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The academic staff and students at the Faculty of Law generously give up their time to support a wide range of initiatives in partnership with the University, student groups, and charitable organisations.

CSFLCCambridge Sixth Form Law Conference

This residential programme, created and delivered by Cambridge Law students, enables 250 sixth-form students each year to experience a taste of life as a University Law student.

Delegates on the conference stay in Cambridge colleges, attending a jam-packed four days of Law lectures, workshops, tours, debate, and social events designed to give an authentic taste of Law as an academic subject and potential career pathway.

Sutton TrustSutton Trust Summer School in Law

The Law Faculty partners with the Sutton Trust to offer a five day residential for year 12 students from disadvantaged backgrounds.

Students on the Law strand dive into a range of legal topics through lectures, group work, court visits, and a mock trial project, all while living in Cambridge colleges and getting a better understanding of what University life involves.  

Experience Cambridge

Each year, the Sutton Trust Summer School in Law is heavily oversubscribed with bright students from challenging backgrounds interested in learning more about Law. Experience Cambridge offers a day of academic exploration to those students who were not able to secure a place on the Summer School.

Target OxbridgeTarget Oxbridge

Target Oxbridge is a free, progressive programme offering a range of support to black African, Caribbean and mixed race students, including mentorship, application advice, sample academic sessions, and interview practice.

The Faculty of Law contributes to the Target Oxbridge residential hosted in Cambridge, as well as legal taster days.

HE+ ProjectHE+ Project

A collaborative project between the University and the Cambridge colleges, HE+ works with state schools and colleges in 18 regions across the UK, aiming to support academically able students in preparing competitive applications to top universities.

The Faculty of Law creates online learning resources for HE+, introducing students to legal ideas and helping them navigate the transition from school learning to university-style academic enquiry.

Area LinksArea Links Scheme

The Area Links Scheme connects each school in the UK with a Cambridge college that can act as a first point of contact for information, including about events and arranging school visits. Through the Area Links Scheme, each Cambridge college maintains close ties with the schools in their region, sending speakers to schools and arranging for schools to attend events in Cambridge.

The Law Faculty collaborates with various colleges through this initiative, offering talks and tours of the Law Faculty for visiting schools.

Neaconeaco Take Your Place

The Network for East Anglian Collaborative Outreach (neaco) is a consortium of universities and eight FE colleges working to increase access and understanding of higher education for students in East Anglia. The Faculty of Law coordinates with neaco to offer subject taster days in Law.

Insight ExploreInsight Explore

Insight Explore is run by the University of Cambridge to help Cambridgeshire students in years 9-11 to develop their interests and tackle some of the barriers to accessing higher education.

The Law Faculty collaborates with Insight Explore to offer law-specific taster days, including activities like guided court room observations.


Realise is the University of Cambridge’s support programme for students in care and care leavers. Volunteers from the Law Faculty contribute to this programme by leading academic enrichment content relating to legal ideas.

CUSUCamspire BPA

Led by the Cambridge University Students’ Union, Camspire BPA is a progressive programme that aims to give Bangladeshi, Pakistani, and Arab (BPA) students additional information and support on applying to selective universities.

The Law Faculty offers academic content to the Camspire residential events hosted in Cambridge.


InsideUni is a non-profit, student-led project to make the Oxbridge application more accessible for everyone.

Over 700 students have provided application advice which is shared via the website.