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QUEENS COLLEGE,

SPORTS & SOCIETIES

FOREWORD
Queens has a huge variety of different student societies, offering opportunities to
pursue any sporting, social, musical or other interests you may have. The only thing
all these societies have in common is that they are friendly and welcoming, and encourage participation from everyone and anyone among our students no matter how
great or small your skill or experience is! Societies are an excellent way to try something new, have fun and make new friends so you should definitely join one or
twoor threeor twelve
Hopefully you had a chance to meet and sign up to societies on Monday 5th October.
However, dont worry if you didnt have the chance tothis booklet will have details
on society life at Queens.
Alternatively, check out the sports and societies list on the JCR website here: http://
www.qjcr.org.uk/college-life/sports-and-societies/societies-list/ (though this is in the
process of being updated to be ready by October when term starts).
As a handy source of reference, there is also a list that includes the contact details for
(almost) all societies in Queens. In addition, if you want to get in touch with any of
the sports captains and society presidents in advance, we would be delighted.
If you cant find the society in question on the list, or if you have any other questions,
do email me via jcr-sportsandsocs@queens.cam.ac.uk, and I shall try my best to answer your questions via email.
All the best!
Huaxiang Huang
Sports & Societies Officer 2015-6

Society Name

Contact Name

Contact Details (e.g.


ah768@cam.ac.uk)

Chess

Will Boulton

wb260

Fitzpat Techies

Henry Dickie

hmd34

Fisher Society

Liam Boon Keat Ong

lbko2

MagSoc (Queens' Music Society)

Alexander Hardwick (President)

ah768

MagSoc (Queens Music Society)

Sudhir Balaji (Secretary)

sb978

Milner Society

Elizabeth Popli & Zlatina Dobreva

ekkp2, zd237

Penguins Ultimate

Theo Pigott

tjp42

Queens College Pool Club

Richard Hindmarch

rh568

Queens College Hockey Club

Will Fenby / Anand Patel

wf240 / Ajp229

QSki
Queens Amnesty International
Society

Jamie Banks

jcb201

Lilly Glucksmann Cheslaw

lswc2

Queens College Athletics Club

Eleanor Duck

elbd2

Queens College BATS


Queens College BME Discussion Group

Amy Malone

president@queens-bats.co.uk

Suhaiymah Manzoor-Khan

sim28

Queens' Charities Committee

Alex Shuttleworth

abs44

Queens' Classics Society

Alexander Hardwick

ah768

Queens' College Badminton Club

Faiyaz Islam; Abin Varghese

fi225; av427

Queens' College Basketball

Cormac O'Neill

cpo29

Queens' College Boat Club

Alex Sharrad

ajs294

Queens' College Christian Union


Queens' College Conservative
Society

Charlie Robinson, Victoria Barker

cr536, vrab2

Christopher Bray

cb791

Queens' College Contemporary


Dance Society

Ania Gruszczynska

amg86

Queens' College Cricket Club

Josh Fossey

jef59

Queens' College Geology Survey

Mr Alexander Lipp

agl38

Queens College Football Club

Ben Farrar

bgf22

Queens' Tennis

Alastair Langtry

atl27

Queens Table Tennis

Nick Hope

nah40

Contact Details (e.g.


ah768@cam.ac.uk)

Society Name

Contact Name

Queens' College Islamic Society


Queens' College Junior Combination Room
(QJCR)

Haroon Ahmed
Various

hkaa2
See http://www.qjcr.org.uk/
committee/

Queens' College Medical Society

Mana Rahimzadeh

Mr617

Queens' College Poker Society


Queens' College Rugby Football Club
(QCRFC)

Tom Hiom

tjh77

Will Fenby/Jamie Banks

Wf240 / jcb201

Queens' College Women's Football Club

Lizzie Carr/Zlatina Dobreva

Efjc2 / Zd237

Queens' Arts Society

Eloise Gillow

emg55

Queens' Feminist Society

Connie Muttock

cm737

Queens' Films (QFilms)

Daniel Oakes

ddao2

Queens' Investment Society

Christopher Davies

Cd541

Queens' Labour Club

Rory Weal

rjw216

Queens' Ladies netball

Amelia Williamson

amsw2

Queens' LGBT+

Daniel Walsh

daw77

Queens' Mathematics Society

Christopher Davies

Cd541

Queens' Mixed Lacrosse

Hari Patel

hp367

Queens Mixed Netball

Adam Bennett

ab2236

Queens' Photography Society


Queens' Universal International French
Film Society (QUIFFS)

