The John Trim Centre for Independent Learning

Using the Language Centre and LC Online resources

John Trim CentreUse of the Language Centre is free of charge for members of the University (including staff members).

You are required to register before using the facilities of the Language Centre. To do this you can either come along in person or visit LC Online at
You will need your University Card and your Raven password.

Bring your University Card each time you visit as you must swipe it before entering the John Trim Centre. If you encounter any problems please consult a member of staff at Reception.

If you are not a current member of the University but would like to use the Language Centre you may apply to be a fee-paying user.

Fee-Paying users

(Cambridge alumni, partners of university members, retired staff and others who are not connected with the University.)

  1. Annual fee = £42. (This includes an initial advising appointment.)
  2. Interested parties should contact the Advising Team on 01223 335058 or email
  3. Fees are charged at the discretion of the Language Centre. Charges include the use of the resources in the JTC and advice and guidance from a member of the advising team.
  4. Because of copyright restrictions LC Online resources require a CRS ID and Raven password, and some other resources in the JTC may not be available to fee-payers.