Lost Property

After Saturday night’s terrific Hollywood Ent, a gold and crystal bracelet and a ring with a large metal flower inset were found. If either of these belong to you, please contact Alex (ap665).

Student Switch-Off

Our college is competing against 22 of the other Cambridge colleges this year in the Student Switch Off energy-saving campaign. As well as bragging rights we stand the chance of winning money for our summer garden party so please support the campaign by liking the Facebook fanpage <http://www.facebook.com/CambridgeSSOhttp://www.facebook.com/CambridgeSSO.

The campaign will be hosting a series of mini-competitions over the year where each college is ranked against each other. Students who get involved stand the chance of winning Ben & Jerry’s ice cream, formal hall tickets and Lush cosmetics so there’s loads of great stuff up for grabs for doing your bit for the environment!

Check out <http://www.studentswitchoff.org/unis/cambridgehttp://www.studentswitchoff.org/unis/cambridge for more information!

Thouron Award

Interested in the Thouron Award?
The reception arrangements are as follows:

- Peterhouse, Cambridge http://www.pet.cam.ac.uk/welcome-peterhouse/maps-and-directions 

- Wednesday 17th October 2012, from 5.30 (presentation starting at 6pm)

- Drinks and snacks will be served

The reception will include a discussion about the Award, the University of Pennsylvania and the city of Philadelphia from previous holders of the Thouron Awards. Questions are welcomed and application documents will be available for those interested.

Up to TEN awards, each with a total value of approx. US$80,000 per year, covering tuition fees and living expenses, including travel in the USA, will be available for British candidates who wish to pursue a postgraduate course of study at the University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, USA. Applications are due by November 1st 2012 for the 2013 academic year.

More details of the Thouron Awards are available at: http://www.thouronaward.org/ 

The University of Pennsylvania is one of the leading Ivy League institutions in the United States of America and offers a wide range of postgraduate course in Arts & Sciences, Communication, Dental Medicine, Education, Engineering & Applied Science, Architecture & Regional Planning, Law, Medicine, Nursing, Social Policy, Veterinary Medicine, and all aspects of Business Management at the prestigious Wharton School.

Further course details are available at: http://www.upenn.edu/provost/graduate_admissions 

Awards were created by Sir John and Lady Thouron for the promotion of academic exchange and experience in international friendship between the UK and the USA.

Future Thinking Study

Study into future-thinking


We are looking for fluent english-speaking volunteers ages 18-25 to take part in a study into self-referential thinking.  Testing takes around 25-30 minutes, in the Downing Site, and participants are paid at a rate of £7.50 per hour.  Please contact James Thom (jmt57@cam.ac.uk) if you’re interested in taking part.

7 Things that You Should Know About Prime Numbers

7 Things That You Should Know About Prime Numbers Dr Vicky Neale Thursday, 11th October 2012, 6pm Dirac Room, Fisher Building, St John’s College Dr Vicky Neale, whose research interests are in Analytic Number Theory and Additive Combinatorics, presents 7 Things That You Should Know About Prime Numbers. This is our first talk of the year and will be accessible to first year students.

Refreshments will be served in the Fisher Building foyer from 5:30pm.

CUSU Annual Survey

CUSU Annual Survey

The CUSU team is delighted to present the first CUSU Annual Survey! The students’ union understands that the views of its membership are vital to us staying relevant to the issues of our students and that’s why we want you to complete this survey.
We hope to expand on this survey in future years, however the survey will provide us with an annual gauge on student opinion about the union and we aim to use the data to constantly improve what we’re doing. The more people who fill in the survey, the better we can provide for you now and into the future. Thanks in advance for completing the survey!
Contact: president@cusu.cam.ac.uk

Procter & Gamble Events

What do the CEOs of Coca Cola, Saatchi and Saatchi, Microsoft and Adidas have in common? They all started their careers at P&G. Are you interested in joining the club?


• Curious to find out what it’s like to work in the world’s largest and #1 Times ranked Fast-Moving Consumer Goods company?

• Aiming to get a well-paid, challenging and highly rewarding job lined-up before the stress of your final exams & projects?


