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Essential Information for Freshers

Welcome to 2017-2018 MVST Students

You will receive, by email, a welcome letter detailing your set, and how to access the online timetables. Please check your @cam email account. 

The documents below make up the Freshers Pack, which you must read carefully and print off as necessary.


Tuesday 3rd October

For both Medics and Vets

Occupational Health Information

Individual Occupational Health appointments for:

Medics: running from Tuesday 3rd October - Friday 13th October (see your welcome letter)

Vets: Arranged directly with you during the term

For Your Appointment

Molecules in Medical Science Information

2:00 pm to 5:00 pm (check your session) in the Biochemistry Hopkins Building

Molecules in Medical Science (MIMS) flyer


Wednesday 4th October

For Medics

For Vets

Anatomy session

From 9-10 am or 10-11 am (check your timetable for your session).

Functional Architecture of the Body (FAB) Flyer

Map for the Anatomy Building


Introduction to Clinical School

2:00 pm - 5:00 pm in the William Harvey Theatre at the Clinical School (Programme)

You will be asked to formally sign the Medical Student Register.

MSC Database Permission Form  (Print Me !)

Map for the Clinical School

Welcome from the Dean of the Veterinary School

2:00 pm in Biffen Lecture Theater

Biffen Lecture Theater Map



Thursday 5th October

For Vets

Introduction to Pre-clinical Extra Mural Studies (EMS) and a *compulsory* Health and Safety session

2:00 pm - 5:00 pm at the Department of Veterinary Medicine (“the Vet School”) on the University’s West Cambridge Site on Madingley Road

 Universal (was Uni4) Bus Timetable


Friday 6th October

For Medics

Session at 12 noon in the Babbage Lecture Theatre where you can join the University's medical student union, MedSoc.


Thursday 12th October

For Medics

Preparing for Patients Introduction session

2:00 pm, venue TBC

Preparing for Patients (PfP) flyer