge and all attendees receive a complimentary lunch and welcome/departure refreshments.

The 2019 English Taster Day has now taken place. The Taster Day is an annual event, therefore if you're interested in attending the event in 2020 please check back in September/October 2019 when bookings will likely open. 

English Taster Day 2018 feedback

The 2019 English Taster Day took place on Monday 18 March 2019, check out the itinerary here

The Taster Day consisted of a series of taster sessions given by experts in the field of English, including Hero Chalmers the Director of Studies in English at Fitzwilliam College. There were also talks on applying to Cambridge and tours of the College. Attendees had the opportunity to chat informally with current English students throughout the day. A complimentary lunch was also provided. Feedback from attendees below:

Feedback about our Taster Day:

"Very impressed with the standard of academics"

"Wonderful, welcoming and insightful"

"interactive and engaging"

Feedback about our College:

"Very inviting, great facilities and friendly people"

"Beautiful surroundings, great facilities and friendly approachable people"

"A lovely charming College with supporting staff who evidently care for the academic and personal welfare of the students. Amazing facilities and very helpful students to talk to"

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