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: A summary of the positions can be found at 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 ( 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 (
Dr Matt Cole – College Appointed Returning Officer (

Many thanks,

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

Port & Chocolate Tasting

Port & Chocolate

After the successful whisky tasting last term, we will be hosting our second CR tasting event on Saturday 9th February from 8:30-10pm in collaboration with the Cambridge Wine Merchants. This is a ticketed event and you MUST BOOK IN ADVANCE.

Tickets cost £10 for CR Members, £15 for Fellows, staff and guests.

To reserve a place, please fill in the registration form at by Wednesday 6th February. Payments (cash or cheque) should be left at the College Reception in a sealed envelope clearly labelled with your name by Friday 8th February (cheques made payable to ‘St Edmund’s College Combination Room’).

For any questions about the event, please contact the CR Treasurer, Jonathan Crass (

Eddies Ceilidh this Sunday!

Come join the fun! Ceilidh this Sunday at 9pm in the CR! With a live band and caller! No experience needed just bring yourself and we promise a night of fun! The caller will walk and talk you through all the dance steps and the band will keep you dancing through the night!

CR Central Executive Elections – Voting and Hustings

Hustings will take place on Thursday evening at 8pm in the CR. It is important that all members wishing to vote ensure they are on the electoral role by 5pm on Wednesday at the latest, as no further changes can be made after this point. To do so, follow the link below and check if you are registered. If not, please send an email to

Voting will take place from midnight-10pm on Friday 25th, on the same link. Results will be announced in the CR as soon after 10pm as possible.

Best wishes,

Geoffrey Maguire
CR Appointed Returning Officer