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Year 12 and 13 students are invited to the Faculty of Divinity for a Religious Studies study day on 20th March 2023 with guest speaker,  Libby Ahluwalia, teacher, syllabus developer, examiner trainer and author of several acclaimed GCSE and A level textbooks. The event is intended primarily for Sixth Form students studying Religious Studies, as well as those who have a strong interest in theology, religion, and philosophy of religion who may be considering studying these subjects at university. This event would be particularly beneficial for students aiming for high (A/A*) grades.

Programme*

09:30 Registration
09:45 Studying Religion at University
10:00 Reaching for a higher grade - hints and tips about using your skills and knowledge to maximise your results
11:00 Break
11:15 Religious language: how useful is analogy in communicating ideas about God?
12:15 Lunch (bring your own). Tours of the Faculty of Divinity library
13:15 Utilitarianism - how helpful is utilitarianism as a method of ethical decision-making?
14:15 Break
14:30 The problem of evil - is the existence of evil and suffering in the world evidence against the existence of a loving God?
15:15 Q&A
15:30 Programme end, with tour of a nearby Cambridge College for those considering studying religion at University (optional)
16:00 End

 

Bookings are now open!

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TIckets cost £15 each. We have limited discretionary funds to support the attendance of pupils in need. If you would like to apply for a funded place you can find more details here. Funded place applications must be received by the 10th March.

We would encourage attendees to purchase their own tickets. However, if you are a teacher and would prefer to pay for a group of students, please see see further details here: 

 

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Accesibility requirements

If you have any access requirements, please email us. We are committed to making our events as accessible as possible and will work to ensure all requirements are accommodated.

How to get to the Faculty of Divinity

If you are coming by train, Cambridge main station is the nearest station to the Faculty, and we recommend taking the Universal U bus line to the West Road stop (also called the University Library stop). The timetable for the Universal U bus is here. If you are arriving by coach, the Faculty is a 25-30 minute walk from the bus station on Drummer Street.

If you are coming by car, there is very limited on street Pay & Display parking on West Road (up to 4 hours) and Sidgwick Avenue (up to 8 hours). However, parking is extremely limited, so if you intend to park for the full day, rather than just dropping or collecting, we recommend using the Park and Ride service at Madingley Road and taking the Universal U bus service from Eddington Avenue (a short walk from the Park and Ride) to the West Road stop, which is across the road from the Faculty.

Any queries should be directed to 

outreach@divinity.cam.ac.uk

*Please note that we reserve the right to amend the programme. The start and end times of the day will remain the same