CUMaSKini 25/03/2015: Axiata Networking Session, Careers Fair, Oxbridge Games, FCO Graduate Internships, 56th Oxford and Cambridge Society Malaysia Annual Boat Race Ball

CUMaSKini 25/03/2015: Axiata Networking Session, Careers Fair, Oxbridge Games, FCO Graduate Internships, 56th Oxford and Cambridge Society Malaysia Annual Boat Race Ball

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24th March 2015

Dear CUMaS,

Greetings and salutations from your awesome new committee! We hope that MNight lent some excitement to an otherwise dull term; we certainly had fun performing it! As Easter term(and Tripos exams) approach, we feel that it is important to do something besides study, hence attached below are a list of events that may interest you. Hurry, because some of them are happening pretty soon! We wish you all the best and hope that you enjoy your Easter break, be it in Malaysia, London, Cambridge, or elsewhere!

Yang berminum teh tarik,

CUMaS Committee 2015/2016 

 1. Axiata Networking Session

Our sponsor Axiata will be holding a networking session at Imperial College London on Saturday, 28th March. This is the day before the careers fair, which they will also be attending. Sign up for this networking session at the following link:

Venue: Imperial College London – Huxley 308

Date: 28 March (This Saturday)

Time: 1600 – 1730

 2. Careers Fair

United Kingdom and Eire Council of Malaysian Students and Graduan is proud to present the UKEC-GRADUAN Careers Fair 2015 – 11th Edition.

UKEC is proud to present the annual UKEC-GRADUAN Careers Fair which will be happening on 29 March. In our selected venue, Lancaster London Hotel, companies will congregate in hopes of poaching graduating Malaysian talent. Students can also apply for a summer internship or a graduate program with the companies.

The fair will be held in conjunction with the Corporate Luncheon on 28 March 2015. This is a great opportunity to meet and greet with top corporate leaders of the Malaysian corporate scene.

Should you be selected for interview sessions, interviews will be conducted between 30 – 31 March 2015. Many different companies will be present at this event, including our sponsors Axiata and Shell. For more information, you can visit the Facebook event page at this link: We hope to see you there!

 3. Oxbridge Games

The time has come for us to remind Oxford why we’re the better half of Oxbridge, in more ways than just academics. Join us as we humiliate them in every event on their home turf, either as a supporter or as a participant! Just put your name down on this document, and make sure you’re free for the day!

Venue: Oxford

Date: 02/05/2015

Games Available:

  • Men’s Football (5 aside)
  • Badminton (Men’s Singles, Women’s Singles, Men’s Doubles, Women’s Doubles, Mixed Doubles)
  • Squash (Men’s Singles, Women’s Singles)
  • Indoor Mixed Frisbee (5 aside; 3 males 2 females)
  • Mixed Captain’s Ball (7 a side; 4 males 3 females)
  • Men’s Basketball
  • Blitz Chess

 4. Foreign and Commonwealth Office – Graduate Interships

The Foreign & Commonwealth Office (FCO) is recruiting for a Graduate Internship in London. This is a unique opportunity to be right at the heart of foreign relations and to play your part in helping the UK to provide answers to some of the most difficult questions.

Graduate Internship – Foreign and Commonwealth Office London

Up to 8 months fixed term appointment, Full time

£18,337 (with an additional London Location Allowance of £4,520)

Start Date: from August 2015, with appointment subject to Security Clearance

The UK’s relationship with the rest of the world has rarely been so complex – or so interesting. Challenges face the UK across the globe; we have teams working on everything from the crises in Syria and Ukraine, helping to reduce conflict in East and Central Africa, promoting the GREAT Britain campaign, helping British nationals who are victims of forced marriage overseas and creating new opportunities for British business, particularly in the fast growing economies. You will be able to learn all about the issues your Department and the FCO faces and have an opportunity to influence how the UK responds. For further information and to apply (you must be a graduate with at least a 2:2 degree (first degree) expected or awarded in 2013, 2014 or by summer 2015), please visit

The closing date for completed applications is Midday Tuesday 7th April 2015.

5. 56th Oxford and Cambridge Society Malaysia Annual Boat Race Ball

Dear Members of CUMaS,

We are pleased to invite you to our annual Oxford & Cambridge Society Malaysia Boat Race Ball.

This year our Annual Dinner will be held at The Royal Lake Club. Founded on August 16, 1890, the Royal Lake Club is centrally located in the heart of Kuala Lumpur amidst the luscious and green Lake Gardens and in the shadow of the House of Parliament.

As usual there will be pre-dinner cocktails, a sumptuous three-course Western meal, the customary and witty toasts, our infamous Oxbridge quiz and music and dancing.  This year’s entertainment will include a live band comprising Ray Bolland& friends playing classic rock and roll favourites.

There will be free-flow soft drinks served throughout the evening and these are included in the ticket price. Pre-dinner cocktails are also included in the ticket price. You can order beer or wine to accompany your dinner using coupons sold on the night itself. The coupons are available at a very reasonable cash only price of RM10.00 per glass for wine (House Red or White) and RM10.00 per glass for draught beer.

Event Details

The details are as follows:

  • Date :  Saturday, 4th April 2015 at 7.00 pm for cocktails
  • Venue: The Ballroom, the Royal Lake Club, Kuala Lumpur. Ample FREE Car Parking is available.
  • Dress: Formal (Black Tie/Lounge Suit/Batik)

Ticket Price: RM150 per person. Main Course Options

As requested by the Royal Lake Club, you will need to select your main course at the point of booking.  This year we have roast beef or fish fillet or vegetarian.

As always, non-members are more than welcome – so please bring along as many friends as you want to join in the fun.


The fee for this event is payable upon application and is to be banked into the Society’s account as follows: The Oxford& Cambridge Society Malaysia Public Bank Berhad Account Number: 3130479929 We suggest that members use internet banking to send us their payments as transaction records are generally available on line, which makes emailing your remittance advice to us so much easier for you. Alternatively, please scan your transaction record or remittance advice and email it to us with the booking reference you received when you registered for the event. After making your payment, please email: with either your remittance advice or a copy of your transaction slip along with your booking reference number to ensure you are correctly registered. Please note: your booking cannot be confirmed until payment in full has been received.

Closing Date

Space is limited, so PLEASE book ahead to avoid disappointment. Bookings close on Friday, 27th March 2015.

You will need to book using the form on the website or by CLICKING HERE.

All bookings are strictly payable in advance.

We look forward to seeing you there.