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Research Survey

OUR INTERNATIONAL RESEARCH PROJECT NEEDS YOUR INPUT! HELP US STUDY POLITICAL PERCEPTIONS OF STUDENTS AT ELITE UNIVERSITIES ACROSS THE GLOBE. I am writing to invite you to take part in an exciting international research project on political perceptions of students at elite universities. Just follow this link to take our 10-minute anonymous survey: http://5-100.enjoysurvey.com/html/survey/index/464/m_b8304a36957bac52ab34deb53771f858 [1] […]

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West Side Story Performance at ADC – March 9th-19th

‘Couldn’t you see he’s one of them?’ ‘No. I saw only him.’ Inspired by Shakespeare’s timeless classic, Romeo and Juliet, West Side Story transports the star-crossed lovers to the urban slums of New York’s West Side in the 1950s. With soaring melodies, dynamic dances and an arresting message, West Side Story remains a much-loved classic. […]

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[OxFizz] Fundraising and Tutoring Opportunities in Oxford over the Summer

Oxford & Cambridge Summer School is recruiting! We are looking for postgraduate students and postdocs to volunteer their time as tutors at our annual summer school. OCSS is run by OxFizz – a social enterprise which enables current students, recent graduates and post-graduates to raise money for a charity of their choice by teaching on […]

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7 March at Newnham College event — ‘What makes YOU a professional?’

The event is free to attend and open to anyone from across the university. It will be a great opportunity to get ideas on how to leverage your impact as a professional and to network with professionals and alumni – so really worth attending! The link to register for the event is Newnham7March.Eventbrite.co.uk.

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Call for Assistants: Summer Residential Seminars in Cambridge

In preparation for our forthcoming summer residential seminars for undergraduate and postgraduate students coming from Asia, we still have a number of paid vacancies available and we are currently looking for the University members who would be interested in assisting these seminars. For more information about the seminar, please refer to http://en.cudc.info

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Newnham June Event headliner announcement- March 7th!

Theme: Cosmos Date: Tuesday 14th June Cost: £70 Buy tickets here: http://newnhamjuneevent.com Facebook pages: https://www.facebook.com/Newnham-June-Event-2016-1740233956210543/?fref=ts Instagram: @newnhamjuneevent https://www.instagram.com/newnhamjuneevent/

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Student drivers needed for King’s ‘Access Bus’ trip in March

Every year King’s send a group of current students to the North East to work with Year 10 state school students. Through a series of games and activities they aim to raise aspirations towards and widen participation in higher education. http://www.kings.cam.ac.uk/study/undergraduate/access-bus.html Last year, we visited schools in and around Middlesborough, Stockton-on-Tees, Hartlepool and Redcar, and […]

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Free & Funded Summer in China with TEFL Certification

Go to teach English in China next summer with Gotoco (formerly IVSC) Gotoco is launching its 2016 summer camp programmes across China. TeachChinese children English and gain a TEFL certificate, while learning all aboutChinese culture and exploring one of the most diverse countries in the world. Apply today and have an unforgettablesummer! Where? Gotoco runs […]

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Celebration of Women’s Sport, Tue 8th March 11:30 – 13:00, Diamond Room, Selwyn College

Join us on International Women’s Day to hear from 4 inspiring sportswomen who will be sharing their experiences and sources of motivation. The talks will be followed by an exhibition match of women’s rugby at Grange Rd KO 14:15 Entry is free for students but you must pre-register for a ticket by contacting ic261@cam.ac.uk Ticket […]

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THIS WEEK AT CHRIST’S FILMS // THE LION KING– Saturday 5th March – 9pm

At the end of term it’s time for us all the remember the wise words of Timon and Pumbaa and ‘Hakuna Matata’! Join us for a nostalgia filled sing-a-long to the Disney classic The Lion King, reliving childhood memories as we follow the journey of Simba (Matthew Broderick) on his search for identity, as he […]

