Immunisations - Very important health information

Please read this immunisation letter from the Student Welfare Team.

You are strongly recommended to get certain vaccines before you arrive in Oxford, if you have not already received them. You can find a list at

Contact your General Practice to arrange this, if necessary. It is hoped these immunisations are be readily available outside the UK for international students.

When you register with the College doctor or any other doctor in Oxford, you will be asked for the dates of your immunisations, or will have the opportunity to arrange immunisations if you still need to receive them. Information on college doctors and nurses is available at During Michaelmas term if you have registered with the College doctor there will be an opportunity to have vaccinations at the surgery.

For a comprehensive guide to medical preparation for your studies and how to deal with emergencies please see the University’s guidance at

Updated on: 17/08/2023