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The Department of Sociology is committed to widening participation in Higher Education, and to encourage both prospective and current students and members of the public to get involved in our events and activities.

On this page you will find details of our upcoming outreach events. Make sure to follow us on Twitter @CamSociology and Instagram @camsociology to stay up to date with events being held at the department.

Any queries or you are interested in organising a visit to the department please do not hesitate to get in contact with Leona, our Outreach and Communications Coordinator.


Sociology Photo Competition 2018 

It’s back! Last year the Department of Sociology launched a new Photo Competition aimed at students in Year 10, 11 and 12. Click here for more information about this year's competition.

Sutton Trust Summer School - July 2018

Social Anthropology and Sociology are two of the courses that fall within Cambridge’s distinctive interdisciplinary Human, Social, and Political Sciences Tripos. Both disciplines deal with ‘big’ questions about society, culture, and human diversity. If you want to gain an insight into university life at Cambridge and you have an interest in Sociology and/or Social Anthropology, Sutton Trust Summer School might be for you! For more information please click here or the video below.

Deadline has now passed.

Cambridge Undergraduate Open Day - July 2018

Every July the university welcomes thousands of prospective students to the university. The undergraduate open day is a fantastic opportunity for you to visit the colleges and departments across the university. The Sociology department will be open for you to talk to any members of staff, attend taster lectures and enjoy what the city of Cambridge has to offer. 

The events are exclusively for Year 12 (or equivalent) and mature applicants. The open days are free but booking is essential. Booking will be available in April 2018. For more information about the Cambridge Undergraduate Open Day please click here.

Experience Cambridge - July 2018

Experience Cambridge gives participants who missed out on securing a place on one of the Sutton Trust Summer Schools an opportunity to still explore their preferred subject area over a day visit to Cambridge.

More information about Experience Cambridge will be added closer to the time.


A World Leader

The Department of Sociology at the University of Cambridge is a world-leading centre for teaching and research in Sociology, consistently ranked first in UK league tables by The Guardian, The Times, and the Independent.

Excellence in Teaching

Dr Mónica Moreno-Figueroa, Pilkington Teaching Prize Winner and Senior Lecturer in Sociology, explains why it is important to study Sociology and how she helps her students to engage with the course at Cambridge.

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