MCR Committee


The 2016-207 MCR comittee

 

Back Row: Zen Ng, Harry Holkham, Maximilian Campbell, Nicholas Langford, Milind Pandit
Middle Row: Josh Richman, Lucas Saric, Peta Blundell, Kai Schulze, Gulshan Singh Gill
Front Row: Luíza Leão Soares Pereira, Molly James, Katarina Hlavata, Lydia Wong, Jodie Chalmers

President – Peta Blundell

Peta Blundell

Hi everyone! I am a third year law student, originally from Australia, and I am honoured to represent you as MCR President this year. My role involves acting as the student voice at college level meetings, and working with the MCR committee to organise a calendar of social, sporting, cultural and welfare events for you throughout the year.
This committee exists to make sure you have the best possible experience as a student at Hughes, so please do not hesitate to contact us with your feedback, suggestions or concerns. You can reach me at mcr.president@hughes.cam.ac.uk or on Facebook, or come and say hello at one of the numerous MCR events we have planned for this year.

mcr.president@hughes.cam.ac.uk or pb616

 

Vice President – Nicholas Langford

Nicholas Langford

Nicholas Langford is a second-year undergraduate from Melbourne, Australia, reading for the Classical Tripos. As Vice President, he supports Peta Blundell in representing Hughes students at both the College and University levels. Within Hughes, Nicholas sits on the House Committee and the Development Strategy Committee. He is also the College’s delegate to the Cambridge University Students’ Union. He is a keen rower and thespian. Contact Nicholas at njwl2@cam.ac.uk

mcr.vicepresident@hughes.cam.ac.uk or njwl2

 

Secretary – Molly James

Molly James

 

Hi all. I’m Molly, I’m a second year natural scientist and the Hughes Hall MCR secretary. My responsibilities include compiling the Hughes letter and management of our social media account. I also attend College Council. If there is anything I can do to help, please do not hesitate to contact me.

mcr.secretary@hughes.cam.ac.uk or mj467

 

Treasurer – Gulshan Singh Gill

Gulshan Singh Gill

 

Responsible for drawing up the annual budget in October and ensuring everything covered (societies, sports teams, social events) by the budget is funded. Also deals with payments of formal swaps and stash orders such as college hoodies. For those who like laying down the law.

mcr.treasurer@hughes.cam.ac.uk or gs511

 

Academic Affairs Officer – Luíza Leão Soares Pereira

Luíza Leão Soares Pereira

Luíza is a PhD student in Law, and has also done an LL.M at Hughes in 2014-2015. As an Academic Affairs Officer, she is the person in the MCR in charge of liaising between College and students on scholarly matters, organising academic events, and voicing students’ concerns regarding all things educational. If you have anything from events suggestions to personal academic problems, do not hesitate to contact her at llsp2@cam.ac.uk, so she can help you navigate the system in the most efficient way possible and make the most out of your learning experience at Hughes!

mcr.academic@hughes.cam.ac.uk or llsp2

 

External Social Secretary  – Maximilian Campbell

Maximilian Campbell

Maximilian Campbell is a final-year undergraduate reading for the affiliated law tripos. In his role as External Social Secretary, he organises formal swaps with other colleges for Hughes students. More information on formal swaps will be distributed by email to students throughout the year, and students may then sign up to try and obtain a slot on one. Max is a keen sportsman and thespian, representing the university in a range of sports.

mcr.socialext@hughes.cam.ac.uk or makc2

 

Internal Social Secretary – Milind Pandit

Milind Pandit

I am a second year PhD student in the faculty of engineering, specializing in sensor design. I am outgoing and like to get involved in organizing and being part of social events. As your social secretary, I am responsible for organizing bops, garden parties, freshers week events, and other social events throughout the year. I will make sure they cater to different interests so that everyone has a great year at Hughes Hall.

 mcr.socialint@hughes.cam.ac.uk or mnp26

 

Welfare Officer (Female) – Katarina Hlavata

Katarina Hlavata

 Hi everyone, I’m Katarina, a second year undergraduate reading Modern and Medieval Languages. As female welfare officer at Hughes, I’m here to look after your general wellbeing, such as providing support with safety, sexual and mental health. Feel free to get in touch at kh585@cam.ac.uk

mcr.welfare@hughes.cam.ac.uk or kh585

 

Welfare Officer (Male) – Zen Ng

Zen Ng

I am a third year undergraduate studying Natural Sciences. My main role as one of the  Welfare Officers is to ensure that all students feel safe and as comfortable as possible during their time in Hughes Hall and Cambridge. I hope you will approach me, Katarina, Lucas or any of the other MCR committee members should you have any questions/ issues. We look forward to making this next year a great one for everyone!

mcr.welfare@hughes.cam.ac.uk or hzn20

 

LGBT+ Officer – Lydia Wong

Lydia Wong

Heya, my name’s Lydia and I am in my final year of studies reading Law.