Quang Ha

qth20

Eliot Cohen; Celia Hart

erc55; ch651

Queens' Womens Rugby Football Club

Charlotte Harrop

clh97

Swimming and water polo

Ryosuke Yamada

Ry243

Varsity Ski Trip

Tom Ellis

te273

Squash

Rob Davis

rd473

Queens College Chess Society


President: Will Boulton (wb260)
The Queens' chess society is a friendly group of chess
players. Players of any skill level (from beginner to master)
are warmly encouraged to join us, and will be able to play
friendly games against players of a similar standard.
We meet on Sunday evenings for friendly speed ('blitz')
chess games in the QBar, as well as occasional friendly internal tournaments. For players seeking more serious
competitive chess as well, Queens' currently fields two
teams in the university-wide league, one in each Division.
Matches can take place on any evening, but prospective
players will be warned well in advance by the Captains!
For more information, feel free to get in touch or check
out our website www.qchess.soc.srcf.net

Fisher Society
Queens Catholics is the Queens-College
branch of the Fisher Society, the society that
comprises all current and former Catholic members of Cambridge University. In Queens College, we join in the praying of the rosary in the
college chapel and participate in the termly
Catholic Mass in the college chapel, usually followed by a formal dinner. In our unity, we are
ready to pray for each others needs, whatever
they may be.
For more information on Fisher House, the
Catholic chapel of Cambridge University,
please
visit
http://www.srcf.ucam.org/
fisherhouse/.
For more information on Queens Catholics,
please contact the Fisher-Society representative,
Liam Boon Keat Ong (lbko2).

MagSoc (Music at Queens)


President: Alexander Hardwick (ah768)
MagSoc (The St Margarets Society of Queens) is the Queens College Music
Society. Founded in 1884, MagSoc is one of the longest-running music societies
in Cambridge, and it is run entirely by students. To get involved or for more information, please feel free to get in touch with president, Alex Hardwick
(magsoc-president@srcf.net). The society is proud to include the MagSoc Chorus, the largest non-audition chorus in Cambridge. The Chorus usually joins together with the MagSoc Symphony Orchestra to perform one large-scale work
each term; recently performed works include Handels Messiah, Poulencs Gloria, Haydns Nelson Mass, Faurs Requiem and Orffs Carmina Burana. Rehearsals, which take place on Thursday evenings in Queens Chapel, 8.00-10.00,
are informal and fun, and include a break for wine and biscuits! MagSoc also
supports a choir for experienced choral singers, Queens Voices, which performs
a concert of lighter choral pieces each term, and other chamber choirs are regularly constructed to perform individual concerts and at May Balls.

Instrumentalists may be interested in joining one or both of the Queens orchestras. The MagSoc Symphony Orchestra, as well as accompanying the chorus, performs at least one large orchestral work in each end-of-term concert. Rehearsals
take place in the fortnight before the performance, and good sight readers are
always welcome. The MagSoc Concert Orchestra, which holds friendly, relaxed
rehearsals every week on Saturday evenings, gives a termly concert in Queens
Chapel; players of all standards are invited to participate. If you are interested in
playing in either ensemble, please contact MagSocs Orchestral Managers
Huaxiang Huang and Bobby He (magsoc-orchestral@srcf.net), and if you are
considering playing a concerto, please contact Edward Reeve (magsoc-vicepresident@srcf.net). MagSoc is also delighted to support many different chamber music groups in Queens, and recently our chamber groups gave performances of Dvoraks American Quartet and Mendelssohns Octet, as well as regular performances at May Balls and Garden Parties.

MagSoc (Music at Queens)


President: Alexander Hardwick (ah768)
MagSoc (The St Margarets Society of Queens) is the Queens College Music
Society. Founded in 1884, MagSoc is one of the longest-running music societies
in Cambridge, and it is run entirely by students. To get involved or for more information, please feel free to get in touch with president, Alex Hardwick
(magsoc-president@srcf.net). The society is proud to include the MagSoc Chorus, the largest non-audition chorus in Cambridge. The Chorus usually joins together with the MagSoc Symphony Orchestra to perform one large-scale work
each term; recently performed works include Handels Messiah, Poulencs Gloria, Haydns Nelson Mass, Faurs Requiem and Orffs Carmina Burana. Rehearsals, which take place on Thursday evenings in Queens Chapel, 8.00-10.00,
are informal and fun, and include a break for wine and biscuits! MagSoc also
supports a choir for experienced choral singers, Queens Voices, which performs
a concert of lighter choral pieces each term, and other chamber choirs are regularly constructed to perform individual concerts and at May Balls.

