Year 12/13 reading groups

Students reading on a bench in the sun

Looking for ways to explore your subject over the summer? Want some inspiration for your personal statement? Thinking about applying to competitive universities? These reading groups are for you!

The Gonville & Caius Summer Online Reading Groups are open to year 12/S5/year 13 NI students attending a UK state school or college. The aim of these sessions is to support you with super-curricular work, which is essential for making a competitive university application. Postgraduate students from the University of Cambridge will guide you through reading and extension exercises, giving you the perfect jump-start to deepening your knowledge of your subject.

Sessions will take place from 4:00-5:00pm on the following dates:

  • Wednesday 2 August - Reading Group Session 1
  • Wednesday 9 August - Reading Group Session 2
  • Wednesday 16 August - Reading Group Session 3
  • Wednesday 23 August - Round-up and Q&A with the Admissions Tutor

You can sign up here! The deadline for signing up is 12 pm midday Friday 16th June 2023. If you have any questions, please email Bethan at