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Selwinfo — Week 1 MT

Hello everyone,

Welcome back to Selwyn, and welcome to all the new freshers! I hope this year has started off well for everyone.

I'm Katy, a third year Law student and the current Communications Officer for the Selwyn JCR. My responsibilities involve taking minutes in meetings, helping to run the Selwyn JCR Instagram (@selwyn_jcr) and sending out a weekly email bulletin called Selwinfo. This includes any upcoming events and notices of things happening in college or around the university.

If you have anything you would like included in the next Selwinfo, please email me at with the text that you want announced.

Please see the Selwyn JCR website for more details on the JCR including minutes from past meetings, a 'Meet the JCR Committee section' and all the manifestos of current and past officers ( I will link the minutes to the last JCR committee meeting in all the Selwinfos (our first meeting of this term is tomorrow).


  1. The new Selwyn Jewish Society (JSoc) (+ first event tomorrow)

  2. Yoga — Mondays 12pm-1pm

  3. Careers Fair

  4. Apply to be the Non-Law Officer on the Selwyn College Law Society (deadline tomorrow)

1. Selwyn Jewish Society (JSoc) A message from Ben Domb: Hey, I just wanted to let everyone know that we've now started a JSoc at Selwyn! We're hoping on hosting plenty of chill events throughout the year, like pizza and film nights, socials, swaps with other college JSocs/societies, possibly a hannukah party, and more in the works.. Our first event is this Sunday, where Fitz JSoc is hosting a 'snacks on the hill' - more details to come😯😋 We're open to everyone - if you're at all interested then please follow the new Instagram @selwyn.jsoc, join our WhatsApp group here or email me at If you have any questions about anything please email or speak to me around college :) Ben 2. YOGA Lucy, the college nurse, has arranged a lunchtime yoga session for all the college community on Mondays 12pm-1pm starting this week in the Diamond. It is £5 per session and no booking is required (note numbers are limited to 15 people). For further details contact Lucy at [See poster attached] 3. Careers Fairs The Careers Service will be holding Career Fairs covering 9 sectors this term, in-person at the Student Services Centre, throughout Michaelmas term. For those looking to explore a range of options, they’re also holding a Graduate Jobs & Internships Fair on Monday 9thOctober. These events are to help you with applications and preparation, exploring potential careers, and meeting employers. There’ll be careers panels, discussions, employer led skills sessions and more this term too, including some online events, you can take a look at their programme here. Make sure you’re registered with the Service’s careers platform Handshake to access these events and other resources. To see the full range of support available, including CV and interview aids, you can visit their website. 4. Applications OPEN to be Non-Law Officer on Selwyn College Law Society The SCLS is opening applications for the brand-new position of Non-Law Officer! As part of this position, you will play a key part in the organisation of various SCLS events, including swaps with other colleges, careers panels, and mooting competitions. As we also want to incentivise students of all disciplines to get involved, you will play a key role in advertising the Society throughout College. All you need to do to apply is fill out the Google Form linked here and write up to 200 words about why you would be best suited to the position. Applications will close at 23:59 pm tomorrow, after which point all applications will be considered by the Committee with the new Non-Law Officer announced shortly afterwards. If you have any questions contact presidents George ( or Conor ( JCR love, Katy (she/her)


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