Lent Term Week 7 Newsletter

Dear Members,


· CUCCS Annual General Meeting 2014 (6:00 p.m.)

· CUCCS Annual Dinner

· 2014 剑桥80分大赛时间地点更新

· American Pool Tournament – 台球大赛

· Applications Open for the 2014-15 CUCNY Committee


1. CUCCS Annual General Meeting 2014 (6:00 p.m.)

The CUCCS AGM is TODAY! Come and vote for your next committee.

Date: 1st March

Time: 6:00 – 10:00 p.m.

****Members who come after 6.30 pm will NOT be able to vote.


Queen’s Building Lecture Theatre (also called Queen’s Building Auditorium)

Emmanuel College

****Please remember to bring your membership card.


2. CUCCS Annual Dinner

Here comes the last event organized by current CCS committee!


Cambridge City Hotel (formerly as the Plaza Hotel)

Downing St

Cambridge CB2 3DT

Date: Friday, 14th March


Pre-Drink starts from 18:30

Meal starts from 19:00

Price (subsidised):

£28 for member

£26 for alumni

(The prices include a pre-drink, a 3-course meal with limited exquisite wines)

Dress code: Black tie for gentleman and cocktail dress for ladies

There is a bar outside the dining hall. You can always buy extra wines or drinks at the bar. Note that there is a corkage fee of £12 for each bottle. The wine menu is attached below.

Apart from the wonderful food, everyone will also get the chance to win a variety of prizes!

First Prize:
Luxurious Private Party (maximum 10 person) for £300, worth of £500 Including transportation, accommodation, karaoke, dinner, card & mahjong room.
Address: 50 Church Street CB24 5HT

Second Price:
£50 Voucher for Karaoke in the Orchid
Bookings: 07455320095, 01223321050
Address: 70 Newmarket Road, CB5 8DZ

Third Prize
£10 Voucher for the finest Chinese cuisine in the Orchid
Tel: 07455320095, 01223321050
Address: 70 Newmarket Road, CB5 8DZ

Sign up and payment:


***Please remember to put down your name shown on the membership card when you do your payment. Also a prove of payment is compulsory on the day.

You will not be able to pay through bank transfer or paying by cash to a committee member this time.

Wish to see you all in the Annual Dinner!


3. 2014 剑桥80分大赛时间地点更新

Date: Sunday, 2nd March 2014

Time: 1:00pm-7:00pm (you can leave early)

Venue: Sidgwick Hall, Newnham College


 4. American Pool Tournament – 台球大赛

When: 7th March 8:00 pm


MICKEY FLYNNS American pool
103 Mill Road, Cambridge, CB1 2AZ

Price: £1 upon arrival

Rules and more details will be coming out soon.

Please sign up here if you want to join:



5. Applications Open for the 2014-15 CUCNY Committee

We are delighted to announce that applications are now OPEN for the 2014-15 Cambridge University Chinese New Year Trust (CUCNY Trust) Committee!

Our society and the CNYTrust charity works on the fundamental belief that every child has the right to the best possible start in life. If you ever wanted to provide underprivileged children with the freedom to make their own choices and to be great in life, through the gift of education, CUCNY is the place to be. Join us with a devoted and loving heart! Furthermore, being involved in the organisation of two logistically complex events in the Charity Run and CNY Ball is a highly rewarding, and also very enjoyable, experience – which will stay with you for life.

Positions available in the 2014-5 Committee are:

· President

· Ents Vice President

· Logistics Vice President

· Secretary

· Treasurer

· Logistics Officers (3)

· Ents Officers (4)

· Publicity Officers (2)

· Sponsorship Officers (2)

· Ticketing Officer

Please find a detailed description in the document attached. If you have any questions or for more information, please contact Yuhan Gao (yg275@cam.ac.uk). Information on the work of CNYTrust itself can be found at www.cnytrust.org .

To apply, please send a manifesto of no more than one page to Yuhan Gao (yg275@cam.ac.uk) before *THURSDAY 6TH MARCH*! Interviews will take place on the weekend of 8th and 9th March. In your email, please include your name and mobile number so we can contact you to arrange an interview time.

Your manifesto should include:

· Why CUCNY?

· Why this position?

· Why do you think you are suited to this position?

· What experience you have?

Posts in the CUCNY committee are elected by the current committee members due to the particular nature of the society. We promise that all decisions will be made in a fair and open manner, with the healthy development of the society as our sole aim.

Best Wishes,


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