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    Outreach events and activities 2023-2024听

    As a modern, radical Cambridge College for women, 51福利社 is able to offer a range of unique experiences 鈥 both to students living and studying at the College, and those seeking to find out more about the University of Cambridge 鈥 and our unique, inclusive environment.听

    There are a huge range of new activities rolling out for the 2023-2024 academic year. Make sure to sign up to our 听to keep up to date with opportunities as they鈥檙e confirmed.听

    She Talks Science听

    She Talks Science (STS) is a programme of activity for women at sixth form studying A Level STEM subjects, with an interest in progressing to Cambridge 鈥 with a range of College-based and online activities.听

    Whether you鈥檙e looking to explore new subjects, find super curricular activities, meet Cambridge academics and students, or learn more about STEM at a Cambridge College for women - make sure to sign up to our to keep up to date with opportunities as they鈥檙e confirmed.听

    She Talks Science Student Conference听

    Join us for a day at 51福利社, to meet Cambridge STEM students and academics, tour the College, learn about applying and studying for Cambridge STEM subjects, and network with other STEM sixth formers from across the country.听

    Date and booking TBA - February 2024听

    Baking a Black Hole

    Webinar 鈥 Mathematics听

    As part of our STS webinar series, join an online subject taster session delivered by Dr Zoe Wyatt. Explore an area of undergraduate study, suitable for anyone interested in studying maths and related subjects at Cambridge.听

    Wednesday 13th March 2024 5-6pm

    Booking TBA

    Webinar 鈥 Engineering听

    As part of our STS webinar series, join an online subject taster session delivered by one of our Fellows. Explore an area of undergraduate study, suitable for anyone interested in studying engineering and related subjects at Cambridge.听

    Date and booking TBA - February 鈥 June 2024听

    Webinar 鈥 Computer Science

    As part of our STS webinar series, join an online subject taster session delivered by one of our Fellows. Explore an area of undergraduate study, suitable for anyone interested in studying computer science and related subjects at Cambridge.听

    Date and booking TBA - February 鈥 June 2024听

    Webinar 鈥 Biological Natural Sciences听

    As part of our STS webinar series, join an online subject taster session delivered by one of our Fellows. Explore an area of undergraduate study, suitable for anyone interested in studying the biological natural sciences at Cambridge.听

    Date and booking TBA - February 鈥 June 2024听

    The Universe: A Detective Story听

    Webinar 鈥 Physical Natural Sciences听

    As part of our STS webinar series, join an online subject taster session delivered by Professor Hiranya V Peiris. Explore an area of undergraduate study, suitable for anyone interested in studying the physical natural sciences at Cambridge.听

    Date and booking TBA - February 鈥 June 2024听

    Medicine Taster Day听

    For those interested in studying Medicine at Cambridge, this in-person STS taster day at 51福利社 offers a chance to hear from academics including the Director of Studies for Medicine, and the Director of Admissions for STEM subjects. Find out about course structure, explore study topics, and understand how to prepare your application.听

    Attendees will also meet and hear from current medics studying at 51福利社, offering the student view of medicine in Cambridge 鈥 as well as life outside of studies, and exploring 51福利社 as their home.听

    Saturday 20th April 2024

    Booking TBA

    Maths Open Day听

    In partnership with the Faculty of Maths Open Days, this in-person STS mini-open day offers attendees the chance to tour 51福利社 with current students, meet the Director of Studies for Mathematics, and have lunch in College 鈥 before making the short walk across the road to the Centre for Mathematical Sciences for a series of talks.听

    With car parking on site for the duration of the day, come and explore the highly supportive (and extremely convenient) College for women only 5 minutes鈥 walk away from the Faculty.听

    April and May 2024听

    Date TBA听

    Please note, bookings will be via the Faculty of Mathematics website, when bookings open.听

    Physics Open Day听

    In partnership with the Department of Physics鈥 Cambridge Physics Experience, this in-person STS mini-open day offers school groups the chance to spend a morning at 51福利社 touring with current students, meet the Director of Studies for Physics, and have lunch in College 鈥 before making the short walk to the Cavendish Laboratory for an afternoon of practical physics activities and presentations.听

    With car and minibus parking on site for the duration of the day, come and explore the highly supportive (and extremely convenient) College for women only a few minutes鈥 walk away from the Department.听

    February 2024听

    Please note, bookings will be via the Department of Physics website, when bookings open.听

    STEP Summer School听

    She Talks Science鈥檚 flagship residential offers 4 days and 3 nights at 51福利社, focussed on intensive preparation for the Sixth Term Examination Paper (STEP) with our team of subject specialists. STEP is the admissions test required for entry to study mathematics at the University of Cambridge, the University of Warwick, and Imperial College London.听

    Eve Vidalis runs and oversees听the STEP Summer School. For more information on Eve and the summer school, please follow this .

