FOI: The services we offer

Information about the services we offer, including leaflets, guidance and newsletters.

Generally this is an extension of part of the first class of information.  While the first class provides information on the roles and responsibilities of the university, this class includes details of the services.

Services for outside bodies

The College does not normally provide services for outside bodies.

Welfare and counselling

Information concerning welfare and counselling services for students may be found in the University Student Handbook.

Information about the University Counselling Service.

Information about the University’s Disability Resource Centre.

Information is also available through Cambridge University Students’ Union.

Health including medical services


Careers advice is available to members of the College here and at the University Careers Service.

Chaplaincy services

Newnham College is a non-denominational institution which welcomes all faiths. Chaplaincy services are provided by the Dean of Chapel and Chaplain at Selwyn College, Cambridge.

Services for which the College is entitled to recover a fee together with those fees

College fees and charges for undergraduates and for postgraduates.

Sports and recreational facilities

Museums, libraries, special collections and archives

Advice and guidance

Student Procedures and Guidance including:

  • Conditions for Membership of the College
  • Academic Work: what to expect and what you must do
  • Avoiding Plagiarism: advice for students
  • Procedure to be followed in case of serious disciplinary offence
  • Appropriate relationships between Senior Members and Students in the College setting
  • Worried about failure?
  • Examination failure procedure (What happens if I fail?)
  • Procedure for solving problems (complaints from students)
  • Guidance to students applying to the University for permission to intermit
  • Request to change Tripos
  • Admissions Events – Code of Practice for Student Helpers
  • Fitness to Study Notice and Procedure
  • Dignity@Study
  • Sexual Harrassment and Assault

The University’s Statutes and Ordinances


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