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It is important to us that you can excel in your studies as well as broadening your horizons. And, that you can do this with a smile, whilst feeling comfortable, secure, well supported, and surrounded by people who want you to thrive. At Hughes Hall, we place a great deal of value on our welfare provision and have a tutorial team dedicated to your wellbeing, as well as a College nurse and counsellor. We are always here to help you navigate the peculiarities and practicalities of the Cambridge system.

Hughes Hall offers many sources of welfare support: College Tutors, including specific Tutorial roles (Black and ethnic minorities; Equality and Diversity; Disability; and Harassment Support), MCR Welfare and Equality Officers, information on Safeguarding, library self-help books, a guide to welfare and list of contact details. This page summarises the wellbeing support available to you, especially during the pandemic. The University’s Student Wellbeing pages also give detailed information about different kinds of student support available.

Regarding your health:

  • All students should register with a doctor on arrival in Cambridge.
  • Our College nurse and counsellor are available to support your health and wellbeing needs.
  • For out of hours health advice, including mental health, call 111 if non-emergency.
  • Call 999 or 112 for any emergency.