Clare College Undergraduate


Welcoming you to the riverside College at the heart of the city...


Welcome to Clare 

Cambridge’s second oldest College (founded 1326) boasts seventeenth century architecture, stunning gardens and a riverside location in the heart of the city.

Warm, forward-looking and with a reputation for academic excellence, Clare welcomes students of all backgrounds.

Read on below to learn more about your future as a student at Clare. 

If you have any admissions queries relating to the Coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic, please see the University's COVID-19 FAQ page.

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An introduction to the admissions process at Clare

Please note that this video was recorded in July 2020, and may not reflect the latest updates about admissions.


Live events at Clare

Sign up for events and view our recorded live Q&A sessions here

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Virtual Open Days

8 & 9 July 2021

Livepre-recorded content

available, including Q&A session with Admissions Tutors/current undergraduates & subject taster sessions with Fellows

Live Chat

8 & 9 July

This chat will be staffed between 2.00 - 4.00pm (BST) on both Thursday 8 and Friday 9 July 2021. We look forward to answering your questions during these live periods.

Q&A with

Clare Students

Recorded in July 2020 as part of the virtual open day.

To register to attend the 2021 Virtual Open Day, click here.


"I will always remember walking to Old Court along the backs after Finals and realising that I would probably never again live somewhere so beautiful and so intellectually vibrant."

A recent alumna

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Clare Campaign Launch-Photo Chris Boland
Clare Campaign Launch-Photo Chris Boland

Discover Clare


Student testimonials

Learn about life as a student at Clare


Virtual tour

Immerse yourself in our 360° video of
Clare College

Clare YouTube 

Subscribe to our YouTube channel for lots of helpful content about the interview process, finances and lots more!


Transforming Old Court

Preserving the heart of Clare College for future generations

Access and outreach

Working with students of all ages to
raise educational aspirations

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Sir David Attenborough

Sir David Attenborough speaks about his Memorable Years at Clare College



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