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Are there too many people? A head-to-head debate on overpopulation

Location: Divinity School Lecture Theatre, St John?s College, Cambridge
Date: 31 March
Time: 7-8pm

The human population has increased seven fold in just over 200 years, exceeding 7 billion in 2011. The global population is expected to continue to rise in the coming decades, with the United Nations predicting numbers to reach between 8.3 billion and 10.8 billion in 2050.

But is population growth really a problem, or is the real issue wealthy countries consuming resources at an incredible rate? Will population growth cause widespread shortages of food and energy or will technological innovations allow us to overcome this? And should the government be adopting policies to tackle population growth here in the UK?

Chair: Professor Dame Athene Donald, Cambridge University

Confirmed speakers:
Fred Pearce, author and journalist on environmental issues.
Fiona McKenzie, Trustee, Population Matters

Tickets are free, but booking is essential, using the link below.

We hope to see many of you there.

CUFIS & Teach First Event

Want to have a job that will give you responsibility from the start? Unsure about what path you want to take? Come along to a joint event between CUFIS and Teach First to find out more from an ambassador who has worked in one of the most challenging schools in the country, and in one of the most challenging companies in the world. They will give a brief talk and you will have the opportunity to find out more about what a career in teaching can prepare you for, what life is like in a top financial institution, and what opportunities Teach First can offer you.

7:30pm, the University Centre, Monday 9th March

Sign up by emailing with your name, subject and year to

Apply to work at Peterhouse May Ball

Applications to work the first half of the Peterhouse May Ball are still open!

Apply with friends, work the first half together and then enjoy the second half at a discounted rate.

Working with friends can be a great experience, and enable you to enjoy what promises to be an incredible May Ball at June Event prices.

Go to for more details.

Any questions, feel free to email

Sing! A Celebration of Non-Audition Choirs

Monday 9th March 20:00, Magdalene Cripps Court Auditorium

A Charity Concert, raising money for Parkinson's UK
(]), hosted by Magdalene's Vox Soc.
With musical contributions from Non-Audition choirs around Cambridge:
Clare Voices,
The Jesus Singers,
Pembroke College Lovely Choir,
The Trinity Hall Singers,
Vox Soc.

To reserve a seat in the Auditorium please email

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Watersprite events

Watersprite, the Cambridge International Student Film Festival is back from 6-8 March with events for anyone with interest in film. This really is an unmissable weekend if you are at all interested in film, the chance to watch, listen, ask questions and above all network with those who are in the film industry only happens once a year.

Our line-up includes the following incredibly exciting events:

'Setting up a Company' - 7th March, 11:30am. - Crowdfunding, Kickstarter, start-ups- where to begin?

' The Insight Sesions: Hair and Make-Up on Film' - 7th March, 1pm - Get to know another fascinating part of the detailed behind-the-scenes world of costume and design in film!

'Producing an Indie' - 7th March, 3pm - A panel of British independent filmmakers will discuss how they go about making successful British independent films, and what makes these productions distinct from others, whether big-budget, stateside, or European.

'The Insight Sessions: Script Lab' - 8th March, 11am - Watch and learn as Tom and Lawrence take the two student writers through a hypothetical development meeting based on their winning scripts, and highlight the key stages of turning an early draft into an award winning screenplay.

'Still ?Male, pale and stale?? Diversity in Film & Television' - 8th March, 12:30pm - In the wake of the #OscarsSoWhite controversy, this event will spark a provocative discussion on the unequal representation of BME and women in the film and television industries as we ask: how far have we really come?

'Agencies & Distribution: Getting Your Film Seen' - 8th March 1pm - With a festival programme full of filmmaking talks and workshops, we feel it's important to discuss the next step ? once you've made a film, how do you get it seen?

'The Insight Sessions: Getting Started in Directing' - 8th March, 3:30pm - Join our panel of directors as they discuss and offer advice on the processes involved in directing and hear about their (very recent!) experiences with breaking into the industry.

The events are FREE, however, you will be asked for a refundable 3 deposit on booking. This will be returned to you by Watersprite on attendance of the event. For more information about these events, venues, the rest of the programme and to book tickets please visit


Speakeasy, ?Cambridge?s most popular poetry slam?, is BACK for our FINAL show this term, this Sunday 8th March in the ADC Theatre Bar!

We've got more fantastic feature poets, and the return of the open poetry slam. Anyone can sign up to read 3 minutes of their own poetry, and compete for the title of Speakeasy slam winner.

Whether you're already a huge fan of performance poetry, or just fancy something a little bit different, come along! Have a drink, have a listen, if you want to perform get up and speak - it's easy.


// 8pm // Sunday 8th March // ADC Theatre Bar


Antosh Wojcik (Roundhouse slam winner)
Abbi Brown (Speakeasy slam winner)


Free online ticket booking:
Link to facebook event:

If you want to perform in the slam, just get in touch via the facebook event, or email Charlotte Higgins (ch571)!

Teaching Opportunity in Kenya this Summer

Want to teach abroad this summer? Want a trip to Kenya? Free in July?

Cambridge Summer Teachers are recruiting staff for their summer school in Nairobi, Kenya.

The summer school is 2 weeks long. Candidates should be available from 4th - 19th July. We provide accommodation and all meals, and refund the cost of your flights and your visa. Previously we all went on Safari.

Undergraduates, graduates, PhD students - all are welcome to apply. We are looking for a mixture of experiences.

For more details, and how to apply, please visit:

or email

'Toleration, Trust and the Travails of Living Together Globally'

A Lecture by Professor John Dunn
March 5th 5pm, Keynes Hall, Kings College

The next installment of the Cambridge Humanities Review's 'Lectures in the Humanities' will be delivered by Professor John Dunn, emeritus Professor of Political Theory at Kings College. His many renowned publications include The Political Thought of John Locke (1969), Western Political Theory in the Face of the Future (1979), Democracy: the unfinished journey 508BC-1993AD (1992) and Breaking Democracy's Spell (2014). His talk will touch on topics including global political thought and recent events such as the Charlie Hedbo shootings. For more details see:

How do YOU perceive yourself? Participants needed for online survey.

Ever wondered how you perceive yourself? Self-concept is important in our daily lives, as it affects our general well-being as well as our interpersonal relationships with others. Here?s a chance to find out how you fare on the self-concept scale!

As part of my dissertation, I am investigating the relationship between self-concept and attitudes towards mental illness. The questionnaire is completely anonymised and will take about 15-20 minutes to complete. You will stand a chance to win a 20 Amazon voucher in the lucky draw upon completing the questionnaire. The link to this questionnaire is

If there are any queries, please do not hesitate to contact me at Your help will be greatly appreciated.