CUES Committee Elections 2014-2015 Isabel Vallina Garcia 2nd Year, Trinity College CUES Events Officer Manifesto Proposed by: Duncan Barber (2nd Year, Trinity) Seconded by: Nevena Nikolic (2nd Year, Trinity) Relevant Experience English School of Asturias’ Student Committee – President & Events Secretary I organized: 1) fund-raising events for charity (volunteer at the SMOM looking after disabled children) 2) sports competitions 3) school trips 4) the May Fair (on two consecutive years) I also ran the homework club and as well as a recycling initiative and managed funds and budgets. Cambridge University Union Society – Active Member, stewardess and helper. I steward during debates and help to organize and co-ordinate the debating workshops. Cambridge University Eco-Racing Team – Member of the Logistics Team 1) Help to organize events and dinners for sponsors as well as exhibitions in which to present the solar-powered car. 2) Plan a trip to Spain this summer to test the vehicle. Useful Skills I am very sociable, energetic and committed. Having debated both at school and at the Union Society, I can communicate efficiently with others and precisely transmit my ideas. I am hard-working, flexible and adaptable and can speak fluently Spanish, English and French and intermediate German. I row for Trinity College’s W2 boat, valuing team-work and having learnt to be persistent. Aims for 2014-2015 Organize trips to visit companies more frequently and thus reinforce the students’ links with industry. Increase CUES’ co-operation with student-run societies. Organize an even greater Careers Fair with an emphasis on helping students to obtain summer internships. Run workshops to improve students’ employability and help them acquire useful skills (ie: such as how to write a competent CV). Survey CUES members to know which events they would like CUES to plan for them.