Instrumentalists may be interested in joining one or both of the Queens orchestras. The MagSoc Symphony Orchestra, as well as accompanying the chorus, performs at least one large orchestral work in each end-of-term concert. Rehearsals
take place in the fortnight before the performance, and good sight readers are
always welcome. The MagSoc Concert Orchestra, which holds friendly, relaxed
rehearsals every week on Saturday evenings, gives a termly concert in Queens
Chapel; players of all standards are invited to participate. If you are interested in
playing in either ensemble, please contact MagSocs Orchestral Managers
Huaxiang Huang and Bobby He (magsoc-orchestral@srcf.net), and if you are
considering playing a concerto, please contact Edward Reeve (magsoc-vicepresident@srcf.net). MagSoc is also delighted to support many different chamber music groups in Queens, and recently our chamber groups gave performances of Dvoraks American Quartet and Mendelssohns Octet, as well as regular performances at May Balls and Garden Parties.

MagSoc also runs a series of weekly recitals on Monday evenings. The recitals
last up to half an hour and are free, offering a chance to listen to some great music as a break from busy college life. We are always looking for people keen to
perform all or part of a recital, whether on their own or as part of an ensemble,
so please email Alex Hardwick (magsoc-president@srcf.net) if you are interested.
Queens prides itself on strongly encouraging student conducting, and provides
a range of opportunities for those who wish to conduct. All MagSoc performances, both choral and orchestral, are conducted by students, and MagSoc is keen
to encourage those new to conducting with mentoring and assistant conductor
opportunities, so dont worry if you have no previous experience!
For more information about MagSoc, and music at Queens and in the university,
check out our website (http://magsoc.soc.srcf.net), find us at the CUSU and
Queens Freshers Fairs, or email president, Alex Hardwick (magsocpresident@srcf.net).

Milner Society
Elizabeth Popli & Zlatina Dobreva (ekkp2, zd237)
The Milner Society is the college NatSci society.
There to provide academic support and social integration,
the Milner Society is the largest subject society within
Queens and completely NatSci exclusive! Membership
is automatic and consists of the entire college Natural Science community from Fellows right down to undergraduates presenting you with numerous opportunities to
meet some very diverse and interesting people, while widening your span off friends at the same time.
From annual dinners to garden parties, to subject contact
meetings and study workshops (which I hope you take advantage of), we encourage you to make the most of
whats on offer not least as many of our events are generously subsidised or even free! All our events are on the
calendar below, which will continuously be updated

Penguins Ultimate
Theo Pigott tjp42
Ultimate Frisbee is a team sport played with a flying disc.
Its similar to a mix of netball and American football
though the best way to get a sense of what its all about is
to come along and try it! We hold weekly training sessions
involving throwing practice, some drills and lots of games
anyone from complete beginner to national-level player
is welcome to join us. Matches for the friendly but competitive college league are usually at weekends, and
theres a tournament at the end of each term.
Our team comprises players from a few different colleges,
so playing with us is a great way to meet people from other colleges too plus we organise plenty of socials and
formals. Please get in touch for more details or if you have
any questions.
More information about University college
league:
http://www.strangeblue.org/cleague

Penguins mailing list:


https://lists.cam.ac.uk/mailman/listinfo/socpengs

Queens College Pool Club


Richard Hindmarch rh568

The Queens Pool Club is a large but friendly society


which welcomes anyone with an interest in pool, regardless of previous experience. Playing pool is a
great way to meet people at the start of your time at
Queens, and with such a lively bar area its always
easy to find someone to play even if you dont join a
team. We enter 3 to 4 teams into the Cambridge
league where we play other colleges, and have been
very successful in recent years.

