International Students\’ Formal Swap at Jesus

Hi everyone,

I’m Murat Demir, your international students rep for 2017, and in case you’re
interested there will be a formal swap with Jesus on the 3rd of March;
tickets for formal cost £9.20 at Jesus. Send me a message (fmd34) if you wanna come along (doesn’t matter if you’re an international or not)
and I’ll get back to you with more details as soon as possible. Thanks!

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PINK WEEK BALL – TICKETS RELEASED TUESDAY 22 NOVEMBER

PINK WEEK BALL – TICKETS RELEASED TUESDAY 22 NOVEMBER

Come with us to a top secret location for a very very PINK night of revelry & dancing all in aid of breast cancer charities.

At least 50% of all Pink Week Ball proceeds go straight to charity & last year raised an amazing £15,000. But this year we are back… BIGGER and BETTER.

Tickets go on sale 22nd November at £85 and are expected to sell out fast, so make sure you don’t miss out!

Check out our Facebook event for details on how to get your hands on a ticket: https://www.facebook.com/events/681817691985656/

Pink Week is proud to be partnered with Uber – they’ve just launched in Cambridge, and they’re offering all new users free £15 in credit if you use the promo code “PINKWEEK”. Not only does this get you £15 credit, but Uber will donate £5 to Pink Week for everyone who uses the code – what is there not to like?!?!

#WeBelieveInACure

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International Women’s Day – 8th of March

The SBR alongside with Camfed would like to invite you to a charity event for International Woman’s Day at 7:30 pm on the 8th of March in the Fisher building.
 
7:30 – Dirac Room – Introductory talk
7:45 – Dirac Room –  Screening of ‘Where the Water Meets the Sky’.
8:45 – Fisher Building Foyer – Wine Reception
 
Camfed is an international non-profit organization tackling poverty and inequality by supporting marginalized girls to go to school and succeed, and empowering young women to step up as leaders of change. – See more at:https://camfed.org/#sthash.tfNHfbAw.dpuf
 
We will have a quick introductory talk, in the Dirac Room, from Sarah Winfield who works with Camfed to give us some context of the five countries in which Camfed works. Then we will show a screening (1 hr) of  ‘Where the Water Meets the Sky’ – See more at: https://camfed.org/latest-news/films/where-water-meets-sky/
 
Lastly, we will be hosting a wine reception in the fisher building foyer where you will be time to approach members of Camfed with questions.
If you wish to make a donation on the night you will be able to charge it to your college bill.

Join the Cambridge Humanities Review magazine team

In the words of celebrated writer Robert Macfarlane: ‘The CHR is a very impressive young magazine, distinguished by me for its combination of intellectual seriousness, adventure and diversity’. We’re currently recruiting new team members, so if you want to join us, especially in developing our programme of events, website, social media and sponsorship, e-mail camhumanities@gmail.com
Issue 10 of the CHR, covering topics as diverse as the music of Lana Del Rey, the poetry of J.H. Prynne, and the letters of Hugh Trevor-Roper, is currently on sale at Kings News newsagents, King’s Parade for £2.50. To buy a £5 year student subscription, with issues 10-12 delivered to your college, visit:

Events at the Union this Week

The upcoming events are as follows (events exclusive to this week are in bold):

Women’s Public Speaking – Tuesday 2nd at 19:00

Debating Workshop – Wednesday 3rd at 19:00

Jiu Jitsu (self-defence) – Wednesday 3rd at 19:30. Tickets cost £4.50 for members and their guests, and £6.50 for non-members.

This House Would Have No Diplomatic Relations With Iran – Thursday 4th at 19:30; members’ discussion group at 16:30

 

Zumba – Friday 5th at 17:00. Tickets cost £2 for members and £5 for non-members.

Super Bowl Party – Sunday 7th at 21:00. Tickets cost £5 in advance and £7 on the door.

Interview posts for The Times Final Year student Survey open!!

1. Become an interviewer for The Times Final Year student Survey

2. Earn £2 for each completed interview with a £30 bonus for reaching your target of 15 and £4 for each survey completed after that (I.e. earn up to £80)

3. Gain valuable CV experience and a guaranteed reference from High Fliers Research Please get in contact with Jonty Moorby at jm894@cam.ac.uk for further details or to put your name forward.

Student Travel Award 2016

 

Award

The Student Travel Award provides four undergraduate students with up to £1200 each to travel separately throughout Europe this summer, visiting Cambridge Alumni Groups and promoting their activities to students.

 

Why apply?

·         visit locations of personal and career interests

·         develop your professional networks with alumni

·         enhance your skills and increase your employability

·         help shape how Cambridge Alumni Groups support students and recent graduates.

 

Eligibility

To apply you must be a registered fulltime undergraduate student who is not in your final year of study.

 

Interested?

For full details and how to apply, please visit: www.alumni.cam.ac.uk/get-involved/student-travel-award .

College families!

Hey there!

Some of you may remember the incredibly successful college family scheme run every year by the JCR committee. Well, this year is no exception! We’ve just started taking applications for being a college parent, and have sent an email out to all of the undergraduates to prove it.

If you would like to be a college parent, and are just going in to the second year (or above!) of your course, this is your lucky day! Click here to register you and your college spouse for the scheme!

Any queries, please contact our acting computing officer Ben Whitby, at btw30@cam.ac.uk.

Mathos: free e-textbook trial

If you’re interested in taking part in a free trial of an app that
provides access to all Cambridge University Press (CUP) mathematics
textbooks for 8 weeks, you will get prioritised access if you complete
this survey: http://goo.gl/forms/Zz46e57v7L [1]. There is no guarantee
the trial will take place – it depends on the results of market
research.

Bibliotech’s app has two unique customer value propositions:

* Utilising a unique business model to offer e-textbooks to students
cheaper than ever before
* A search engine that allows students to search through multiple
textbooks at once for a particular concept

Supervisor – 3 weeks in July and/or 2 or 3 weeks in August

   Supervisor – 3 weeks in July and/or 2 or 3 weeks in August

We welcome applications from everyone but are particularly looking for male candidates.

 

The Job: Supervisor of international students aged 14–18.

The Dates: 28th June – 18th July and/or 25th July – 15th August and/or 2nd August – 15th August.

NB: There will be 1 or 2 days prior to the course start dates dedicated to staff training

The Pay: £250 per week

The Free Stuff: Free accommodation in a Cambridge college; free breakfast & dinner.

The Perks: Weekend excursions across the UK including places such as London, Stratford-upon-Avon, Brighton and Oxford plus more, cinema and theatre trips, access to sports facilities and equipment.

 

The ideal applicant would have experience of working with teenagers, a good knowledge of Cambridge city, and would be outgoing, hard-working and reliable. Supervisory staff are also expected to have the skills necessary to organise fun, inclusive and educational activities on campus and around Cambridge.

 

More information about the summer school programmes can be found at www.reachcambridge.com

 

 

HOW TO APPLY

Applicants should download an application form from http://www.reachcambridge.com/supervisor-recruitment-2015 and send a completed copy, along with a CV, to Flossie Waite at  flossie@reachcambridge.com by 30th April. Applicants are encouraged to submit applications ASAP as interview spaces are limited.  Successful candidates will then be contacted for interview; interviews will take place the week beginning 4th May.

 

Job offers will be dependent on a reference and you will also be required to undergo a DBS check.