Clare College Cambridge

BAME Open Day

Year 11 and 12 BAME Open Day 2022


BAME Open Day 2022 banner


Clare is excited to announce the relaunch of its annual BAME Open Day on Friday 4th March 2022 for UK state students who identify as Black, Asian, or from a Minority Ethnic group.


Run in conjunction with the Union of Clare Students' BAME Officers, the day will include:

  • An introductory talk on university and Cambridge applications
  • A Q+A with current Cambridge students from Black, Asian and Minority Ethnic backgrounds
  • Academic taster sessions in a range of subjects
  • A tour of Clare College led by current students
  • The opportunity to chat to other Year 11 and 12 BAME students thinking about university



Registration for this event is now open and will close on Monday 7th February at 9am. Please register here:


Date and time

Friday 4th March 2022, 11am to 5pm



Clare College, Cambridge (in-person)



Free! Lunch and refreshments will be provided.



This event is specifically for students from Black, Asian and Minority Ethnic groups and in Year 11 (S4 in Scotland) or Year 12 (S5 in Scotland) at a UK state school or college.
Students who attend a school in one of Clare College's Link Areas (Coventry, Warwickshire, the London Borough of Hackney and the London Borough of Tower Hamlets) are guaranteed a place.
A number of places will also be available to students in other parts of the UK. Please note: if the event is oversubscribed, students from outside of Clare's Link Areas will be prioritised if they meet one or more of the following criteria:
  • Students who have lived, or are currently living, in local authority care; 
  • Students who are eligible, or have been eligible within the past six years, for Free School Meals; 
  • Students who are a refugee; 
  • Students who are estranged from close family members (eg parents/carers);
  • Students who have caring responsibilities for a family member; 
  • Students who live in areas with relatively low progression to higher education (using POLAR4) or in areas with less advantaged socio-economic characteristics (using IMD); 


How to get to Clare

Information about how to reach Clare by road, rail and coach can be found here: Directions to Clare - Clare College Cambridge



If you have any questions about the event, please contact Libby, Clare's Schools Liaison Officer, at