When: 5.00-6.30 pm 15 October 2015
Where: Cripps Court Auditorium, Cripps Court, Magdalene College

The Cambridge Review of International Affairs is excited to announce its
first event of the 2015-2016 academic year.

Over a year after the annexation of Crimea by the Russian Federation,
this panel seeks to explore the existing dynamic in the Black Sea
region, from border security, international law, and energy security

• Vice Admiral Ian Corder, UK Military Representative to NATO and the
• Ms. Anna Dolidze, Deputy Defence Minister, Georgia
• Dr. Slawomir Raszewski, Department of War Studies, Kings College
• Mr. Bruce Clark, Religion and Policy Blog Editor, The Economist

Space is limited, please reserve a seat here:

New Wine list tasting

On Thursday 15th October there will be a tasting of champagnes and wines from our new Wine List.

It will commence promptly at 17:30 in the Old Music Room and will last around 90 minutes.

Tickets can be purchased via U-Pay, with guest tickets available. The cost will be £5 and £7 for guests.

Booking closes at 14:00 on Tuesday 13th October 2015.


Archery Taster Sessions

The university’s archery club, CUB, will be holding 4 taster sessions on the 10th and 17th of October, 10am-11:30 and 11:30-1pm both days, in the sports hall at the West Cambridge Sports Centre. Anyone is welcome and we will provide all the equipment necessary. Come and see us at the freshers’ fair or email cub-secretary@srcf.cam to let us know you are interested, though if you forget to do this you’re still welcome to come along.

We are a friendly club open to anyone, and will be running a beginners’ course throughout Michaelmas – more information at the taster sessions. Hope to see you soon.
Please note we charge £2 in order to cover the costs of hiring the hall.

Find out more from our website and facebook page:

***Join The Cambridge University Musical Society Chorus – Auditioning Now***

CUMS Chorus is Cambridge’s leading philharmonic choir, performing grand scale choral works to a consistently high standard in a friendly and relaxed environment. Conducted by the acclaimed conductor Stephen Cleobury (Director of Music at King’s College Choir), we are a diverse choir of approximately 120 members of all ages and backgrounds, from within the university and beyond. This gives us the opportunity to perform a large scale work every term, in iconic venues such as the Chapel of King’s College and Saffron Hall, with leading soloists and orchestras. We rehearse every Thursday evening during term time (7:30-9:45pm) in Wesley Methodist Church, Christ’s Pieces. This year’s performances will include: Berlioz – Te Deum, Rachmaninov – The Bells, Sophr – The Last Judgement and Elgar – The Dream of Gerontius.  This year we will also be going on tour to Rome!


CUMS Chorus represents a unique opportunity within Cambridge to perform the large choral repertoire. If you are interested in joining, please check out our website: http://www.cums.org.uk/about/ensembles2/cums-chorus/


To book a short audition, please contact our registrars at chorus.registrar@gmail.com Auditions will be held on Friday 9th October and Tuesday 13th October.


Please feel welcome to come to our open rehearsal on Thursday 8th October to find out if the choir is the right thing for you.

HeForShe Cambridge

A  joint UN and University event on October 6th at 12:30 on Parker’s Piece. This event is part of the HeForShe Get Free tour to promote gender equality in academia and all member of the University are welcome.
The Vice Chancellor as well as the founder of HeForShe at UN Women  will both be speaking along with the CUSU Women’s Officer, Gugu Mbatha-Raw one of their celebrity spokespersons and a partner from McKinsey, one of HeForShe’s corporate impact partners.
For more information please see the University press release.

CU FoMSF Charity Ceilidh!

The Friends of MSF student society invites you to start your Michelmas term dancing the night away, experiencing a traditional Gaelic dance! Come and join us for a fantastic evening in support of one of the world’s most respected NGOs. Working in hundreds of locations, MSF provides much needed medical aid in areas where few other organizations dare to operate.

No previous dancing experience required! Come in casual, comfortable wear. Drinks and nibbles will be provided!

Where: Cripps Court Gallery, Magdalene College.
When: Friday 16th October, 8:30-11:30pm
Ticket donation: £5 (£6 on the door)
FB page: http://www.facebook.com/events/1231206826895878/
Sign up page: goo.gl/forms/BGcIbzbiHH

For more information, email Fiona xh244@cam.ac.uk

We hope to see lots of you there for what promises to be a great evening!

Best wishes,
CU FoMSF committee

Student Carer Training

Please fill in the following doodle poll with the ONE date that you would like to attend training from 6-8 pm, leaving your crsid and name


We will be in touch with locations and confirmations!

UNIVERSITY CHILLENGE (Smokeworks competition)



teams of 4 | 8 chicken wings each | 2nd hottest chilli in the world

entry £8 per contestant | grand final is free | £100 voucher prize

can your team handle the SmokeWorks university chillenge?

each team member gets 8 chicken wings – 4 of them smothered in our
signature vlad’s blood hot sauce and 4 in scorpion chilli sauce (made
from the 2nd hottest chilli in the world).

the chillenge? work as a team to finish all the chicken wings in the
shortest time possible. only once you’ve finished your own wings can you
start helping out your team members.

we’ll pick the best 2 ‘gown’ teams and the best 2 ‘town’ and invite them
back for our grand ‘town v gown’ final on sunday 29th november!

the winning team will receive £100 SmokeWorks vouchers to share.

to enter simply turn up at SmokeWorks with your team of 4 to take on the

(available 1st october – 15th november 2015, anyday except saturdays)


2 Free School Lane (opposite The Eagle)



www.smokeworks.co.uk [2]



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