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

This is your opportunity to lead the team at Cambridge’s oldest and only independent student newspaper, shedding light on the student experience and keeping the Cambridge community informed. You have the chance to appoint and organise your own team, develop their talents, and work on impactful stories which shape discussion. 

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

Applications can be made alone 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.

Instructions on how to apply can be found here. The deadline for applications is 12pm on Tuesday 21st November 2023. Interviews will be held on the morning of Monday 27th November. 

Please direct any enquiries about the application to the Varsity Society President, Michael Hennessey, at If you have questions about the role, please direct them to the Michaelmas Editors, Isabel Dempsey & Taneesha Datta, at

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