Virtual Freshers’ Pack for Postgraduate Students

Welcome to Churchill!

This page will serve as your virtual freshers pack. Please work through this page methodically, ensuring you read everything carefully and paying close attention to any deadlines.

Items which are particularly important or where there is a form you must fill out will be marked with a (*).

You should check this page regularly and frequently as we will continue to add further new information.

You might find it useful to download a checklist of the relevant deadlines, to help you keep track.

Postgraduate Freshers’ Checklist

Feel free to contact Rebecca, the Postgraduate Administrator, with any concerns or questions.

Email Rebecca

Meet the Postgraduate Tutorial Team

Freshers' Pack Contents: Compulsory Material

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Student Handbook*

A copy of the Postgraduate Student Handbook, 'Pink Book', for 2020-21. New version coming soon! Open Pink Book*
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Virtual Freshers' Pack - Accommodation

Information about your college accommodation, our Accommodation Handbook, and a room inventory form for you to complete upon arrival.  Read accommodation information*
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Confirm your details

Confirm your addresses and contact details with us Fill in form*
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Medical Information Form

Complete our College Nurse's form, telling us about your health (strictly confidential). You will need a raven login to complete this form; see IT information below. Fill in form*
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Register with a Cambridge Doctor

Information about several local doctors' surgeries in Cambridge and how to register. You must register with a local doctor as soon as you arrive. View Doctors*
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Electrical Safety Inspections

A free visual electrical safety inspection on all portable electrical appliances and plug adaptors that you bring to use at College. All students must attend their… View safety information
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Computing Support

An overview of computing facilities at Churchill, including how to set up your Raven account and connect to our WiFi. See Computing info
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UIS Help and Support*

Information from the University Information Services on Getting Started with IT @ Cambridge, and an overview of Student IT Services. See UIS information
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Postgraduate Freshers' Diary of Events: Michaelmas 2022

A diary of events for the postgraduate freshers' week 2022.  See Events Diary
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Reference Consent Form

It may be helpful to you for the College to provide references for you after you graduate; to secure accommodation or employment. We need your consent… Fill in form*