The committee are all current members of the MCR elected in the Michaelmas term each year. There are 12 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".
Email: mcr-president or sar87
The President looks after the MCR (its facilities and the interests of its members) whilst also being the figure head. He chairs the MCR committee and represents the MCR on the College Council, Joint Liaison Committee, the RCSA (as a member of the executive), the Development Committee and the Archives Committee. He liaises with the other committee members to ensure that the MCR offers the best services to its members that it can.
Email: mcr-vp-internal or eb656
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.
Email: mcr-vp-external or pwo22
The Vice-President (External) represents the MCR at the Graduate Union (GU) and at the Cambridge University Students' Union (CUSU). He holds the MCR vote on these two councils, so feel free to contact him if you have any views on upcoming motions.
Email: mcr-secretary or cjv22
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.
Email: mcr-treasurer or jh2037
The Treasurer sets the MCR budget (with the help of the committee) and looks after our finances throughout the year.
Academic Affairs Officer
Email: mcr-acad-affairs or es783
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.
Entertainments (Ents) Officers
General email: mcr-events
The Ents Officers organise a variety of social events throughout the year and keep members informed of activities across Cambridge. Among other things, each Ents officer looks after a few regular events.
Email: mcr-swaps or nd430
I love the social side of life in the MCR and want to help it keep growing. It’s important to allow MCR members to meet new faces after the thrill of freshers’ week has died-down. I’d like to make sure swaps remain an inclusive and accessible way to do this./img src="../img/committee/jb2086.jpg" alt="jb2086 profile pic" height="100" width="100" style="float:left; padding:1px; border:1px solid #ddd; margin:0 5px 0 0;">
I want to make the MCR more utilised in termly activities: more film nights, gaming (board and playstation) and take-out evenings (or a mixture of all three) would definitely fill the MCR-shaped hole in our lives. In particular, I’d like to make chill Sunday film nights more frequent with a focus on the old classics that we feel we ought to have seen, but may not have got around to yet. I’m also keen to start a croquet club when the season rolls around again, including an intra-MCR team league with copious Pimm’s.
Pedro Vallejo Ramirez
As a keen musicologist, and resident Latino in the MCR, it is my duty to ensure that only the spiciest of tunes are played through our magnificent new set of speakers at all MCR events. With playlists ranging from the best of Abba, Earth Wind and Fire, The Killers, and Lionel Richie, to Justin Timberlake’s throwbacks, Miss Demeanor’s greatest hits, and JLo’s finest, I hope to provide a musical experience that will thrill and please all ears.
I organise general and social MCR events within the college from chilled evenings to boozy nights! This year we plan to offer some of the best events in Cambridge as a community, and with other colleges. I'm always open to ideas - email me if you think something needs to be organised!
I want to make MCR more engaging and I am keen to organize events to bring folks from various backgrounds together. Feel free to email me if you wish to suggest some events!
The Welfare Officers look 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./img src="../img/committee/jg704.JPG" alt=0"jg704 profile pic" height="100" width="100" style="float:left; padding:1px; border:1px solid #ddd; margin:0 5px 0 0;">
Kirsty Mackinlay (female)
Email: mcr-female-welfare or kmlm2
The Women's welfare officer is here to represent women to ensure their health, safety, and life are soundly set. Please see Robinson Welfare Page for more information about resources available.
Andy McCormack (male and LGBT+)
Email: mcr-lgbt, mcr-male-welfare or apm73
The LGBT welfare officer is here to represent anyone who self-identifies as LGBT+ to ensure their health, safety, and life are soundly set, and to foster Robinson's links with the LGBT+ community across the university. Andy will also be happy to provide welfare support (or signpost to appropriate resources) more generally to MCR members who don't identify as LGBT+ as a welfare officer. Please see Robinson Welfare Page for more information about resources available.
The Men's welfare officer is here to represent men to ensure their health, safety, and life are soundly set. Please see Robinson Welfare Page for more information about resources available.
Email: mcr-computer or eb656
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.
Email: mcr-green or mcv27
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.
First Year Officer
Email: mcr-first-year or cm946
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.