After Farzana Haque attended a Trinity residential she was determined to apply to Cambridge. 'I’m absolutely over the moon to be going to Trinity College in October! It just feels so surreal!' she said.
Nobel Laureate Venki Ramakrishnan is President of the Royal Society, a Fellow of Trinity, a Group Leader at the MRC Laboratory of Molecular Biology in Cambridge - and a successful author. His first book, Gene Machine - about the race to decipher the structure of the ribsosome - received rave reviews. Here Dr Ramakrishnan talks about his inspiration for writing a popular science book, his aims as Royal Society President, and still feeling like an outsider.
Soon after Lisa Wright arrived at Trinity in 1994 she realised that studying physics at university needed a completely different approach to learning the subject at school.
Students on the Target Oxbridge programme will visit Cambridge on Tuesday to get a taste of College life, meet students and Fellows, and find out more about studying here.