Queens College Hockey Club


Will Fenby / Anand Patel (wf240 / Ajp229)

Queens College Hockey Club continues to be one of


the most exciting and flourishing sports societies in
college, with mens, womens and mixed teams competing courageously in league and cuppers fixtures
against other colleges throughout Michaelmas and
Lent terms.
Having enjoyed a some encouraging and promising
results last season, the Hockey Club is aiming to replicate the stunning performances enjoyed last season, and any new and aspiring talent is welcome to
help the endeavours of generating success in all
competitions. Whether you consider yourself an experienced player or a keen novice, do please feel
free to get in touch.
(For more information, see here:
http://www.pitchero.com/clubs/
queenscollegehockeyclub/ )

QSki
Jamie Banks jcb201
Queens Ski Trip is the social event of the calendar and is
also one of the largest and most envied college ski trips in
Cambridge. Be prepared to enjoy a fantastic week skiing in
some of the best slopes in Europe. Whats more, there will
also be a packed aprs-ski programme including themed
bar crawls and a unique mountain meal experience which
continue to bring Queens students back year on year. If
you are a fresher it is the best opportunity youll get to
mix with both your year group and those from other years
too so dont miss out! We aim for the trip to be bigger and
better than ever starting with the chance to win a pair of
skis or a snowboard at our launch event! Look out for flyers and emails which well be sending you and be sure to
join our Facebook group.

Queens College Amnesty International


(QAmnesty)
Lilly Glucksmann Cheslaw lswc2
QAmnesty was set up last year by a group of first-years looking to raise
awareness in college about the work of Amnesty International and human rights issues in general. Now more than ever human rights abuses
dominate the headlines and at QAmnesty we are looking to work in
conjunction with Cambridge University Amnesty International to firstly
raise awareness of the issues but most importantly help to alleviate
them in any ways we can. We coordinate the letter-signing campaign to
urge governments to address pressing human rights abuses and are
looking to hold fundraising events in the future. Speaker-events and
panel discussions are also coming up in the foreseeable future so if
youre interested in being involved in something purposeful and with a
real-world agenda look out for us at the societies squash!
Exec. Committee details:
Anya Draycott amid2@cam.ac.uk
Lilly Glucksmann Cheslaw lswc2@cam.ac.uk
Hayden Banks hb452@cam.ac.uk

Queens College Athletics Club


Eleanor Duck elbd2

Queens has become increasingly prominent on


the athletics scene. For this to continue we
need as many people as possible to get involved in the inter-college competition
(cuppers), whatever your ability the more
participation the more points we get! CUAC and
CUHH (Cross-country) are great clubs to be part
of whether you want to compete at university
level, try out running, jumping or throwing or
simply want to get fit they are very keen for
fresher members, offer regular training and
matches throughout the year and have an immensely active social life. So look out for them
at the Freshers Fair. See you at squash!

Queens College BATS


Amy Malone president@queens-bats.co.uk
BATS is one of the largest drama societies in Cambridge,
with one of the best theatres in town: the Fitzpatrick Theatre, affectionately dubbed the Fitzpat, which houses
over 200 seats and top of the range technical equipment.
Putting on four shows every Michaelmas and Lent term,
as well as its prestigious outdoor May Week performance,
BATS offers the perfect opportunity for anyone novice or
weathered thesp to put on any show they want experimental student writing to trumpet-blaring musicals. The
main emphasis is on creative and fun shows being organised and performed in a friendly and unpretentious environment to create some of the best performances in the
University. Speaking of which, auditions for the Michaelmas shows will start very soon, and watch out for news on
the annual freshers show in Lent term keep an eye on
our website, www.queens-bats.co.uk

Queens College Charities Committee


Come join an entirely student-run committee and help raise money for a
bunch of charities throughout your time at Cambridge! Well be planning
face painting events for college bops, lavish tea and cake parties for the
whole of college, and even some themed, fancy-dress formals (including
our ever-popular Harry Potter formal!) The proceeds from all events go to
the charities we as a college decide to support and you can end each academic year on a high knowing youve helped raise a substantial amount of
money for several worthy causes during your time at Queens! Being involved couldnt be easier as all committee members are Queens students
and are happy to chat and as we work as a huge team you can help organise large, lavish events with the support of many other charity-focused individuals! Committee meetings are usually in Qbar at 5pm each Sunday so
come down to get involved. Previous charities that the committee has
raised money for include The Helena Bamber Foundation, St. Josephs Hospice, Teenage Cancer Trust and Mdecins Sans Frontires. If youve got a
charity in mind that you think the committee should turn its attention to
let us know!
Check us out on Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/qcharities?fref=ts
Or drop the committee and email:
Alex Shuttleworth- Committee President:
abs44@cam.ac.uk
Alice Duddy- Vice President:
ad699@cam.ac.uk

Queens College Badminton Club


Faiyaz Islam; Abin Varghese (fi225; av427)

The Queens College Badminton Club is one of


the most successful of Queens Sports Clubs.
We have two teams in the top two inter-college
divisions, and a third team for which anyone
can play, no matter your standard. The womens first team came top of the league last year
and won the Cuppers competition! Whether
youre there for a hard fought match, or just a
knock about, everyone has a great laugh, especially the 3rds!

