Jazz Night Saturday 4th May

Need a break from revising? Feel a need to let your hair down for an evening? Why not come to the CR on Saturday, May 4th, to enjoy good music and have a great time! We have invited a few musicians from the Cambridge University Jazz Orchestra to play for us. Plus the bar will be open!

Time and date: 9 pm – midnight

No Smoking Day at Eddies – 13th March

Want to quit smoking and need some motivation and help? No Smoking Day is an opportunity for all smokers who want to quit to give it a go. Information and Support Methods as well as help for those who have tried to give up before will be available in the our CR on the 13th March! Come by and collect your bookmarks/health benefits wheels/motivational cards and find the method that’s best for you! It’s the perfect time to QUIT! One step at a time! You can do it! 😀

Also check out this calculator and find out what you could do with the money you’d save from quitting: http://www.wequit.co.uk/home.htm

CR Committee Elections

Dear All,

Notice is hereby given that elections will be held on Friday 8th February for the following positions on the CR Committee:

  • IT Officer
  • Bar Steward
  • ENTs Officers (x2)
  • Librarian
  • External Officer
  • Environmental Officer
  • LGBT Officer
  • Punt Admiral

Along with the above positions, elections for representatives for the CR Finance Committee will also take place. Information from the CR Treasurer will follow shortly.

  • Finance Committee Representatives (x3)

Full details of all these roles are available from the CR Constitution on the College website: http://www.st-edmunds.cam.ac.uk/docs/appendix-1.pdf. A summary of the positions can be found at http://www.st-edmunds-cr.co.uk/cr-info/committee/job-descriptions/. For details relating specifically to the role of CR Librarian, please see the attached document from the College Librarian.


Those wishing to stand must fill in their name on the sheets that will be placed on the CR Noticeboard (next to the bar). Nominations will open on Saturday 2nd February and close on Wednesday 6th February at 5pm. To be eligible to stand for a position, you must be a CR fee-paying member and be nominated by two fellow CR members. Only those members who are part of a course that will ordinarily continue into the next academic year can run for these positions.

Each candidate should submit a one-page manifesto to the CR Secretary (secretary@st-edmunds-cr.co.uk) by Wednesday 6th February at 5pm. These will be placed on the CR noticeboard that evening.

Hustings will take place at 8pm on Thursday 7th February. Candidates must attend this event and be prepared to make a two-minute speech about their manifesto and then answer questions.


Elections will take place online on Friday 8th February between 00:00 and 22:00. Members are strongly encouraged to vote. Details of how to vote will be circulated early next week. Election will be by the Single Transferable Vote system as decreed by the Electoral Commission.

If you have any questions, please direct them to one of St Edmund’s Returning Officers:

Geoff Maguire – CR Appointed Returning Officer (gwm23@cam.ac.uk)
Dr Matt Cole – College Appointed Returning Officer (mtc35@cam.ac.uk)

Many thanks,

Geoff Maguire
CR Appointed Returning Officer
St Edmund’s College
University of Cambridge