ICSMSU Newsletter

Union Update

Hi everyone,

It’s that time of year again when we’re all looking forward to the end of term, so I’d like to thank each and every one of you for all your contributions in making this term a hugely successful one at ICSM!

I wish you all a very festive and relaxing Christmas break, and I look forward to welcoming you back in the New Year!

Looking forward to seeing many of you at the ICSM Snow Ball later tonight!


Very limited number of ICSM Snow Ball tickets left!

The eagerly anticipated ICSM Snow Ball is today at the highly exclusive River Room, Altitude in Westminster, a never before used venue with stunning views of the Thames!

Tickets are selling fast and only a very limited number are still available so buy yours here. to avoid missing out on one of the biggest and best nights ICSM has to offer!

Tickets: £19 including 2 drinks tokens
Dress code: BLACK TIE

Please remember to bring valid photo ID (i.e. passport/driving licence).

Doors will open at 9pm. A guest list will be in operation and you will receive your drinks tokens on the door.

Undergraduate Stress Management Workshop

The next Undergraduate Stress Management Workshop will be held on Wednesday 30th January 2013, 2.00 – 4.00 pm SALC8, The Seminar and Learning Centre, Level 5, Sherfield Building.

More details can be found here.

New Years Resolutions: Save the Date

Save the date for this years 'New Years Resolutions'. Returning to Opal Bar, Embankment on Monday 7th January 2013.

Entry from 9pm, tickets just £6. Drinks deals all night including £3.50 for bottle of beer, single spirit and mixer or small glass of wine. £4.50 double spirit and mixer.

Calling all Year 1 Students – Help with evaluation of Singapore curriculum and earn a £5 Amazon Gift Card and a chance to win an iPad!

Imperial College London is working with Nanyang Technological University to open a new joint medical school in Singapore: the Lee Kong Chian School of Medicine.

The course in Singapore will have a different curriculum to the MBBS at Imperial and will be taught in a different way. We would like to evaluate the new curriculum with Year 1 students at Imperial to ensure LKCMedicine students receive the same standard of teaching.

If you decide to take part you will have to:

* Review up to 3 hours of new course material in your own private study time
* Take a 30-minute test on Wednesday, 12th December 2012 (after the PMSA session)
* You are under no obligation to take part. Your results will be anonymous and will not affect your MBBS degree in any way.

Lunch will be provided and participating students will receive a £5 amazon gift card as well as the chance to win an iPad mini in our prize draw.

For more information and to sign up visit: http://tolu.na/QWgfao

Year 3 iPad project!

Do you have an iPAD? If so, would you be interested in being part of an evaluation project on iPADs for clinical learning?

The project is running in January-February 2013. Some Apps will be signposted at the beginning of term. Towards the end of term, participants will be asked to do a questionnaire and a one-off focus group to evaluate views on iPADs for clinical learning.

Participants will receive £20 Amazon voucher as thanks for your time.
If interested, please contact Dr. Aaron Vallance (Clinical Senior Lecturer) on a.vallance@imperial.ac.uk by 14th December 2012.

Christmas Bop is coming..

Change of plan this year, Football club have got hold of the Xmas bop and we're gonna to throw the biggest party of the year.

On the last night of term come down to the Reynolds for a reminder of what ICSM bops used to be like.

Santa will be in his grotto assisted by some not-so-sexy elves, Christmas-sy decorations will do their best to hide the ridiculous new Reynolds decor and drinks deals all night will get even the grinchiest bopper in the mood!

And don't forget to dress up! Santa, Grinch or anything in between, we don't care but if you haven't made the effort then you've come to the wrong place.

Entry will be £4 before 9pm and £6 after.

Merry Christmas!

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