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Sidney Sussex Economics Taster Day

Are you interested in studying Economics at university but want to find out more about what a degree in Economics entails? The Economics Taster Day at Sidney Sussex will give you a real taste of what it would be like to study Economics at the University of Cambridge.

The Economics course at Cambridge enables students to employ ideas from other disciplines, including history, sociology, mathematics and statistics, and politics and there will be the opportunity during the taster day to sample some other related courses, namely Land Economy and Geography.

At the Economics Taster Day, you will receive taster lectures delivered by current Sidney Sussex academic and graduate students. There will be the chnace to meet current undergraduate students and academics across these subject areas to ask any questions about the Economics course and about student life at Cambridge. You will go on a tour of Sidney Sussex so you can see firsthand how a 'college' works in the collegiate University of Cambridge. Current students will take you to the Sidgwick site where the Economics Faculty is situated.

In addition to the subject-related content of the day, the Sidney Sussex Admissions Director and Schools Liaison Officer will provide information about making a competitive university application and studying at the University of Cambridge.

The taster day will run from 10.00-16.00 and will include a free lunch. The taster day is free to attend (excl. travel).

Applications will open on Wednesday 3rd January and will close on Wednesday 14th February. The application form will go live on Wednesday 3rd January and can be accessed via this link:

You will be contacted on Friday 9th February about confirming places on the taster day.

Please note that we will only accept bookings made by individuals. Booking forms completed on someone else's behalf will not be considered. In the case of oversubscription, priority will be given to attendees from state maintained sector schools. We will also carefully consider any cases where five or more students from the same school wish to attend.

If you have any queries, please contact the Admissions Office at or call 01223 338872.

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