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  • What's On:

    Cantapp - Optimise your procrastination - Android version now available!

    All student media through one app - Cantapp!
    Now available on both Android and iOS, download the app to make procrastinating that little bit more efficient and so you can get back to not working just a little sooner!

    Web - http://www.cantapp.com
    Android (released this week) - https://play.google.com/store/apps/details?id=com.cantapp.cantapp
    iOS Version - https://itunes.apple.com/gb/app/cantapp/id873051956

    Earn up to £17.50 for Attention and Distraction Study (2-2.5 hours)

    The MRC Cognition and Brain Sciences Unit is recruiting participants for an attention and distraction study. You will perform a computer-based task that involves focusing attention on some words while ignoring other distracting words. The task will take around 2-2.5 hours.

    To be eligible to participate, you should be a native English speaker aged 18-50 years with normal/normal-corrected vision. You should not be colour blind or have learning/language/attention deficits or any other psychological or neurological impairments.

    If you are interested in participating or need further information, please contact yuhua.guo@mrc-cbu.cam.ac.uk.

    Alternatively, you can register and sign up on SONA:
    https://mrc-cbu.sona-systems.com/
    The study title is:
    Computer-based Attention and Distraction Task (Guo, 2015/3269)

    Great opportunity for students

    REACH ACADEMY IS AN INNOVATIVE NEW SCHOOL THAT IS CURRENTLY RECRUITING FOR GRADUATES TO BEGIN THEIR TEACHING JOURNEY. THE SCHOOL HAS QUICKLY DEVELOPED A STRONG TRACK RECORD OF DEVELOPING NEW TEACHERS AND IS SEEKING GRADUATE TEACHING ASSISTANTS WITH AN INTEREST IN MOVING INTO A TEACHER TRAINING PROGRAMME. WE WILL CONSIDER ANY SUBJECT AND PROMISE A
    COMMITTED, DYNAMIC TEAM, OPPORTUNITIES TO LEARN AND GROW AND THE CHANCE TO MAKE A REAL DIFFERENCE TO A HIGH NEEDS COMMUNITY. READ MORE ABOUT THE OPPORTUNITY HERE ? [1]OR ON OUR WEBSITE AT HTTP://WWW.REACHACADEMYFELTHAM.COM [2] AND DON'T HESITATE TO CONTACT US ON RECRUITMENT@REACHACADEMY.ORG.UK TO ARRANGE AN INFORMAL CONVERSATION WITH A SENIOR TEACHER.

    Applications for the Cambridge University International Development Society (CUiD) Committee are OPEN!

    The Cambridge University International Development (CUiD) has had a great year and has welcomed some excellent speakers including the likes of Sir Richard Jolley and Jillian Haslam and produced an excellent edition of Vision magazine. The society is now seeking a new CUiD Committee (2015-2016). So if you are interested in getting involved in international development and the issues that surround it, please join the CUiD committee! It's a great experience, in which you meet a variety of amazing people in international development, and it all looks fantastic on the CV.

    You can find out about the available Committee positions here: http://www.cuid.org/committee.html, along with email addresses to enquire further about any role you are interested in. Please also feel free to email Shachi at president@cuid.org about any of the positions and any other questions or concerns you might have. None of the positions specifically require experience either - just be enthusiastic about international development and get involved!

    If you're keen to stand for a position, please complete the following quick application https://docs.google.com/forms/d/1z-Rr8u5_RViIp6AfRBs1-SQ_WMVxHQ3fhiOifuNpYLE/viewform?usp=send_form by Sunday 7th June, 5pm. Uncontested positions will be given directly to the applicant. If any positions are contested, the outgoing committee will select the appropriate candidate based on their application.

    Interested in Making a Positive Difference? Recruiting Now.

    Are you interested in building a fairer society? If so, the Year Here Programme might just be for you. Year Here is an ambitious, creative and intense grad scheme in social change and innovation. Run in conjunction with The Cabinet Office, Bain & Company, Citizens UK and FutureGov, you will spend 9-months being challenged and supported to develop your own solutions to real social problems.
    You can learn more and apply at http://bit.ly/1MTmbxr. If you have any questions, feel free to email Imogen at imogen,schon@yearhere.org. The deadline for applications is 22nd June.