These dates are for the 2018-19 admissions round.
This is an outline of the deadlines which apply to our applicants. Don't worry - we'll be in touch to request exactly the information we need from you, this is just a reminder of what we may ask for and when. If there's anything you are unsure about, or if anything is proving difficult or confusing, then please do get in touch.
|What do I have to do?||Who has to do it?||When by?||Remember...|
|Complete COPA||Applicants living or at school outside EU, Organ Scholarship applicants||Dates differ - see FAQ||
Submit by 1st September 2018 if you are an Organ Scholar applicant.
Submit by 20th September 2018 if you would like to be considered for interview in China, Malaysia, or Singapore. Candidates from neighbouring countries such as Brunei, Indonesia, Thailand, Australia, New Zealand and the Pacific Islands may be eligible for interview in China, Malaysia, or Singapore.
Submit by 19th October 2018 if you would like to be interviewed in Canada, Hong Kong, India, the US (remote interview scheme) or Cambridge.
Eligibility for overseas interview varies by subject and by location - check the University website if you're unsure.
|Apply at UCAS||All applicants||15th October 2018, 6pm UK time||This deadline is strict - late submission will invalidate your application.|
|Register for pre-interview assessments||Applicants required to sit a pre-interview assessment - this requirement differs by course||15th October 2018, 6pm UK time, except for BMAT (for Medics) which is either 18th August (for the September sitting) or 1st October, 5pm UK time (for the November sitting)||In many cases, your school or college's exams officer will be able to help you. There is an entrance fee for the BMAT for Medicine but the other assessments don't have any registration fee. This deadline is strict - failure to register for an Admissions Assessment without good reason will invalidate your application.|
|Complete SAQ||All applicants||22nd October 2018, 6pm UK time||This deadline is strict - late submission will invalidate your application.|
|Take pre-interview assessments||Applicants required to sit a pre-interview assessment - this requirement differs by course||31st October 2018|
|Apply for a visitor visa||Applicants travelling from Overseas for interview in Cambridge||Soon! Perhaps before you know whether you're being invited to interview||Make sure you apply for the right type of visa (see the International Student Team's website for guidance); bear in mind that not all students are invited for interview, so if you're planning to book flights before you get an interview invitation from us then make sure your tickets are refundable.|
|Return Applicant Questionnaire||All applicants||8th November 2018||This will be sent to you after you ahve applied. You must submit this even if you have been/are being interviewed overseas.|
|Submit Statement of Results||All applicants who have taken any AS or A exams||8th November 2018||Submit evidence of any UMS scores that you have declared on UCAS/SAQ. If you don't have the original statement, we can accept a letter either on school headed paper, or signed and verified by a teacher. This applies to post-A Level applicants too.|
|Submit Written work with cover sheet||Most Arts/Humanities applicants (see your welcome email, or our subject list for details)||8th November 2018||Attach a copy of the coversheet to every copy of every essay you send us; include the correct number of copies (indicated in your welcome email).|
|Respond to interview invitation||All those invited to interview in Cambridge||23rd November 2018||Confirm whether you would like to accept any offers of meals/accommodation.|
|Attend interview||Applicants invited to Cambridge for an interview||Mostly 30th November-14th December 2018||Report to the Common Room 10 minutes before each appointment.|
|Admissions Office closed for Christmas||Peterhouse Admissions Office||20th Dec-1st Jan inclusive|
|Wait for the result of your application!||All applicants who were interviewed||mid January 2019|
|Attend pool interview||A small number of applicants, who will be reinterviewed by another College||mid January, likely 10th-12th January 2019||Make sure you are in email/phone contact during 4th-8th January.|
|Request feedback||Unsuccessful applicants who want feedback on their applications||31st January 2019||Contact us by email to request this - feedback cannot be given over the phone.|
If you've lost any of your forms, or didn't receive them, don't hesitate to get in touch with us to email you new ones. Likewise, if you're not sure which of the above applies to you, please do give us a call/email on 01223 email@example.com. Unless otherwise stated, all forms/paperwork should be submitted by post to Peterhouse Admissions Office, Trumpington Street, Cambridge, CB2 1RD. Please note that we do not acknowledge receipt of documents but will regularly update you on what we have received and what we are missing.