Undergraduate Admissions

Emily Tomlinson

As Director of Admissions, I would like to welcome you to the admissions pages for Christ’s College. 

Choosing a college to apply to can be a difficult choice and we are delighted that you are considering us. In these pages we will give you information about the courses available to study at Christ’s and the admissions processes for them, the facilities we have at Christ’s and what life is like here. In short, we hope that these pages will give you some good reasons why Christ’s could be the right college for you whatever your background or interests.

Cambridge’s collegiate system, where all students are admitted by and are members of a college within the university, is one of its great strengths as it provides strong and secure academic and social foundations on which students can build while they are here.

Christ's College, Cambridge main gate, St Andrew's Street

The University provides lots of general information about admissions. You will find additional information about Christ’s on these pages. Our students have also written student profiles, contributed to our student Q&A film, and have their own website which contains even more information about life at Christ’s.

Welcome again to Christ’s online, we hope you enjoy these pages. If, after reading them, you have any further questions please do not hesitate to send us an email.
 

Dr Emily Tomlinson, Director of Admissions for Christ’s College.

27 October Online Open Day poster
       Open Day Booking form

News

  • It is now too late to apply for Oct 22 entry (the application deadline has passed)
  • If you are in Cambridge, you can walk around the College grounds during our opening hours. Please see Visiting Christ's for the details you need for this.
  • Current page: Covid-19 disruption & applying in Oct 21
  • Booking is open for a number of events. See events table below for registration / application forms.
    • Subject Matters: The importance of Post-16 choices
    • Online Open Day (27 Oct)
    • STEM SMART
  • Updates page: Notes for EU applicants
     

Open Days and Events (including online events)

If you are interested in an event that we've not yet opened bookingfor, you can in most cases register your interest if you'd like an email alert when booking opens.

Date(s) Event Who can attend? 
25 Oct at 15:00 Subject Matters - the Importance of Post-16 subject choices
BOOKING IS OPEN
Please complete the 25 Oct booking form
This online session is for UK students in Year 10-11 (England and Wales)/ S3-4 Scotland/ Year 11-12 Northern Ireland, thinking about going to university, and those in this age group outside of the UK who will be taking A-Levels or the International Baccalaureate. 
Teachers are also welcome to watch this session.
For many students in England, this webinar will be in half term.
27 Oct Christ's College Online Open Day.
BOOKING IS OPEN
Please complete the 27 Oct booking form
This online College Open Day is for students considering a Cambridge application in October 2022 (for Oct 23 or deferred Oct 24 entry). Students from all backgrounds and countries are welcome.
For many students in England, this open day will be in half term.
31 Oct

STEM SMART
APPLICATIONS ARE OPEN
Please complete the application form

A new widening participation initiative from the University of Cambridge to provide free complementary teaching and support to Year 12 (Y13 Northern Ireland, S5 Scotland) UK students considering applying for Engineering and physical science courses at university. Academic and widening participation criteria apply: see the STEM SMART page for further details.
18 Nov at 17:30 Subject Matters - the Importance of Post-16 subject choices
BOOKING IS OPEN
Please complete the 18 Nov booking form
This online session is for UK students in Year 10-11 (England and Wales)/ S3-4 Scotland/ Year 11-12 Northern Ireland, thinking about going to university, and those in this age group outside of the UK who will be taking A-Levels or the International Baccalaureate. 
Teachers are also welcome to watch this session.
3 Feb 2022 at 16:30 Christ's College: A look at the grounds and facilities
BOOKING IS OPEN
Please complete the 3 February booking form
This online session is for students considering a Cambridge application in Sept/October 2022 (for 2023 or deferred 2024 entry). It is open to students from all backgrounds and countries, and is one of our regular webinars.
March 2022

Women in Maths Programme
If you'll be in Year 12 and eligible for this next year please register interest to receive an email when applications open.

This event is for: women studying at a UK school that does not charge fees, who will be in Year 12 (S5 Scotland, Y13 Northern Ireland) interested in studying maths at university; and who must be studying A-Level Maths and Further Maths to full A-Level (or IB HL Maths: Analysis and Approaches). Full information here (eligibility criteria apply) and register interest here if you will be in Year 12 in 2021-22, to receive an email when applications open!

August 2022

LPN Summer School

Register your interest if you're currently in Year 10 (S3) and will be eligible for this next year

This annual summer school is for Year 11 (England/Wales; Year 12 Northern Ireland and S4 Scotland) at UK state schools who live in areas where the fewest young people enter higher education. Please read the event page for all details and eligibility criteria! This is a two-year programme, with a summer school in the summers of Year 11 and Year 12. Register your interest here if you will be in Year 11 (or equivalent in NI/Scotland) in 2021-22, to receive an email when applications open.

More events in 2021-22 Events in the 2021-22 academic year
Register interest if you recently finished Year 11 and will be eligible for these events next year.
If you are currently in Year 11 (S4 Scotland, Yr12 Northern Ireland) you can register interest for events that you'll be eligible for next academic year (when you're in Year 12). If you do this, you will receive an email when booking or applications open. NB. You can also use this if you are not currently in Year 11 but are planning to apply to Cambridge in Oct 2022 (for Oct 2023 or deferred entry).
July 2022 Christ's International webinars If you're considering an application from outside the UK in Sept/Oct 2022 (for 2023 or deferred entry), you can already register interest for the International webinars in July 2022! We'll then send you an email when booking opens.

 

Student Q&A film
  Watch the Christ's student Q&A film

Student profiles

A range of Christ's students have written subject-specific student profiles. These give a good idea of what studying here is really like and have a lot of detail, so do have a read of some of them!

See Student Profiles.

 

 

 

Squash Court
  Squash Court

Grounds and Facilities

We have a College map and there are picture pages for First Court, Second Court, Third Court, New Court and the Fellows' Garden, as well as a section on Christ's facilities including pages on the Hall, Canteen, Working Library, Old Library, Law Library, Chapel, Theatre, Common Rooms, Café and Bar, Swimming Pool, Gym, Squash Court, Sports Fields and Boathouse. There's a page on accommodation and we run a regular webinar called Christ's College: A look at the Grounds and Facilities.

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From the moment I stepped in, Christ’s felt like home.

Emmie, History, London