We are the current Sidney Sussex MCR committee for 2021-22. We not only organise a lot of social and welfare events for you but also sit in on college committees and the SU and are your contact people for anything you’d like to raise with them.
Please get in touch with any of us if you have any questions or concerns. We also have some unoccupied committee roles so also get in touch if you are interested in joining us!
The Sidney Sussex MCR is governed by a constitution which can be read here: Sidney Sussex MCR Constitution.
You can find more information about what we do on the Sidney Sussex Website.
PhD Student, Engineering Department. I am from Spain but I studied my undergrad and Masters degrees in the US. I am currently a third-year PhD student in the Engineering Department and my project is related to unsteady aerodynamics. I have been part of the committee for the last two years as welfare and social officer. This year I will be working very closely with the president to ensure the MCR run smoothly. Organising committee meetings and helping with the social formals and the welfare events. Also, stash!!
PhD student in Developmental Biology. I am a second-year graduate student in Life Sciences, in the (1+3 year) Developmental mechanisms programme, currently based in the Franze lab at the Department of Physiology, Development and Neuroscience (PDN). I am from India, did my undergrad in Kolkata and masters in Mumbai.
PhD Candidate, Centre for Research in Children’s Literature, Faculty of Education. I'm Carla and the External Officer this year, after having served as the Welfare (and partly Women's) officer last year. I can often be found reading and am always up to chat about childhood favourite books, literature, or theatre. I will be representing the MCR on the SU committee and working with them on University-wide student concerns.
Mature PhD Student, Anglo Saxon Norse and Celtic Department (ASNaC). Tony has successfully defended his PhD on early medieval chronology and is waiting to graduate. He is a self confessed 'rowing nut' and National Rowing Umpire and in the first year of his PhD he coached Sidney Sussex Men's First Eight. Before coming to Cambridge, Tony was at Oxford where he read English (when not rowing) also as a mature student and following that an MA in Medieval Studies is from the University of Reading. Prior to moving to the 'dark side' of medievalism, Tony was a computer scientist for more years than he cares to remember. If you need authenticating to the website for events bookings and/or the MCR mailing list then contact us via the general email@example.com address and we will do our best to help.
PhD student, Faculty of History. I am from Zimbabwe and did my Bachelor’s in International Relations and Master’s in History from the University of Pretoria. I will be working alongside Priya as women’s officer and will be representing the needs of female members of the MCR in the college and on University-wide councils. Please do not hesitate to get in touch with me if you have any suggestions or concerns with issues related to this role.