MCR Gazette/May Week Edition

Good morning Churchillians,

Hope you are having a good start to your May Week! Don’t forget to sign up for guest night to round it off with a bang!

This will probably be the last weekly gazette as term is coming to a close, but if you have anything you want me to circulate to the MCR over the summer, still send it my way and I’ll probably do a monthly round-up.




18th June – Churchill MCR Guest Night – Heroes & Villains – Don’t forget to buy you tickets!



13th June – CUSU End of Year Garden Party @ 12:30, Library Lawn, Pembroke College



June 17th-18th – 2nd International Summit on Medical Nutrition Education and Research & June 20th – 24th Cambridge Summer School and Certificate Course in Applied Human Nutrition


This summit is open to everyone with an interest in teaching nutrition, particularly within medical education. Leading experts from around the world will be in attendance, providing great opportunities for debate, discussion and innovation.

The Summer School includes the following:

  • Excellent foundation course for Applied Human Nutrition
  • Teaching by leading global nutrition experts
  • Membership of the NNEdPro Global Training Academy
  • Accommodation provided at a University of Cambridge College, including meals
  • Complimentary registration and accommodation for the NNEdPro International Summit on Medical Nutrition Education and Research (June 17th–18th)

We are providing a Special Discount to members and students of the University of Cambridge of only 50GBP per day should you wish to attend the Summit and full fee waiver for the Summer School. You would only have to cover 300 GBP for administrative costs.

In addition, Wolfson students will get all fees reimbursed by their college, please speak to your senior tutor.

**If you register for the Summer School, you can attend the Summit at no cost**

You can learn more about the events here:

Register NOW as we have limited spots and will be filled on a first-come-first serve basis.

Here’s the registration link

Please email if you are interested to secure your spot.



Deadline: 29th June – Disability Resourse Centre recruiting for Non Medical Helper: Mentors (Part-time) £35.00 per hour

The assignment will be conducted through the University of Cambridge Temporary Employment Service and the position will be based within the University of Cambridge Disability Resource Centre.

The Disability Resource Centre is seeking 3-4 experienced mentors to work with disabled students at the University of Cambridge. The role involves assisting and monitoring students’ transition to University life and supporting students in enabling participation in academic life.

Previous experience of mentoring in further or higher education and a good understanding of disability and working with disabled people is essential. You will have excellent verbal and written communication skills, exceptional listening skills and the ability to motivate people

The hours of work will be variable and dependent on student requirements, however typically you will be required to work in the range of 2+ hours a week. Hours of work are variable and may include evenings and weekends. This role is not open to current undergraduate students.

Interested candidates should email a Covering Letter stating suitability for the role and CV in one document to Lara Gisborne, Operations Manager –

Deadline for applications: 12 noon on Wednesday 29th June 2016


Ongoing – Cambridge Consulting Network – Head of Marketing

The Cambridge Consulting Network is Cambridge’s largest Student Consultancy and a great way to learn more about what consultancy involves and to gain valuable experience. We run real consulting projects with businesses ranging from F500 companies to start ups, giving students the opportunity to work on actual business challenges.

Currently, we are recruiting for the committee position: Head of IT. This would involve being in charge of designing and maintaining the website.

Being on the committee will give you one of the best insights into consultancy that can be gained as a student. As all of our committee graduates have secured jobs at top consulting firms, getting involved with CCN will help you prepare for a career in the sector.

Please do not hesitate to get in touch if you would like to know more about the role. We are looking for students interested in learning more about consultancy, who enjoy teamwork and want to help give other students an insight into the world of consulting.

To apply please send your CV and 200 words on your motivation and previous IT experience to

Ongoing – UniAdmissions – Earn OVER £100 per day!

Are you a current Oxford or Cambridge graduate or in your final year of Study?

Are you keen to help enthusiastic 16-18 year olds with their UCAS application?

If so, you could be earning OVER £100 per day!

Apply now at


Ongoing – Alcohol and Cognition Study

A research team at the Behaviour and Health Research Unit ( are conducting a study on the effects of alcohol on cognitive task performance amongst female students, funded by the Department of Health.

If you are a female student, aged 18 or over, and would be willing to take part in a study involving drinking red wine, I would be very grateful if you would consider taking part in this study. The study takes about 45 minutes, for which you will be paid £10. The study will be held at the BCNI, which is located at Sir William Hardy building, Downing Street, Cambridge CB2 3EB.

If you would be happy to participate, please email me ( to arrange a time to take part.


Ongoing – Psychology Study of Polish Migrants in the UK

I am a Research Fellow at the Psychology Department, currently conducting a research project on acculturation of Polish migrants in the UK.

The study involves watching a brief video (approx. 5 minutes) followed by a computer task (approx. 7 minutes) and completing a couple of questionnaires. In total, the experimental session lasts approximately 30 minutes. Participants will receive £5 in compensation for their time.

Eligibility criteria:

  • Age: 18-45
  • Fluent in English
  • No hearing impairment
  • Normal or corrected-to normal vision
  • No current or historical diagnosis of any neurological or psychiatric conditions.

Testing takes place at the Psychology Department, Downing Street Site. For more information or if you would like to take part, please contact Idalmis Santiesteban (



Wanted – PhD student or Post-Doc Room Mate


I am currently a 3rd year PhD student studying Chemistry and and I am living at 103 Norfolk Street, CB1 2LD. My housemate is leaving on July 9 (next month) and I am currently looking for another tenant preferably a PhD student or a post-doctoral researcher. I live in a 2 bedroom terrace house with 1 bathroom, kitchen and living room. We have furnished the living room with two sofa lounge chairs and a dining table and the bedroom that is available has a bed and bedside table.

A few photos of our house can be found here. Please email Raman (rg468) if you are interested in finding out more!


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