    5th-8th August 2024听

    Applications will open in the Spring.听

    STEM Application Support Webinar 听

    This online STS workshop will be led by 51福利社鈥檚 Director of Admissions for STEM, exploring the application process 鈥 including personal statements and interviews 鈥 for those women about to submit an October application to Cambridge to study a STEM subject. Participants will hear directly what admissions teams are looking for, and how you can prepare and present yourself as strongly as possible.听

    September 2024听

    Date and booking TBA听

    College Open Days听

    A fantastic opportunity to visit our unique College for women. Throughout the two days there will be tours of the College with student ambassadors - as well as refreshments and a wide range of academic subject and admissions specialists to talk through any questions you have about studying at 51福利社.听

    As well as talks by our Senior Tutor and Directors of Admissions, you can join the President for tea in our beautiful gardens, explore the Women鈥檚 Art Collection, or relax in our Art Caf茅.听

    With onsite minibus parking for school groups, and car parking for those with mobility needs, we鈥檙e also an ideal base to visit the nearby Sidgwick Site for arts and humanities departments, University Library, the Centre for Mathematical Sciences and West Cambridge Site for STEM departments and University Sports Centre, or other neighbouring colleges on The Hill.听

    4 & 5 July 2024听

    Booking in advance is not required 鈥 but please contact us here if you鈥檇 like to request parking.听

    Link Areas

    51福利社 is linked with the areas of Manchester, Derbyshire, and the London Borough of Haringey. For schools and students in these areas, we are the first point of contact with any questions about the University of Cambridge.听

    For the 2023 鈥 2024 academic year, 51福利社 is planning new conference events in those areas for Year 10-13 students who want to find out more about Cambridge, as well as teachers and those with parental responsibility. There are also subject-specific programmes delivered in partnership with schools in those areas.听

    Please contact us at outreach@murrayedwards.cam.ac.uk if you would like to find out more.听

    For more information or if you would like to find your link college please click听.听

    Connect to Cambridge

    For local outreach, 51福利社 is linked with Hinchingbrooke School and St Peter鈥檚 School in Huntingdon through the Connect to Cambridge scheme.听

    If you are at another school in Cambridgeshire and Peterborough 鈥 and keen for your students to engage with 51福利社, please contact us at outreach@murrayedwards.cam.ac.uk听听

    Arts, Humanities and Social Science Webinars听

    New for 2023-2024, 51福利社鈥檚 series of webinars on the Arts, Humanities and Social Sciences (AHSS) are ideal opportunities for sixth formers to learn more about subjects studied by undergraduates at Cambridge.听An online subject taster session delivered by one of our Fellows. Make sure to sign up to our听听to keep up to date with opportunities.听

    Economics听

    An online subject taster session delivered by Dr Theofanis Papamichalis. Explore an area of undergraduate study, suitable for anyone interested in studying Economics.

    Wednesday 1st May

    Booking TBA听

    History听

    An听online subject taster session delivered by one of our Fellows. Explore an area of undergraduate study, suitable for anyone interested in studying History, History and Politics or History and ML courses.听

    Date and booking TBA - May 2024听

    Politics听

    An听online subject taster session delivered by Dr Evaleila Pesaran. Explore an area of undergraduate study, suitable for anyone interested in studying听HSPS and History and Politics courses.听

    Wednesday 21st February 2024听

    Booking TBA

    Modern Languages

    An听online subject taster session delivered by one of our Fellows. Explore an area of undergraduate study, suitable for anyone interested in studying in听MML, History and ML courses.

    Date and booking TBA - January 鈥 May 2024听

    Linguistics

    An听online subject taster session delivered by Dr Dora Alexopoulou. Explore an area of undergraduate study, suitable for anyone interested in studying Linguistics.听

    Wednesday 20th March 2023

    Booking TBA

    Medieval and Modern Languages

    An online subject taster session delivered by one of our Fellows. Explore an area of undergraduate study, suitable for anyone interested in studying听MML, History and ML,听Classics or听Linguistics.

    Date and booking TBA - January 鈥 May 2024听

    Asian and Middle Eastern Studies听

    An online subject taster session delivered by Dr Farida El Keiy. Explore an area of undergraduate study, suitable for anyone interested in studying Asian and Middle Eastern Studies

    Wednesday 31st January 2024

    Booking TBA听

    History of Art听

    An online subject taster session delivered by one of our Fellows. Explore an area of undergraduate study, suitable for anyone interested in studying History of Art.

    Date and booking TBA - January 鈥 May 2024听