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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.
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Welfare Survey Outcomes

General There will be at least 2 Welfare Events in Chad’s per term (70% of people wanted to see this). Have contacted Headspace trying to get a College subscription as 50% of people wanted this. Lucy is having a phone call with Headspace on Tuesday 27th March. To find out more about Headspace follow this link We looked into getting a jar of condoms and sweets in JCR and Chad’s, like the MCR.
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Pink Week 2019 Committee Applications Now Open

Cambridge Pink Week is hiring! If you’re keen to get involved with one of Cambridge’s most fun and rewarding committees next year, please fill in this Google form and let us know why! Applications will be considered on a rolling basis, so we recommend sending them in as soon as possible. Drop a message to the Cambridge Pink Week Facebook page if you’ve got any questions!
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Gotoco Summer in China

Free & Funded Summer in China with TEFL Certification Gotoco has now opened applications for its 2018 summer TEFL programmes which take place in diverse locations across China. Teach Chinese students English and gain a TEFL certificate, while learning all about Chinese culture and exploring one of the most diverse countries in the world. Apply today and have an unforgettable summer! Where? This year Gotoco is offering 500 places on summer teaching programmes across all over China. Join us to assist with teaching projects in one of our ‘real China’ programmes in a typical Chinese city (such as Beijing, Shanghai, Chongqing or elsewhere) to learn about what is really happening in this exciting country.
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Pink Week X May Week Silent Auction

Check here for live updates on the current highest bids. Place your bids here. In our last act of this year, Pink Week is teaming up with various May Ball, June Event and Garden Party committees to bring you the first ever Pink Week X May Week Silent Auction! For many of the ticket pairs below, every single penny donated will go straight to our incredible charities, and we couldn’t be more grateful to the amazing committees that we’re working with!
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Effective Altruism Events

Giving and Faith, Religion and Altruism, with Fran Day Tuesday at 7:30 PM – 9 PM Castlereagh Room, Fisher Building, St. John’s College Facebook event For many people, faith is the main motivation behind their altruism. Although Effective Altruism is a secular movement, it has many members of faith. Francesca Day – a theoretical physicist, stand-up comedian and liberal Roman Catholic – will be exploring the link between religion and effective giving.
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CCN Committee 18/19 Applications Open

Interesting in learning more about consulting and helping other students get consulting experience? Apply to join CCN’s incoming committee and contribute towards the development of the largest student consultancy in the UK. Applications are now open for the following positions: Head of HR and Development: Manage CCN’s recruiting and project team selection processes, as well as fostering development opportunities for CCN consultants. Head of Marketing: Responsible for CCN’s marketing strategy (managing CCN’s social media accounts, relationships with colleges and societies) and overall logistics of CCN.
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TeachFirst Pizza Event

Internships and Paid Opportunities Want to improve your employability? Win a £25 amazon voucher and find out how you can start making an important social impact right now, while you’re still at university. Join us for pizza to learn about: becoming a Brand Manager, a paid part-time role to help raise awareness of Teach First at your university while developing key transferable skills our Insight Programme, a paid two-week internship offering a closer look at educational inequality our two-day Taster Programme to help you develop employability skills Join us on Wednesday 28th February at 7:15pm, The New Court Seminar Room, Christ’s College
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Building Bridges in Medical Sciences Conference 2018

The 3 week countdown for BBMS18 has officially begun! Sign up for free and come join us on the 14th of March 2018 at Jesus Colleges, University of Cambridge, UK to explore several interesting aspects of biomedical research! BBMS is a student run one-day conferences that brings together scientists from different disciplines, career stages and countries to discuss the interdisciplinary approaches needed to tackle the global health challenges of the 21st century.
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BlueSci 2018 Mental Wellbeing Survey

Does your subject affect your mental wellbeing? BlueSci are carrying out a survey to understand students’ mental wellbeing and how it relates to the subjects we study. Your workload, your subject matter, the people around you – how do they affect you? This survey takes 5 minutes and the results will be published in the next issue of BlueSci. Your answers will help to show how faculties can best support students during their time at the University of Cambridge.