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EAGxOxford Summit

Students have huge potential to do good with their careers. But how do you work out how to do the most good with your life? EAGxOxford is a global summit to find and face the world's most pressing problems. We are looking for fiercely intelligent, compassionate students to come together with high-impact researchers and entrepreneurs and work out ways of doing good better. If you're ready to maximise your impact, apply now at:

Earn by Giving Walking Tours for Visitors

For those who enjoy showing visitors around and stories about the oddities and delights of the town and university- Earn £20 leading walking tours.

Description: Lead groups of visitors around a designed route (not into the colleges) for 1.5 hours

Pay: £20 per tour apart from the training shadow tour

Frequency: Depends on the season, between 5-10 tours per month

-> Application Process

Please send an email to,

Subject: Cambridge Tour Guiding Application

Include your:


And short answers to:

1. What are the most interesting facts you have heard/know about Cambridge?
2. What experience would suggest you would be a good guide?
3. Can you tell us a funny story about your time at uni that you would be happy to share with visitors?

Deadline: 6th November, though applications are considered on a rolling basis so send your answers as soon as you can.

?Guiding FA?QS

Do I need to write the tour?
No?,? we've written a script? so ?you l???earn the ?dates & ?facts ?then add in your own stories? and experiences? :)

How long is ?a tour?
1.25- 1.5 hrs

How many people would I lead?
1-25 people. The average number is around 8

Who would I lead?
People of all ages from all over the world.

Is there training?
Yes ?after you learn the script you? will will attend a training session which includes? shadow?ing? an experienced guide? & practicing bits of the tour. We'll also give you feedback after your first tour?s so you're able to improve the experience and do the best you can.

??How ?would I be assigned to tours?
?It's very simple. ?We?? send you a list of dates and times? of possible tours usually a week before.? ?You email us within 48hrs ?with your availability. After 48hrs we'll have assigned the guides?. If you are confirmed we will send you further information about the students and the contact? ?number of the ?the head of the group you'll be meeting.

How do I get paid?
We send you an invoice template. You send us an invoice. We wire the? ?money within 2 weeks?. Remember the 1st tour is unpaid.

If you have any other questions feel free to email me at . Would love to hear from you.

Procter and Gamble Workshop

Business & Negotiation Skills: Interactive Workshop
Date: Weds 26th October
Time: 1-2.30pm
Location: University Centre, Meade Room, Granta Place, Mill Lane, Cambridge, CB2 1RU

Curious to find out what it?s like to work in a Fortune 100 company recently voted one of the ?Best Public Companies for Leaders? by Chief Executive Magazine and ?No.1 Consumer Goods Company to work for? by the JobCrowd? We believe in real jobs from day one. As a new hire, you could be managing a multi-million pound budget or leading a business worth £100million.

Procter and Gamble invite you to join us for an interactive ?Business & Negotiation Skills? session. Meet industry professionals and get some top tips on how to understand your audience and get the most out of business negotiations. This session will run from 1-2:30pm, with the opportunity to chat to P&G employees over refreshments afterwards. Apply for a place by sending your CV and a few words on why you would like to attend to Laura Deslandes at

Procter & Gamble is the consumer goods company behind some of the world's strongest & most recognized brands, including Gillette, Pantene, Fairy and Pampers.


Saturday 29 October
West Road Concert Hall

Elgar Cello Concerto
Shostakovich Symphony No.5

CUMS Symphony Orchestra
Sian Edwards conductor
Oliver Coates cello

Oliver Coates joins CUMS Symphony Orchestra for a performance of Elgar?s haunting Cello Concerto, conducted by Sian Edwards, head of conducting at the Royal Academy of Music. Coates is currently an associate artist at the Southbank Centre and was the winner of the Royal Philharmonic Society Young Artist Award in 2011. The concert also features Shostakovich?s most famous Symphony, the Fifth ? an evening not to be missed. Students tickets just £5!

Tickets: £20, £14, £10
Concessions: £18, £12, £8
Students: £5
Online booking:

Freshfields Recruitment Dinner

The event will be a joint dinner for Jesus and Emmanuel College students at Midsummer House on Thursday 10th November 2016. The event is open to all 2nd and 3rd year students interested in a career in international law. There will be a drinks reception, followed by a 5-course tasting menu with paired wines.

Please note that there are a limited number of places available (approximately 6 from each college for dinner). Therefore, we ask that, in order to secure a place at the dinner, applicants send me an email (, expressing their interest in attending and include a few brief sentences on why they are interested in a potential career at Freshfields. Those who are not able to obtain a place at the dinner will be welcome at the drinks reception.

