- On arrival, you will be given a map of the College and your mentor will take you to your bedroom and show you the dining hall, classrooms, supervision room, common room (for evening events / activities).
- You are all accommodated in single student rooms at Churchill College or Fitzwilliam College
- Boys and girls are on separate staircases or floors. It’s strictly forbidden for boys to go into girls’ rooms or vice versa.
- A mentor will live in the same block as you.
- All meals will be provided in the college hall except when we go out for outings.
- All tap water is very safe for drinking so bring along a water bottle to refill for outings.
- Your mentor will show you how to operate the washing machines if you need to do some washing.
- It usually costs a couple of pounds for washing and drying your clothes.
Other things to bring
- Laptop, tablet or smartphone. Wifi is available in College.
- Personal toiletries e.g. shower gel, shampoo.
- Lesson materials e.g. notebook, pencil case, colour pens and pencils.
- Buy some small souvenirs for your Mentors.
- Students are divided into mentor groups.
- The average is one mentor per six students.
- Mentors are undergraduates or graduates of Cambridge and Oxford Universities.
- They will look after you 24/7, as well as organising activities and providing assistance to teachers.