Information New Students

Information for New Students

This section of our website provides information for students who are joining St Peter's in October 2018, as well as various forms that will need to be completed and returned to the college.

This page contains information that is relevant to all students, followed by separate pages for Undergraduate Students, Graduate Students, and Visiting Students. Some items are not yet available, but the information is being continually updated, so do check back regularly.

If you have any problems accessing the information on this page please contact Martin Brown ( and we will be able to supply emailed or hard copy.


All Students

Freshers' week commences on Monday 1 October 2018, and all new students should aim to arrive by 5.00pm on Sunday 30 September (Graduate students should check information from their department or faculty, who may wish them to arrive earlier).

All students are required to register with a doctor in Oxford. We recommend that you register with the practice of Dr Leaver & Partners, who are the College Doctors for St Peter’s students. To register, go to Campus Doctor and follow the instructions.

All students should complete our online student record form at

The data in this form will be used to ensure that your first few days in college are as smooth as possible. Please note, you will be asked to submit an electronic photograph of yourself.

St Peter’s has arranged some contents insurance for you with Endsleigh, the No. 1 student insurance provider.

This cover does not protect laptops and phones or other items when you are outside your room, or all risks inside your room. It is important for you to check this cover, so please follow the steps below to ensure you fully understand the protection provided.

Enter in your policy number HH1071 on the Endsleigh Cover Check website to check your policy details.  

Visit the review cover link to:

  • Check what is covered.
  • Check key exclusions and limitations.
  • Check your policy excess.
  • Check how to make a claim.
  • Extend and personalise your cover to protect laptops, phones and other valuables.

It is important to find out exactly what you are covered for, as you may find that the contents cover is not sufficient and you need to extend it to protect all of your possessions both inside and outside of your room.

You can download an insurance certificate here.