CUMaSKini 15/02/2013: Tony Fernandes, CNY Dinner, Postgrads’ Dinner, CIE Consultancy

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15th February 2013

Happy post-Valentine’s Day!

If you’re interested in Asian business pioneers, you’ll be happy to know that Tan Sri Tony Fernandes is holding a talk in Oxford University soon! Sign up soon to avoid missing this wonderful opportunity. Also, a reminder of several CUMaS events coming up: the CNY dinner is this Saturday (tomorrow!), and we are also holding a Postgraduates’ Dinner this coming Monday. Finally, there is a paid consultancy opportunity with CIE if you are fluent in Malay.

Dengan penuh kasih sayang,
CUMaS Committee 2012/2013

1. [OUMC] Tan Sri Tony Fernandes

The Oxford University Malaysia Club cordially invites representatives of CUMaS to attend their upcoming speaker event with Tan Sri Tony Fernandes in Oxford.

Details are as follows:

Date: 19th February 2013 (Tues)
Time: 5.45-7.00pm
Venue: The Oxford Union, Frewin Court, Oxford OX1 3JB
Title: ‘High Flyers: Pioneering Low Cost Travel in Asia’

They have tentatively allocated 10 places for CUMaS members. If you are interested in attending, please e-mail with your name to book a place.

2. [Reminder] CUMaS Chinese New Year Dinner 2013

A reminder that the CUMaS CNY Dinner is coming up this Saturday! If you have not yet paid, the payment details are (as always) below.

Venue: Sesame Restaurant, Hills Road, Cambridge
Day/Date: Saturday, 16th of February 2013.
Time: 6:30pm – 10:30pm
Cost: £7 for CUMaS members, £9 for CUMSA members, and £10 for non-members

Payment Methods: (Please pay as you confirm)

Cheques: made payable to Cambridge University Malaysia Society. Please deliver to Charmaine Tan of Christ’s College.


Bank transfer:

Sort code: 40-16-08
Account number: 12549263
Please state your name and "CNYDinner" in the reference field.

3. Cambridge Malaysian Postgrad Dinner/Gathering #2

CUMaS is organising another get-together for Cambridge Malaysian postgrads.

Revolution Cambridge has 50% off all food items on Mondays. In true Malaysian spirit of making the most of our buck, we will be dining here for our gathering.

More details can be found at the Facebook event: Please RSVP by Saturday (16 Feb) so that our post-grad rep can book the tables.

4. [CIE] Consultancy Opportunity: Malay Language

Cambridge International Examinations (CIE) is looking for Malay speakers to be Assistant Examiners for Cambridge IGCSE Malay.

The full advertisement can be found at:

For further information, or to apply, please email Sarah Lee at by Thursday 28 February 2013. Please include brief details of relevant experience and a current CV with your email.