Queens College Basketball


Queens Basketball team competes in both the intercollegiate league and also in the knock-out
Cuppers tournament. Last year we competed very
well in the league but lost narrowly in Cuppers to a
very strong Wolfson team. We train once a week
and play matches at the weekend. College basketball is very enjoyable and the team has a great mix
of year groups and grad students. We encourage anyone who is interested to come along to training
and try it out!
Cormac O'Neill (cpo29)
Queens' Student

Queens College Boat Club


Boat Club Squash: 2:30-3:30pm Monday 5th October 2015, Fitzpatrick
Hall
QCBC is the largest club at Queens and over 40% of students row during
their time at Cambridge. We are the only sport to offer professional coaching in every term. People participate at all levels, from complete novice to
Boat Race veteran. We welcome all those interested in trying out rowing or
coxing, regardless of fitness level, or prior experience.
Rowing is a team sport and, in Cambridge, usually involves boats of eight
rowers and a cox. Timing and coordination of the whole crew are vital to
boat speed, making technique just as important as fitness and strength.
Learning to row from complete beginner is easier to organise and more fun
if you start in October; although we welcome new novices throughout the
year. However, you dont have to be a fresher to novice; learning to row in
your second or third year is a great way to make friends with the freshers
and stop feeling left out of all the boatie fun.
In March and June, all college crews take part in the unique Bumps races.
The aim is to crash your boat into the one in front before the crew behind
crashes into you! This leads to some of the most exciting and well supported competition you will ever be involved in.
Bumps is raced in eights and coxing is a vital part of the racing. We welcome current and train novice coxes. Youll gain the skills to steer the boat,
motivate the crew when racing and correct their technique in training. This
makes the cox perhaps the most influential member of the crew. Contrary
to what most people believe, you dont have to be absolutely tiny to cox!
While at a professional level, coxes weigh between 55-60kg some of the
best coxes weve had have been up to 70kg, or even more!

QCBC is a very sociable club, providing many opportunities to meet students from other years at Queens and other colleges at Cambridge; at
Boatie Formals, our Bonfire Night party, Fairbairns cocktails and the infamous Bumps Dinners.
For more information, come along to our Boat Club Squash (details above),
or feel free to get in touch with any of our committee in the meantime.
President: Alex Sharrad (qcbc-president@srcf.net)
Mens Captain: George Cameron (qcbc-mens-captain@srcf.net)
Womens Captain: Laura Dearman (qcbc-womens-captain@srcf.net)
Coxes Captain: Tom Hiom (qcbc-coxes-captain@srcf.net)

QUEENS COLLEGE CONTEMPORARY DANCE SOCIETY


CONTEMPORARY DANCE TECHNIQUE CLASSES AND CHOREOGRAPHIC WORKSHOPS
TAUGHT BY PROFESSIONAL DANCE ARTIST IN RESIDENCE AT QUEENS

ADLE THOMPSON
What does QCCDS offer?
Technique classes
Choreographic workshops
Sprung! - QCCDSs annual dance show

Workshops with external dance companies and society members

Socials

Leadership opportunities

Friday contemporary dance technique classes (starting Friday 16th October)


14.30 - 16.00 Beginners and 16.30 - 18.00 Intermediate/advanced in Fitzpatrick Hall
Adle draws from her vast experience as a performer, choreographer and teacher of contemporary dance to deliver
these energetic and eclectic sessions at beginner and intermediate / advanced levels, all of which have live musical accompaniment from composer and musician TERRY MANN.
Working with ease and a flow of movement through the body and particular attention to an expansive use of breath,
classes begin gently to uncover a deep sense of connected movement and culminate in more complex sequences that
are both highly physical, technically and mentally challenging. Emphasis is placed on momentum, musicality and an expansive use of space combined with core strength. With playful curiosity these classes explore, expand and focus on
awareness of movement and kinaesthetic ideas of dynamic alignment through the body and into space, playing with
weight shifts, quality, and timing and aiming always to go beyond simply the learning of material to the dancing and the
enjoyment of it.

