Floats and Reimbursements


  • Located at the Porters’ lodge, ask them

Laundry Float

  • An exchange (NOT a lending) service
  • Change to be used for the college washing machines and dryers

Taxi Float

  • A short-term lending service
  • Used when students have taken a taxi back to Selwyn with no other way to pay for it
  • Repay the amount borrowed fully in notes within 24 hours (Do not repay in coins, keep any change from the taxi driver)
  • Can be used in conjunction with the Emergency Transport Fund - loaned amount must be repaid before any claim can be considered


  • To make a claim leave a signed copy of the receipt/proof of purchase, with your name, CRSid, & bank details (or a request for cash), in Lorcan Canavan’s pigeon hole.
  • Get in touch with the JCR treasurer ([email protected]) if you have any questions

Bike Safety Fund

  • Bike lights, 2 claims a year, up to £5 per claim
  • Helmet, 1 claim a year, up to £10 per claim

Emergency Transport Fund

  • Taxi home at night, 3 claims a year, up to £3.50 per claim - receipt must have a signed statement by taxi driver stating the student was alone
  • Taxi/Bus to/from A&E, unlimited claims and reimbursement, at the treasurer’s discretion - receipt must state journey was to/from A&E, or be for a bus service that goes via A&E. The student should explain why they needed a taxi rather than taking a bus, unless they feel uncomfortable discussing this with the Treasurer or a Welfare Officer.