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  • What's On:

    CAMBRIDGE MAY BALL MARKETPLACE 2015

    Too early, you say? NEVER. The Cambridge May Ball Marketplace, the annual, student-run FB page for buying and selling May Ball tickets, is now live: https://www.facebook.com/events/582788048506305/

    Check it out and join up!

    On Trade Issues Today - in Conversation with Professor Jagdish Bhagwati

    Date: Thursday, 20th November, 2014
    Time: 2.15pm - 3.10pm
    Venue: Gordon Cameron Lecture Theatre, Fitzwilliam College, Storey's Way, CB3 0DG

    Fitzwilliam College Economics and Finance Society has the pleasure to invite you to a discussion with one of the world's foremost trade and development economists, Professor Jagdish Bhagwati, on the hotly debated issues in international trade. During his meeting with students, Prof.
    Bhagwati will address the nexus between trade and growth, the future of the global trading system, the problems with the Transatlantic Trade and Investment Partnership and trade policy challenges ahead. The starting point for the discussion will be Prof. Bhagwati's recent article in the IMF's Finance and Development magazine - please see the link:
    http://www.imf.org/external/pubs/ft/fandd/2013/12/pdf/bhagwati.pdf

    Jagdish Bhagwati is University Professor at Columbia University. He has made pioneering contributions to the study of development, globalization, international trade, foreign aid and immigration and is the recipient of many prestigious prizes and honorary degrees. He also writes frequently for leading media worldwide. He has served in many advisory roles, including in the GATT as Economic Policy Adviser to Director General Arthur Dunkel and at the UN to Secretary General Kofi Annan on Globalization and on the NEPAD Process in Africa. He has also worked with many NGOs, including Human Rights Watch and SA8000.

    Diplomacy and the Arab Spring: A Franco-British Perspective on Libya

    La Societe Francaise de Cambridge and Cambridge University European Society bring you a talk on Diplomacy and the Arab Spring. Speakers are Richard Northern, Former Ambassador of the UK to Libya and Emmanuel Rimbert, Former Diplomat at the French Embassy in Tripoli.

    Friday 21st November
    17.30
    William Mong Hall
    Sidney Sussex
    RSVP: ds674@cam.ac.uk

    Snacks and Wine Provided free of charge

    RAG Tug-of-War Contest

    RAG, the university?s student-run charity, is organising a Tug-of-War contest as part of the RAG weekend, held from the 27th of November to the 1st of December.

    Any groups that are interested should contact ss2176@cam.ac.uk. It would be great to have a college team made up people from all the different sports societies, so that we can have a real inter-college competition.

    Our Facebook event page is here: https://www.facebook.com/events/817475404983703/?ref=4

    Deloitte Micro Tyco Student Challenge - business for good

    Deloitte LLP has launched its now established Micro Tyco Student Challenge, where small groups of students turn a 'micro' loan into a profit. Funds generated are invested by WildHearts - a global charity. Your team must register interest by Monday 24th November 2014. The Challenge starts in February 2015, but before then you will be introduced to a Deloitte coach and learn about developing a small enterprise.

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    Why take part?

    The top ten winning teams will have the opportunity to gain work experience at Deloitte over their Easter break, invitations to Micro-Tyco master classes and if interested, supported to apply to Deloitte roles, following successful involvement with the challenge.

    Access to a Deloitte coach throughout the challenge

    An experience that completely differentiates your CV and develops your employability skills

    How do I get involved?

    Applications are open and close on Monday 24th November at 1700

    Find four friends plus yourself to sign up as a team

    Complete our short online registration form at: www.deloitte.co.uk/microtyco

    Once your place has been confirmed you will be invited to an exclusive launch event during week commencing 8th December. Make sure you?re available and let us know your availability in your application. It will be a great opportunity to meet your coach

    In late January you will start to work with your coach more closely who will support you throughout the challenge

    On 1st February the clock starts and you have one month to turn 1 into as much money as possible! There?s only one rule: transactions must be legal