• For more information on the opportunities available, read on. Better still, come talk to us at one of the following events:


a) Corporate Presentation – Monday 15th October –  7:00pm – Crowne Plaza, Downing Street

Find out about all of the functions within P&G, then enjoy drinks/nibbles with the opportunity for 1:1 discussions.

b) CV Clinic –  Tuesday 16th October -12.30-2.30pm – Arts Picture House

Excellent opportunity to meet and discuss careers with an industry professional & learn about what we look for in a first-class CV. Apply for a space to Lucy Boulding       (boulding.la@pg.com), attaching your draft CV or a summary of your key achievements, and stating your preferred time.

c) Future Leaders Drinks Reception – 16th October & 7th November

Send your CV for an invitation only opportunity to have a drink and a chat with P&G  employees and find out what it is like to work at P&G (CVs todinnage.ps@pg.com)

d) Natural Scientists/Chemical Engineers:

• Undergraduate Coffee Stall – Monday 15th October 9:30-11:30am – Foyer/Reception, Chemistry Dept, Lensfield Rd

• PhD Drop In Session – Monday 15th October 12:00-1:00pm & 2:00-4:00pm – Room U202, Cyber Cafe, Chemistry Dept, Lensfield Rd

• General Drop in Session – Tuesday 16th Oct 9:30am – 1:30pm – Lobby, Hopkins Building, Biochemistry Dept, Tennis Court Road


• So, WHAT’S ON OFFER? Apply to any of the following through www.pgcareers.com


1) Commercial Careers Academy 17-18th Dec – Final year students – application deadline 30th November – Job # WE00000607

2) Manufacturing Careers Academy 2-5th Dec – Final year students – application deadline 11th November – Job# MFG00003582

3) P&D PhD Seminar 21-25th April 2013 – Science/Engineering final year PhD students – application deadline 11th November 2012 –www.pgcareers.com/rdphd

4) Finance & Accounting Day in the Life 18-19th Dec – Final year students – application deadline 30th November 2012 – Job #WE00000611

5) R&D Internships Summer 2013 – Penultimate year students – application deadline 11th November 2012 – www.pgcareers.com/rdint

6) Finance & Accounting Winter Internships 2013 – Final year students – application deadline 1st December – Job #FIN00002735

7) Commercial Internships Summer 2013 – Penultimate year students – application deadline March 2013 – opening soon.


• Any questions? Come to one of our events, see www.pgcareers.com or contact one of the functional representatives below to arrange a individual meeting:

o Marketing – Sara McCraight – mccraight.sa@pg.com

o Customer Business Development – Sarah DaCosta – dacosta.sm@pg.com

o Finance – David Swainston – swainston.dm@pg.com

o Product Supply – Elizabeth Pearson – pearson.e@pg.com

o Research and Development – Michael Groombridge – groombridge.m@pg.com


Three billion times a day, P&G brands touch the lives of people around the world. We have one of the largest and strongest portfolios of trusted quality brands, including Ariel, Always, Braun, Crest, Duracell, Gillette, Head & Shoulders, Hugo Boss, Iams, Lenor, Max Factor, Olay, Oral-B, Pampers and Pantene! We value people and so attract and recruit the finest people in the world – we have 140,000 people working in 80 countries worldwide making sure P&G brands live up to their promise to make everyday life a little better. We put an emphasis on personal leadership & career development, with real jobs from Day One: as a New Hire, you could be managing a multi-million pound budget or leading a business worth up to £100m. Come to our Introduction Presentation to meet former Cambridge students who now work in P&G across a range of functions.

Ernst & Young Live

Ernst & Young Live is a unique learning experience that will help guide you to a career path that is right for you.  We have plenty on offer during the event, so explore as much as you can.

It’s packed with interactive and stimulating activities centred around key learning topics including Employability, Commerciality and Self Awareness. These sessions will give you the opportunity to find out more about yourself and your strengths – it’s never too early to learn skills that will make you more employable, so make sure you take part when you attend.  

You’ll also be able to talk to our people, including our trainees, about what it’s really like to work in a professional services firm. Ask them anything you like, and find out more about our opportunities to get experience and ultimately a job.

Come to our event and discover how to take your career further, faster.

Thursday 18 October 2012, 6:00pm
Newton Suite, University Arms Hotel, Regent Street,
Cambridge CB2 1AD

Social Phobic?

Social Phobic?


Do you fear social situations such as parties or social gatherings?

Dread meetings or presenting at work?


Are you a healthy male, aged between 18 – 55 years and a non smoker?


Can you spare about 2 hours a week for three weeks?


If so I am writing to invite you to take part in a research study at Addenbrooke’s Hospital, Cambridge.


As a thank you, you will be compensated for your time.


If you are interested in helping or would like more information please contact Becci Elford (Tel: 01223 768503 or email: rjc84@cam.ac.uk). “


We hope that this research will further our understanding of social anxiety and factors that may affect it.


Please do get in contact if you would be willing to display the advert and if you have any queries.


Again your help would be much appreciated.