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Department of Engineering Health & Safety


25th April & 14th May 24

Bring your own lunch and join me for a 30 min lunchtime well-being session. Drop-in for the 12:30 or for the 1pm sessions. Each tulip can be made in 10 min, when you’ve done it once, its easy and you can make the rest at home if you like. The tulips can even stand on its own by adjusting the stalks and you can enjoy it at your office desk. Please sign up by scanning the QR codes above or use these links:  for the Trumpington Street site session on Thursday, 25th April, 12:30 or 13:00.   for the West Hub session on Tuesday 14th May, 12:30 or 13:00.


13th to 17th May 24

Wellbeing Festival 13th to 17th May

The West Hub is thrilled to announce the upcoming Wellbeing Festival, a dynamic series of seminars, workshops, and activities dedicated to promoting mental health awareness and overall wellbeing.

Click here for the full programme.

1st Feb 24 (weekly)

Couch to 5k starting 1st Feb

Taking up running can seem like a scary prospect especially if you feel out of shape or unfit.  HNS Couch to 5k will help you gradually work up towards running 5km in just 9 weeks.

Join Milly and the CUED Couch to 5k group on Tuesday and Thursday lunchtimes from Trumpington Street reception.  Milly Gilbert at 

Mar/Apr 24

Newcomers and Visiting Scholars informal coffee

University Centre, Riverside Suite, on Tuesday from 10.30am - 11.30am.

This is a great opportunity to meet other university members, our volunteers and group leaders.  There is a children's play area, an information stall and refreshments. 

University Centre, Granta Pl, Mill Lane, Cambridge CB2 1RU Map

Newcomers and Visiting Scholars website



OurChoir sessions take place every Wednesday from 13:10 - 14:00, in Great St Mary's church or Michaelhouse in Trinity Street. 

You are warmly encouraged to come along.  You can sign up for the mailing list.


Calm Space

This is an online support session which will use relaxation, mindfulness practice and other restorative techniques to help colleagues manage the stresses and strains of daily life. 

There is no need to sign up, individuals can just drop in by clicking on the Calm Space link which can be found here 

  • 30 minute session on Teams
  • Every week
  • Delivered by qualified counsellors
  • Open to all staff



This takes place in the Trumpington Street site every Thursday at 12:45  The organiser is Hilde Hambro

It cost £50 for 12 sessions (Lent Term).


Engineering library crafting drop in

This takes place in the Trumpington Street site library every Friday (12-2).  If you want to learn to knit or crochet, share your crafting skills or just hang out with crafty people. Everyone welcome!


Botanic Garden - Department of Engineering Friends Membership

If you need a break during the day, please use the Department membership to visit the Botanic Garden for free!

Staff, including postdocs, (graduate students have access with their student cards) can borrow entrance cards for the Garden from Reception (Trumpington Street Site).  There is no need to book if you are using one of our Friends cards.

The Department has 12 cards available. These can be borrowed on the day or booked out at the weekend if you want to go with family and friends. Please note that if you lose one of the Friends cards, you will need to replace it (the current cost of a replacement card is £38).




Safety Office Contact Details



Inglis Building

Trumpington Street

Cambridge CB2 1PZ


Gary Steele

Department Safety Officer (DSO)

Departmental Fire Safety Manager (DFSM)

Tel: 01223 (3)32740


Steve Wickens

Department Safety Coordinator

Tel: 01223 (7)61455