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7. The services we offer

  • Prospectus
  • Services for outside bodies
  • Course content
  • Welfare and counselling
  • Health (including medical services)
  • Careers
  • Chaplaincy services
  • Services for which the College is entitled to recover a fee, together with those fees
  • Sports and recreational services
  • Museums, libraries, special collections and archives
  • Conference facilities
  • Advice and guidance
  • Media releases


A copy of the College’s prospectus is available here

A paper copy of the prospectus can be requested via the College website:

Information about admission to the College is available:  

Information on how to apply to Cambridge University can be found on the Cambridge University website.   

Recent admissions statistics for undergraduates at the College can be found here

Services for outside bodies

During student vacations, Selwyn offers facilities for conferences, functions, meetings and bed and breakfast which may be booked by alumni, external organisations and individuals.

Course content

Details of the subjects that may be studied by Selwyn students are available on the Admissions section of the College website. 

Welfare and counselling

Information concerning student welfare and counselling provision is given in both Undergraduate and Graduate student guides.  Students are also able to approach their Tutor and the College Chaplain for pastoral support. 

Details of counselling and support for College staff can be found in the Staff Handbook.  Please submit a request for any information to the Freedom of Information (FOI) Officer at

Information concerning the University Counselling Service is also available.

Health (including medical services)

Information concerning the College Nurse and medical services available to students is provided in the student guide.


Selwyn’s Careers Tutor provides advice for students.  Advice is also available from College Tutors.  Students may also take advantage of the facilities of the University Careers Service.   

Chaplaincy services

The College Chaplain offers spiritual and pastoral support for all members of the College community regardless of their religious beliefs. 

Details of current Chapel Services, People in Chapel, Choir Tours and Concerts and Choral and Organ Scholarships are published on the College Chapel and Choir web pages.

Services for which the College is entitled to recover a fee, together with those fees

The College's activities are funded from academic fees and charges (including tuition fees), charges for student residences and catering, income from conferences and bed and breakfast facilities, investments, donations and bequests.   See the Annual Report and Accounts for details.

Current charges for catering services, conference charges and student fees are published on the College website.

Sports and recreational services

Selwyn has a sportsground at Fulbrooke Road which is shared with King’s, Queens’ and Robinson Colleges. 

Selwyn shares its Boathouse with King’s and Churchill Colleges and the Leys School. The Selwyn Boat Club welcomes male and female beginners and experienced rowers.

Students may use the College Gym free of charge after completing an induction process. 

The University provides various sports facilities open to all students.  See the student sport web pages for details.

Museums, libraries, special collections and archives

Please see the College web pages for information concerning the Library and College Archives

The following information about the Selwyn College Archives can be found on the website:

To contact the Archivist please email

There is no museum at Selwyn College, but some artefacts relating to the College's history are held in the College Archives

Conference facilities

The College's Conference & Events web pages contains information about arranging conferences and the facilities on offer.

Financial and operating information about the College's Conference & Events Office may be found in the Annual Report and Accounts.

Advice and guidance

Advice and guidance to current students is available on the Personal welfare and pastoral support section of the College website.  The Porters' Lodge provides advice on security and practical matters, particularly out of office hours.

Advice and guidance for prospective students is available in the Joining Selwyn section of the website, for undergraduate and postgraduate enquiries. There is also information about Access and outreach work in this area of the site.

Information about advice available to staff is given in the Staff Handbook.  Please submit a request for any information to the Freedom of Information (FOI) Officer at

Media releases

Selwyn College news items are posted regularly on the website:

General media enquiries should be directed to the Master (Email:

The College also has the following official social media accounts:


Facebook: @Selwyn.College.Cambridge