Matriculation Talks

All new Undergraduates are required to attend the Howard Building Auditorium immediately following the 1.00 pm photograph on Tuesday 8 October.  Please find below the provisional timetable (please note, times may differ on the day) and other important resources that you should read in conjunction with attending the talks.  You will be asked in the first two weeks of Term to confirm that you have read and understood this material.

Time Introduction to College Officers and Departments Information/Resources
1.20 pm The Master - Formal welcome to College
1.25 pm Praelector
1.30 pm Chaplain and the Chapel
1.35 pm Dean and Discipline
1.40 pm Head Porter - Key Safety and Security Information Porters' Lodge and FAQs

1.45 pm onwards

Assistant Bursar for Information
Communications Officer
Operations Manager
Information and Communications
Academic Registrar
College Nurse
Tutorial and Admissions
Surgery and FAQs
Accommodation Officer
Domus Manager
HR Manager
Assistant Bursar for Finance
IT Manager
Human Resources
Bursary and FAQs
Information Technology
Catering Manager
Internal Events Manager
Head of Conference Services
Internal Events
Conference Services
Senior Development Manager
Exhibitions and Programming Manager
Heong Gallery
College Departments not represented on the day


External Organisations not represented on the day
Cambridge City Council Recycling Advice
Cambridge University First Aid Society
University Careers Service

At the end of the Matriculation Talks, you will be a given a booklet containing important information and College contact details that will help you settle in during the first few weeks at Downing.