MCR Bulletin 25/7/2014
[NOTICE] Apply now for graduate union committee
Hello grad students,
I am Evianne and I am the new Graduate Union President Elect. As new GU President I am looking forward to making 2014-2015 a great year for all graduate students. My priority is to reestablish the Graduate Union at the heart of graduate students? social and academic life..
I need your help to breath new life into the GU. The GU is looking for an enthusiastic group of grads to form 2014/15 GU executive committee. There is an exciting range of positions available suitable for almost any interest. It is an amazing experience to lead, shape and represent all graduate students at all levels of the university (and it looks great on your resume too 😉 ). We are going to make it a wonderful year with many academic and social events. So don’t wait! Get In touch with me now (enquiries / elv25) and register your interest!
Evianne van Gijn (GU President Elect 2014/2015)
The positions are:
THE TREASURER, is responsible with the Trustee Board for administering the finances of the Union. The Treasurer shall oversee the preparation of the annual budget and accounts, ensure that they are properly audited and present them to the Council at the Annual General Meeting.
THE SECRETARY, is responsible for the administration of all Committee and Council meetings, for creating and distributing agendas, and for taking and publishing minutes from such meetings.
THE ACADEMIC AFFAIRS OFFICER, is responsible for all events, campaigns and projects relating to the promotion and protection of the interests of the Members with regard to academic affairs.
THE INTERNATIONAL OFFICER, is responsible for all events, campaigns and projects relating to the promotion and protection of the interests of the GU’s international members.
THE EVENTS OFFICER, is responsible for organising a variety of events throughout the year that contribute to the social wellbeing of Members and generating income for the GU through events.
THE COMMUNICATIONS OFFICER, is responsible for the GU’s publicity material, online presence and membership engagement.
THE FAMILIES OFFICER, is responsible for all events, campaigns and projects that promote and protect the interests of families amongst the Members, as well as helping to maintain the Family Society.
THE ENVIRONMENTAL OFFICER, is responsible for ensuring that the GU’s projects and administration are sustainable and environmentally friendly and liaise with College Green Officers.
THE MATURE UNDERGRADUATES OFFICER, who is responsible for ensuring that Mature Undergraduates are properly represented within the GU and the CUSU, run all events, campaigns and projects that promote and protect the interest of the GU’s non-graduate members, and be responsible for maintaining a network of these members.
THE WOMEN’S OFFICER, is a self-defined woman whose role is to support the rights and welfare of female graduate students.
[EVENT] COGGLES Show Notice
It is with great pleasure I announce that there will be a COGGLES show at the end of September in Cambridge. We are looking for a producer and a director (deadline Monday 21st July) and writers (deadline Sunday 3rd August) of a humorous 1 hour play. If you are interested in acting in the show (few rehearsals in September), sign up here ( http://tinyurl.com/lnjhqnh ), and there you can see the original audition notice in its full glory. We take shows to old people’s homes, and all our shows are in the evening or at weekends. We are open to anyone in Cambridge (including undergrads, postgrads, post-docs, PIs, staff, real people, humans, aliens, woolly animals, halves of a pantomime horse, part of an extendable cow etc…), and writers don’t even need to be in Cambridge. No previous experience required – email Miffy with any questions.