Geography field trip with Prof Bhaskar Vira 2017
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Geography Taster Day

Our Geography Taster Day will give Year 12 students a taste of what it is like to be a student at the University of Cambridge. Online bookings for our 2019 Geography Taster Day 2019 have now opened.

Geography Taster Day 2019

The event will provide potential applicants with a flavour of undergraduate study and an opportunity to explore topics of interest beyond what's covered within the school curriculum. Complementary refreshments will be provided throughout the day, including a buffet lunch. An itinerary of the day can be found here

Date: Monday 24 June 2019

Time: 10:00am - 4:30pm

Attendee criteria: Year 12 students (or equivalent) and their teachers. Please note: spaces for teachers on this Taster Day are subject to availability, students will be prioritised. 

Cost: There is no cost to attend this event. If help is required for covering travel costs please contact us.

How to apply: The number of places available are very limited. Initially we can only offer a place to three students and one teacher per school, regardless of whether a student signs up individually or a teacher registers them as part of a school group. Therefore, we recommend that any students interested in this event speak to their appropriate teacher to ensure this limit is adhered to. If you're a teacher and would like to bring more than three students, then please contact us via email after you have completed the booking form and we will make a note on your application to contact you if spaces become available following the deadline. 

Online booking form for school groups here

Online booking form for individuals here

The booking form is for expressing your interest in the Geography Taster Day ONLY, it does not guarantee​ you a place at the event. Your place will be confirmed following the deadline.

Deadline for applying: Sunday 9 June 2019 (midnight)

Geography Taster Day 2018

Our 2018 Geography Taster Day was run by Professor Bhaskar Vira and was very well received by all who attended, check out the feedback!

"Fitzwilliam College is a friendly, welcoming College which clearly values Geography as a subject." Student, 2018.

"All of the lectures were very well executed and remained interesting and captivating throughout." Student, 2018.

"The lectures were very relevant in today’s society." Geography teacher, 2018


If you have any questions about the taster day, please do not hesitate to get in touch