Perse's Community Lectures - ‘Britain & Europe, past and future’

As part of The Perse?s community lecture series, Professor Harold James (Princeton University) will be delivering a lecture on ?Britain & Europe, past and future? on Wednesday 16 November from 19.30. The lecture is free to attend but, due to capacity restrictions, entry will be by ticket only. I?ve attached a poster to this email, and would be very grateful if you could advertise this to any interested staff and students at Emma. It may be of particular interest to students studying History, Politics or Economics. More information and a registration link for the lecture can be found at .

Annual Shell Lecture - 'Powering Progress Together: Providing More and Cleaner Energy'

Annual Shell lecture which will take place on 3 November 2016 at 5pm-6pm in the McGrath Centre, St Catharine's College.
Andy Brown, Shell Upstream International Director, will present a talk on Powering Progress Together: Providing More and Cleaner Energy

The lecture will be followed by a drinks reception.

To register your place at the event please complete your details below.
Energy@Cambridge will be in touch to confirm if your registration for the Lecture 2016 has been successful.

Andy Brown is Upstream International Director and a member of the Executive Committee of Royal Dutch Shell.
He joined Shell after completing his degree in Engineering Science at Cambridge University. From 1984 to 2000, Andy worked in New Zealand, The Netherlands, Italy, Brunei and Oman in engineering and project management roles.
In 2000, Andy was Senior Advisor for the Middle East and Former Soviet Union to the Vice Chairman of Shell before becoming Private Assistant to the Chairman of Shell in 2001. From 2002 to 2012, Andy led the successful delivery of the $18 billion pioneering Pearl Gas to Liquids project as Managing Director and Country Chairman. In 2009, he was also appointed Executive Vice President Qatar with responsibility for all of Shell?s upstream business in Qatar including the Qatargas 4 LNG project.
Andy was awarded an OBE in the 2012 New Year?s Honours List for his services to British-Qatari business relations. Andy is a Fellow of the Institute of Mechanical Engineers. He is also a member of the Nigerian President?s Honorary International Investor Council.

Book Launch Talk

Andrew Harding (1986) is giving a talk and holding a book launch in the Old Library on Wednesday 26 October at 6pm. He was the BBC's Africa correspondent until last year and has written 'The Mayor of Mogadishu' drawing on his experiences. Details are at

Participate in a Language Experiment

We are currently still looking for participants for a computer-based language experiment which will take place in our offices at the William Hardy Building on the Downing site, Cambridge. The experiment will take approximately 1-2 hours and you will receive £6.00 per hour plus travel expenses (£3 if you live within the city boundary and £5 if you live outside) for taking part in this study.

Sessions will be run this week at the times below:

Monday 24th October 2016
· 10am
· 1pm
· 3pm

Tuesday 25th October 2016
· 10am
· 1pm
· 3pm

Wednesday 26th October 2016
· 12pm
· 2pm
· 4pm

Thursday 27th October 2016
· 10am
· 1pm
· 3pm

As we usually test more than one person at a time it is important that you arrive promptly, preferably 5 minutes before your appointment time.

If you are available and would like to participate, please reply to this email address noting which slots you are available for (a number of slots to choose from would be useful) or phone 01223 766458 to arrange a time. Please note that we ask that volunteers do not drink heavily or take recreational drugs on the day before or the day of the experiment.

Location Details:
We are based in the Sir William Hardy Building on the Downing Site. The entrance to the Downing Site is via the arch almost opposite the Hilton Cambridge City Hotel on Downing Street. From under the arch, walk straight on till you are forced by buildings to turn left. Turn right at the end of the footpath and walk straight on. Take the 4th turning on the left off this road and you will find yourself facing the William Hardy Building which is an E shaped building (without the central bar) set back from the road - the entrance door is placed at the centre of the building. The Centre for Speech, Language and the Brain is on the 2nd floor in the set of rooms to the right of the landing. Please report to reception, which is the first room on the right.,0.122520,18,/annotate/adapters/v4.json?mp=down;tl=Downing%20Site

Alternatively, come through Downing College through the side gate leading to the Downing Site and we are the first building on the right.

Apply to put on a show at the ADC/Corpus Playroom

Applications are open to apply to put on a show at the ADC Theatre or Corpus Playroom in our Spring 2017 season, including CUADC's Lent Term Musical.

The deadline is Friday 28 October at 11am and you can find out more information and complete the application form online at

If you have any questions, please don't hesitate to get in touch on