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Latest News

  • Access By-Election 2017

    Posted in News on Sep 26, 2017

    Here are the manifestos for the access by-election, taking place on the 5th October. Please submit your manifesto to Andrew (vice-president@jcr.dow.cam.ac.uk) and Shyam (internet@jcr.dow.cam.ac.uk) by the 29th September. Dan Bowe Fergus O'Dowd

  • 'Dream New' Scholarship offers New Zealand

    Posted in News on Aug 02, 2017

    The ‘Dream NEW’ scholarship offers a once in a lifetime opportunity for adventurous students to receive funding for a semester abroad in New Zealand. 25 scholarships with a combined value of 60,300 GBP will be awarded: http://www.european-funding-guide.eu/scholarship/dream-new-uk   Find 12,000 more scholarships here: www.european-funding-guide.eu/

  • JCR Open Meeting

    Posted in News on Apr 21, 2017

    We would like to let you know that we will be holding the termly JCR Open Meeting on 2nd May at 7pm - 8.30pm at the JCR (downstairs of Butterfield Cafe). It's a opportunity for you to hear about the work of each of our officers over the past term and to give us feedback and make suggestions both informally and formally.

Hall Menu Mon 11/12/2017


SoupSpiced Pumpkin
MainBeef and onion pie
MainBacon loin with a cider cream sauce with buttered cabbage
Fish MainSmoked haddock and mozzarella fishcakes
Vegetarian MainVegan chow mein
DessertLemon Swiss roll
DessertToffee and banana sponge

Menu for the next Formal is not yet available

Formal hall menus are generally uploaded every Monday. Please check back later.

  • Today's Catering Timings
  • Dining Hall

    Lunch 12.30pm - 1.30pm
    Dinner 6pm - 6.45pm

    Butterfield Cafe

    8am - 6pm

    Downing Bar

    8pm - 11.30pm
  • These timings are subject to changes outside of Full Term.