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Murray Edwards College
University of Cambridge

Who we are and what we do

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Organisational information, structures, locations and contacts.

Legal Framework

The legal framework is summarised on the page College Constitution which contains links to copies of the Charter of Incorporation and Statutes and describes their purpose in outline.

How the institution is organised

The College is administered by the President and the College Council under the ultimate authority of the Governing Body, comprising the President and the Official, Supernumerary, Professorial and Research Fellows of the College in accordance with the Statutes of the College. College Council meet at least twice per term, and Governing Body at least once per term. Rules relating to elections to College Council and to meetings of Council and Governing Body may be found in the Statutes and Ordinances.

A description of functions and responsibilities of College Officers is given in the Statutes. The principal officers of the College include the President, the Bursar, the Senior Tutor, the Dean and Tutors who are subject to the duties specified in the Statutes of the College. The educational work of the College is performed by the Directors of Studies and College Lecturers and Supervisors. A list of College Fellows is available on the Fellows page. 

The College Council has the power to issue Ordinances for the good government of the College. Special ordinances are available on application to the Bursar ( The Council appoints various standing and ad hoc committees to which certain powers are delegated. Administrative posts are outlined in the organisational structure.

Location and contact details

Location and contact details may be found on the general contacts page [[[[need to update with completed]]]]]

Lists of and information relating to organisations for which the College has responsibility, those it works in partnership with, those it sponsors and companies wholly owned by it

The College wholly owns the following registered companies:

Murray Edwards Developments Ltd

Murray Edwards Developments Ltd is dormant [[[update]]]]

Murray Edwards Conferences Ltd

Murray Edwards Conferences Ltd [[[[[ update]]] handles commercial conferences on behalf of Murray Edwards College, Cambridge.

These companies have their own publication schemes which may be found at the web references shown.

Student activities

The principal student associations in the College are the Junior Combination Room (comprising both undergraduates and graduate students) and the Middle Combination Room (comprising graduate students).

The College also has a number of clubs and societies with their own websites, links to which may be found on the JCR website and/or from the societies and sports page on the College website.