Useful Resources for being a student at Cambridge

Resources for being a Student at Cambridge

Always relevant:

The CUSU Welfare Guide: https://drive.google.com/file/d/0BxvJdTc-67PhbUx4cHVnWWpCRzQ/view

List of useful Facebook pages: https://docs.google.com/document/d/1OBEHlOUyFJtQC6SvE1m_Le1Yuqc_pb_tzU3aNUJuwoU/edit?usp=sharing

50 examples of random acts of kindness for any Cambridge student: https://docs.google.com/document/d/11atAC56lfZ56qX0xnS9ty_2P7DECoSkcYNx9YzogyTo/edit?usp=sharing

Event planning:

Access Friendly Checklist/Event Planning: https://docs.google.com/document/d/1rMUfPIencDdiB06JfujMPT8kOAAah6bDuugeeVhopOc/edit?usp=sharin

How to run a Worthwhile May Ball: https://drive.google.com/open?id=1CNbOjp554BC0vU4G1zqd_0aB7yiFt9iYq-8KxoUo1AI

Study help:

Signposts sources of support, lists study tips, has some useful playlists and other fun stuff too: https://docs.google.com/document/d/1vRenNDeOa1ATVnwBX9d4QAQ87V3WLYwvT3rspRJUCx8/edit

Email templates to help ask for greater flexibility from supervisors: https://docs.google.com/document/d/1vRenNDeOa1ATVnwBX9d4QAQ87V3WLYwvT3rspRJUCx8/edit?usp=sharing

Standards to expect from your supervisors: https://drive.google.com/open?id=1T1xsbQwGkQkLM3MjxHdOmwG12gBqtbcuVGYMveNF50Y

What to use if they’re not meeting those standards: https://drive.google.com/open?id=1MGPMcUo2VPsrHjFAMGO3G_ljMfUU3a_6xPuSoKR7vbM  (take it to the head of your department!)

Exam related:

A helpful leaflet about preparing for exams: https://drive.google.com/open?id=0BxvJdTc-67PhakIzRTJudHphT0tKVXZVdHMzYkVvYWg2VEdZ

Guidance about the rights of Cambridge students’: https://docs.google.com/document/d/1MhZ0zgV3UBJPNgt8bS0RxJqs70byJTHib2UqzrCX2PU/edit?usp=sharing

Physical and mental wellbeing:

Prescription Collection/Delivery Information: https://docs.google.com/document/d/1Or2fTnE8YW8VrFuNFbjnS9y-1gSaHkW0JJiPSN38CM8/edit?usp=sharing

Tips when visiting the GP: https://docs.google.com/document/d/1DHIpTPh7GgkE2_z0ojg23M4udZVYJXejnPG-rPj4nP8/edit?usp=sharing

Looking after your mental health: https://drive.google.com/open?id=1rJ2aL_RJwuBVJ_qaO6cJsVLs3QMcUGL_NS23O00mNf8

Free sexual health supplies and pregnancy tests are available from http://www.cusu.co.uk/advice-support/sexual-health-and-welfare

Free chlamydia test kits can be ordered online at https://www.dontpassiton.co.uk/

HPV screening available at Boots – more information available here: boots.com/cervicalcancer

Information about all Sexual Health Services in Cambridge: https://docs.google.com/document/d/1B0iS8k5PJxOPPwhI-YGcB2_xy9eDXXWah8KIiX2IhkQ/edit?usp=sharing

The University Counselling Service can be found here: http://www.counselling.cam.ac.uk

The Cambridge Rape Crisis Centre can be found here: http://www.cambridgerapecrisis.co.uk

Where to get more advice?

Speak to your JCR Officers:  http://www.sscsu.org.uk/committee/

Speak to the Student Advice Service: http://www.studentadvice.cam.ac.uk

Speak to a member of the Pastoral team in Sidney: https://www.sid.cam.ac.uk/current/everyone/health