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Postgrad Joining Details

We are delighted that you have accepted our offer of College Membership and look forward to meeting you at the beginning of the Michaelmas Term.

These pages are for incoming Sidney Sussex graduate students and contain important information which is designed to fill you in on essential information about Sidney, about the University, and about life here as a graduate student. Please look carefully at this material, and if you have any questions or if there are items or issues that concern you, please contact the Graduate Tutors' Personal Assistant, Gillian Johnstone (, Tel. +44 1223 3 38810).

Welcome letter (pdf) from Sidney Sussex's MCR President

MCR Freshers Guide

MCR Freshers Timetable

Useful documents and links:

What you need to do now:

  1. Read the Graduate Handbook & all of the other documents carefully.
  2. Return the Medical Questionnaire to the College Nurse. Please return the form via post marked 'Private and Confidential' FAO the Nurse, Mrs Jenny Taylor, Sidney Sussex College, Sidney Street, Cambridge, CB2 3HU.
  3. Return the disability disclosure form to the Disabilities Resource Centre, Keynes House Trumpington Street, Cambridge CB2 1QA or and send a copy to the College (if you do not have a disability or you have already disclosed your disability as part of your application there is no need to complete and return the form).
  4. Dietary Restrictions and Food Allergies - Please indicate any special Dietary Restrictions and Food Allergies by 16th September 2016.

When you arrive:


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