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As a Union for all students, CUSU offers a huge range of services to support you while at Cambridge and to improve your student experience. We are always looking to improve what we offer students, so if you have any comments on this page or any ideas for improving the Union, please provide feedback by contacting the CUSU Coordinator.

Advice and Welfare Services

Student Advice Service

Student Advice Service

The Student Advice Service is a free, professional and confidential service which offers you support, information and representation if you are experiencing any difficulty while at Cambridge.

Sexual Health and Welfare Supplies

Sexual Health and Welfare Supplies

CUSU sells near cost-price sexual health supplies, attack alarms and bike lights, both to individuals and in bulk to JCR/MCRs, as well as providing free pregnancy and chlamydia screening tests.

Also, the C-card scheme is a new scheme in Cambridge which allows students access to FREE condoms and sexual health advice from a variety of points around Cambridge.

Student Services



CUSU has three minibuses, perfect for societies or individual students to use.


Volunteering Opportunites

CUSU works with local and national organisations to advertise the best volunteering opportunities around to you, the students of Cambridge.

NUS Extra Card

NUS and CUSU Discounts

Students can buy the NUS Extra Card, which gives nationwide and exclusive student discounts at thousands of retailers, or pick up a free CUSU discount card either in your pidgeonhole in Freshers' Week, or from the CUSU Offices.


Mail Service (CUSU-MS)

The CUSU Mail Service delivers next-day, FREE, to all 31 Colleges, and is the only university wide way for students and societies to send post straight to individual pidgeonholes. Bulk mailings incur a surcharge which helps keep the rest of the service free.



The Cambridge Student has the highest print run of any student newspaper in Cambridge, and is CUSU-owned but editorially independent. We also produce a wide range of annual publications like the Freshers' Guide and the Cambridge Guide.

Office Services

Printing and Photocopying

Printing and Photocopying

CUSU offers all students some of the cheapest printing or photocopying in Cambridge, with prices starting from 5p a page. You can also produce newsletters, booklets etc. with our desktop publishing software.

Other Services

Other Office Services

Office Services available at CUSU include faxing, laminating and binding, Photoshop and InDesign-equipped PCs and equipment hire.

CUSU Conference Room

Conference Room Hire

The Conference Room in CUSU can be booked for any society meetings, and can be equipped with state of the art conference calling facilities and projection equipment.

Societies Services


Societies Services

CUSU supports societies at Cambridge, running events like the annual Societies' Fair in Freshers' Week, as well as representing students on the University Societies and Sports Syndicates. We also operate a societies' directory, and offer a platform for online elections.

Online elections

CUSU's online election system can be used by Societies and other groups around the University.