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North West Science Residential
The Queen's College Science Residential
The North West Science Residential is a residential event for Year 12s, hosted annually during the Easter holidays. This event is a chance for young people to get a taster of what it might be like to live and study at Queen's.

Attendees will stay in undergraduate accommodation, eat in the college hall and attend lectures, seminars and labs covering a variety of sciences. All attendees will also be able to attend a tutorial (special small group teaching session) while they are here. They will meet current undergraduates and have a chance to ask them questions about what college life is really like. The event will also include advice on how to make a competitive application to Oxbridge, how to write a great personal statement and how to prepare for a university interview.

Attendees will need to arrive by 1pm on Tuesday 3rd April, and can leave by 1pm on Friday 6th April. 

Eligibility 

Applications are welcomed from Year 12s studying sciences at state schools in Cumbria, Lancashire, Blackpool and Blackburn with Darwen. If you're unsure if your school is in the right area, you can contact us to check. Applicants should be on track to achieve at least AAA in their A levels or 38-40 points in the IB, with 6s and 7s in the higher-level subjects and should be considering applying to Oxford or Cambridge. Your teacher must submit a statement of support alongside your application, detailing why they think you should receive a place. This statement should be emailed to schools.liaison@queens.ox.ac.uk by the application deadline. 

Applying

Applications will open at 3pm on Friday 2nd February and will close at 12noon on Monday 26th February. Candidates should submit their completed application forms to Orock Nsoatabe, The Queen's College, High Street, Oxford, OX1 4AW or they can email them to schools.liaison@queens.ox.ac.uk.

You will be notified of the outcome of your application by email. Consent forms and information packs will be sent by email to successful applicants - forms will need to be completed and returned to confirm your place.

If a large number of applications are received, applicants' grades and teachers' support statements will be considered alongside other criteria, with priority given to those who will be the first in their families to go to university, are receiving or have received Free School Meals, are or have been in care, or whose parents are in receipt of a means tested benefit. 

Application Form

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