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Open days and visits

There are many ways to find out more about Hughes Hall, and to meet the people who support our students and make our college a community.

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

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 on Mondays, 12-1pm and Wednesdays, 2-3pm.

To book a 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 applying to Cambridge and life at Hughes.

Come and visit us – every Monday or Friday

We run informal tours of College every Monday and Friday at 11am for both prospective applicants and offer holders, and their guests. If you would like to book onto one, please email outreach@hughes.cam.ac.uk. When you arrive, please report to the Porters’ Lodge by the front gates. If you require a parking space, please email us your vehicle registration number ahead of your visit.

Please note that each tour has a maximum capacity of ten people, including guests, and we may not always be able to show you inside our accommodation.

Our Admissions team 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 have a specific questions, please email us:

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

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