16. Studying Natural Sciences with Ilya's Cambridge Advice
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by Opportune Simon
11M ago
Today we chat with Ilya, a 3rd year at Jesus College, studying Biological Natural Sciences (aka Nat Sci). If you're thinking about applying to Cambridge, you should definitely check out his Youtube channel - Ilya’s Cambridge Advice - on which he gives great and concise application advice to the university. We sit down and get to know more on his daily life at Cambridge, his study methods, and how COVID affected his final year of undergraduate ..read more
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15. May Vet Student discusses studying VetMed at Cambridge!
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by Opportune Simon
11M ago
Today we are hosting May Vet Student on our podcast! May Yean is currently in her final year of studying Veterinary Science at Cambridge University. She grew up in Malaysia and matriculated in 2015 at Girton College. In her 6th year in Cambridge, she started a Youtube channel to give others an insight into her life as a vet student, as well as share educational videos and productivity tips ..read more
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14. Everybody wants to be at Catz
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by Opportune Simon
11M ago
This week we have Alex Denny with us. Alex recently graduated from St Catharine's College, (or as students affectionately call it: Catz) with a degree in Archaeology. He tells us about why he chose this course, shares his love for the college, discusses his busy university schedule, and debates the merits of May Week with us from the experience of living with a student bursary. Alex has secured a training contract with the firm Allen & Overy and is currently doing his PGDL in London ..read more
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13. Cambridge Economics 101
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by Opportune Simon
11M ago
Today Opportune speaks to Krishna Ramesh! Krishna graduated with a bachelors’ degree in economics from Cambridge in 2016, and with a masters’ degree from Yale in 2017. He tells us all about Downing College, the structure of the econ course and his career in international development. He also shares tips for future applicants and current students ..read more
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11. Meet the Engineer who hadn’t heard of Cambridge University before applying
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by Opportune Simon
11M ago
This week Opportune speaks to Areeg Emarah. Areeg grew up in Kenya and had never heard of Cambridge before her final year of high school, when her head master suggested she apply! She is now in her 4th year, studying Information and Computer Engineering at Trinity College. Areeg speaks about her incredible journey moving to Cambridge, adapting to life and labels (and now #COVID), and developing her passion of increasing access to the University ..read more
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10. Perspectives of an International Student at Cambridge University
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by Opportune Simon
11M ago
Happy New Year! For this first video of 2021, Opportune speaks to Borane Gille, a Girton College graduate, who received a 1st class degree in Land Economy in 2018. Borane speaks to us about adapting to the Cambridge life as an international student, leading sports and social societies, and shares lots of tips for doing your best in exams ..read more
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9. Life of The King's Men at Cambridge University
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by Opportune Simon
11M ago
For this very Christmassy episode, Opportune chats to Seb Johns about all things music! Seb is a former member of the famous King's College Choir, and of the close-harmony group The King's Men. Seb graduated from Corpus Christi College in 2017 with a BA degree in Music, and talks about choral scholarships as well of sharing stories of his time at Cambridge ..read more
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7. Becoming an Influencer while at University
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by Opportune Simon
11M ago
This week we talk to Gina Jackson, who you may know under the Instagram name @GinaGoesTo! Gina graduated with a BA in Classics from Pembroke College in 2017. During her time at Cambridge, Gina started blogging and has grown to an audience of 50,000 followers. She tells us all about the highs and lows of university life, and also shares tips for anyone wishing to build a following as a student. * TIMESTAMPS 00:00 Intro 02:05 Background 03:18 Open days: discovering which college fits you 04:45 Why did you choose Classics? 06:03 Application process 07:20 Interview prep 09:08 Interview day 15:38 F ..read more
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6. Acing your University Application with a Cambridge Law Grad
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by Opportune Simon
11M ago
This week, we talk to Jack Lewis about his university years as a top-performing Cambridge lawyer. He shares the strategies that he put in place during his school years to get in to Oxbridge, and the study techniques that he applied at university. Jack studied at Trinity Hall College and graduated in 2017. He then went on to pass the LPC and work at a 'magic circle' law firm ..read more
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3. Three Tips for Freshers' Week at Cambridge University
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by Opportune Simon
11M ago
This week, we look back at our own experience as freshers at Cambridge, and share our top 3 tips for freshers this year. We also chat to Ben Margolis, President at the Cambridge Students' Union, and Siyang Wei, Access, Education, and Participation (PG) Officer at Cambridge SU, discuss the new steps that the University and Colleges have taken to adapt to the new constraints that COVID-19 creates for freshers' week ..read more
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