At the end of Michaelmas term a new student campaign group was set up, called ‘Rent Strike Cambridge’. The group associates itself with other rent strikes, such as the ones at the University of Manchester (UoM Rent Strike) and the University of Bristol (Bristol Rent Strike). Together these groups have also formed a national Rent […]
A new copper roof was fitted on the Hall. The College now has a beehive, which is located at the back of 68 Storey’s Way. Any student who wants to get involved in beekeeping is encouraged to contact Tom Boden. The heating in the library has been fixed. The JCR has been given its own […]
Churchill College has made several significant changes to College policy in response to coronavirus. It is important to be aware of these changes and to follow the rules that are now in place. Walking around College There is a one-way system around College, which is indicated by floor markings. Students must maintain a 2m distance […]
The College has built a wide level path along the perimeter of the site. Previously, the back of College was very muddy and not easy to access for those with mobility issues. The path has opened up the green space to students and staff. The College is intending to build several seating areas along the […]
Churchill is aiming to reduce natural gas usage on site by 45% by 2030. This will be achieved by installing solar panels and heat pump technologies, and by the retrofitting of insulation and secondary glazing. The College has 20,000m2 of flat roof that is suitable for solar panels. The College is in the preliminary stages […]
Churchill College is one of 24 Cambridge Colleges that is yet to divest from fossil fuel companies. Extinction Rebellion activists have been engaging in direct action against colleges that have not divested. In February, they dug up the front lawn of Trinity College. University buildings have also been repeatedly targeted by spray painters and activists […]
Wheelchair access to the Buttery has been improved by the construction of a wheelchair ramp to the bar and by the removal of the staged seating area, which were completed as part of the ongoing Buttery redevelopment project. Tom Boden, Head of Estates at Churchill, said that the Buttery redevelopment project was primarily motivated by […]
The Churchill Mallard has produced a JCR and a MCR calendar for October 2020. These calendars list the dates of University-wide and College-wide events in October. The calendars can be downloaded using the links below.