Saturday choreographic workshops (starting Saturday 17th October)


10.30 - 12.00 Open level in Bowett Room
These workshops are open to anyone who wishes to explore the choreographic art or just enjoy the experience of being
choreographed upon. Where to find ideas, how to turn those ideas into choreography, the use of improvisation and of
music are just a few of the areas of research that will be covered in the first half of the term. Each workshop will be
self contained and a different theme will be covered every week.
The following four sessions of this term we will be choreographing a new Stomp style piece for inclusion in Sprung! 2016,
QCCDSs annual spring celebration of the diversity of dance in Cambridge directed by Adle.

All sessions 3.50 students / nominal fee of 1.00 for students at Queens / 5.00 employed.
Dress code: loose comfortable clothing and bare feet, no jewellery. Please bring water for rehydration.

Contact: QCCDS President Ania Gruszczynska amg86@cam.ac.uk

Queens College Cricket Club


Josh Fossey jef59@cam.ac.uk
Queens College Cricket Club prides itself on being an all-inclusive
society. The way we like to play our cricket is for enjoyment; we
try not to take it too seriously! We welcome anyone: from people
completely new to the sport who fancy coming along to have fun
and learn this great game, to potential new Flintoffs (of which we
can never have too many!). All we ask for is enthusiasm and willingness to participant.
Our ground is at the Queens sports ground (shared with Robinson college) which is a 10 minute cycle ride away. This includes
grass nets and well-maintained pitch in summer, both of which
are always in good condition even though the ground is used for
football and rugby during the winter terms. During both Michaelmas and Lent terms we have access to indoor nets at Fenners
(the university cricket ground), which we normally make use of
for 1 hour a week.
Last season was a successful year for the team, with only one defeat in the matches we played. The results were due to the team
spirit within the current squad, and with very few squad members leaving over the summer, we hope to have an even more enjoyable and successful year this time around.

Queens College Football Club


Ben Farrar bgf22@cam.ac.uk
QCAFC plays against other Cambridge College teams in both league and
knock out competitions. Queens has three football teams and were always on the look-out for anyone of any level to get involved, whether you
want high level competition or just a Sunday kick-about.
2015 was a massive year for Queens football, with all three teams gaining
promotion. Queens' is currently the only college to have their 1st and 2nd
teams in the 1st and 2nd divisions respectively. The Turds (Division 6) accommodate those players of any level, and is renowned for reviving careers lost in the U12s... Training happens on a weekly basis, with matches
usually played at the weekend. Midweek, teams play in 5-a-side and futsal
leagues and there is an intra-college 3-a-side FIFA street style tournament
held in Fitzpatrick hall which for many is the highlight of football in
Queens'. We have socials each term which are great fun and a chance for
the whole squad to relax and enjoy a night out.
Whatever your level we are keen to get as many people involved as possible, there are opportunities for anyone, whether you're looking for 1 or 10
hours a week. Any questions don't hesitate to email me bgf22@cam.ac.uk.

Queens Tennis
Alistair Langtry - atl27
Queens College Tennis Club was re-established a few
years ago, after renewed interest from a number of college members. Last years Cuppers squad had excellent
quality and depth which saw us reach the semi-finals of
the Plate competition, where we narrowly lost 5-4. Most
of the squad will still be available next year so with a good
fresher intake we will have a very strong platform on
which to mount a serious challenge on the main Cuppers
competition next year. The club is really keen to encourage all college members to play tennis socially during the
year, particularly in summer, as well as looking to form a
team that can compete in this years Cuppers tournament.
Queens sports fields have 5 new all-weather hard courts
up at Barton Hill sports ground available all year round,
with a further 5 grass courts available during the Easter
(summer) term.

Queens Table Tennis


Nick Hope - nah40
Queens College Table Tennis Club welcomes players of all
abilities. We will enter at least two teams into the intercollegiate leagues, where we have performed well in previous years, but we will also have several open sessions every week for players to come along and enjoy themselves.
We play in the Bowett Room (above the squash courts).
The room can be booked for table tennis by anybody,
through the Catering Office, so do feel free to have a hit
on the tables whenever the room is not being used.

