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University Challenge Trials
7, Dirac Room, Fisher Building
3 sessions –
5.30pm-6pm, 6-6.30pm, 6.30-7pm.
Week 5 Welfare event – PET A PUPPY!
Effective Altruism event – this Thursday –
Spend Easter in Japan with the Oxbridge Academy
– all costs covered!
Help John’s win the Student Switch Off Competition!
Our college is competing against 16 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 £250 for our summer garden party
so please support the campaign by liking the Facebook page www.facebook.com/CambridgeSSO and
posting the name of our college on the wall. If you’re not on Facebook you can
sign-up to support the campaign via http://studentswitchoff.org/unis/cambridge/get-involved/.
The campaign will be hosting a series of mini-competitions
over the year where colleges receive a bronze, silver, gold or platinum award
based on how involved we get in the competition. Students who get involved
stand the chance of winning Ben & Jerry’s ice cream and NUS extra cards for
themselves so there’s loads of great stuff up for grabs for doing your bit for
AND if you’re a keen, green person you’ll be interested in
the Student Switch Off Ambassador training on Tue 31st Oct in the
Mong Lecture Theatre of Sidney Sussex. There are four sessions to choose
from @ 12:05, 1:05, 3:05 and 4:05pm, everyone who attends gets a Fairtrade
t-shirt and reusable Ben & Jerry’s coffee cup and being an ambassador will
look great on your CV. Register for the training here: https://cambridgessooct2017.eventbrite.co.uk.
Varsity Education Opportunities
Education is a not-for-profit organisation offering pre-university courses to
15-18 year olds. We are looking for a confident, motivated individual to join
our team as a Marketing Intern. This is a fantastic opportunity to gain
valuable experience and to add a professional reference to your CV. The
Marketing Intern will be responsible for gathering, curating and preparing
marketing materials during our academic winter programme held at Clare College,
Cambridge, from 10th – 22nd December 2017. You
will need excellent copywriting skills, an eye for a great photo, and to be
confident and sociable when dealing with young people and other members of
position will be a short-term contract and will take place December 10th to
22nd, with the possibility of 1-2 days of preparation and training
ahead of time. Candidates must be available each day of the programme between
9am and 9pm, and will be working for approximately 3-5 hours a day (subject to
role will be based in Clare College, Cambridge. During the programme, the
Intern will be required to accompany students to other locations around
Cambridge. To be considered for this role, candidates should be resident in
Cambridge or its immediate vicinity throughout the programme.
Marketing Intern will receive £200 upon completion of the programme.
apply with your CV and a covering letter to firstname.lastname@example.org
visit our website for more information: https://varsity-education.ac/recruitment/
Food Security Forum film screening and recruitment
14th November, 6pm, St John’s College Old Divinity School
Please join the
Cambridge Food Security Forum for a screening of a new documentary film on one
of the most divisive debates of our time – the use of genetically modified
organisms (GMOs) in food. Directed by Academy Award nominated Scott Hamilton
Kennedy and narrated by astrophysicist Neil deGrasse Tyson, “Food
Evolution” aims to address the myths and present the facts about this
controversial part of our food system. The film will be followed by a
discussion with Professor Sir David Baulcombe, Regius Professor of Botany. Free
to attend and food and drinks will be provided. November 14th, 6pm, St. John’s
College Old Divinity School. Please register here: http://bit.ly/2vuWPcm
Food Security Forum is also actively recruiting. If you are interested in being
involved with interdisciplinary dialogue and innovation toward achieving a
sustainable food system, please get in touch by emailing email@example.com
up-to-date with our events, please like their Facebook page https://www.facebook.com/CambridgeFSF/