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Summer TEFL Teaching in China

Free & Funded Summer in China with TEFL Certification:

Go to teach English in China next summer with Gotoco (formerly IVSC)

Gotoco still has some places open for anyone hoping to join our 2016 summer camp programmes across China. Teach Chinese children 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?
Gotoco runs summer camps across China, in both urban and rural locations. Get lost in beautiful scenery in Yangshuo, Guangxi or jump into the hustle and bustle of Beijing, Chongqing and Shanghai. Whatever you?re interested in, Gotoco's got the place for you. We run camps in more than ten locations throughout China, offering a mixture of culture, history and adventure.

When?
Early July ? early September, exact dates vary for each programme

Cost?
Free of charge
We provide accommodation and meals, with no additional fees. Just buy your flights and visa and come join us in China

Unique
At the end of each programme, we guarantee every volunteer free accommodation for a week in Yangshuo, Guangxi, one of the most beautiful and fun places to visit in China

Check out our website - www.go-to.co - to find out more

Amnesty Weekly Meeting

CUAI Week 5 Weekly Meeting
Sunday, 22nd May 2016 5-6pm @ Glover Room in the Gillespie Centre (Memorial Court, Clare College)
Our last meeting of the year will feature a representative from the I Don?t Exist Campaign to talk about their work in pushing for legal recognition of non-binary gender identities in the UK.

Amnesty WEEK OF ACTION FOR GIULIO REGENI

As we mentioned at the rally last month, CUAI will not stop campaigning until we get the truth for Giulio Regeni, a PhD student from Girton found dead after torture in Egypt in February.

To continue the campaign, we are starting our week of action for Giulio Regeni this week, which includes:
? Launching our social media campaign at the weekly meeting
? A letter writing session to write to our local MPs on Monday, 16th May at 7pm in the Godwin Room, Clare College (https://www.facebook.com/events/522131061312708/)
? Attending the public meeting: Truth for Giulio ? Justice for Egypt?s Disappeared, on Friday, 20th May from 7pm to 8:30pm at the Friends Meeting House, 12 Jesus Lane (https://www.facebook.com/events/587176488109845/)

We strongly urge you to attend as many of these as possible to make our campaign as strong as we can.

Africa Together Conference

In commemoration of Africa day, the African Society of Cambridge University (ASCU) is proud to announce the third annual ?Africa Together? conference to be held on the 10th of June 2016. This year?s conference is themed ?Engendering an Inclusive Africa?, and will be held at the Cambridge Union Society of Cambridge University.

The event promises to be one of the largest and most diverse commemorations of Africa Day in the UK, and we would welcome your participation.

The ?Africa Together? conference intends to bring together thought leaders across fields to ignite critical discourse around the paradigm shifts contributing to the Africa we foresee. The day will include keynote addresses as well as panel discussions, exhibitions and performances by African artists. Some of the confirmed speakers include Kanayo F. Nwanze, president of the International Fund for Agricultural Development (IFAD), Fadumo Qasim Dayib, presidential candidate for Somalia, Madjiguene Sock, partner at Dalberg Africa, Olajumoke Adenewo, AD Consulting and Johnson Ememandu, head of commercial banking, Access Bank UK. Also featured are Donald Molosi, actor/writer and official Ambassador for Brand Botswana, Imad Mesdoua, political analyst for Africa Matters Limited and guest commentator for the BBC, Al Jazeera and France 24, Muna Onuzo, president of the Foundation for Women in Film and Television.

If you have any queries regarding programming or logistics, feel free to contact me at ep484@cam.ac.uk or ascu@cusu.cam.ac.uk or visit our website http://africatogether.org.uk

Schlumberger's Women and Technology Insight Programme 2016

Applications for our Women and Technology Insight Programme 2016 are now open! Come and meet the women who succeed in this exciting industry ? from oil rigs to software technology centres to research facilities! This year it will be hosted in our Drilling Technology Centre in Stonehouse, Gloucestershire on the 13-15th June and is open to all female 1st, 2nd and 3rd year engineering, computer science, maths and natural science students.

