MCR Gazette / May Week 2013

This will be the last Gazette for the academic year. We will advertise MCR events over the summer period separately. Don’t forget to book your Guest Night places (and invite your friends from other colleges, your department and outside Cambridge). We have planned a packed programme of entertainment for our end-of-year extravaganza.

If you have any questions, comments or concerns that you want to discuss with the committee, please feel free to contact us. We also welcome suggestions for MCR events.

We hope you’ve had a rewarding year and wish you a delightful summer!




Ultimate End-of-Year Party with Cam FM (Jun 21)

Don’t miss out on the Ultimate End-of-Year Party with Cam FM Grad Fridays on Friday 21st June at Lola Lo! Cambridge’s ONLY club night that offers discounts exclusively to grad students!!

Come party with us and enjoy the finest cocktails Cambridge has to offer, the best party anthems and exotic Polynesian surroundings in Cambridge’s classiest night club – Lola Lo, 1-6 Corn Exchange Street.

Expect free Lola Lo grass hats and try out the end of term cocktail specials – the delicious ‘South Sea Sling’ and exotic ‘Tiki Gold’!

Entry price:
10 – 11pm: FREE ENTRY plus HALF PRICED cocktails!
11pm – midnight: £3 (usually £5 without discount)
After midnight: £4 (usually £8 without discount)

To have access to the grad discounted entry you must show a valid university card with the GU logo on the back to the door staff. If for some reason you do not have the GU logo on your card (often the case for some taught courses and clinical medics), please email to be put on to our grad only guest list.

Visit for the latest details on offers.


Cambridge University String Ensemble May Week Concert (Jun 21)

Friday 21 June 2013, 1 PM
St. Giles’ Church (near Magdalene)
Castle Street, Cambridge, CB3 0AQ

Mozart: Divertimento in F major, K.138
Nielsen: Suite for Strings
Bach: Concerto for 2 Violins, Strings and Continuo in D Minor, BWV 1043

Violin: Josh Michaels, Mark Seow
Conductor: Alan Bowman

Tickets (£5/£3 students) are available from, or on the door.
For more information, email


Cambridge Footlights International Tour 2013: CANADA (ends Jun 22)

7.45pm @ ADC Theatre, 11-22 Jun 2013

Tickets £6/8

Box Office: 01223 300085 //
The Footlights return with this year’s tour production: CANADA, their sharpest and most ambitious sketch show yet. Join ‘the most renowned sketch troupe of them all’ (Independent) as they showcase an hour of mad, imaginative comedy from this year’s most talented writers and performers.

Marking the 130th Anniversary of the Cambridge Footlights, 50 years since the club’s first US tour, and the only tour show yet to have more women than men in its cast, CANADA is the Footlights as you’ve never seen them before.


Relocating Human Origins Conference (Submission Deadline Jun 23)



Please note that the deadline for the call for papers has been extended
till Sunday June 23rd. Please see the website for further details.


Gap Summit 2014 organising team positions available

Get involved in organising The Gap Summit 2014, the world’s first conference for young bio-leaders, and meet the most influential minds of the global bio-economy. Join the founding team of Global Biotech Revolution to make an impact. We have three open positions:

  • Speaker Liaison Officer
  • Leaders of Tomorrow Liaison Officer
  • Chief Editor

To learn more and apply, please visit our website

The Gap Summit will be held between 31st March and 2nd April 2014 in one of the leading biotech clusters of the world – the University of Cambridge. 100 future young bio-leaders will be selected from across the world to attend. During the 3-day summit, the young-leaders will be discussing with leaders of today the current global bio-economy, the grand challenges biotech will have to solve by 2050, as well as explore the host UK bio-economy through site visits and networking events. Confirmed speakers include the CEO of Roche, Dr Severin Schwan, the Vice- Chancellor of the University of Cambridge, Sir Leszek Borysiewicz, and the President of GenSpace, Ellen Jorgensen.


Phonetics Experiment (Earn £5)

  • Short perception experiment (30 min)
  • Reimbursement: £5
  • English native speakers
  • Age: 18-26
  • Task: listening to simple words and make a decision on what you have heard by typing your response
  • Location: Phonetics Laboratory: 2nd floor of the south wing of the Raised Faculty Building on the Sidgwick Site
  • Between June 20th and 28th, between 9 – 19h
  • Participate/further information: