Old MCR Projects


This page lists all the projects undertaken by the MCR committee.

Projects brought forward by Ben Goldberg and Stefano Gogioso
IT charges
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Liaising with College to improve the weekly bandwidth allowance and the charging mechanism for overusage.

Wifi Access
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Working with IT to help improve wifi access in college.

Service provision policy
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Working to introduce compensation from College for poor service provision.

Disciplinary Procedure
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Working with the Tutors on the new draft of Disciplinary Procedure.

The future of college fees
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Discussing with College the new draft of future graduate college fees.

MCR constitution
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Working on integrations and changes to the MCR Constitution.

Cafeteria Improvements
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Liaising with college to reduce the prices of the cafeteria, increasing variety and transforming the KFC.

Academic support for graduates
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Have college introduce dedicated academic support for graduates on one year taught courses.

Projects brought forward by Ben Goldberg
Democratization (with contribution from the Secretary)
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Increase the accountability and transparency of the MCR.

Peter Richards Room
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Have the Peter Richards Room open until later for student use.

Book procurement policy
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Working on college policy regarding book procurement for the library.

Projects brought forward by Stefano Gogioso
MCR Website (with contribution from George Sarbu)
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Design, code and manage the new MCR Website.

Major Revamp of MCR Website (George Sarbu)
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Design, code and manage the new MCR Website.

MCR communication policy (with contribution from George Sarbu & Xander Friedlander)
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Envisaging and applying a Communication Policy aimed at reducing spam and improving the effectiveness of the MCR’s Communication shannels.

Improvements to the LRC IT facilities (with contribution from Dara Djavan-Khoshdel)
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Tailoring the IT facilities of the Learning Resources Center to the needs of the students.

Projects brought forward by Stefano Salvatore
Music room facilities
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Introducing music rooms around college.

Improvements to the Bar (with contribution from Stephen Hall)
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New chalk board, drinks menu, improvement of the whiskey selection, new floor tiles, new light system etc…

Sky TV in Pfeiffer Room (with contribution from Jonathan Loesing)
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Introducing Sky TV in the Pfeiffer Room, as part of a CUSU initiative.

Projects brought forward by Lara Diaz de Grenu and Davide Cavaliere
Anti rape alarms
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Making personal safety alarms available to students who wish to acquire them.

C-card
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Free condoms with the C-Card, part of the CUSU C-card scheme.

Projects brought forward by Lorenz Fenk
Organic food
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Push for 100% organic food in the kitchen.

Communal garden (with contribution from Dara Djavan-Khoshdel)
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shall be used by any member of the college to plant whatever he/she wishes to plant, within the borders of legality (flowers, wine, cucumber, rosemary,…).

Annual charity bop (with contribution from Amy Thomas and Ben Goldberg)
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Annual ‘charity bop’ that I wish to introduce, this year together with the African society.

Projects brought forward by Miranda Abild
Off campus activity calendar
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Activities to improve the cohesion of students living in college houses or private accommodation.

Communication to freshers
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Working on college communication to incoming students, both content and presentation.

Projects brought forward by Omar Shamayleh
PhD mentoring system
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Introduce greater interaction between the fellowship and PhD students through a mentoring system