Pebbles the top cat on campus!

Pebbles the campus cat at the University of Essex

He has the freedom to roam pretty much anywhere around the University of Essex.

Pebbles the campus cat has become an integral part of student life and this week has been on hand to welcome freshers just starting their studies

Louisa Futcher is one of his biggest fans

Pebbles first made his way over to the University around seven years ago.His owner was found after a quick trip to the vets to scan his microchipAnd then allowed him to be formally adopted by the Student's Union.

There is even a range of Pebbles souvenirs!

To meet Pebbles in person click below to watch a report by Victoria Lampard