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Ice and Fire, Amnesty UK Cambridge, CGHR and Cambridge STAR present: The Asylum Monologues.

Book your FREE ticket here:

Asylum Monologues is a first-hand account of the UK?s asylum system in the words of people who have experienced it. Launched at Amnesty International in June 2006, it has been touring the UK ever since. The script is regularly updated with new testimonies.**No part of these testimonies has been fictionalised.**

Quote from the play:
?This waiting for the Home Office to decide, I always say that it is a diplomatic form of torture. They are not raping us, they are not burning us with cigarettes, but they are torturing us mentally, and that?s the worst.?

This event is a collaboration with:
*Amnesty UK Cambridge*
*Cambridge STAR (Student Action for Refugees)*

More about Ice and Fire:

Summer School at Churchill College for students from Australia and Hong Kong

Looking for an interesting and rewarding summer job?
Cambridge English, English Literature and Science Programmes
For Students from Australia and Hong Kong
Dates: Sunday 2nd ? Saturday 15th August, 2015
Venue: Churchill College
We are looking for Undergraduates and Graduates to work as Mentors on our Programmes in the summer of 2015.
We offer an Academic English Programme, an English Literature Programme or a Science Programme for students
aged between 13 and 17. We now also offer a Junior Programme which incorporates English, History and Science
especially designed for 11-12 year old children just moving up to Middle School after the summer holidays.
These successful Programmes, which have been running for 10 years, are particularly suitable for boys and girls from
Australia, Hong Kong and Malaysia. There will be several foreign teachers accompanying the students from their
schools and some of their parents will join them at the end of the programme.
The main U.K. teachers on these Programmes are professionals drawn from schools in and around Cambridge. Each
day, the students are taught in formal lessons in the morning. Then the students will be divided into small groups
averaging about six per group and they will work with their Mentors in further sessions for the rest of the day.
Mentors will supervise the students? work which is set by their teachers in the mornings.
Mentors are required to live in College for the two weeks near the students.
We are particularly interested to hear from Undergraduates and Graduates reading English, History, Law, Medicine,
Natural Sciences or Engineering and who are talented in music, sport, drama, dancing and debating etc. Patience and
good communication skills are also necessary as Mentors also organise daily extra-curricular activities. .
Remuneration: £880 for the two weeks plus free accommodation and meals
Please visit our website and apply with your CV and cover letter (as attached documents) before Friday 20th
March 2015 by sending ONE email to:
Mrs Rebecca Clarke, Director:
Dr Richard Kueh and Mrs Claire Kueh, Operations Directors at:
Successful applicants will require two references and a CRB check prior to appointment. Interviews will take
place in Churchill College on 25th and 26th April, 2015. If you miss the above deadline, do make sure you
email us to check if vacancies are still available.

"Frozen Sing-A-Long Screening – Saturday 29th November– 7:00pm and 10:00pm

Running Time: 102mins

Let it go and join Christ's Films for our final screening of the term.

When a princess with the power to turn things into ice accidentally
causes an eternal winter, only her sister can bring an end to it.
Joining up with an ice salesman, a reindeer, and a snowman, Anna embarks
on a life-changing adventure.

Come enjoy this billion dollar grossing, Oscar winning instant classic
and sing-a-long as loud as you can!

Tickets: £4
Venue: Yusuf Hamied Theatre, Christ?s College

Christ's Films is a student run cinema, founded in 1978, which shows an exceptional range of films, from classics to cult to modern blockbusters. We go the extra mile, providing interactive screenings and pre-show events all included in the ticket price

Emma Choir Event

The Chapel Choir of Emmanuel College
Eleanor Giraud, harp
Britten's Ceremony of Carols and other festive choral works for Advent and Christmas
Saturday December 6th, 3pm

The recital will last an hour and admission is free (retiring collection in aid of the upcoming tour to Copenhagen in March 2015)
The Choir's CD recordings will also be on sale
More Info
Posted by Charlie Mercer at . Filed under Emma.

"Polygeia – students shaping global health policy"

After the success of the inaugural Polygeia conference, we?re pleased to open applications for the Polygeia committee 2014/15. Polygeia is an organisation designed to empower students to research and write global health policy. Although our work focuses on issues related to global health, we are not exclusive to medics and encourage applications from students studying all disciplines.

