Membership of Clare MCR

There are two types of membership ‘Full member’ and ‘Associate member’. These have the following rights:

  1. Full member
    • Have access to all facilities provided by the MCR
    • Subject to availability, they are entitled to book a member’s ticket for each MCR Formal Hall and any other MCR event
  2. Associated member
    • Have access to all facilities provided by the MCR. The exception to this are 4th year undergraduates who are not allowed to book the MCR punts.
    • Subject to availability, they are entitled to book a member’s ticket for each MCR Formal Hall
    • Tickets for other MCR events e.g. trips, swaps may be made available to associate members at the discretion of the Committee if tickets are available
    • Associate members are not entitled to vote at General Meetings or in elections
    • In general, associate members may not be candidates for election to any Committee position. The exception to this are 4th year undergraduate students who may stand for non-­‐ executive roles

The following people are entitled to membership

  1. Full member
    • Only members of Clare College who are registered for one of the following degrees shall be considered as “graduate members” and so have automatic membership in the MCR
      • Doctor of Philosophy (PhD), including PhD by part-­‐time study
      • Doctor of Veterinary Medicine (Vet MB)
      • Bachelor of Medicine and Bachelor of Surgery (MB BChir)
      • Bachelor of Music (MusB)
      • Master of Education (MEd)
      • Master of Laws (LLM)
      • Master of Letters (MLitt)
      • Master of Philosophy (MPhil)
      • Master of Research (MRes)
      • Master of Science (MSc)
      • Master of Studies (MSt)
      • Diploma in Economics
      • Diploma in International Law
      • Diploma in Legal Studies
      • Any other University Diploma
      • Any Certificate of Postgraduate Study
      • Any Other University Certificate, including Certificate of Advanced Study in Mathematics (aka Part III Maths)
  2.  Associate member
    • Members of Clare College in their fourth year who are acquiring a graduate degree as a consequence of continuing their undergraduate study;
    • Members of the Clare College Research Associate Scheme;
    • Other students e.g. visiting students at the discretion of the committee

Those eligible for associate membership need to have their application for membership approved by the MCR committee at a committee meeting. Those eligible should send their application/ request to the MCR secretary and it will be discussed at the next committee meeting and the applicant will be informed of the outcome.