Coming on an Open Day is a great way to see Selwyn and Cambridge, to find out what the courses are really like and also meet some of the people who might be teaching you, as well as some current students.

When are the next Open Days?

Our Open Days in 2019 will be held on the following dates:

  • Thursday 4 July – All subjects
    Selwyn is open as part of the Cambridge Open Days.
    See “Cambridge Open Days 2019” below for further details.
  • Friday 5 July – All subjects
    Selwyn is open as part of the Cambridge Open Days.
    See “Cambridge Open Days 2019” below for further details.
  •  Friday 20 September – All subjects
    Closing date for bookings – Wednesday 18 September.
    More information and booking form.
    The College will also be open in the afternoon on this date between 1:00PM and 4.00PM for general viewing and student-led tours.

The Open Days and events above are for students who are considering an application to Cambridge in October 2019 for entry in October 2020 or deferred entry in October 2021.

Cambridge Open Days – 2019

In conjunction with the University-wide general Open Days, Selwyn will be open on Thursday 4 July and Friday 5 July for informal visits and student-led tours between 9.30am and 4.30pm.  Please come to the main entrance of the College where you will be able to pick up a copy of our Prospectus and meet current Selwyn students.

There is no need to book with the College to visit Selwyn on 4 and 5 July but booking is required for the main Faculty events at the Cambridge Open Days.  For more information about the Cambridge Open Days and to book a place, please visit the Cambridge Open Days website.

Various teaching staff will be running subject talks and drop-in sessions at Selwyn on the mornings of both University Open Days.  Please see below for the sessions which have already been arranged.  This is likely to be updated before the Open Days, please check back regularly.

Asian and Middle Eastern Studies
Friday 5 July
10.30am – 12 noon (Chadwick Room)
The Director of Studies, Dr V Young, will be available if you have any questions concerning AMES at Selwyn.

Economics
Thursday 4 and Friday 5 July
9.30am – 10.45am (Chadwick Room)
Fellow of the College, Dr M Kim, will be available if you any questions concerning Economics at Selwyn.

Engineering
Thursday 4 and Friday 5 July
10.30am – 12 noon (Walters Room)
Directors of Studies, Mr J Matheson or Professor RS Cant, will be available if you have any questions concerning Engineering at Selwyn.

English
Thursday 4 and Friday 5 July
Sessions begin at 10.30am, 11.00am, 11.30am and 12 noon (Staircase A, Room 18)
Directors of Studies, Dr S Meer and Dr L Reinbold, will be available if you have any questions concerning English at Selwyn.

History
Thursday 4 and Friday 5 July
10.30am – 12 noon (Chadwick Room)
Director of Studies, Dr D Smith, will be available if you have any questions concerning History at Selwyn.

History and Politics
Thursday 4 and Friday 5 July
10.30am – 12 noon (Chadwick Room)
Director of Studies, Dr M Sewell, will be available if you have any questions concerning History & Politics at Selwyn.

HSPS
Thursday 4 and Friday 5 July
10.30am only (F Staircase, Room 10B).
Director of Studies, Professor P Baert, will be available if you have any questions concerning HSPS at Selwyn

Land Economy
Friday 5 July
10.30am – 12 noon (Chadwick Room)
Director of Studies, Dr S Larcom, will be available if you have any questions concerning Land Economy at Selwyn

Law
Thursday 4 and Friday 5 July
11.00am – 12 noon (Chadwick Room)
Director of Studies, Dr J O’Sullivan, will be available if you have any questions concerning Law at Selwyn

Linguistics
Thursday 4 and Friday 5 July
10.30am – 12 noon (Chadwick Room)
Director of Studies, Dr K McDougall, will be available if you have any questions concerning Linguistics at Selwyn

Mathematics
Thursday 4 and Friday 5 July
10.30am – 12 noon (Walters Room)
Directors of Studies, Dr N Nikiforakis or Dr J Button, will be available if you have any questions concerning Mathematics at Selwyn

Medicine
Thursday 4 and Friday 5 July
10.30am – 12 noon (Walters Room)
Directors of Studies, Dr R O’Donnell or Dr C Summers, will be available if you have any questions concerning Medicine at Selwyn

Modern Languages and History & Languages
Thursday 4 and Friday 5 July
10.30am – 12 noon (Chadwick Room)
Various Directors of Studies will be available if you have any questions concerning Languages at Selwyn

Natural Sciences
Thursday 4 and Friday 5 July
10.30am – 12 noon (Walters Room)
Directors of Studies, Dr D Beauregard or Dr S Sage, will be available if you have any questions concerning Natural Sciences at Selwyn

PBS
Thursday 4 July
11.00am – 12 noon (Walters Room)
Director of Studies, Dr F Grabenhorst, will be available if you have any questions concerning PBS at Selwyn

Theology
Thursday 4 July
10.30am – 12 noon (Chadwick Room)
Director of Studies, Dr A Gray, will be available if you have any questions concerning Theology at Selwyn

Veterinary Medicine
Thursday 4 and Friday 5 July
10.30am – 12 noon (Walters Room)
Director of Studies, Dr S Eves, will be available if you have any questions concerning Veterinary Medicine at Selwyn

Is Accommodation available?

Some accommodation is available for people attending the Cambridge Open Days in July and our September Open Day.  Priority is given to those in our link areas who cannot travel to Cambridge and back home in the same day.  Accommodation requests should be made via email to the Admissions Officer on admissions@sel.cam.ac.uk.  We will confirm availability and other details as quickly as possible.

If I can’t come to an Open Day, can I visit Selwyn College at another time?

Yes, of course.  If you tell the Porters at the main entrance on Grange Road that you are a possible candidate for admission they will let you in. They will have copies of our Prospectus available.

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