Queens Chess
Nick Hope - nah40
Queens College Table Tennis Club welcomes players of all
abilities. We will enter at least two teams into the intercollegiate leagues, where we have performed well in previous years, but we will also have several open sessions every week for players to come along and enjoy themselves.
We play in the Bowett Room (above the squash courts).
The room can be booked for table tennis by anybody,
through the Catering Office, so do feel free to have a hit
on the tables whenever the room is not being used.

Queens Mens Rugby Football Club


QCRFC is a rugby team open to
all abilities, including those new
to rugby. We train once a week
and play one match a week in
the Collegiate League, as well
as knockout competitions in
Lent term. Last year we
reached the Shield Final of the
knockout competition, losing
narrowly to Churchill College in
extra time. Matches this year
will largely be on Saturdays,
with training midweek.

The team includes both MCR


and JCR members, and with
fortnightly socials is a great way
to meet others from around
college.

There will be an open training session during Freshers Week alongside the
Womens team, followed by a social. All are welcome. More information
will be provided during Freshers Week.

For more information, please speak to Will Fenby, wf240@cam.ac.uk.

Queens College Womens Football


Club
Lizzie Carr/Zlatina Dobreva (Efjc2 / Zd237 )

Queens womens football team is made up of a


friendly mix of girls from all sections of college
undergrads, postgrads and even a couple of
fellows and is both sociable and enjoyable.
With one match a week, an indoor session and
flexible training times, it is a great way to get
some exercise and learn some new skills whilst
getting to know people you may not otherwise
have encountered. Off the pitch, we have socials with other teams, and the infamous Birds
vs Turds match against the 3rd mens team.
Whether or not youve ever touched a football
before, please do come and join us anyone is
welcome (provided they are female!) so look
out for us at the squash in Freshers Week and
sign up.

Queens Arts Society


The Queens Arts Society brings
together Queens artists from beginners to experienced. We organize life-drawing sessions in
college, which is a great way to
keep up your drawing skills and
take some time out to do something completely different from
your academic work. Theres a
relaxed and fun atmosphere with
no experience of drawing necessary to take part everyones
welcome!
Throughout the year well also be
teaming up with the Queens
Photography Society for join
events/exhibitions/talks.
The Queens Arts Festival is an exciting event in Lent Term that showcases
the very best of artistic talent in Queens. Whether your interest lies in
dance, photography, singing, film, art or drama, weve got it covered! The
very first festival took place in 2011 and has been a yearly event since.
If youd like to be involved, wed be glad of your support. Well be looking
for people to join our committee as well to take part in our events.

Contact: Eloise Gillow: emg55, Lauren Downing: ljd41, Emily Don:


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Queens Films (QFilms)


Queens Films
Queens resident film society screens motion pictures on
Sunday evenings at 7.30 in the Fitzpat. A small menagerie
of films will be on offer over the course of the year, and
we hope to be partnering up with other societies from
Queens for themed evenings.
We are opening with Wes Andersons debut picture Bottle
Rocket (1996) on Sunday 11th October. Entry is, of course,
free!
Join the Facebook group Queens Films to receive more
information about forthcoming events.
For further information
Facebook Group

https://goo.gl/Bq2Hlj

Frank Martin

fm413@cam.ac.uk

Daniel Oakes

ddao2@cam.ac.uk

Jed White

jw855@cam.ac.uk

QUEENS COLLEGE INVESTMENT CLUB


Introducing Queens newest and fastest growing society!

If youre interested in a career in investment banking, finance or have ever wanted to invest in the stock market,
then you should be interested in this new society. Starting in Michaelmas, we will collaboratively invest virtual
money into a long-only fund of FTSE 350 equities and
global FX.

Applications are currently open for analysts to join one


of seven different sectors; researching and pitching investment ideas to be voted for by everyone else. This is a
low commitment position and no prerequisite
knowledge is required; we can teach you basic methods.

If you are keen on becoming an analyst and working with


our current team of Sector Heads, then email Christopher Davies on cd541@cam.ac.uk

Queens Labour Club

The home of Labour students in


Queens a society for political discussion and campaigning. We hope
to have speaker events and to increase engagement with the university-wide Labour movement. The CoChairs are Rory Weal (rjw216)
and Hugh Kirk (hwk23).

