Tutorial FAQ

Letter/Transcript requests

Q. I need a letter to confirm I am a student, where can I get one?

A.

If you require a letter confirming your student status for bank, travel or other purposes please complete the online student status request form or complete a hard copy of the form which is available from the Tutorial Office. We will endeavour to process your request within two working days. Letters will be available for collection from your pigeonhole.

Q. I need a council tax exemption certificate, where can I get one?

A.

The names and addresses of all full-time students living in private accommodation will be sent to the Council they no longer require an exemption certificate.  Please ensure your term time address is updated on CamSIS (Self-Service) as this where we take data for the Council's list. 

 

Q. I need a copy of my academic record/transcript, where can I get one?

A.

If you require a academic record/transcript, please complete the online college transcripts request form or complete a hard copy of the form which is available from the Tutorial Office. 

University card

Q. My university card has been lost or stolen, what do I do?

A.

A £15 charge is made for a lost card. A crime number from the police will be required for the fee to be waived for a stolen card. Please come to the Tutorial Office to request a new card, and to be issued with a temporary card in the meantime.  

Q. My university card has stopped working, what should I do?

A.

Hold your card up to the reader for the IT Department or College Library, as these are the main reset points. If your card still does not work, please come to the Tutorial Office to order a replacement card, and to be issued with a temporary card in the meantime.

Student record

Q. I have moved, who do I need to give my new address to?

A.

Please update your record via CamSIS Self-Service, and inform your faculty/department if advised to. 

Q. Is it possible to change Tripos?

A.

Students wishing to change Tripos should normally have a good 2.1 in a full Tripos (part 1 or part 1A) before transferring to a different Tripos. You should consult your Tutor and Director of Studies for your current and prospective Tripos. Each application will be considered by the Educational Policy Committee in July. The Tutorial Office will email students with the application form during the Lent term.

Q. I am on the HSPS Tripos, and would like to change track, what should I do?

A.

Please liaise with your DoS in the first instance. If the change is agreed by your DoS and Department, you must also inform the Tutorial Office to ensure that your records are updated.

Q. I am thinking of intermitting, what should I do?

A.

It is important to speak with your College Tutor in the first instance. If you decide to go ahead, you will need to meet with the Senior Tutor who will submit your application to the University Application Committee.

Management Studies Tripos

Q. What is the Management Studies Tripos?

A.

The Management Studies Tripos is a one-year course that can be taken only by students who have already completed two or in some cases three, years of another Tripos at the University of Cambridge. It is not possible to take the Management Studies Tripos immediately on entry to Cambridge (i.e. in your first year).

Q. How do I apply?

A.

Applications are made via the Tutorial Office towards the end of the Lent term and offers are normally made by the Judge Business School in June. The Tutorial Office will contact all second and third year undergraduate students with full details in February.

Q. Where can I find out more?

A.

Further details are available on the Judge Business School website. The MST Programme Administrator Bella Stewart is also available to answer any questions you may have about the programme.

International Students

Q. I am on a Tier 4 Visa, do I need to do anything?

A.

If you are on a Tier 4 Visa, you are required to sign in at the Tutorial Office (contact point) within 7 days of the start of full term. The Tutorial Office will remind you when this is due.

Q. My Tier 4 Visa is about to expire, what do I do?

A.

Please contact the International Student Office, details can be found here.

Exams

Q. Where can I get my exam timetable?

A.

Please see the examinations page for any exam queries.

Keeping nights

Q. Can I go away for the weekend or in the week during term time?

A.

Please see our important dates page for information about keeping full term.

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