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CUiD Talk: The Changing Landscape of UK Aid - Good or Bad?

Cambridge University International Development Society’s last event for the term will be held on Thursday 15th at the Knox Shaw Room, Sidney Sussex! Dr Gregory Wilson will be speaking about ‘The Changing Landscape of UK Aid’ charting its development and consequences. As an experienced governance and public-sector reform practitioner having worked with the UK Government, the UN, IFIs, OECD and numerous overseas governments, Dr Wilson also consults in fragile and conflict-affected states.
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CL Global Summer Course Residential Advisor Recruitment

This is Ting Huang writing on behalf of CL Global, which is a short-term course provider in Cambridge collaborating with Corpus Christi, St Catharine’s and Lucy Cavendish. I am writing to let you know about our coming summer programme residential advisor job. Please see this document for the RA job description. CL Global is an educational institute aiming to promote global learning and culture exchanges. Having taken thousands of students to see the world, we are on a mission to make our programmes the best experience a student can ever have locally.
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Navroz Celebration

Cambridge Central Asia Forum would like to invite you for the annual celebration of Navroz in Cambridge. Date: 17 March, 2018 Time: 7:30–9:30pm Venue: Jesus College Chapel, Jesus Lane, Cambridge CB5 8BL Navroz transcends religious, ethnic, linguistic, and national divisions and brings people together. It showcases the region’s rich tradition and mythology for the world to experience. Above all else it is an occasion for celebration. This year the programme focuses on music and cultural performances from the countries which celebrate Navroz.
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Student President of the Cambridge University Musical Society: Applications Sought

Applications are now sought for the role of Student President of Cambridge University Musical Society. CUMS this year celebrates its one hundred and seventy-fifth year, and boasts a rich history of fostering the best musical performance in the University. Today the ensembles include the Cambridge University Orchestra and Sinfonia, the Cambridge University Wind Orchestra, the Cambridge University Symphony Chorus, the Cambridge University Chamber Choir and Cambridge University Percussion Ensemble, as well as associate ensembles such as Cambridge University Jazz Orchestra.
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End-of-term moving help

With the end of term approaching, Simon Byatt — one of the Catz porters — has offered favourable rates for Catz students to move belongings back home or to Catz for the Easter break. He can be contacted on 07971787334, at siby1968@aol.com or via Facebook for a quote.
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The Cambridge Student newspaper positions

Hi there, If you’re interested in student journalism – be that as a writer, illustrator, photographer, sub-editor, or something else entirely – this could be the opportunity for you! Applications for all Editorial roles at The Cambridge Student close on Sunday 10th March, for our online-only Easter term. This is a really exciting time to be a part of the paper, as we are redesigning both our website and print editions.
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CUMS Lunchtime Concerts Committee Applications

Join the CULC team! Applications are now open to be on the Cambridge University Lunchtime Concerts Committee for 2018-19. Open to anyone who enjoys attending concerts and would like to find out more about how they are run, this is a wonderful opportunity to get involved in Cambridge’s most prestigious lunchtime concert series. Taking place every Tuesday at 1.10pm in West Road Concert Hall, these concerts showcase the University’s finest performers with a wide variety of repertoire and regularly attract a large audience.
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Paid psychology study

We are urgently recruiting some male participants, aged 23+, for our study on emotional egocentricity bias and mirror touch synaesthesia. It involves completing an online form that lasts about half an hour and an exciting study in our testing room that lasts up to 90 minutes. You will be paid £10 for your time. If you are male, right handed, and interested in taking part, please email Anna Hackney and/or Radi Shopova.
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Summer Programme at Shanghai Jiaotong University

FREE chance to discover Shanghai! One of the most prestigious universities in China – Shanghai Jiaotong University (SJTU) – is offering a summer programme where you can have a unique insight into Chinese culture and business in Shanghai with classes and amazing trips. The university provides full scholarships to outstanding students from top universities worldwide covering tuition, housing and other expenses. If you are interested in the programme, please go to the university programme website for a detailed introduction.
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Oxcam Committee Recruitment

Oxcam are recruiting a new exec for the coming year! If you’d like to shape the future of the society’s activism work within Cambridge, we’d love to have you apply- you don’t need to have been involved with the society before! Over the last year, our society has developed a reputation for creative campaigning – with campaigns ranging from a polar bear punting down the River Cam to a museum of objects gifted to refugees to setting up a beach at Sidgwick Site – as well putting on fundraisers like music nights and a play, and a range of speakers events.