This vaccine protects against meningococcal disease, which can cause meningitis, septicaemia and death. Make sure you get the vaccination from your GP at least two weeks before you start University, or from the Medical Centre as soon as you arrive. The vaccination is free to home and international students under 25 years of age.
Meningitis advice and information
Meningitis can kill within hours. Make sure you know the symptoms, get vaccinated and know what to do in an emergency.
You may also have responsibilities for dealing with cases of the disease. These will depend on your role, so read the guidelines to find out what they are.