Next Monday at 11a.m. in the Isabel Fidler Room, Level 2, Manning House, we will be holding a General Meeting to fill the positions of Social Events Coordinator and Publicity Officer. We will also be putting forward some Constitutional Changes that we hope will allow us to more easily conduct the business of the Society. If that kind of stuff pushes your buttons, you can get a copy of the proposed changes by emailing me, Isaac Carney, the Secretary, at email@example.com.
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It’s the final round, study might be beating you down, circling you ready to land the knock out blow, but there is always one thing you can rely on to get you back to your feet. Apart from an epic training/study montage … ♫ “It’s the Eye of the Tiger” – Cm – Cm – Bb – Cm – Cm – Bb – Cm – Cm – G – Ab ♫ .. It’s a SciSoc BBQ. Free with the shirt, $2 Access, $5 non-Access. This Wednesday from 12-2 at the Carslaw Lawns. There will also be copies of the Aqua Regia, in all its jaw-shattering excellence.
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Ready to impress with your quantum spin? Or hone your projectile motion with accuracy even a T-test can’t measure? Or are you keen to hit the ball for six, like penicillin did to bacterial infections. Either way, we are running Cricket as a causal backyard atmosphere game using the plastic bats and rubber balls (like the ones you use in high school PE). Each team has 8 players with a minimum of 2 female players on the field at a time. Please remember to wear navy or the SciSoc t-shirt.
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Messy (University of Sydney Medical Science Society) has got an upcoming Bake-sale event on the 25th of May raising awareness about Thyroid Cancer. All of the money raised will be donated to the Australian Thyroid foundation. The event will be held outside of Sci-tech, in front of the Biochemistry Building from 10 am till 1 pm.
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This Friday from 5:30 p.m. there is an Amazing Race competition organised by our First Year Commitee. The first clue in the race around the USYD will be waiting at Hermanns… If you’re keen for an intercontinental adventure and brave enough to survive a series of roadblocks, detours and encrypted clues, then we’d love you to come with a team of friends and participate in this truly amazing race! And you may even pick up some free drinks along the way Cost: FREE for access $5 for non-access Where: Start and finish at Hermanns, but who knows where you’ll have to go in between! When: Friday 25th May, 5.30 till ~ 7pm To Register: Just go the Facebook event and click attending There will be prizes for the winning team!
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The Careers Centre has organised two fabulous free sessions on campus to support National Career Development Week (14-20 May) and we would love to see a broad range of students in attendance. There will be a panel of guest speakers at Careers in the Community (16 May) and Careers in International Aid (23 May) who will provide an insight into working at a local and global level while contributing to improving services for a range of communities.
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Is it fruit? Is it an verb-indicating-to-apply-force-so-that-it-becomes flat-soft-or-out-of-shape? No, it’s a sport. And it’s happening this Wednesday. I have no more information so hit this link and pester Zac and Anne for information if you are interested in this elusive yet gooey sport.
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Sydney University Dramatic Society(SUDS) presents, 2001 Pulitzer Prize winning and 2001 Tony Award winning play, Proof. The play presents the week following the passing of mathematical genius Robert, and the attempts of his daughter, Catherine, to fulfil her own mathematical brilliance despite the pressures of expectation. Where? The Cellar Theatre, Science Rd (opposite Wooley Building). When? 7pm – 16th-19th May & 23rd-26th May. How much?$2/3/4/5 (pay at the door). Check out the Facebook event for further details.
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Wednesday this week, SciSoc will be continuing in its jive-tastic tradition of fortnightly BBQs. Preety simple really: Free Food with SciSoc T-Shirts, $2 for Access, $5 for non-Access. Find us on the Carslaw lawns just under the bridge over City Rd. You can also pick up a copy of our newsletter the Aqua Regia, yeaah… Just one more thing, check out the facebook event here.
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Apprehensive about that Science-related job interview, afraid of making a bad impression with a career employer? Have no fear, career workshops are here! Run by the University’s Careers Centre, this session dedicated to budding scientists looks at the preparation required before an interview. Students will receive tips on how to structure a great response to behavioural interview questions. There will be an opportunity to practice some common interview questions. For more information, refer to the Careers Centre website: sydney.edu.au/careers/applying_jobs/interviews These workshops are for both undergraduate and postgraduate students. The next upcoming session is on: 1:00 – 2:00 pm, Thursday 17 May 2012 New Law School Lecture Theatre 024 Register Please register for the workshops on the Careers Centre Events Calendar (under For Students) sydney.edu.au/careers So get your Career on!
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