North West Conference

Peterhouse is pleased to be partnering with St John's, Pembroke, and Sidney Sussex Colleges, Cambridge, to deliver a range of sessions for students in North West. These take place twice a year, with an Application Conference place in the Spring for year 12 students, and their teachers and advisors, and Information and Interview Seminars taking place in the Autumn for year 11s, and those who have just started year 13 and are applying to Cambridge.

Year 12 and Teachers/Advisers Conference


  • Monday 18th March 2024; 10:00-15:20
  • Haydock Park Racecourse

Peterhouse, St John's, Pembroke, Downing and Sidney Sussex Colleges are visiting the North West in March 2024, on behalf of the University of Cambridge, to host an Admissions-themed conference.

The event is free of charge, and will include talks from Admissions Tutors and current students covering:

  • How to make a competitive application to Cambridge;
  • Finance and Careers;
  • Interviews;
  • The student experience;
  • Teachers references;
  • Subject overview sessions.

Admissions Tutors and current students will also be on hand throughout the day to answer any student or teacher questions that you may have.

Free parking is available for coaches and cars, and the venue will also have food and drink available to purchase on the day (though please note that the venue is cash free). Alternatively, however, attendees are welcome to bring a packed lunch with them.

Registering to attend

Teachers and/or advisors are welcome to express their interest in bringing a group to this event now! Bookings will be confirmed as soon as possible. Please note that spaces are limited to 30 students per school, and students who attend the event should be on track to achieve at least A*AA at A level, or 40 in IB with 7,7,6 at Higher Level. If you wish to bring more than 30 students, please indicate this in the booking form, along with your reasoning. 

Please click here to book


Timetable of events at conference.