CUMaSKini 19/01/2014: Important Calendar Dates, Membership Benefits, iCUSU Talents Show Audition, Summer Work in Cambridge

CUMaSKini 19/01/2014: Important Calendar Dates, Membership Benefits, iCUSU Talents Show Audition, Summer Work in Cambridge

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19th January 2015

Dear all,

Happy Week 1 and welcome back to Cambridge! We hope you had a restful holiday and are all geared up for another 8 weeks of term! Below are some updates about CUMaS and notifications in general. Note the important calendar dates and pre-book those slots in your calendar. Changes on some information may (unlikely) occur but we will update everyone if that ever happens.

Yang berminum kopi,

CUMaS Committee 2014/2015 

 1. Important Calendar Dates


Below are *tentative* information on exciting CUMaS events coming soon:

a.) Chinese New Year Lunch

Sign Ups Open: 29th January

Venue: Tentatively at Orchid Restaurant

Date to be decided.

b.) Lent Formal

Date: 5th February 2015

Venue: Tentatively Christ’s College

c.) MNight 2015

Theme: Effortless

Date (confirmed): 7th March 2015

Venue (confirmed): The McCrum Lecture Theatre, Corpus Christi College (tucked away on Bene’t’ Street and just hidden behind the Eagle Pub)

d.) Annual General Meeting

Date: 26th February 2015

Venue: Magdalene College (tentative)

Do keep your calendars free on those dates and we will update and remind everyone nearer these dates

 2. Membership Benefits

For those who became members in academic year Michaelmas 2014-2015, you will be receiving a new membership card before 31/1. More information regarding how you can benefit from your membership card here:

Should you have any queries do not hesitate to contact the secretary via

Thank you

 3. iCUSU Talent Show

iCUSU] International Talent Show is coming!

On March 9 2015, iCUSU will be hosting our first ever International Talent Show. The show will take place at the West Road Concert Hall. Auditions for this will take place on the first two weekends of Lent te
rm i.e. on the 25th of January between 1pm-6pm . Participants may audition as individuals or as groups. We are looking to incorporate a wide variety of performances, ranging from music,dance,magic to drama. We are also looking for people who would like to be our host! We welcome performers from any nationality or background. The audition time is more or less flexible. Please contact either Torrey ( or Cherry ( if you would like to register your interest or want further information.

Also, please fill in the following form to register your interest in participating the audition.

4. Summer Work in Cambridge

Teaching and Administration (Application Deadline: 2 February 2015)

Oxbridge Academic Programs facilitates two well-established, academically rigorous summer programmes for advanced secondary school students in Cambridge: The
 Cambridge Tradition, held in Jesus College, and The Cambridge Prep, held in Peterhouse. Oxbridge is seeking applications from motivated, creative individuals to serve as administrators and teachers for these programmes. Positions in programme administration (including Programme Assistants and Activities Directors) are open to current undergraduates. Room and board is provided for programme administrators. Applicants for teaching posts should be well-qualified graduates who either have obtained, or are working towards, an appropriate postgraduate qualification (MSc, MPhil, PhD). Oxbridge offers courses in the humanities, social sciences, natural sciences, and the creative arts. All positions are paid. Those interested are encouraged to, which provides position descriptions, dates, a complete list of course offerings, and information about the kind of experience Oxbridge seeks to create. To apply, please email your CV and cover letter to Justin Bangs, Coordinator of Faculty, at Those applying for teaching roles should identify in their cover letter the course or courses they would like to teach.

The application deadline is Monday, February 2, 2015. Interviews will be held in Cambridge at Peterhouse during March 2015.