University of Cambridge – Latest News

  1. Don’t use Extenuating Circumstances Form for Covid disruption – Cambridge will ensure there is a route to report this.  (e.g. a death caused by Covid would use EC form, but not « usual » disruption.)
  2. Tests will go ahead this year, minus the BMAT September sitting.  Cambridge Assessment are planning contingency scenarios.
  3. Interviews will be online.
  4. No increased competitiveness next year despite what has happened this year with exam results.
  5. Probably the same number of universities – online is not particularly more efficient.  c70% of applicants typically interviewed – if they feel you have a chance of achieving the standard offer, they will give you a chance.
  6. How do « supra-curricular » experience in Covid time?  See Medicine and Veterinary pages – what is realistic and achievable?
  7. Cambridge have created a website for students planning to « go further » in their subject – https://www.myheplus.com/
  8. International student fees at Cambridge –

McGill Summer Programme

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Following the great success of our previous Summer Academies, we are happy to announce the dates for McGill Summer Academy 2020!

From July 5-18 and July 19-August 1, students in grades 10 and 11 from across the world will have the opportunity to participate in classes, workshops, and social activities introducing them to university life, McGill, and Montréal – all while being hosted in a McGill Residence!

The application deadline is February 6, 2020.

Those interested in learning more about the McGill Summer Academy can refer to our website andjoin our mailing list to receive updates on the 2020 program!

Sincerely,

McGill Summer Academy Team

summer.academy@mcgill.ca

McGill University