Clare College Cambridge

Visiting Cambridge

Owing to COVID, we are not currently running in-person events. However, we are happy to receive enquiries from schools on and to discuss booking virtual events in the spring or summer. 


In normal times, we organise school visits to Clare throughout the year. A visit to a university is an effective way to focus students towards their future, raise their aspirations and encourage them to reach their potential. 

Clare organises visits to the college for groups of up to 40 students, from Primary School age right up to those just about to apply to university. 

A visit can range from a full day programme (typically 10.30am till 3pm), a morning or afternoon session, a workshop or museum visit (run by either the SLO, one of our graduate students or a fellow of the college), or just a tour round the college. Please see the activities page for a full list of what's available, or alternatively if you would like to suggest something our SLO will be happy to arrange it for you.

For visits taking place during term time (you can find our term dates here) our current undergraduates participate too. We usually find that this opportunity to speak to real students is the most popular part of the day, and school students tend to ask questions that they otherwise wouldn't. If you know of anyone from your school currently studying at Cambridge please let us know, as the chance to ask someone who comes from your own area about their experiences is truly invaluable.

Talks and workshops are usually run by the SLO, but depending on their availability, the Admissions Tutors may also be able to speak to your group. This is usually possible if you book well in advance.

The SLO's timetable fills up quickly, especially for Autumn and late Spring, so it is a good idea to book at least 10 weeks in advance - all you need to do is email us at