At St Peter's College, our Junior Common Room (for undergraduates) and Middle Common Room (for postgraduates) are the vibrant centres of student-led community, activity and culture. JCR and MCR Committees and Representatives liaise between the College and student body, advocate for student priorities and play key roles in both the College and the wider University.

Junior Common Room (JCR)

The Junior Common Room (JCR) is the term used to describe two key aspects of College undergraduate life. Firstly, it is a physical space – the Common Room itself – which serves as a social hub in College, while it is also the collective term for all undergraduate students (including visiting students) within St Peter’s College.

Students playing pool

Each year a JCR Committee is elected, whose members all have different roles to play both within College and the wider University, whether that be the student Health, Wellbeing and Welfare team, representatives for charities, sports, academic affairs or the much-loved St Peter’s mascot (a red squirrel).

The JCR holds General Meetings which give a chance for undergraduates to make sure their elected committee is doing its job, while it is also used to make democratic decisions on JCR issues, for example on funding for events or the JCR’s opinion on wider University issues.

Junior Common Room (JCR) Committee

Not sure how to get involved or participate? Want to sign up for a sport, get more involved with the arts and music or connect with social life around College?  Contact your Junior Common Room (JCR) Committee representatives, who can help connect you with various aspects of undergraduate student life at St Peter's College.

Middle Common Room (MCR)

The Middle Common Room (MCR) is the term used to describe two key aspects of College postgraduate life. Firstly, it is a physical space – the Common Room itself – which serves as a social hub in College, while it is also the collective term for all postgraduate students in St Peter’s College.

a large group of postgraduate students posing and smiling in a garden

Each year an MCR Committee is elected to represent the interests of the MCR within the College and University. They also organise social events, cultural events, academic events and trips such as:

  • LGBTea
  • BAME Movie night
  • Winesday
  • Sustainability Forum
  • Graduate Seminars
  • Formal exchange dinners with other college MCRs
  • Bops (parties).

The Committee are also there to welcome new students, support student needs and to act as a point of advice and reference for all MCR members.

Example MCR Term Card Follow the MCR on Instagram

Middle Common Room (MCR) Committee

Not sure how to get involved or participate? Want to sign up for a sport, get more involved with the arts and music or connect with social life around College?  Contact your Middle Common Room (MCR) Committee representatives, who can help connect you with various aspects of undergraduate student life at St Peter's College.

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