Common Room (university)

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In some universities in the United Kingdom and Ireland — particularly collegiate universities such as Oxford and Cambridge, as well as King's College London, Dublin University, Durham University, University of York, University of Kent and Lancaster University — students and the academic body are organised into a common room, or at Cambridge a combination room.wikipedia
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Collegiate university

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In some universities in the United Kingdom and Ireland — particularly collegiate universities such as Oxford and Cambridge, as well as King's College London, Dublin University, Durham University, University of York, University of Kent and Lancaster University — students and the academic body are organised into a common room, or at Cambridge a combination room.
Students in residential colleges are often organised into a junior common room, with academic staff forming a senior common room.

University of York

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In some universities in the United Kingdom and Ireland — particularly collegiate universities such as Oxford and Cambridge, as well as King's College London, Dublin University, Durham University, University of York, University of Kent and Lancaster University — students and the academic body are organised into a common room, or at Cambridge a combination room.
The expansion of student numbers also resulted in the creation of more accommodation by the University, which was named 'Halifax Court'; the members of Halifax Court were members of other colleges, however, soon formed their own Junior Common Room.

Harvard College

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The terms are now used at ten British universities as well as Trinity College, Dublin in Ireland, Harvard College in the United States of America and at the University of Trinity College in the University of Toronto, Canada.
The faculty dean and resident dean are assisted by other members of the Senior Common Room—select graduate students (tutors), faculty, and university officials brought into voluntary association with each house.

Oxford SU

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JCRs and MCRs have a committee, with a president and so on, that represent their students to college authorities, Oxford University Student Union (OUSU), etc., in addition to being an actual room for the use of members.
Reflecting the collegiate nature of the University of Oxford itself, Oxford SU is both an association of Oxford's more than 21,000 individual students and a federation of the affiliated Junior Common Rooms (JCRs), Middle Common Rooms (MCRs), Graduate Common Rooms (GCRs), and other affiliated organisations that represent all undergraduate and graduate students at the University's forty-four and Permanent Private Halls.

Durham University

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In some universities in the United Kingdom and Ireland — particularly collegiate universities such as Oxford and Cambridge, as well as King's College London, Dublin University, Durham University, University of York, University of Kent and Lancaster University — students and the academic body are organised into a common room, or at Cambridge a combination room.
The Colleges provide a key role in the pastoral care and social centre of students with each running a college tutorial system, along with JCRs providing events and societies for undergraduate members, MCRs being a centre for postgraduate students and the SCRs for the college officers, fellows and tutors.

University of Cambridge

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In some universities in the United Kingdom and Ireland — particularly collegiate universities such as Oxford and Cambridge, as well as King's College London, Dublin University, Durham University, University of York, University of Kent and Lancaster University — students and the academic body are organised into a common room, or at Cambridge a combination room.
In addition to university-wide representation, students can benefit from their own college student unions, which are known as JCR (Junior Combination Room) for undergraduates and MCR (Middle Combination Room) for postgraduates.

Cambridge University Students' Union

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Cambridge University Students' Union.
CUSU is a federal body made up of individual college student unions (known as JCRs and MCRs).

Wolfson College, Oxford

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At some graduate colleges such as Wolfson, St. Cross and Linacre College, students and fellows share a single, egalitarian Common Room.
There is no high table, only one common room for all the members of the college, and gowns are worn only on special occasions.

Linacre College, Oxford

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At some graduate colleges such as Wolfson, St. Cross and Linacre College, students and fellows share a single, egalitarian Common Room.
Much of the college's social and sporting life is coordinated through the Common Room, of which all students, fellows and staff are members.

St Cross College, Oxford

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At some graduate colleges such as Wolfson, St. Cross and Linacre College, students and fellows share a single, egalitarian Common Room.
Unusually for an Oxford college, there is a founding tradition of sharing social facilities between fellows, members of Pusey House, the Common Room and students, with no separate high table or Senior Common Room.

Churchill College, Cambridge

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This meant that Churchill JCR was able to lead the NUS in its campaign for student representation.
The student population is divided into two common rooms: the Junior Common Room (JCR) and Middle Common Room (MCR).

College of St Hild and St Bede, Durham

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The College of St Hild and St Bede has a "Students Representative Council", which includes both undergraduates and postgraduates at the college, with a special postgraduate committee.
Unlike most colleges of the university, the student body is not divided into Junior and Middle Common Rooms, instead both the undergraduate and postgraduate communities are represented by a single Student Representative Council (SRC).

