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Freshers' Student Information

Welcome to Sidney Sussex College

These pages are for incoming Sidney Sussex Undergraduate students and contain important information on what to do before and after you arrive in Cambridge.  You will already or shortly be receiving your Pre-Arrival Pack which is being posted on the 1st September, please read this thoroughly before completing any forms on the online Freshers' pages.  You can also take a look at the Freshers' Pre-Arrival Pack here, which contains information from the August confirmation letters and the packs sent out on the 1st September.

Please complete the forms in the section Preparing for your arrival in Cambridge as soon as possible. If you have any questions that are not answered by these pages, please contact Mrs Claire Girdlestone or Mrs Celia Summerlin in the Tutorial Office (; 01223 338844). 



Preparing for your arrival in Cambridge

Please complete the following sections as soon as possible and no later than 23rd September: 

  1. Undergraduates Essential Information (requires completion)
  2. Garden Party - please respond to the Senior Tutor's invitation using the link below, with details of family members attending, by 23rd September 2016. 

    Garden Party

  3. Dietary Restrictions and Food Allergies

  4. Health Form(complete asap, a paper copy is in your welcome pack with an envelope)

Further information to assist you before your arrival at Sidney Sussex. 


Information for international students:

Outlined below is relevant information for new international students. This is all contained on the International Students webpages. Please note that the first two items are relevant for all students that come to study at Cambridge from outside the UK and not only those who require a visa.

For Tier 4 students

 When you arrive: