Information for new Postgraduates with a confirmed place for 2020
We look forward to welcoming you to Downing. Now that your place has been confirmed, it is time to read the following information.
|Action for Postgraduates|
|Arrival in College||
Dates, times and arrival procedure
Information for international students including pre-arrival and orientation information
|Early arrival in College||Permission is required from the Graduate Admissions Office to arrive before 1 October - all requests are subject to room availability|
|Bicycles, cars and parking||Rules and regulations|
The College policy and how to increase your cover
|Accommodation: Room agreement||Once received by email, must be signed and returned immediately|
|Accommodation Handbook||Please see page 6 of the Accommodation Handbook for further information on Furniture, Fittings and Decoration|
How to obtain a discount code
|Health and Welfare||
Introduction to the College Nurses and health information
|University health advice and vaccination checklist||Check which vaccinations you need before coming to Cambridge|
At the beginning of September, or following confirmation of your place, you will be emailed a link to your personalised online health questionnaire.
If your place at Downing is confirmed in late September, please complete the health questionnaire as soon as possible.
|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|
IT services for students at Cambridge
Quick-start guide 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|
How and when to pay your College Bill
College Registration procedure
|University Card||Information on your University Card and how to collect your card|
Information on a range of Tier 4 and related areas of immigration
Information and timetable for the day
Compulsory Matriculation events you must attend
|Matriculation Talks||Schedule, introduction of College Officers as well as health, welfare and safety information|
|Matriculation Dinner||Frequently asked questions and form to return|
Any queries should be directed to the Tutorial and Admissions Office.