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    Oxford Summer College is recruiting for July and August 2015!

    Oxford Summer College is a not-for-profit education company that runs summer schools in Pembroke College, Oxford. Our summer programmes are for students aged 16-18 from all over the world looking to apply to top UK universities. We are running two, two week programmes (between 4th July-1st August) for international students and a series of shorter, more intensive programmes primarily aimed at British students (50% being scholarship students ) from the 10th-22nd August.

    We are looking for undergraduates and postgraduates from Oxford and Cambridge to lead students in small group classes (in both subject specific lessons as well as study skills workshops), complete general pastoral tasks and accompany students on excursions and activities around Oxford. The role will be varied and is a great opportunity to work with bright students from the UK and around the world.

    We will require applicants who are available for the entire session however, there will also be some part time work and shorter sessions available.

    We can provide some accommodation and all meals will be included. Pay will be up to 500 per week.

    If you would like to find out more, please email us at office@oxfordsummercollege.ac or apply by clicking on the link below.

    https://vincentbrown.formstack.com/forms/osc_tutormentor_application

    Oxford vs Cambridge eSports Varsity Match 2015

    Welcome to the Oxford vs Cambridge eSports Varsity Match 2015.

    The oldest university rivalry in the world meets the modern world of eSports.

    Starting at 10am on Sunday 3rd May, Cambridge University's finest gamers take on the best from Oxford in an all-day eSports pentathlon featuring:

    - League of Legends
    - Dota2
    - StarCraft 2
    - Counter Strike: Global Offensive
    - Hearthstone

    Come to watch in person at the Cambridge Union Society on Bridge Street, or watch online at www.twitch.tv/cudgs

    Paid Psychology Study on Downing Site: £8 - £12 for one hour

    I am a PhD student in the Department of Psychiatry, recruiting participants for a study investigating how personality differences in the general population may be associated with different learning styles. I have slots available in April and May.

    If you would like to take part, you will be invited to come to the BCNI on Downing Site (in the centre of town ? see map https://map.cam.ac.uk/Downing+Site#52.202092,0.122472,17) for a single visit lasting approximately one hour. During the visit, you will fill out some questionnaires on your experiences and behaviour, and play a computerised learning task.

    You will be reimbursed 8 for your time, and in addition to this you will have the opportunity to also win some extra money on the task (up to a maximum of 4).

    If you are interested in participating, or if you would like to know more information, please contact myself, Juliet Griffin, at jdg48@cam.ac.uk.

    BCG INSIGHT PROGRAMME | 10-11 SEPTEMBER 2015 | THE COTSWOLDS, UK

    ARE YOU IN YOUR FIRST YEAR OF UNIVERSITY AND CONSIDERING YOUR FUTURE
    CAREER OPTIONS? JOIN BCG FOR AN EXCLUSIVE INSIGHT INTO THE WORLD OF
    CONSULTING...

    Come and take part in our BCG Insight Programme; a two day residential
    course for a select number of talented students, set in a luxury
    boutique hotel in the English countryside.

    Through interactive workshops and business case studies you will gain
    insight into life as a consultant, learn how to approach and solve
    complex business challenges, and develop core skills that will aid you
    in your studies and future career. In addition, you will be joined by
    BCG team leaders and experts who will offer their insight into some of
    the exciting, high-profile work BCG is getting involved in today.

    Interested students should apply online, sending a CV and cover letter
    stating your motivations for attending and outlining key academic and
    extra-curricular achievements. We will be looking for exceptional
    students who have demonstrated leadership, impact, team work and problem
    solving throughout school and university.

    The Insight Programme is open to all students who have just completed
    their first year of an undergraduate degree in the UK and Ireland. BCG
    will cover the full cost of the Programme, plus travel within the UK and
    Ireland.

    APPLICATIONS CAN BE MADE ONLINE [1], AND WILL CLOSE ON SUNDAY 5TH JULY
    2015.

    FURTHER INFORMATION IS AVAILABLE AT HTTP://LONINSIGHT.BCG.COM/ [2]

    Experiments on language perception – earn up to £36!

    The Centre for Speech, Language and the Brain are currently looking for participants for computer-based language experiments taking place in our lab in the Sir William Hardy Building, on the University of Cambridge Downing site. There are a few eligibility requirements for the experiment, which are:

    1. You are 18-30 years old
    2. Are a native British-English speaker
    3. Are right handed
    4. Have no condition affecting language (e.g. dyslexia, dyspraxia, Asperger?s syndrome)
    5. Are not bilingual
    6. Have no hearing problems
    7. Have normal or corrected-to-normal vision (i.e. you wear glasses or contact lenses)

    These simple experiments involve listening to spoken phrases or sentences and making judgments about their meaning. Each session will take between 1.5 and 2 hours, and you will receive 6 per hour to thank you for your time, plus a travel contribution of 3. You may complete the experiments more than once if you wish.

    We currently have sessions available from Monday 20th April to Thursday 30th April.

    If you are interested in taking part and are available on any of the above dates, or have further questions, please contact Ece Kocagoncu; ece@csl.psychol.cam.ac.uk

    Thank you for your time, we look forward to hearing from you soon.

    Centre for Speech, Language and the Brain