I was the previous LGBT+ Rep at Hughes, and was also on the CUSU LGBT+ Committee. This year I am back and will be sure to keep you all up to date with the latest events happening in Cambridge! Hughes hosts various amazing LGBT events as well, so don’t miss them! Do contact me if you have any questions, suggestions, or concerns

mcr.lgbt@hughes.cam.ac.uk or ylw29

 

Diversity and Equality Officer – Lucas Saric

Lydia Wong

Hi everyone! My name is Lucas and I am a second year law tripos student. I’m your equality and diversity officer for the following year. Essentially, I work towards making sure Hughes is an inclusive space for everyone. I’m currently working on setting up Hughes’ first ever BME society, as well as working with administration to make the college more disability friendly. I’m also available to chat whenever, feel free to shoot me an email whenever at ls709@cam.ac.uk. Looking forward to a great year!

mcr.diversity@hughes.cam.ac.uk or ls709

 

Accommodation Officer – Josh Richman

Josh Richman

I’m Josh and I’m a second year Law student. As accommodation officer I provide a link between the students and the college, relaying student’s concerns to the relevant staff members and making sure we have a say in any proposed changes in policy or structural developments. I also help coordinate Summer Storage.

mcr.accommodation@hughes.cam.ac.uk jar90

 

Sports and Societies Officer – Jodie Chalmers

Jodie Chalmers

Hi all! I’m Jodie, I’m a third year graduate medic and your Sports and Societies Officer for the year. I act as a point of contact for all sports and societies in the college, helping represent them should they have any issues or require further funding. I’m responsible for organising the Sports and Societies Fair in Freshers week (Saturday 1st October this year!). I also appoint the Punt Admiral, and help to manage Buffyfish, the Hughes Hall punt. Please don’t hesitate to get in contact if you want further information, or have any sports and society ideas!

mcr.societies@hughes.cam.ac.uk or jsc75

 

IT and Infrastructure Officer – Harry Holkham

Harry Holkham

Hi all, I’m Harry – a second year medic. I’m your infrastructure officer for the year. If there is anything you would like putting on the website, or if you would like to book one of the MCR rooms then please get in contact.

mcr.infrastructure@hughes.cam.ac.uk or hoh21

 

Green and Ethical Affairs Officer – Kai Schulze

Harry Holkham

 Working with the college and students to help shape college green policy, an area of vital significance moving forward and one still very much in the early stages of development. The green officer sits on the college’s Green Committee which discusses college policy. The green officer is also responsible for any charity initiatives within the college.

mcr.green@hughes.cam.ac.uk or ks727

 

2016-2017

President: Peta Blundell
Vice President: Nicholas Langford
Secretary: Molly James
Treasurer: Gulshan Singh Gill
Male Welfare Officer: Zen Ng
Female Welfare Officer: Katarina Hlavata
Internal Social Secretary: Milind Pandit
External Social Secretary: Maximillian Campbell
Academic Officer: Luíza Leão Soares Pereira
Sports and Societies Officer: Jodie Chalmers
Ethical and Environmental Affairs Officer: Kai Schulze
Infrastructure Officer: Harry Holkham
LGBT+ Officer: Yu Ling (Lydia) Wong
Diversity and Equality Officer: Lucas Saric
Accommodation Officer: Josh Richman

2015-2016

President: Ellinore Ahlgren
Vice President: Maya Raphael
Secretary: Clare Collins
Treasurer: Sheridan Jones
Male Welfare Officer: Luke Valori
Female Welfare Officer: Georgie Rawson
Internal Social Secretary: Taylor Harris
External Social Secretaries: Steve Campbell, Nathan Wang
Academic Officer: Peta Blundell
Sports and Societies Officer: Sally Mole
Ethical and Environmental Affairs Officer: Rina Kuusipalo
Infrastructure Officer: Jill McKenna
LGBT Representative: Yu Ling (Lydia) Wong

2014-2015

President: Jonathan Loesing
Vice President: Clare Collins
Secretary: Xander Friedlaender
Treasurer: Sheridan Jones
Male Welfare Officer: Andrew Hoolachan
Female Welfare Officer: Sally Mole
Internal Social Secretary: Steve Campbell
External Social Secretaries: Marjun Parcasio and Sheena Wong
Academic Officer: Emily Ruzich
Sports and Societies Officer: Katie Klavenes
Ethical and Environmental Affairs Officer: Dara Djavan Khoshdel
Infrastructure Officers: George Sarbu and Chris Eng

2013-2014

President: Tobi Olasounkanmi
Vice-President: Omar Shamayleh
Secretary: George Sarbu
Treasurer: Stephen Hall
Welfare Officer (Male): Angelo Mussita
Welfare Officer (Female): Julie Witter
Internal Social Secretary: Ben Goldberg
External Social Secretary: Nelly Olova
Academic Officer: Dara Djavan Khoshdel
Sports and Societies Officer: Erling Amble
Ethical and Environmental Affairs Officer: Amy Thomas