Meningitis ACWY Vaccine
Meningococcal disease is a rare but life threatening infectious disease caused by a bacteria - Neisseria meningitidis.
It is recommended that all first time university entrants up to 25 years old should have the Meningitis ACWY vaccination BEFORE or soon after they start university.
DOWNLOAD: Meningitis ACWY patient leaflet
For further details, read the NHS information on Meningitis ACWY vaccination www.nhs.uk/Conditions/vaccinations/Pages/men-acwy-vaccine.aspx
International students should also consult their doctor to try to be immunised at least 3 weeks before their arrival in the UK. The University Medical Service will immunise anyone aged 24 or under who has not been immunised before arrival.