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Careers Speed Dating

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8th March 7.30, Upper Hall, Emmanuel College

Fantastic careers guidance, vetting and networking opportunities not to be missed. New format of both booked and drop in slots with experts from an even wider range of careers and backgrounds. Please come along for answers and a glass of wine! Sign up details following soon.

PULSE: CUTAZZ Dance Show

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CUTAZZ Dance Society presents: PULSE.

A display of the society’s explosive talent in a range of dance styles from tap to contemporary to street. Our energetic and exciting routines are sure to make for an unforgettable performance.

The show will be held on Friday 17th and Saturday 18th of February, at 7.30pm.

Friends, family and dance lovers, make sure you don’t miss out! Get your tickets now at: www.theleys.net/boxoffice

Tickets £12 / £7 (concessions)

Cognitive Test Participants Needed

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We are looking for healthy volunteers that will be paid to take part in a study involving an emotion processing task (computer based) with some general cognitive tests.

Participants should meet the following criteria:

–       Aged 18 and over

–       Native English speaker

–       No diagnosis of developmental dyslexia

The study will take no longer than 2 hours and participants will be reimbursed £7.50/hour

If you are interested, sign up at http://doodle.com/poll/xhvetzc4xv3d62k

Please contact Angela at ahtl2@ca

MSF Charity Formal

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MSF (Doctors Without Borders) Charity Formal >>> 20th February 2017, Monday, 7pm Selwyn College

Enjoy CU Friends of MSF’s annual charity dinner with:

– our guest speaker who has worked as a Water and Sanitation engineer at two MSF missions (South Sudan and Central Africa Republic)

– live music

– charity raffle with an array of very attractive prizes from Aromi, ARK, Cambridge Wine Merchants, Culinaris, Fudge Kitchen, Bacchanalia, Heffers, and more!

Early-bird tickets have been subsidised by the generous support of Selwyn’s master. Please order yours now! Visit https://www.facebook.com/events/1633847573591587/ for more details.

CU Travel Society Committee 2017/18 Recruitment

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Love travelling, sharing your experiences, and want to build a platform for like-minded travellers? Here’s the chance – the CU Travel Society (https://www.facebook.com/groups/634250313281444/) is recruiting a new committee! The CU iTravel Society aims to build a network of travellers by organising various speaker events (e.g. by inviting experienced couchsurfers, travel writers), social activities and an online resource-sharing platform.

If you are interested in joining the Executive Committee, check out the roles below, and fill this form (https://goo.gl/forms/bLXCk8x6OUPoTrQI2)!

***Deadline 14/2***

Committee roles available

1. President/ 2. Internal Affairs Officer/ 3. Treasurer/ 4. Events Officer/ 5. Publicity Officer/ 6. IT Officer

*For more information regarding the roles, please visit https://www.facebook.com/events/1438448082871898/

VARSITY WIND ORCHESTRA CONCERT

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Saturday 18 February // 4.30pm // Trinity College Chapel

Programme to include:

Coates London Suite/ Dan Price An American Tale/ Arnold Scottish Dances/ Cambridge University Wind Orchestra/ Bristol University Symphonic Winds/ Jack Bazalgette, Liam Leonard conductors

Following CUWO’s fantastic trip to Bristol last year, Bristol University Symphonic Winds come to Trinity College Chapel, Cambridge, for a Varsity concert.

Tickets: £10//Concessions: £8// Students: £3

Link to online booking: https://www.adcticketing.com/whats-on/concert/varsity-concert-bristol-and-cambridge-university-wind-orchestras/

Submissions for Gender and Political Academy Conference

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The Department of Politics and International Studies is pleased to invite submissions to its 2 May 2017 conference on Gender and the Political Academy, which will engage in and help to advance the dialogue surrounding gender issues in politics. 

Please submit a title and abstract of 300 words, as well as a CV, to kb558@cam.ac.uk by 1 March 2017. The Department is particularly eager to receive submissions from doctoral candidates and early career researchers. Please disseminate this call among your networks

The Rivonia Trial – Transformed into a trial of the Apartheid Government by Nelson Mandela and his co-accused who were on trial for their lives

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On 13th March 2017 Mandela’s defence attorney, Lord Joel Joffe, will be giving a talk on the trial that changed South Africa where Mandela was convicted and given a life sentence.

 The talk begins at 5:00pm in the Magdalene College Cripps Auditorium. A drinks reception will then follow. Although the talk and drinks reception are free to attend, booking for each is essential. To book please email events@magd.cam.ac.uk and if there are any questions please do not hesitate to get in touch.

Watersprite: The Cambridge International Student Film Festival is looking for volunteers!

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Friday 10th – Sunday 12th March

Watersprite has been described by press as “the most ambitious student film festival in the world”, attracting speakers like Eddie Redmayne, Bill Nighy, Tom Hollander and Lenny Henry as well as receiving submissions from countries such as Myanmar and South Africa. It’s an exciting place to be! Volunteering at Watersprite Film Festival is a low-commitment opportunity, that lets you gain practical experience in events and film festivals, looks great on a CV, and promises to be a fun, action-packed weekend! Application deadline is Friday 17th February. 3-hour minimum commitment required. If you have any questions, please do not hesitate to contact Festival Secretary Tabitha Bardsley at tabitha.bardsley@watersprite.org.uk

Apply now here: https://docs.google.com/forms/d/e/1FAIpQLSfFRX-vjeqzQ_5ybQWgMbpN1TPnnWSYu8im3rvJGgiXfnGDuw/viewform?c=0&w=1

Sustainability Internships open for applications

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Interested in gaining real world experience and adding to your CV? This year’s paid internships are out!

These positions are for eight weeks during the summer and are for current or recently graduated undergraduate students (within the last year). They provide the opportunity to gain experience working with professionals in the field of environmental sustainability. Two positions are based in Cambridge, and one will be in Tokyo, Japan.

Deadline for applications: Sunday 19th February, midnight.

Interviews will be held between Monday 6th and Friday 10th March.

 Visit our website for details and find out how to apply: http://bit.ly/1De2Emm