The University of Cambridge, alongside the Cambridge Colleges and departments, invites you to the Cambridge Postgraduate Open Day on Friday 2 November 2018. The day is open to all those seeking to apply for postgraduate study at the University and their supporters.

Throughout the day, you’ll have the opportunity to meet with academic and department staff, as well as current postgraduate students, to find out about life and studying at Cambridge. During the morning of the event, you will be able to visit the Colleges*. In the afternoon, you will have the chance to learn more about individual courses by talking to academic staff and by visiting open departments/faculties or by speaking to department staff and students at the central Exhibition Hub.

A detailed programme of the event will be published on our Postgraduate Open Day page in October.

Ticket Types

There are two ticket types available:

    • Student
    • Guest

All activities during the event are open to both prospective students and guests. On the day, there will be a series of presentations for you to find out more about the application process, research proposals and funding opportunities. As space is limited for these presentations, priority entry will be given to Student ticket holders. Spaces for the centrally-held presentations will be filled on a first-come-first-served basis.

Welcome to Cambridge Presentation

The ‘Welcome to Cambridge: Colleges and Student Life’ presentation will be held at various College locations from 10.00am – 10.30am and requires booking. If you would like to book onto a talk you can do this on the booking form. This talk will provide an introduction to the Postgraduate Open Day, will explain the role of Colleges in the University, and will also give an insight into student life at Cambridge.

If you are planning to attend a booked College Tour before and/or after this presentation, you are advised to look at our online map to check the location of the Colleges.

College Tours

Colleges are open throughout the morning for drop-in visits and through this form you can book onto a maximum of 3 College tours at the following times:

  • College Tour Slot 1: 09.15am – 09.45am
  • College Tour Slot 2: 10.45am – 11.15am
  • College Tour Slot 3: 11.30am – 12.00pm

Before you book onto one or more of the College Tours, you may wish to look at the dedicated Colleges section on our website to help you decide which Colleges to visit. Each College also has its own website with further information. If you are booking consecutive College Tours, you are advised to check our online map so you can see the distance between the Colleges.

Please note that King’s College will not be open to visits during the Postgraduate Open Day.

For more information about the event, please see:

We look forward to meeting you on the day!