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Further Support

Congratulations on securing a postdoctoral position in Cambridge. You have come to a world-leading institution in a great city.

It could be an important step in your career and chapter in your life. As well as specific support in the area of Career Development and the wider network of the Postdoc Community, there is a range of further professional and personal support at the University to help you make the most of it.

This website aims to help you easily navigate your way to all of the resources that are available to you as a postdoc. We hope it will be a useful resource throughout your time here.

The following pages provide details of the further support available, some of it through initiatives run by the OPdA and some run by other services at the University.




College Affiliations

HR Support

Staff & alumni benefits

Other services/facilities

OPdA Tweets

Upcoming events

NERC Open Meeting

Mar 27, 2018

Large Lecture Theatre, Department of Geography, Downing Site

Cambridge Enterprise Consultancy 101 workshop & networking lunch

Mar 28, 2018

Hicks Room, University Centre CB2 1RU

Upcoming events

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University visa loan scheme to launch in April

Mar 06, 2018

In early April, the University will launch a new visa loan scheme for all current and prospective staff, and their dependants, who hold or require a Tier 2 visa sponsored by the University.

Fieldwork Photography Competition - submit by 23 March

Mar 01, 2018

Where in the world does your research take you and what do you see?

Join Technology i-Teams for the Easter Term - apply by 12 March

Feb 26, 2018

Interested in how new technologies are commercialised? Looking for some hands-on business skills and experience?

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