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HeForShe Cambridge

The HeForShe Cambridge gender equality movement is our University’s branch of UN Women’s Campaign aiming to engage men in the support for gender equality. Initiated by Emma Watson at The United Nations Entity for Gender Equality and the Empowerment of Women Conference, on September 21st 2014, the movement has since gained global momentum. Here in […]

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Fireside Chat with Neil Grossman – Central Banks in the Financial Crisis, 3 March

Hughes Hall is proud to present a Fireside Chat with Neil Grossman on the topic ‘Central Banks in the Financial Crisis’. Neil Grossman is an alumnus of Hughes Hall, (1979, CASM) a Founding Partner of TKNG Capital and a great supporter of the College, and his talk promises to be a fascinating insight into a […]

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TRANSHUMANISM: RESITUATING HUMANITY

Apotheosis Trinity College Cambridge is proud to announce the second part of its 2016 Spring Conference – ‘Transhumanism: Resituating Humanity’ on Saturday 12 March. What are the normative implications of rapid technological developments, such as artificial general intelligence or extreme longevity? What happens if people stop ageing? Should humanity develop supercomputers even if they might […]

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A Public Lecture: The Rise of Peer-To-Peer Lending and the Story of RateSetter – Monday 29 February

Rhydian Lewis, Founder & CEO of RateSetter Rarely a day goes by without a story about the growth of the online alternative finance market in the UK. In 2015, the market grew by 84% to £3.2 billion, according to a new report published by the Cambridge Centre for Alternative Finance (CCAF). Already making headlines this […]

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24-HRs of Erging for Academic Refugees! March 3rd

March 3rd, mark the date, stretch intensely and join us for our 24 hour constant Erg session for a worthy cause! The University is having some very interesting discussions around academic refugees from Syria and other war-torn regions and the work being done by the CARA foundation. The Fitz MCR Committee has already actively voiced […]

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Applications are now open to be on the Cambridge University Lunchtime Concert Series Committee for 2016-17

If you enjoy attending concerts and would like to find out more about how they are run, don’t miss the opportunity to become involved in Cambridge’s most prestigious lunchtime concert series. Taking place every Tuesday at 13.10 in West Road Concert Hall, these 45-minute recitals showcase the University’s finest musical talent, offering a diverse range […]

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CHRIST’S FILMS: STRAIGHT OUTTA COMPTON // OSCAR’S SPECIAL – Saturday 27th February – 9pm

On the eve of the 88th Academy Awards join us for a screening of one of the nominated films. Or at least one that should have been nominated a hell of a lot more! That’s right, Christ’s Films are wading into the #oscarsowhite debate with STRAIGHT OUTTA COMPTON – a film that should have received […]

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Accessible teaching: what, how and why? | 29th February 2016

29th February 2016 | 18:30-20:30 [1] | Emmanuel College, Queen’s Building Lecture Theatre Accessible Teaching: What, How and Why? | Panel Event | Graduate Ethical Teaching Forum What is accessible teaching? Why is it important? How can we as supervisors begin to implement it? The Graduate Ethical Teaching Forum is thrilled to present this exciting […]

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PhD students – volunteer to present your work at the Science Festival!

Pecha Kucha Challenge March19th Saturday, 2-4.00pm, IfM. In this event, postgraduate students enrolled for a PhD in Engineering will take on the challenge of sharing their research with a science festival audience in just 6MIN 40 SEC, using the Pecha Kucha technique which involves presenting using 20 slides, each showing for just 20 sec. http://www.sciencefestival.cam.ac.uk/events/pecha-kucha-challenge […]

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CODING SUPPORT FOR ACADEMIC START-UP NEEDED

Hello, I’m looking for someone with coding experience to aid with the development of an online start-up. The required help is minimal and involves customising an existing software called H5P, using Javascript. If you are interested in a short term challenge with a financial incentive, please respond to Peter (ph396@cam.ac.uk) giving details of your coding […]

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