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Centre for Doctoral Training in Ultra Precision Engineering


Dignity@Study: Harassment and Sexual Misconduct

The Disability Resource Centre (DRC) provides a confidential and accessible service for disabled students and those staff supporting them. The Cambridge system has much to offer disabled students. The collegiate system offers excellent pastoral care which has positive benefits for all students, including those with disabilities. Each college also provides its own students with accommodation. 

Careers Service

Chaplaincies: Most Colleges have their own dean or chaplain, who is responsible for the pastoral care of the College community.

Code of Practice for Research Students

College tutorial support: Some students experience cultural, health, or personal problems during their studies. It is particularly important for students on short courses to act immediately if they are experiencing difficulties. Your College is responsible for your pastoral (or Tutorial) support regardless of whether you are an undergraduate or a graduate student.

The University Counselling Service offers support to students and staff. Many personal decisions are made and problems solved through discussions with friends or family, a College Tutor or Director of Studies, a Nurse, Chaplain, colleague, line manager or a GP. However, at times it is right to seek help away from one’s familiar daily environment. The University Counselling Service exists to meet such a need.

'Engineering Diversity' initiative reflects our commitment to creating a supportive and inclusive working environment for all staff and students and to celebrating engineering as an exciting and diverse discipline.

The Equality and Diversity section is a specialist advisory section that sits within the University's Human Resources (HR) Division and Unified Administrative Service (UAS). It is responsible for supporting equality and diversity policy development and implementation, and reports to the Equality & Diversity Committee. It seeks to engage all University members in promoting a positive and fully inclusive work and study environment, in line with the equality legal duties for the higher education sector.

The Graduate Union (GU) is the University-wide representative body for graduate and mature undergraduate students at the University of Cambridge, and is one of the only students’ unions in the UK that works exclusively with graduate students. It is a registered charity in England and Wales, number 1147864.

Race Equality. The University of Cambridge recognises the importance of strengthening equality and inclusion, and of promoting dignity, respect and a sense of belonging for people of all ethnicities and races. Our aim is to improve racial equality at the University by driving cultural and organisational change to ensure that we excel in attracting and supporting Black, Asian and Minority Ethnic staff and students, while creating an environment that is conducive to openly discussing race-related issues and challenging racism.

The Researcher Development Programme (RDP) provides a suite of training courses, workshops and events to support research students from all disciplines across the University of Cambridge.

Student Life: Advice on being a Cambridge student.

The Students' Unions' Advice Service offers free, confidential* and independent support to all Cambridge University students.

Welfare and Wellbeing, guidance and support for students.

The Women's Engineering Society is a charity and a professional network of women engineers, scientists and technologists offering inspiration, support and professional development. Working in partnership, we campaign to encourage women to participate and achieve as engineers, scientists and as leaders.