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2021 Applicant FAQs

If you have submitted an application to begin an Undergraduate degree in 2021, this page should answer many of your questions about the rest of the application process.

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Do I have to submit written work? How and when do I do this?

If your subject requires the submission of written work, we will be in touch soon to request it and provide the link to upload your submission. Wolfson has a later deadline for submission, so please do not be concerned about submitting it in time for the published University written work deadline.

Information on which subjects require you to submit written work can be found here.

Have you received my application form and references for Graduate medicine?

If you received our auto reply after you submitted these, please take this as confirmation of receipt.

I need to submit details about how the COVID-19 pandemic affected my studies.

To give details on how the COVID-19 pandemic caused disruption to your studies please fill in this form

I need to submit details about Extenuating Circumstances

You can now tell us about any extenuating circumstances that have affected your previous academic performance online using this form. If you have already submitted a form you do not need to re-submit it.

Can I speak to someone on the phone?

At this time, the Tutorial Office staff are mainly working remotely. Unfortunately we cannot answer phone calls right now and ask that you email us instead.

Undergraduate Administrator: Debbie Miles

When will I hear whether I have an interview, and how are they being held?

We are working hard to process your application and will be in touch shortly. Interviews this year are being held virtually; we will release further details about alternative arrangements as soon as we can.

What happens next?

The University website has a useful timetable showing what happens over the next couple of months.

What's on

Image: Rinnig (Gooseberry Fool), 2021 (digitised drawing detail)

Exhibition Opening Event — The Combination Show

26/10/2021 at 17.30

Winner of this year's Wolfson College Cambridge Royal Academy Schools Graduate Prize, Irini Bachlitzanaki, in conversation with Dr Meredith Hale about her work and The Combination Show exhibition.



Write Here, Write Now at Wolfson

30/10/2021 at 10.00

Schedule some time to focus on writing along with other Wolfson students.