ISoc Pre-Freshers Open Day

This summer, on the 23rd September 2019, Cambridge ISoc will be hosting its inaugural Pre-Freshers Open Day! Join us at Jesus College for a day packed full of advice, mentoring and Cambridge myth busting!


Please note that sign ups are now closed – don’t worry if you missed out on a spot or couldn’t make it, as we will have plenty of exciting events at the beginning of term!

The provisional schedule for the day is below. Note that lunch will be provided free and some travel reimbursement will be available.



11:00 – 11:15 am Arrivals Arrival at the venue and registration
11:15 – 11:45 am Opening Presentation Introduction to ISoc and the Event
11:45 am – 12:15 pm Icebreakers Some games to get to know each other
12:15 – 1:00 pm Subject Groups Subject overview, tips and advice
1:00 – 2:00 pm Lunch A break for Dhuhr prayer followed by lunch served in Jesus College Formal Hall
2:00 – 4:00 pm Cambridge Tours A tour of Cambridge with the most important locations pointed out, including department buildings, halaal shops and the ISoc Prayer Room
4:00 – 5:00 pm Closing Presentation Final Q&A, reflections and feedback

“We want people to be a part of the society even before they come for their first day of university”

Sulaiman Iqbal, Events Officer

“The ISoc community has been a key part of my life ever since I joined – we want to recreate that environment and build on it”

Tanjia Chowdhury, Student Affairs Officer

“Every year with ISoc is like a fingerprint – unique and characteristic. To make memories, we need your help”

Samiul Islam, President

Prayer Room

The ISoc Prayer Room – 24 hour access

A Taste of Life at Cambridge

Want to find out more about life in Cambridge? Check out a day in the life of a current Muslim student, Zainab, who discusses the role of ISoc in her university life.