MCR Committee

The committee are all current members of the MCR elected in the Michaelmas term each year. There are 15 positions (some held by multiple people) on the committee to cover all the various aspects of college and MCR life. They are here to serve all graduate students of the MCR so do not hesitate to contact. Suffixes for all mcr-position email addresses are "@robinson.cam.ac.uk" and for personal email addresses are "@cam.ac.uk".


President

Katie Beckwith

Email: mcr-president or kvb32

The President looks after the MCR, its facilities and the interests of its members. They are the figure head of the MCR and chair the MCR committee. To represent the MCR they attend biweekly College Council meetings, and sit on the Joint Liaison Committee, the RCSA (as a member of the executive), the Development Committee and the Archives Committee. They liaise with the other committee members to ensure that the MCR offers the best services to its members that it can, and keep updated with other MCR's across the university.


Vice-President (Internal)

Email: mcr-vp-internal

The Vice-President (Internal) deputises for the President and sits on the Joint Liaison Committee and Education Committee. He also organises the Room Ballot and looks after accommodation matters for members.


Vice-President (External)

Email: mcr-vp-external

The Vice-President (External) represents the MCR at the Graduate Union (GU) and at the Cambridge University Students' Union (CUSU). She holds the MCR vote on these two councils, so feel free to contact her if you have any views on upcoming motions.


Secretary

Caroline Kienast-von Einem

Email: mcr-secretary or ck587

The Secretary writes the agenda and takes the minutes at MCR committee meetings. He is also in charge of the weekly MCR bulletin so if you have anything you would like included on it, please email him.


Treasurer

Stefany Kissovsky

Email: mcr-treasurer or sjk96

The Treasurer looks after our finances throughout the year and sets the MCR budget (with the help of the committee) for the coming year at the end of their term. Throughout the year, they organise people's reimbursements and keep an eye on committee spending.


Academic Affairs Officer

Kate Nissen

Email: mcr-acad-affairs or knh28

The Academic Affairs Officer is responsible for supporting and improving the academic experience within the graduate community. She sits on the Library Committee and organises the MCR-SCR Research Days.


Entertainment officer (External)

Email: mcr-swaps or tm672

The External Ent Officer is in charge of organising different events with the rest of the colleges, focusing mostly on formal swaps.


Entertainments (Ents) Officers

General email: mcr-events

The Ent Officers are in charge of running the MCR events throughout the year. These include formal swaps with other colleges, Brunches, Film nights, BOPs and much more.

Toby Barnett

Email: tldb2

Adam Keyworth

Email: alk59

Julia Stachyra

Email: js2643

Julien Portier

Email: jp899

Panos Fytas

Email: pf376


Welfare Officer

Malina Anghel

Email: mcr-welfare or mla58

The Welfare Officer looks after the day-to-day welfare of MCR members. They also provide a point of contact to discuss welfare issues (having been fully trained by CUSU), and are in charge of welfare supplies in the MCR. They are here to make sure that no one feels excluded and that everyone’s needs are being met.


LGBTQ+ Officer

Ilona Myllyniemi

Email: mcr-lgbt or ism31

The LGBTQ+ welfare officer is here to represent anyone who self-identifies as LGBTQ+ to ensure their health, safety, and welfare, and to foster Robinson's links with the LGBTQ+ community across the university (e.g. through the CUSU LGBTQ+ campaign which organises club nights [Kaleidoscope at Kuda] or Rainbow Robinson). They will also be happy to provide welfare support (or signpost to appropriate resources) more generally to MCR members who don't identify as LGBTQ+, as a welfare officer.


Social Media Officer

Ben Anderson

Email: mcr-social-media or bda27

The Social Media Officer is in charge of all the MCR's social media accounts (Instagram, Facebook, Twitter - with more coming soon!) and updates them regularly with upcoming events and highlights. Students can forward achievements to the Social Media Officer to be shared online.


Computer Officer

Anna Talas

Email: mcr-computer or at2008

The Computer Officer is responsible for the MCR computer system and liaising with the College Computer Officer. He also maintains the MCR website and sits on the College IT committee.


Green Officer

Ruth Jepkemoi

Email: mcr-green or rj434

The Green Officer looks after any green issues, encourages members to recycle more, tops up green supplies in the MCR and is the person to contact if you are interested in having a composting bin in your hostel kitchen. They attend the college's gardens committee.


Green Officer

Alina He

Email: mcr-diversity or yh499

The Diversity and Inclusion officer looks after the welfare of our members identifying as Black, Asian or of another Minority ethnic. They ensure that their values are represented in the committee and that none feels excluded based on their background. They are encouraged to host events especially for BAME members at, for example, certain holidays and will communicate university-wide opportunities or campaigns to MCR members.


First Year Officer

Email: mcr-first-year

The First Year Officer ensures representation for first-year graduates on the MCR committee and organises the Monday night Grad Dinner in the Garden Restaurant.