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UIS literature request for AY 2018/9

Information about the computing services UIS provides for students and staff, including a link to the online form for requesting printed editions (deadline: Friday 29 June 2018).

We have three user guides available for institutions, whice we are currently updating for the next academical year. Although the content will be updated, the links below will not change, should you wish to use them in your own communications:

  • Getting Started with IT @ Cambridge
    Intended for distribution to new students before arrival in Cambridge: collecting CRSid, @cam email, Raven access and getting free software.

    Online edition:

  • IT matters @ Cambridge (Student edition)
    Introduction to the IT services available to students once they arrive in Cambridge, intended for inclusion in College/Departmental welcome packs.

    Online edition:

  • IT matters @ Cambridge (Staff and Visitor edition)
    Introduction to the IT services that UIS provides for staff and visitors: network access, Raven access, email accounts and free software for personal use.

    Online edition:


How to obtain printed copies for your College or Department

Please request printed copies using the online form (hosted onteh Microsoft Office Online portal) at:


The deadline for requesting printed copies of the 2018/9 edition is Friday 29 June. If you miss the deadline, please email the Communications Office at and we will try to accommodate your request.

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