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Magdalene College Junior Combination Room - JCR

Junior Combination Room (JCR)

The Junior Combination Room (JCR) is the undergraduate body of the College.

The JCR represents the interests of undergraduates at Magdalene, acting as the link between students, Fellows and College Departments, and between Magdalene students and the main Cambridge University Student Union (CUSU). The JCR President attends meetings of the Governing Body, and the Amalgamation Club which allocates money to College sports clubs and societies.

All Magdalene undergraduates automatically become JCR members when joining Magdalene but membership is not compulsory. The Committee is elected annually at the end of Michaelmas Term (mid-November) by the undergraduate community.

The JCR organises events and activities throughout the year including four bops (fancy dress parties), karaoke nights and summer barbecues. Six times each term they host Superhalls with both with pre- and post-drinks before Formal Hall in the College Bar. The JCR organising the College Freshers week and help new students find their feet.

The JCR Access Team are involved with the College outreach program and help run events throughout the year including open days, school visits and residentials, meeting with prospective students, answering questions about life as a Cambridge undergraduate and encouraging potential applicants to fulfill their potential and apply to higher education.

All undergraduates can be involved with the JCR, there are regular Open Meetings and sub-committees focusing on areas such as green issues, equal opportunities, access, welfare, academic and events.

Further information can be found on the JCR website.