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Staff and seniors

A supportive College community working together.

Our purpose

Hughes Hall educates and nurtures leaders of the future and, through them and our whole community, makes a major contribution to global society. Hughes Hall is a Cambridge college for the 21st century – inclusive, innovative, impactful – and engaged with the world beyond academia. For more, see Our Purpose.

Internal information resources

These resources and links are designed to help our members carry out their work in support of the College’s purpose, effectively and professionally. There are a number of contacts below who can help in you have any questions.

College systems

These resources are for the use of authorised members of the College. If you cannot access a resource you think you should be able to use, please contact the IT Helpdesk or the Webmaster. Please note the IT Helpdesk accepts emails from hughes.cam.ac.uk or cam.ac.uk, everyone else should call 01223 761222.

Microsoft Office 365

Microsoft Multifactor Authentication (MFA)

“How to” guides and information

  • All logins will use your email address as a username and your College network password.
  • Follow this guide to help set up email and Apps on your own devices – Setup Guide.
  • This guide shows how to join Teams meetings as a “guest” if you’ve been invited (non-hughes email address).
  • If you have any problems please contact our IT department: help@hugheshall.on.spiceworks.com or see the staff contact list for further information.

Communications Resources

Internal communications

  • Our website is the main source of information about Hughes Hall, from Events and News to Staff Contacts, Senior Members and Bridge Centres.
  • The College Calendar, Hughes Magazine and Official Documents may also be of interest.
  • Staff receive a range of internal communications, including a regular HR update, a copy of the Senior Tutor’s bulletin, a weekly What’s On email, as well as other updates, although these slow/pause over vacation periods.
  • Our staff Sharepoint site operates as an intranet and is a useful repository for staff information and resources.
  • There is a weekly staff coffee morning which includes notices for the week.
  • There is a staff wellbeing Teams site for sharing points of interest with colleagues.
  • For detailed disability access guides to the College, we have a comprehensive AccessAble site
  • The Colleges and departments of the University can be ‘toured’ on the University’s virtual tour platform; Hughes’s bit is here
  • We have social media platforms which you can follow; click the icons on the bottom right of any webpage.

Brand guidelines

You can find the College’s Branding Guidelines on Sharepoint. This includes:

  • Brand fonts (page 9 – Calibri and Time New Roman are the standard fonts)
  • Brand colours (page 8)

Please refer to these when ordering materials or when producing documents to ensure that the College logo, fonts and colours are used consistently and correctly.


College templates are available on Sharepoint. This includes:

  • Documents, Letterheads, Presentations, Name badges, Place cards, Compliments slips, Email signatures


All the logo files (full colour and monochrome) are available in a range of different layouts. This includes:

  • JPG and PNG files in the ‘Normal Use’ folder for use in Word documents etc.
  • EPS files in the ‘Professional Printing’ folder for when required by a contracted printing service (not accessible on our PCs).

Please email the Communications Manager on comms@hughes.cam.ac.uk if you have any questions.