Applications to be Varsity’s Editor for Lent Term are now open.

This is your opportunity to take the lead at Cambridge’s only independent student newspaper, shedding light on the student experience and keeping the Cambridge community informed as the new academic year unfolds.

You will manage a large team producing online content throughout the term as well as organising Varsity's fortnightly print copy. 

Applications can be made solo or as a pair. No previous experience at Varsity is required for the role. All students who are passionate about journalism, and have creative direction for the paper's print editions, are encouraged to apply.

More instructions for how to apply can be found here (PDF download). The deadline for applications is 5pm, Monday 22nd November. 

Please direct any enquiries about the application to Emaan Ullah, the VarSoc President at If you have questions about the role, please direct them to Emaan or to the Michaelmas Editors, Isabel Sebode and Nick Bartlett at

Applications for other roles on the Lent team will open once the Editor has been appointed.