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MCR facilities and services

What's available? What is it?How to find it/ participate
AmenitiesItems for sexual welfareCondoms, dental dams, pregnancy
tests
Freely available in the box in
the MCR's DVD cabinet - alternatively or if they run out email
mcr.welfare [at] magd.cam.ac.uk
First aidIce packsFreezer box in the fridge in the MCR kitchen. See the Porters for a first aid kit!
Books and board gamesAn ever changing board game collection as well as books (including several travel guides)Freely available in the MCR. To make a suggestion, click here.
DVDsA vast DVD and blueray collectionSign out the key at the porters'
lodge for the DVD cabinet in the MCR. To make a suggestion, click here.
GownsRequired clothing for formal
dinners and chapel
Gowns on loan in the MCR in case
you forget yours - you should own one, though
Magazines and NewspapersA selection of regular
publications
Freely available in the MCR -
for suggestions email mcr.treasurer [at] magd.cam.ac.uk
MCROur very own room for the
graduate community including a working fire place
Open for use 24/7 with entry via
your university card
Popcorn, coffee, tea and hot
chocolate
Free in the MCREnjoy and please email
mcr.admin [at] magd.cam.ac.uk if it runs out
TV and projectorA TV and a screen compatible
with Sky, DVDs, CDs, USB, Blueray, Notebooks and iPods
Freely available in the MCR -
please handle with care
InformationSocial newsletterRegular updates on college and
university events
Arrives via email - email
mcr.itpub [at] magd.cam.ac.uk to add something
FreshersCollege familiesExperienced graduates to answer
all your questions assigned upon arrival
Follow the schedule in your
pigeonhole
Fresher's weekYour first week in college with
a range of social events
Follow the schedule in your
pigeonhole
SocialThe Blackett SocietyMagdalene's science society, a joint venture of undergrads and postgradsVisit the website at http://blackett.soc.srcf.net/
The Pick ClubMagdalene's graduate QLGBT
community
See
http://magdalenepickclub.weebly.com/
Movie NightsInformal movie nights with free
pizza
Follow the committee's emails, check out the website,
sign up for pizza and join in
Parlour TalksInformal talks by and for MCR
members with drinks and snacks
Follow the committee's emails, check out the website
and join in
Further social eventsSeasonal fun eventsFollow the committee's emails,
sign up and join the fun
Social
dining
BA dinnersGraduate Formal Hall Fridays
during full term with drinks from 18:45
Sign up starting from 10:30 am the Sunday
before the dinner at http://www.meals.magd.cam.ac.uk
BanquetsFestive dinners celebrating the
end of term
Look out for your invitation
before Christmas, Easter and the long vacation
Formal swapsA formal dinner at another
college
Follow the committee's emails,
sign up, pay and join in
Parlour dinnersSmall semi-formal dinners for
graduates during vacations
Look out for your invitation
during vacation periods
BopsParties scattered throughout the
year
Follow the committee's emails
and join the fun
Pre- and post-dinner drinksServed every Friday during full
term before and after BA dinners
Drop by - you are welcome
whether or not you have BA dinner
Sports
and outdoors
BoulesA fabulous French summer pastimeFreely available in the MCR
CroquetA fabulous British summer
pastime dating from 1856
Sign out the key at the porters'
lodge for the green wooden box in the MCR
FrisbeesA fabulous US summer pastimeFreely available in the MCR
GymMagdalene's own new gym at
Cripps Court
Have your card unlocked by the
College Marshall - the MCR covers your fees
Picnic blanketsBasis for outdoor meals
particularly popular since the 18th century
Freely available in the MCR
PuntingThe MCR's punt the Bismarck for
Cambridge's most famous means of transport
Look out for the committee's emails
and join the punt society