University Open Days in Cambridge 2023

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5 April 2023

If you’re looking for a quick and easy guide to Cambridge university open days, you’ve come to the right place! We’ve rounded up all the key dates and important information for Cambridge uni and Anglia Ruskin uni that you’ll need before you get yourself booked on for an open day.

If you’re considering studying in Cambridge for university, one of the best things you can do is attend a Cambridge university open day. University open days are a great way for you to explore the campus facilities in Cambridge, as well as the city you’ll be calling home for a few years. It’s also a prime opportunity to talk to current students and faculty staff about what student life is really like, before you commit to your choice of university or subject area.

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While you’re exploring the city, why not stop by our student accommodation in Cambridge? With a premium, central location, our private student accommodation in Cambridge is well-placed for easy access to the University of Cambridge and Anglia Ruskin University Cambridge campus as well as the university open days.

With so much to consider, we hope this handy guide to Cambridge university open days will help to get you started.

Cambridge University Open Days 2023

Undergraduate Cambridge University open days

The next Cambridge University Open Days scheduled to take place are on:

  • Thursday 6th July 2023
  • Friday 7th July 2023

Both Open Days follow a similar schedule, so students should know they only need to attend one or the other. At these Open Days you can expect to find information stands, sample lectures, course presentations, campus tours and Q&A sessions with students and staff.

At the time of writing, booking for these open days has not yet opened but should become available in May 2023.

The University also plan to to hold a further open day on Friday 15th September 2023 – with more information becoming available ,after this year.

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Virtual Cambridge University open days

Prospective students also have the opportunity to explore a host of applicant webinars as well as take a virtual tour of the University of Cambridge. Make sure you’re registered for Cambridge University open days to stay up to date with the latest news.

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Anglia Ruskin Open Days 2023

Undergraduate Anglia Ruskin open days

The next Anglia Ruskin open day for undergraduates will be on Saturday 10th June 2023 and booking is now open.

A typical Anglia Ruskin open day includes talks from student ambassadors, staff and tutors, and events highlighting key support services like finance, employability and applying to university. More information on future Anglia Ruskin open days will become available so make sure you’ve registered your interest to stay up to date.

Postgraduate Anglia Ruskin open days

Anglia Ruskin is offering a virtual open evening for potential Postgraduates who are looking to continue their studies. This is scheduled to take place on Wednesday 17th May 2023 from 16:30 – 18:30. Places can be booked by clicking here.

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Anglia Ruskin campus tours

Anglia Ruskin Cambridge campus tours are also available on Fridays between midday and 2pm. These in-person campus tours in Cambridge are led by current student ambassadors so you can ask questions and get an authentic feel for student life. Booking is essential so get onto an Anglia Ruskin campus tour today or check out the Anglia Ruskin virtual campus tour at your leisure.

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Virtual Anglia Ruskin open days

If it’s easier for you to keep things virtual, Anglia Ruskin open days are also available as virtual events. Anglia Ruskin On Demand is easy to sign up for – you just need your email – and you’ll enjoy instant access to a range of course talks and virtual tours. It also allows you to connect directly with subject tutors, teams from support services and current students, who’ll be happy to answer any questions you may have about any aspect of university life at Anglia Ruskin.

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Cambridge open days FAQs

Do I need to have a place at a university in Cambridge to attend an open day?

Not at all! In fact, students are actively encouraged to attend as many university open days as they can to help make a clear decision on where to study.

Do I need to book to attend an open day in Cambridge? 

Yes, booking is essential to help the universities manage numbers of people and their safety. You can book your Cambridge University open day or Anglia Ruskin open day online now.

How do I get to the University of Cambridge?

University of Cambridge is easily accessible in the city centre by foot, bike, bus or car. You can find detailed instructions and a clear map on the Cambridge uni website.

How do I get to Anglia Ruskin University?

The Anglia Ruskin Cambridge campus benefits from a central location in the city so is easy to get to by bus, bike, car or on foot. You can find detailed directions and a full campus map on the Anglia Ruskin uni website.

Is Anglia Ruskin part of the University of Cambridge?

No, Anglia Ruskin university isn’t part of the University of Cambridge. While Cambridge uni does encompass a host of autonomous schools and colleges, Anglia Ruskin isn’t one of them so the two institutions are entirely separate.

When the open day is finished, is there much to do in Cambridge?

There’s so many fun things to do in Cambridge, especially for students! From an al fresco lunch at some of the best outdoor dining spots in Cambridge or time to relax in Cambridge’s best green spaces and parks, and more, there’s something for everyone in the city of Cambridge. Check out our round up of interesting facts about Cambridge and use it as a starting point to explore the city, spend some time on Visit Cambridge or pop into our Cambridge university accommodation and speak to our team, who’ll be happy to help you explore the city.

Student Accommodation in Cambridge

Check out our Castle Street student accommodation which is just a short walk from the University of Cambridge, as well as our blog pages for information, advice on guides on living and studying in this great city.

At Collegiate, we want you to have the best start to your university life. That’s why we offer self-contained, en-suite studio apartments designed with your wellbeing in mind. We also have on-site teams who will offer you a warm welcome and all the top tips you need to help you make the most of your university life at Cambridge.