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Open days and visits

Undergraduate Open Days 2023

Every July and September, the University of Cambridge opens it’s doors to welcome prospective applicants and their parents and supporters to find out what it’s really like to live and study here. The next Open Days will take place on 6 and 7 July 2023 and will include both online and in-person elements. To attend our Open Days you must register in advance:

  • Book here to attend the Open Days in July. 
  • Bookings for our September Open Day will open in summer 2023, after the July Open Days.
  • Subscribe to the Student Newsletter to be notified when bookings open.

Talk to an undergraduate or postgraduate Admissions Tutor online – every Monday or Wednesday

From January 2023 and continuing throughout the year, Hughes Hall admissions tutors are available to meet potential applicants, and those with applications in progress, via Microsoft Teams or Zoom. You can use these meetings to ask questions about all aspects of life at Hughes Hall and the admissions pathway. We are available at the following times:

  • Mondays, 12-1pm
  • Wednesdays, 2-3pm

To book a time slot please email outreach@hughes.cam.ac.uk and include your name, the course/s you are considering applying for, and a brief overview of your queries. We look forward to meeting you online, answering your questions and telling you more about life at Hughes.

Our Outreach Officer and student representatives are happy to answer your questions – on Zoom, via email, on the phone or in person – and pleased to help show you around Hughes Hall.

Email us your questions

If you would like to ask specific questions, please send us an email and we will respond as soon as possible:

Catch up on our applicant webinar series: Applying to Cambridge as a Mature Student (for undergraduate study)

  1. An introduction to the Mature Colleges –  (1) Applying to Cambridge as a Mature Student – YouTube
  2. ‘My Cambridge Application’ and admissions assessments – (1) Mature Students Application Webinar: My Cambridge Application and admissions assessments – YouTube
  3. The Interview – Mature Students Webinar : Your Cambridge Interview – YouTube

Come and visit

We are happy to arrange in-person visits to the College during working hours for a tour and chat if you can make it to Cambridge. Please email outreach@hughes.cam.ac.uk to arrange a date and time.

Cambridge 21+

Cambridge 21+ is the only residential programme exclusively for mature students applying to the University of Cambridge. Applications for the 2023 programme have now closed, but will open again in early 2024. Please email outreach@hughes.cam.ac.uk if you are interested.

Further information