There are 13 positions available on the central committee. The application form and descriptions of the roles available can be found using the following link:

The deadline for applications is 7 pm on Friday 28th November but we will start interviews for positions from Monday 24th November. The final interviews and committee selection will be on Saturday 29th November and all successful applicants must attend the first committee meeting on Sunday 30th November before the end of term. We understand that this is a tight schedule before the end of term so we would appreciate early applications!
For more information about Polygeia, please visit our website or follow us on Twitter @Polygeia. If you have questions about any of the roles, the application process or Polygeia, please feel free to email us at

IVSC Summer Camps in China

IVSC is recruiting 70 volunteer teachers for summer camp projects in the idyllic southern town of Yangshuo?? as well as other locations including Changsha, Lingshan and Pingjiang. Lonely Planet says of Yangshuo that "pedalling across the rice fields through Yangshuo?s soaring limestone peaks is often the top experience of travellers in China.? The programme provides free bed and board, free TEFL certification, Chinese classes and some remuneration. Travel scholarships are usually available through universities.

Programmes run from 7th July-15th August TBC with some flexibility. Schedules vary between the different schools but generally involve 3-6 hours of English classes per day followed by outdoor activities. Students are aged between six and sixteen, every week teachers accompany the students on fun summer-camp activities. As an example, activities in Yangshuo include; bamboo rafting, rock climbing, camping, caving, touring rural villages such as Xingping, cycling, swimming in the Li river, tubing, Kayaking, white-water rafting and general sports. Teachers will also assist with other summer camp activities including interviewing foreign tourists in the town centre, cookery classes, film-making, and karaoke parties. There are also ample opportunities to study mandarin, martial arts, or cookery, and to go out in the evenings to enjoy the restaurants and nightlife.

In house TEFL certification, Chinese classes, advice regarding visas, free accommodation and food are all offered. Some schools will be able to remunerate teachers. There is no programme fee of any kind, IVSC has been working with UK students since 2007. For more information please contact or view our website Positions are offered on a rolling basis.

Effective Politics - 80,000 Hours: Cambridge

TIME: 27th November, 8pm
LOCATION: Lightfoot Room, Divinity School, St John's College

Are you wondering how to make a positive impact through politics?

Julian Huppert is a Liberal Democrat politician and a Member of Parliament for Cambridge since 2010. Come and hear him speak about evidence based policy at John's Divinity School in the Lightfoot Room!

And we'll have a drinks reception afterwards as always!

If you have any problems finding the venue, call Matthew on 07814564278 or Adam on 07530408878.

Link to the FB event:

Churchill Spring Ball: Tickets Available and Workers Needed

Churchill Spring Ball recently announced that our headliner will be Artful Dodger on February 14th 2015 with many more bands soon to follow. Tickets are available for the Dystopia themed ball for £75 until 30th November, when they will go up to £79. So join the regime and get your ticket now from

Workers are needed to help the night run smoothly, you will earn £36 and food and refreshments will be provided. Sign up to work at where you can select your preferred job type and friends you would like to work with.

Cross Country Varsity Recruitment

Are you female? Do you like to run?

I'm emailing as co-captain of the Womens IIIrds (Gazelles) to ask if you would consider running in the cross country Varsity match on Saturday 29th November.

The Mens IVths and Womens IIIrds races take the form of 'Mob Matches' meaning the more runners Cambridge can field against Oxford, the greater the chance of victory. Therefore, I would strongly encourage you to race - whatever your current fitness level.

IIs-IVs Varsity is at home this year (at Wandlebury country park) and transport from the central Cambridge will be provided. Please get in touch for more details (email raf48) if you are keen to run and sign up using this handy form

Should you need any extra incentive, this year's afterparty promises to be great fun as always.


CUDGS StarClash 3 - Live E-Sports Gaming Event - Cambridge vs ARU

CUDGS StarClash 3 - Cambridge vs ARU
LOL. DOTA2. Hearthstone.
Saturday 29th November
Small Examination Hall, New Museums Site
£2 members/£3 non-members

This is an all-day live gaming event with League of Legends, DOTA 2 and Hearthstone computer games played live in front of an audience watching all the action commentated on a large screen, hosted by the Cambridge University Digital Gaming Society. Teams from Cambridge University will face off against Anglia Ruskin's finest in an inter-university battle for prizes!

Come to play, cast and spectate your favourite games and be part of a great crowd of gamer fans. YOU get to be involved! Loads of games will be played and casted at every level, and we want as many players and casters as we can! Also tune in to watch our live stream at

Want to play live casted games on the day (LoL, Dota2, Hearthstone)?
Want to cast during the event in front of a live crowd and be streamed online?
Then sign up yourself or as a team using the following form:
Or just turn up on the day to spectate. See you there!