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University Biomedical Services (UBS)


To apply for a Personal Licence within the University of Cambridge you must undertake Home Office PIL Courses according to the type of licence you will be applying for. The UBS Training Centre provides these courses and information on them.

LASA Guiding Principles on Record Keeping

RSPCA Road Map


Guidance on Applying for PIL

ASPeL User Guidance

ASPeL Template

PIL Supervision Log


Competency Information

Procedures with Care


PIL Compliance- Stop! Do you have a Personal Licence?

This poster provides you with important information to prevent you from performing unlicensed procedures. To protect the University and licensees, by ensuring you have licence authorities in place prior to working with animals.

UBS Re-Use of Needles

UBS AWERB 3Rs Guidelines: The use of Freund's Complete Adjuvant (FCA or CFA) or Freund's Incomplete Adjuvant (IFA or FIA)