MCR Gazette/Easter Week 4

Good afternoon Churchillians,

Did you all enjoy Eurovision? Thanks to everyone who came along to the MCR to enjoy the show.

A short and sweet gazette this week, so I’ll take this opportunity to remind you of the MCR formal happening on Friday. Looking forward to seeing you there!





17th May – MCR Academic Seminar – Dante Palazzo – “How much is your project worth? Assessing the financial value of a business?” @ MCR, 19:30


20th May – MCR Formal Hall @ 19:00

Get to know your MCR colleagues over a 3 course dinner! Pre- and post-dinner drinks served in the MCR.



Ongoing – The Marshall Society Animal Spirits Garden Party

The Marshall Society invites you to an untamed May-week garden party in the grounds of St. John’s college. Experience our take on Keynes’ famous ‘animal spirits’ on June 17th and let your instincts run wild!

Featuring exotic animals, an array of entertainment and copious amounts of food and drink (included in the ticket price), this really is the ‘wildest’ garden party of May week.

Members tickets – £20

Non-members – £26

Find the Facebook event page here:

and the ticketing page here


10th June – ASCU “Africa Together” Conference @ Cambridge Union Society

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. 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 or or visit our website



Ongoing – Volunteer with Student Community Action!

Student Community Action is looking for new volunteers!

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.



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