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Spring 2018: Day 10

Despite the rain lashing down first thing in the morning, Thursday began with a traditional English breakfast at a local restaurant for all of our students. This gave those who had not been here for week 1 the chance to sample a full breakfast, with Kate on hand to provide a series of fun facts…
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Spring 2018: Day 9

The students were up early again today, and after a continental breakfast they headed off to their subject-specific classes. In medicine, the students explored sensory perception with their specialist tutor. After studying the theory, students experienced ‘The Third Hand Illusion’. In this experiment, a prosthetic arm was placed next to the real right-hand arm. A…
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Spring 2018: Day 2

What an action-packed first full day here in Cambridge! The day started off with a continental breakfast in Reach Hall followed by the first subject supervision classes. Highlights from today’s first classes included key concepts in wellbeing science in Psychology, analysing the ‘DaVinci’ code in Maths & Computer Sciences, and studying the cardiovascular system in…
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Spring 2018: Day 1

During our Spring program, we will be publishing a daily blog, so you can keep up to date with what the students are doing each day. We have also begun documenting the days on the Reach Cambridge Instagram Story – find us on Instagram as @reachcambridge and click ‘follow’ to keep up to date! After…
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Guest Post: Friendship Through My Eyes

To celebrate our extension of Friendship Fortnight, new 2018 student Kharanshu has written a reflective piece about the many facets of friendship, and the importance of cherishing old friends and making new ones. He’s really looking forward to making new friends in a few short weeks on our Spring program! In today’s social media driven world,…
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Fun in Trinity Hall

2017: Our Year at Reach Cambridge

It’s been a busy, exciting and inspiring year here at Reach! Highlights include our first ever spring program (read all about it in our spring daily blog posts) and our first ever 7-week summer (again – find out all about it in our summer daily blog posts). We’ve also welcomed more students from all over…
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Fun in the summer

8: TWELVE DAYS OF REACH – Eight Student Perspectives

It’s Day Eight of our Twelve Days of Reach countdown. So far we’ve brought you our ‘Sounds of Twelve Summers’ playlist, 11 fun facts about Cambridge, 10 favourite photos, and a photo gallery focusing on the 9 courses available during our Spring program. Today, you’ll hear directly from students who have joined us over the years,…
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Pictures of the students

‘Reach Cambridge was definitely one of the best decisions I have made’ – Hadiya, 15

We were delighted to catch up with one of our first ever alumni from the Reach Cambridge SPRING Program, Hadiya. In this short blog, Hadiya tells us about her favourite memories from her time at Reach Cambridge and why she would recommend a Reach Cambridge experience to everyone! My name is Hadiya, I’m 15 years old…
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Final night dinner

Spring Program: Day 14(?!?)

The dreaded day has finally arrived. How is it the last day of the Spring program? The morning began with breakfast in Reach Hall, followed by a Humanities & Leadership workshop. This set the tone for the afternoon, when the students prepared two-minute presentations on leaders that inspired them. These presentations were delivered to a…
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The River Cam

Spring Program: Day 13

We had our final full English breakfast at Cote Brasserie this morning. The sun was shining, the company was delightful and the food was delicious! After everyone had finished their hot chocolates, the students attended a session in essay and report writing skills, finishing off with a 20-minute practice essay to consolidate all that they…
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