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Former Abbey College Cambridge student Ingrid wins awards at the University of Oxford

26th April 21

Abbey College Cambridge is delighted to hear of the success of former student Ingrid in her Oxford prelim examination papers.  Ingrid, who is from Shanghai in China graduated from Abbey College Cambridge in the summer of 2020 and joined Somerville College at the University of Oxford the following September to study Experimental Psychology.  Now six…

Computer Science Club

12th April 21

We have over 60 weekly clubs and activities here at Abbey College Cambridge.  Victoria in Year 11 wrote this article about Computer Science Club for our Monthly Student Newsletter. Taking place at 4.45pm every Monday on Teams, the Computer Science Club led by Darren Woods has a lot to offer. By attending each Monday, students…

Triumph for Physics Students

22nd March 21

We are thrilled that all 14 of our entrants into the Senior Physics Challenge for Year 12 students and below received an award in the recent BhPO (British Physics)  Senior Physics Challenge.  This challenge is an exciting opportunity for students to stretch their problem solving skills and apply fundamental physical principles to novel situations. This…

Outstanding performance from budding Chemists in UK Olympiad

12th March 21

On Friday 22nd January, 17 chemistry students from Abbey College Cambridge sat the UK Chemistry Olympiad.  This competition is designed to challenge and inspire the top chemistry students aged 16 and over in UK sixth forms. This enriching experience is a unique opportunity for students to push themselves further and excel in the chemistry field….

Advantages of attending a dedicated Sixth Form College

19th February 21

Independent Colleges, such as Abbey College Cambridge, are a popular choice for students looking for a more mature, independent learning environment and there are many advantages that this environment offers to students aiming gain entry to a top university. Independent colleges follow the same guidelines and regulations as any independent school and are members of…

Clubs and Activities by ACC student Henry

12th February 21

Whether it be sport or something creative and artistic, Abbey College provides it all through a range of clubs to suit the passions of the students here. It is extremely important for a student to participate in at least one club, as it helps develop skills and interests within you, which can help strengthen your…

Join a virtual tour of Abbey College Cambridge

4th February 21

Thinking about joining Abbey College Cambridge this year? If you want learn more about what it’s like to study and live here join one of upcoming virtual tours. These virtual tours will be hosted by College Marketing Manager John Menzies. John will show you around the college facilities including classrooms boarding and communal areas. John…

College Introduces Student Wellbeing Ambassadors

27th January 21

Abbey College Cambridge has introduced the student position of Student Wellbeing Ambassadors into the college community, to support our Adult Student Support Workers.  These Ambassadors are young people who have showed an interest in supporting their fellow students/friends with difficulties such as low mood, dealing with quarantine, homesickness, friendship issues and workload.  They are an…

Abbey College Cambridge Oxbridge Offer Holders 2021

26th January 21

Abbey College Cambridge is celebrating as two of our students have received offers to study at the University of Cambridge in 2021. Our first offer holder is Susan from China, who has received an offer to read Natural Sciences at Clare College, University of Cambridge in September. Susan, recalled the moment when she received news…

Student on track to become global entrepreneur

22nd January 21

Abbey College Cambridge is very proud of Year 12 student, Jessica, in her successful Conrad Challenge entry, of an innovative project invention called ‘Haemostatic Band.” The Conrad Challenge is a global competition inviting students to come up with an innovative product/service to solve a global-scale problem for specific category. They give students between the ages…

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