Student Travel Award 2016

Student Travel Award 2016

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The winners of the Student Travel Award 2016 were Anna Jennings, Zoscha Partos, Benjamin Williams and Ray Aun Fan. Read about their trips below. 

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Anna Jennings' trip

Clare 2015, English

Read about Anna's trip

Trip dates

Tuesday 30 August to Tuesday 20 September 2016


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Zoscha Partos' trip

Trinity 2013, Manufacturing Engineering

Read about Zoscha's trip

Trip dates

Tuesday 6 to Tuesday 20 September 2016


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Ben Williams' trip

Clare 2015, Engineering

Read about Ben's trip

Trip dates

Wednesday 22 June to Wednesday 6 July 2016


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Ray Aun Fan's trip

Magdalene 2013, Chemical Engineering

Read about Ray Aun and his travel buddy, CamBear's, trip

Trip dates

Friday 17 June to Wednesday 22 June 2016
Wednesday 27 July to Monday 1 August 2016


About the Student Travel Award 2016

Number of awards available



Applicants must meet both of these criteria:

  • You must be a registered full-time undergraduate student of the University of Cambridge who is not in the final year of study for their degree. All degree disciplines will be considered
  • You must provide the name and contact details of a College Tutor, Director of Studies or other senior member of the University who is willing to act as a referee in support of the application


  • Applications opened: Monday 11 January 2016
  • Applications closed: 12 noon on Tuesday 29 March 2016
  • Shortlisting: Tuesday 29 March – Friday 8 April 2016
  • Interviews: Friday 22 April 2016
  • Awards announced: Week of Monday 25 April 2016
  • Pre-travel briefings: Prior to departure
  • Dates of travel: Any time during the period Saturday 11 June – Sunday 18 September 2016 inclusive
  • Deadline for submission of report, article and receipts: Within 14 calendar days of the return date
  • Deadline for submission of unspent award money: Within 30 calendar days of the date of invoice (if applicable)
  • Lunch: Week of Monday 3 October 2016