Agenda
The course will run from 17:00, 13th June 2016 until 15:30, 15th June 2016 with all travel, accommodation (based in the lovely town of Cheltenham Spa) and meals provided by Schlumberger.
This interactive event consists of many activities, including:
∑ Job shadowing
∑ Engineering team challenge (with prizes)
∑ Site tours
∑ Dinners with management and engineers
∑ Q&A's with senior female managers who will openly discuss / take questions on their careers, choices and work life balance in our industry.

To Apply
To apply you simply need to fill out the form https://goo.gl/H28ZEx and upload your CV before the 1st June. See attached poster for more details. Please note that spaces are limited due to the popularity of the event.

Volunteer with SCA

Student Community Action is looking for new volunteers!
Make a Difference
We have a range of 1-1 and group volunteering projects.
Educational, Social and Practical opportunities.
No experience needed - just an enthusiasm to help others.
A great way to make new friends, build your CV and escape the student bubble.
Sign up via the website or pop in for a chat.

mail@cambridgesca.org.uk
www.cambridgesca.org.uk

10 Pembroke Street
Cambridge
CB2 3QY
01223 350365

11am - 4pm Monday to Friday Term Time

Take Varsity’s opinion poll on NUS disaffiliation

Ahead of the referendum on CUSU?s continued membership of the National Union of Students, Varsity has launched an short opinion poll to gauge students? views on the topic. A Raven login is required to participate, but all answers are anonymous. Link to poll: http://www.varsity.co.uk/news/10213

If you want to know more about the upcoming referendum, Varsity has also produced a guide to what is happening, which can be found here: http://www.varsity.co.uk/news/10219

Moral virtue and self-control discussion

Prof. Roy Baumeister (Psychology, Florida State)
Prof. Richard Holton (Philosophy, Cambridge)
Chaired by Dr. Eric Levy (Judge Business School, Cambridge)

Monday, May 16, 2016
4.30-6pm
Sidgwick Lecture Block Room 3, Sidgwick Site

Prof. Baumeister and Prof. Holton have joined forces to empirically investigate the Aristotelian distinction between a self-controlled person who faces but overcomes temptation and a virtuous agent who is not tempted in the first place. Their research might shed new light on the familiar problem of how to best deal with challenges to our resolutions.

The event will comprise two 30-minutes talks, followed by a discussion and Q+A with the audience. It will be featured in a Minerva podcast by Joshi Gottlieb: http://minerva-podcast.com. The event is part of a research project sponsored by the Templeton Foundation.

About the speakers and chair:

Roy Baumeister is currently professor of psychology at Florida State. His work explores how we think about the self, and why we feel and act the way we do. He is known for his work on the subjects of willpower, self-control, and self-esteem, and how they relate to human morality and success.

Richard Holton is professor of philosophy at Cambridge and a Fellow of Peterhouse. His current work focuses on moral psychology and related fields. He is known for seminal contributions to the philosophy of language and action, notably addiction and weakness of will.

Eric Levy is University lecturer at the Judge Business School at Cambridge. His research focuses on prosocial behaviour and charitable giving, as well as the role of interpersonal relationships in consumer behaviour.

About the Moral Psychology Research Group:
The Cambridge Moral Psychology Research Group brings together researchers from different disciplines?including neuroscience, psychology, philosophy, law, and others?who have a common interest in understanding moral behaviour. The aims of the group are to (1) foster inter-disciplinary collaboration, (2) help its members learn about relevant methods used in other fields, and (3) host discussions with leading academics about the key contemporary questions in moral psychology.

Beethoven Plus: Krysia Osostowicz, violin & Daniel Tong, piano

"Osostowicz and her partner, Daniel Tong offered fiery, precise playing." The Strad
Krysia Osostowicz and Daniel Tong perform the third in their Beethoven Plus series and their final concert as Kettle's Yard musicians in residence. Interspersed with three Beethoven sonatas are brief newly-composed companion pieces by acclaimed British composers Elspeth Brook, Judith Bingham and Huw Watkins.

12 May, 8pm
At the Old Divinity School, St John's College
Tickets: £6 students or £16 standard
Tickets available online, on the door or call 01223 748100

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