This page is for students who have had their places at Downing College for entry in 2019 confirmed and includes information about how to apply for accommodation.  We look forward to welcoming you to Downing on Saturday 5 October.  Please read the following information, complete and submit the necessary forms, and gather or purchase the necessary items:

Arrival in College Dates, times and arrival procedure Arrival information and resources for international and home students, including a printable event timetable
  Early arrival in College Permission is required from the Undergraduate Admissions Office to arrive before 5 October - all requests are subject to room availability
  International students Pre-arrival and orientation information
  College Tour Invitation to a free architectural and historical tour of the College
  Bicycles, cars and parking Rules and regulations
Accommodation College Room How to choose your room rent bands and form to return
  Insurance The College policy and how to increase your cover
  Room agreement Once received by email, must be signed and returned immediately
  Shopping list Items to bring or purchase in Cambridge
  What not to bring Please see page 6 - Furniture, Fittings and Decoration
Health and Welfare College Nurses Introduction to the College Nurses and health information
  University health advice and vaccination checklist Check which vaccinations you need before coming to Cambridge
  Health Questionnaire Frequently asked questions and online questionnaire to return
  Registering with a College Nurse How to register with a College Nurse - Appointment system opens on 1 October
  Registering with a General Practitioner [GP] How to register with a doctor in Cambridge and form to return
Information Technology IT services for students at Cambridge Quick-start guides for Freshers
  University Student Registration process How to update your personal information and collect your Cambridge email address and passwords
  IT and computing at Downing Information and IT facilities available to you at Downing
Finances College Bill How and when to pay your College Bill
Studies Subject Information Resources for students reading Mathematics, Medicine, Natural Sciences or Veterinary Medicine
Registration College Registration procedure Electronic copy of Registration document
  University Card Information and how to collect your card
Documentation Visa advice Information on a range of Tier 4 and related areas of immigration
Matriculation Academic Gown How to obtain an academic gown
  Information and timetable for the day Compulsory Matriculation events you must attend
  Matriculation Talks Schedule, introduction of key College Officers as well as health, welfare and safety information
  Matriculation Dinner Frequently asked questions and form to return
Personal Development Writing and Study Skills Seminars [available 1 Oct] Free seminars arranged by College to help your transition to University level study and how to book

Any queries should be directed to the Tutorial and Admissions Office.