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Cambridge Admissions Office course timetable


Sun 5 Feb – Thu 16 Mar

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February 2023

Tue 7
Access & Participation: Supporting students' transition to undergraduate study showcase new Finished 14:00 - 15:00 Student Services Centre, New Wing Seminar Room

VENUE CHANGE: Due to a clash, the venue for this event has changed and is now to be held in the New Wing Seminar room in the SSC.

PLEASE NOTE: if you wish to join this session remotely, please say so in the special requirements section of your booking so we can manage numbers in the room and ensure we send you a Teams link.

This is an opportunity for staff supporting students with their transition to undergraduate study to share good practice and useful findings from their experiences working with Cambridge students. There will be showcases by speakers working with current students with an opportunity for Q&A, as well as time for networking and building connections with colleagues across the Collegiate University.

Any colleagues interested in contributing a short (ten minutes max) presentation to the showcase would be very welcome to do so and should email in the first instance.

Tue 14
ADS Research Unit Briefing: Differential Offers new Finished 14:00 - 15:00 Student Services Centre, Exams Hall, Room AG03d

NOTE: if you wish to join this briefing remotely, please state this in the special requirements section of your booking (so we can manage expected numbers in the room).

A series of briefings from the ADS Research Unit taking you through a recent research paper they have produced examining admissions and widening participation at the University of Cambridge.

This session from Alexa Horner will provide an overview of her 2022 research exploring whether differentially lower offers (aka contextual admissions) might be justified at the University of Cambridge for applicants from certain under-represented and disadvantaged backgrounds.

This session will be recorded and made available afterwards for those who can’t attend.

Wed 15

These sessions are aimed at those who are brand new to HEAT (Higher Education Access Tracker) and who will want to be added to the live database as their institution’s Operational Lead or User with all Reports. 

If you are only going to need Read Only or Read Only with Export permissions this training is not required.

March 2023

Thu 16
Promoting Excellent Behaviour new Finished 12:00 - 13:00 Microsoft Teams

Behaviour management training for outreach staff delivered by the Cambridge Admissions Office.

This training focuses on managing the needs and behaviour of both the group you and individual pupils. It will provide you with techniques and strategies you can use when delivering sessions to students. In this session, you’ll explore how your own behaviour influences your students’, and learn how to control your emotional responses when you’re interacting in the classroom. You’ll discover the latest techniques in classroom management and develop your capability to achieve consistency.

The training will take place in A329 - Counselling Service (Student Services Centre).