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Induction and Getting Started

1. Please read the graduate handbook
This contains important information about what you can expect as a graduate student in the Department. You will receive this at the Department Induction.

2. Obtain your University Card from your College.

3. Meet your supervisor. They should complete a pink form on your behalf, to arrange a key for you; show you your allocated working space; and give you a tour of the Department.

4. Once your pink form has been completed and passed to the Departmental Administrator, visit between 2-3pm to active your University Card and gain access to the building.

5. Establish your @cam email account immediately.

6. Register with the University Library.  Take your admission confirmation letter with your University Card.

7. Attend induction sessions:

Graduate Safety Course: 4th and 5th October 2016

Department Induction: 6th October 2016, Basement Conference room, Department of Zoology

8. Enrol onto the Skills Analysis Survey by logging into your Core Skills Training Programme (CSTP) on Moodle, undertake a personal development plan and, in conjunction with your supervisor, book on any training courses you would like to attend. 

9. Join the Cambridge Philosophical Society - extremely useful source of funding in the 4th year!