His Holiness Radhanath Swami Speaks at the Cambridge Union

Title of talk: Influence without Affluence

Radhanath Swami is a globally renowned author, speaker and philanthropist. His philanthropic work includes managing hospitals, mobile clinics and food distribution programs. His project midday meals feeds over 1 million children per day. His autobiography The Journey Home tell of his adventure as a teenager from a suburb in Chicago to now being one of India's most respected spiritual teachers.

Martin Wolf Speaks at the Cambridge Union

Martin Wolf is chief economics commentator at the Financial Times and widely considered the world’s most influential writer on economics.

He has been a forum fellow at the annual meeting of the World Economic Forum in Davos since 1999 and a member of the UK government's Independent Commission on Banking in 2010-2011. He will be speaking on the subject of his most recent book “The Shifts and The Shocks” which is a comprehensive analysis of the lessons of the financial crisis. Past books include “Why Globalisation Works” and “Fixing Global Finance”.

Hustings: Candidates for Easter 2015

Hustings for candidates wishing to be elected for Easter 2015.

The election was on Friday, 28th November 2014. Polls were open between 9am and 6pm, and voting took place online at www.cus.org/elections.

Candidates are as follows:

Christof Epaminondas

Executive Officer:
William Fitzalan Howard

Speakers Officer:
Katherine Reggler
Anna Gawedzka

Till Schoefer
James Taylor
Jack Lewy

Social Events Officer:
Helen Lam

This House Believes UKIP has been Good for British Politics

**Due to national press interest, this debate has been uploaded early. The full Michaelmas 2014 program will be uploaded in mid December**

In the Chair: Tim Squirrell, President of the Union (Michaelmas 2014)

The rise of UKIP represents the most serious threat in a generation to the dominance of the political establishment. In this debate we ask whether this and the issues it has thrust to the forefront of national politics is a positive development.

Zumba: Cancelled

  • Posted on: 31 October 2014
  • By: executive-elect...

Zumba class this evening has been cancelled due to circumstances beyond our control.

We apologise for the inconvenience. Regular classes will resume next week.

Standing Committee: Vacancy

  • Posted on: 26 October 2014
  • By: executive-elect...

The Union has opened applications to fill the vacant position of Head of Audio-Visual. 

With the installation of CUS Live, the Head of Audio-Visual is now one of the Union’s most senior appointed positions - and applications are now open to fill the vacancy. 

Surprise Speaker Announcements

  • Posted on: 14 October 2014
  • By: executive-elect...

The Union can officially confirm that Robert Downey jr. will be speaking at the Union on Friday, 17th October, and the Israeli Ambassador to the United Kingdom, Daniel Taub, will be speaking on Monday 20th October.

Both events will be live streamed to members only on CUS Live. The open period will end on Friday afternoon, so make sure you have joined the Union by then to attend.