Dormitory

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Halls of the University of Bristol cater mostly for first year undergraduate students, though there is a sizable undergraduate and postgraduate community who choose to stay on, either in the capacity as Senior Residents or ordinary residents.
Where they exist, such individual councils are usually part of a larger organization called, variously, Residence Hall Association, Resident Students Association, or Junior Common Room Committee which typically provides funds and oversees the individual building council.

Common room

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In some universities in the United Kingdom and Ireland — particularly collegiate universities such as Oxford and Cambridge, as well as King's College London, Dublin University, Durham University, University of York, University of Kent and Lancaster University — students and the academic body are organised into a common room, or at Cambridge a combination room.

Lancaster University

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In some universities in the United Kingdom and Ireland — particularly collegiate universities such as Oxford and Cambridge, as well as King's College London, Dublin University, Durham University, University of York, University of Kent and Lancaster University — students and the academic body are organised into a common room, or at Cambridge a combination room.
The first students moved into residence and set up the first JCRs in October 1968.

Christ Church, Oxford

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At Christ Church, St Antony's and Templeton the representative bodies for postgraduate students are called "Graduate Common Rooms" or "GCRs". University of Reading JCRs are set up in a very similar way to their Oxford counterparts, as the University was founded as University College, Reading, as part of Christ Church, Oxford.
There is also a college bar (known as the Undercroft), as well as a Junior Common Room (JCR) and a Graduate Common Room (GCR), equivalent to the Middle Common Room (MCR) in other colleges.

Colleges of the University of York

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The day-to-day running of the colleges is managed by an elected committee of staff and student members chaired by the college's Provost.
Each college has a Junior Common Room for students, which is managed by the elected Junior Common Room Committee, and a Senior Common Room, which is managed by elected representatives of the college's academic and administrative members.

University of Nottingham Students' Union

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JCR activities include representation by elected students of their hallmates on accommodation issues, organised social events, and sports teams that compete in the Athletic Union's Inter-mural sports competitions.
More commonly called JCRs (junior common rooms) these committees are elected from students in halls to put on social events throughout the year.

University of Bristol

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Halls of the University of Bristol cater mostly for first year undergraduate students, though there is a sizable undergraduate and postgraduate community who choose to stay on, either in the capacity as Senior Residents or ordinary residents.
All of the main halls elect groups of students to the Junior Common Room to organise the halls social calendar for the next year.

St John's College, Oxford

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In addition, colleges sometimes have additional common rooms, such as the "Summer Common Room" at Magdalen College, or the "Alumni Common Room" at St John's College.
All graduate students are members of the Middle Common Room.

St John's College, Cambridge

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In some colleges, postgraduates are members of both the MCR and JCR: for example, at St John's, where the MCR is known as the Samuel Butler Room or at Peterhouse.
Graduate students have membership to the JCR, but also belong to the Samuel Butler Room, which is the Middle Combination Room (MCR) of St John's College.

University of Reading

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University of Reading JCRs are set up in a very similar way to their Oxford counterparts, as the University was founded as University College, Reading, as part of Christ Church, Oxford.
The university also has a number of Junior Common Rooms that are linked to the Students' Union.

Durham Students' Union

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Although the Durham Students' Union is independent from the college common rooms, each college has a representative to the union.
Each of Durham's colleges has its own student representative body, known in most colleges as the Junior Common Room, which provides services and organises events within the college; while many decisions within the central Students' Union are made with the involvement of JCR SU Representatives.

Formal (university)

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There is no MCR, but the SCR includes the Warden, the Vice/Deputy Warden, the Senior Residents and honourable guests at Formal Hall.
Almost all Bristol, Durham, St Andrews, Royal Holloway, Dublin, Oxford and Cambridge college formal halls include a High Table, exclusively for the Senior Common Room of the college and their guests, with students eating at the lower tables.

University of Southampton

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JCRs at the University of Southampton exist in each of the different halls of residences; Archers Road, Mayflower, Bencraft, Chamberlain, Connaught Hall, Erasmus Park (At Winchester School Of Art), Glen Eyre, Highfield halls and Montefiore.
Each hall has a Junior Common Room (JCR) committee that is responsible for the running of social events and representing the residents to the students union and the university via the Students union JCR officer.