Queens Ladies Netball


Do you have an insatiable desire to netball every moment of the day? Do you fantasise
about trainers and court markings?
Yes? Then join the university team.
No? Come play for Queens Netball team!
All abilities are welcomed.
We play one match every weekend against other colleges.
PLUS there are no moody P.E teachers forcing you to run laps.
PLUS there a guaranteed jelly babies every quarter!
PLUS netball kit is being sorted out so you can look suave on the courts and show off to
all your friends (yay)
Its a great way to meet people from other years and the perfect way to run off bop
hangovers.
You can come along for every match if you fancy but you also dont have to commit to
playing every weekend.

** YOU COULD BE THIS COOL **


** YOU COULD BE THIS COOL **
Sign up or email me (Amelia Williamson) amsw2@cam.ac.uk. Ill also be setting up a facebook group which Ill add everyone to.

Proudly Sponsored By

QMS, founded in 2014, has one mission: To create a fun, inclusive and
sociable environment for members of Queens' College, both mathematicians and otherwise, to learn about and celebrate mathematics and its various applications.
If youre a Mathmo, Economist, Natsci, Engineer, or just someone with
an interest in mathematics, then this society is for you. We hold talks
from research fellows and companies that are both accessible and interesting to those with a quantitative background (not just Mathmos!).
Have a look at our new website and get yourself onto our mailing list for
information regarding free events (which involve free cake and wine).
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Queens Mixed Lacrosse


QCLC plays mixed lacrosse against other colleges in the University. There are two
main competitions the league which runs throughout the Michaelmas
(Autumn) and Lent (Spring) terms, and Cuppers (run in group stages with semifinals and finals much like the World Cup) at the end of the Lent term. In the
league weve enjoyed recent success, getting promoted to the top division and
then winning it last year.
Many players havent seen a lacrosse stick before October but by Cuppers the
team is a fantastic gelled unit. QCLC is renowned as being one of the biggest
clubs (Queens army) and we always have the biggest contingent at Cuppers so
the whole affair is a thoroughly enjoyable one. Over the last three years we have
been 1st, 2nd and 3rd, fighting hard against Downing and Clare.
We train on Queens Green (the park right next to Queens) either on Saturday
morning (followed by team brunch) or on Sunday afternoon and matches will
always be at the weekend, usually on Saturday.
The best part of QCLC is the amount of fun we have both on and off the pitch so
its a brilliant scene to be part of. Drink ten-pin bowling, Lacrosse with a twist,
and the three legged lacrosse pub crawls are legendary traditions of the team. If
you have any questions, please email or meet us at the porters lodge at 2pm on
Sundays for training!

Queens Photography Society

Queens Womens Rugby Football Club


QCWRFC is one of the most fun, rewarding and
successful Queens sports teams enjoying an
undefeated league season last year.
We welcome people of all abilities from complete novices who dont have a clue about rugby
to seasoned pros. Whatever stereotypes you
are currently thinking of- we can assure you that
any age, size and gender can make great rugby
players! We will teach you all the necessary
skills required to enjoy a fun, safe, competitive
rugby match.

The club creates a welcoming social environment, training


once a week usually followed by a team brunch. As well as
a great way to keep fit, rugby is a surprisingly good way to
relieve stress from all those hours working. The team plays
with Caius College, so it is a great way to meet new people
from different colleges and different years.
Please do not hesitate to contact clh97@cam.ac.uk for
more information or watch out for us at the freshers fair.
So if you want to try something new or are a keen rugby
player- come help us to repeat the success of last year and
join the QCWRFC!
P.S. We promise rugby isnt as scary as it seems.

Swimming and Water Polo


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Water polo, for those who have not heard
of it before, is a mix between swimming
and handball. Its claimed to be one of the
most physically intense sports going, but
the Queens team is very relaxed. We are a
totally free club, with a weekly training session and/or match in the local pool, followed by a pint or two in the bar. After being promoted two seasons ago, we are now
perennial contenders for the title; in 2012
Queens won Cuppers but just missed out
on defending the title in 2013 losing to St
Johns in the final. Joining our mixed team
is a very sociable way to get fit and meet
new people, with no pressure to commit.

Squash
Squash is one of Queens strongest sports and
we have at our personal disposal some of the
best courts of any college since their renovation. Theres something for each level of player
whether you play regularly and want to get involved with one of the 3 college teams or
whether youre a complete beginner and just
want to learn the basics so you can have a
knock with your mates. Club night is every
Monday evening 8-10pm and is the place to go
if want to meet some new players or fancy
some informal training. We also organise external coaches to come in and run sessions from
time to time, sign up to the squash mailing list
to find out more.