A Statement from the College

Churchill College endorses the Vice Chancellor's statement regarding the events surrounding George Floyd's death in the USA. Racism has no place in our community. Please read our statement here

Covid-19 Update

Due to the latest government update the College is now closed to all but essential staff. If you are a staff member and you need help with logging into the Staff Area with your Raven ID, please click here.

Will I have free health insurance in the UK as a student?

If your course lasts more than 6 months and is full time, then as soon as you are registered with a local family doctor (General Practitioner/GP) in Cambridge, you will have as much National Health Service (NHS) cover as any UK citizen (except possibly for the treatment of any pre-existing conditions). Therefore you are strongly advised to choose and register with a GP as soon as possible after your arrival in Cambridge.

If you already have medical insurance in your home country, you may wish to check whether this can be extended to cover your stay in the UK.

The payment office at the local general hospital (Addenbrooke’s) advises that all international students obtain private healthcare insurance to cover the following potential health-related costs:

Further information is available from the University International Student Team.

If your course lasts more than 6 months and is full time, then as soon as you are registered with a local family doctor (General Practitioner/GP) in Cambridge, you will have as much National Health Service (NHS) cover as any UK citizen (except possibly for the treatment of any pre-existing conditions). Therefore you are strongly advised to choose and register with a GP as soon as possible after your arrival in Cambridge.

If you already have medical insurance in your home country, you may wish to check whether this can be extended to cover your stay in the UK.

The payment office at the local general hospital (Addenbrooke’s) advises that all international students obtain private healthcare insurance to cover the following potential health-related costs:

Further information is available from the University International Student Team.