MCR Gazette/Easter Week 2

Good morning everyone!

A short and sweet gazette this week, so I’ll take this opportunity to remind you of the upcoming TGM on Wednesday at 19:30. We are voting on two very important things for the MCR (the purchase of a bar sign, and which charities we are going to support as a community), so please do come along to get your voice heard!

I am also still accepting nominations for invitees to Founders’ Feast – please remember that invites are offered on the basis of high achievement *outside* of an academic context.





3rd May – MCR Academic Seminar – Jack Hodkinson @ MCR, 19:30 – 20:30


Come and listen to Jack talk about “Electrification of transportation”. Cheese and wine to follow!


3rd May – Mentoring Common Table @ Dining Hall, 19:30


Enjoy formal hall with the fellows at this term’s mentoring common tables.


4th May – Termly General Meeting @ Sandy Ashmore Room, 19:30




Ongoing – Newnham June Event – Second tier tickets NOW AVAILABLE


If you are still looking for a May Week event to go with your friend, NewnJune will be the place to be. A second wave of tickets (£75) has been released, but you’ll need to be quick – there is a LIMITED amount and they will be available for a limited time only!


12th May – Capitalism on the Edge – Capitalism on Stage @ Buckingham House lecture theatre, 17:15


The 6th lecture in the Capitalism on the Edge series “Capitalism on Stage” will take place in Buckingham House lecture theatre on Thursday 12 May at 17.15.

Inspired by the theatre performance, World Factory (New Wolsey Theatre / Young Vic 2015), Zoë Svendsen (theatre director and dramaturg) and Paul Mason (writer and broadcaster) explore the relationship between capitalism, theatre, representation and ethics – and where the future of both capitalism and theatre might lie.

This event is free and open to all, though registration is required.

To book your place, please click here.



Ongoing – Learning Journey in China: Teaching English to Local Students


Our program aims to provide an opportunity for local students to interact with English native speakers in order to increase their confidence to speak English, and improve the students’ English communication skills. You will partner with one Chinese university student, design lesson plans, and teach about 24 local students together.

Date: July 11 – Aug 18, 2016

Location: Pingxiang Middle School, Pingxiang, Jiangxi Province

Stipend: up to £ 600; Free accommodation & food

Application Deadline: 1st May (Rolling)

Please email to request for an application form.

More Information: [1]; [2]

Ongoing – 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!


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.


Early July – early September, exact dates vary for each programme


Free of charge

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


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 – – to find out more



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