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English Taster Day at Fitzwilliam College, Cambridge
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English Taster Day

We are currently accepting bookings for our online English Taster Day!

This extremely popular and exciting annual Taster Day will be taking place online for the first time in 2020! The event is designed to provide potential applicants with a flavour of undergraduate study at Cambridge and an opportunity to explore topics beyond what is covered within the school curriculum.

The Taster Day will consist of some pre-recorded taster lectures that will be sent out ahead of the event and two live Q&As on 24 July. One Q&A will be with an Admissions Tutor and the English Director of Studies and the other with a group of current students, giving you the opportunity to ask questions about the lectures as well as find out what it's like to study English at Cambridge.

The event is free of charge and the Q&As will be hosted on Zoom. A link to the webinar will be sent out to attendees before the event.

Date: Friday 24 July 2020

Time: 2.30-4.00pm

For: Year 12 students attending a state-maintained school

Cost: There is no cost to attend this event

Programme is subject to change.

To book on to this event, please complete the online booking form here.


English Taster Day feedback

The 2019 English Taster Day took place on Monday 18 March 2019

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"


Contact us

If you have any questions about the event, please do not hesitate to get in touch: outreach@fitz.cam.ac.uk

Book here!
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