Important Dates

The following notes give a brief overview of the application process for candidates to Cambridge, with further details for those applying to Emmanuel College.

ADMISSIONS INTERVIEWS 2020:
In order to minimise COVID-related risks to our applicants, students and staff in the coming undergrduate admissions round, we are making plans to interview applicants this year without requiring them to travel to Cambridge in December. The University will release further details about alternative arrangements as soon as they can.

IMPORTANT: All correspondence will be emailed to applicants, so it is very important that you check your inbox (including your junk email inbox) frequently during the application and interview period. If you email us, please state your full name, subject and UCAS personal ID number.

COLLEGE POLICY: Please take careful note of Emmanuel's College Admissions Policy.

2020-21
IMPORTANT

STUDENTS REGISTERED AT OTHER UK UNIVERSITIES: Emmanuel College will only, as a matter of principle, consider applications from students enrolled on degree courses at other UK universities in very exceptional circumstances.

Any application to study at Cambridge would need strong support from your course director or other academic tutor at your current university. A reference/letter of recommendation from that person to the College would be required before we could consider an application, and such applications would still be subject to the same academic assessment as any other application to the University.

1 September Deadline for Cambridge Online Preliminary Application (COPA) from Organ Scholarship applicants.

You may also need to submit a Transcript by this date.
20 September Deadline for UCAS and COPA applications from students wishing to be interviewed overseas in Malaysia or Singapore.

You must also submit a Transcript by this date.
26 September SAQ deadline for applicants wishing to be interviewed overseas in Malaysia or Singapore.
1 October Deadline for Medicine applicants to have been registered to take the BMAT. Candidates must be registered by their assessment centre for the BMAT.
7 - 23 October UCAS Application Acknowledgement emails will be sent from Emmanuel College Admissions Office during this period.
15 October Deadline for submitting UCAS form for applicants who would like to be interviewed in Cambridge, Hong Kong or the PR China.
15 October Deadline for registration for pre-interview assessments (excluding the BMAT, which has a registration deadline of 1 October; see above). You must register (separately from your UCAS application) for pre-interview assessments.
19 October Deadline for COPA from students who would like to be interviewed in Cambridge, Hong Kong, or the PR China.

You must also submit a Transcript by this date.
22 October Deadline for submission of the online Supplementary Application Questionnaire (SAQ). Please note: you should generally expect to receive details of your SAQ login within 48 hours of submitting your UCAS application. It is your responsibility to check your email inbox for your SAQ login details and failure to submit a completed SAQ on time will render your application invalid.

You may also need to submit a Transcript by this date.
26 October The Extenuating Circumstances form needs to be submitted by 26 October.
4 & 5 November Pre-interview assessments and BMAT taken.
5 November

Deadline date for the submission of the applicants additional information and documentation forms (details will be sent to applicants from the Admissions Officer).

Deadline date for submission of interview topic choice and/or subject selection for Chemical Engineering, Engineering and Natural Sciences applicants, and a questionnaire for English applicants, who are applying to be interviewed in Cambridge only (details will be sent to applicants from the Admissions Officer).

6 November Emails to applicants (Cambridge interview only) confirming the range of interview dates for each subject will be sent on this date.
16 - 28 November Emails to applicants who are not selected for interview in Cambridge will be sent during this period. Please note: those applying for subjects that have an at-interview assessment, may receive an email before 16 November.

Emails inviting applicants to interview in Cambridge will be sent during this period.
7 - 17 December

PLEASE NOTE: it may be necessary to incorporate further dates as the interviews will be delivered remotely in 2020.

Admissions Interviews for those invited to a remote interview by the College in Cambridge.

25 January 2021

All decisions (offer, pool and unsuccessful) will be emailed to applicants by 5:00pm on Monday 25 January.

26 - 29 January 2021 Offer letters ONLY will be sent eletronically to applicants from Tuesday 26 - Friday 29 January inclusive.
January 2021 Winter Pool decisions will be emailed to applicants throughout January.

5 February 2021

Deadline date for the College to receive email requests for feedback from applicants or their Schools/Colleges.
26 March 2021 Requested feedback will be sent to Schools/Colleges by this date.

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