As the perennial debate in the media rages on over Oxbridge’s reputation for elitism and social regressivism, we ask our incoming freshers the question: can Cambridge and Oxford ever be a positive presence in the world?
THURSDAY 9 OCTOBER 2014
The Motion was Thus Carried
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:
William Fitzalan Howard
Social Events Officer:
**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 class this evening has been cancelled due to circumstances beyond our control.
We apologise for the inconvenience. Regular classes will resume next week.
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.
With the conclusion of our World War One debate: the open period is now finished.
CUS Live is now a members only service, and can be accessed by logging into your Union account at www.cus.org/CUSLive.
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.
The termcard for Michaelmas 2014 has been officially released.
A full copy can be read electronically clicking here and hard copies will be delivered over the course of Sunday and Monday.
The open period will finish on October 17th.
CUS Live is the new service for members to access Union events remotely, launching in Michaelmas 2014.
When active, members will be able to access this section of the CUS Website with their Union credentials. All Union events will be live streamed in HD to this page from a fully automated multi-camera rig being installed in the Main Chamber, and members can contribute with questions and comments on a sidebar.
For the full story or to access this service, click here.