Could you be the next Editor of Varsity?

Applications are now open to become Editor of Varsity in Lent 2021. This is your chance to lead Cambridge’s only independent student newspaper.

Applications can be made individually or as a pair. The successful candidate(s) will lead a large team, manage our website and produce four copies of Varsity’s fortnightly print editions.

Candidates are expected to show a strong vision for the paper and must demonstrate that they have the skills required to run a successful Varsity team. Applicants will be expected to show a clear idea of how the paper should present itself to Cambridge students.

No prior experience at Varsity or any other student publication is required for the role, though successful candidates will be able to provide evidence of their ability to manage a large team.

Information about how to apply can be found here (PDF download). The deadline for applications is midnight on Friday November 20th, with interviews intended to be held on November 23rd or 24th.

If you have any questions about the application, direct them to Jess Ma, Varsity Society President, via

If you have questions about the role, you can direct them to Jess Ma via the email listed above or to the Michaelmas Editor, Rich Bartlett via

Applications for all other roles on the Lent team will open shortly after the Editor has been appointed.