Postgraduate Freshers' Information

Freshers' Week Events - NEW UPDATES!!

You can find below the latest updates on the College welcome events, including important messages.

Welcome to your Postgraduate Studies

Please read these documents first. The other sections below give more detailed information. We will continue to add information to this webpage (in particular if there are any changes related to the Covid-19 regulations), so do please check here regularly for updates.

To opt out of hard copies of these documents please complete this form. If you do not complete this form, a hard copy pack of documents will be printed for you.

The MCR website has information about the MCR (Middle Combination Room).


Accommodation and Finance

If you wish to open a bank account in Cambridge, please fill in this online bank form to request a bank introduction letter.

The letter will be available after you have completed your College ID checks.

Please do not make an appointment with a bank prior to collecting this letter.


Matriculation


Support & Pastoral Care


IT/Computing


Other Information

The Postgraduate Safety Course (Scientific and certain other Departments) will take place at the beginning of term (details available nearer the time). Postgraduates who need to attend will be sent information by their Department. Further details on this course can be found here.

Other College policies can be found in the documents and policies section of this website. Once you have a Raven login, you will also be able to access the Junior Members Data Protection Statement and many other useful documents here.


Information for International Students


Health

NB: All students are required to register with a local GP on arrival in Cambridge, and then to inform the College. There is an online submission form which you will be able to access once you have a Raven login, for completion after you have enrolled with a local doctors surgery. Please complete this form within a month of your arrival at the College.

The latest on Covid-19 can be found at www.cam.ac.uk/coronavirus. Information on vaccinations – including for international students – is available on the vaccination webpage.


Other Welcome to Cambridge Events

These events are hosted by Alumni Groups around the world from Sunday 1 August to Thursday 30 September and are not compulsory to attend. Visit the Cambridge University Freshers' Events webpage to find your nearest event.

On Friday 10 September, the Black Advisory Hub will run an online induction for new Black undergraduate and postgraduate students who are planning to commence their studies at the University of Cambridge. This induction event is an exciting opportunity for new students to learn how to confidently navigate relevant student services as well as meet other Black students across the University. The event is scheduled to take place from 10am - 3:15pm and will take place on Zoom. If you are an incoming Black student and would like to attend, please sign up here.