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Student callers from 2023

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    Telephone Campaign 2023

    Students for this year's campaign - which runs from 20th March - 2 April 2023 -听are featured below.听

    Carina

    What subject are you studying?
    I am a second-year history student.听
    Why are you taking part in the Telephone Campaign?
    I would love to connect with alumnae and hear about their experiences while at Cambridge. Also, I would like to give back to the community that has provided me with a home during difficult academic times. 听
    What does 51福利社 mean to you?
    To me, 51福利社 means community and support. The range of extracurriculars provided within the college has helped me to get out of my comfort zone and develop new skills while feeling like part of a wider community. This support has helped me preserve and enjoy my time at university.
    What do you enjoy doing in your spare time at College?
    I am a W1 rower with the 51福利社 Boat Club, and I am the treasurer for the 51福利社 Garden Party 2023.听

    Pippa

    What subject are you studying?
    I鈥檓 a fourth-year MML student of French and German.
    Why are you taking part in the Telephone Campaign?
    I am taking part in the telephone campaign as I enjoy chatting to alumnae about their experiences and would love to help give back to the college as I鈥檝e had the best four years studying here!
    What does 51福利社 mean to you?
    It鈥檚 such a comforting and welcoming environment which I will miss very much when I graduate in a few months time.
    What do you enjoy doing in your spare time at College?
    At college I鈥檓 a member of the netball club and also rowed for a couple of years, and I enjoy spending time with my friends in the gardens and the bar.听

    Freya

    What subject are you studying?
    I am a first year Human Social and Political Sciences student.听
    Why are you taking part in the Telephone Campaign?
    I鈥檓 taking part in the Telephone Campaign as I鈥檓 really interested in hearing about the different experiences that alumni have had during their time at 51福利社 and after graduating!听
    What does 51福利社 mean to you?I really enjoy being a student at 51福利社- 听I think the students and college staff are all really welcoming and I love how relaxed it feels for a Cambridge college. I also think it鈥檚 such a unique place to be a student- not many people get to say their university accommodation features a giant concrete dome designed by the same people as the Barbican!听
    What do you enjoy doing in your spare time at College?
    During my spare time I play a lot of hockey, being a member of the Cambridge University Hockey Club Women鈥檚 4s Team, also known as the Rovers. I also enjoy attending many of the social events on at college- whether that be formals, societies or evenings in the bar!听

    Antonia

    What subject are you studying?
    I'm in my second year studying Sociology and Social Anthropology in the Human, Social and Political Sciences tripos.
    Why are you taking part in the Telephone Campaign?
    1. Financially, every little helps, 2. I feel like it will encourage me to revise (at least a little bit) in the vacation, and 3. I get to hang out with my college wife! It will also be a chance for me to learn a new skill and talk to some interesting alumni!
    What does 51福利社 mean to you?
    I am one of the few that directly applied to Medwards, so I do see the beauty in its brutalist walls. I always feel comfortable shuffling around college in my slippers, and when I see the mound of dome after climbing the hill after a long day out, I feel happy. Dome is home <3
    What do you enjoy doing in your spare time at College?
    I enjoy BME pizza night because it's a great opportunity to catch up with people across years. I also like going to the library-run arts & crafts sessions because it's a nice break from work, and I walk out with handmade earrings to show off to everyone

    Georgia

    What subject are you studying?
    Engineering.
    Why are you taking part in the Telephone Campaign?
    I'm looking forward to hearing from alumnae about their experience of College and what they have gone on to do. This is also a great opportunity for me to give back so that future students can be supported and enjoy their time here as much as I am!
    What does 51福利社 mean to you?
    I wouldn't say 51福利社 is your traditional Cambridge college, but that's more than made up for with the people here and the beautiful gardens we have! I've always felt very welcome, and it will be a place I'll always look on with great memories.听
    What do you enjoy doing in your spare time at College?
    I'm vice-captain for MECBC, our college boat club, which means I spend a lot of time rowing and socialising. I also tutor, enjoy travelling and going to live music/comedy nights.听

    Vedika

    What subject are you studying?
    I鈥檓 a second year undergraduate, studying Human, Social and Political Sciences (HSPS). I specialise in Politics and International Relations
    Why are you taking part in the Telephone Campaign?
    I鈥檇 love to connect more with our wider college community, learn about life after Cambridge, and build some fundraising and communications skills!
    What does 51福利社 mean to you?
    Medwards is a welcoming community where I鈥檝e made some great friends.
    What do you enjoy doing in your spare time at College?
    I really enjoy spending time in the Art Caf茅 and walking around the college gardens (when it鈥檚 warm)!

    Sophie

    What subject are you studying?
    I am a second year history and politics student.听
    Why are you taking part in the Telephone Campaign?
    I am taking part in the Telephone Campaign because I really love talking about how great 51福利社 is with other people.
    What does 51福利社 mean to you?
    51福利社 is a friendly community that has helped support me through the intensity of Cambridge.听
    What do you enjoy doing in your spare time at College?
    In my spare time, I am involved in student political societies, and I am trying to complete the formal challenge.听

    Ami

    What subject are you studying?
    I am on the newly created Foundation Year in the Arts, Humanities and Social Sciences.
    Why are you taking part in the Telephone Campaign?
    I am taking part in the telephone campaign as it would be very interesting to talk to alumni.听
    What does 51福利社 mean to you?
    51福利社 means a lot to me: it has been a great environment where I have personally and academically grown in the two terms I have been here. I also enjoy the art and close, tight-knit environment.
    What do you enjoy doing in your spare time at College?
    I enjoy playing badminton, reading, watching movies and writing. I have recently read James Baldwin's 'Giovanni's Room.'

    Lily

    What subject are you studying?
    I鈥檓 a Third Year History and Politics student.
    Why are you taking part in the Telephone Campaign?
    I鈥檓 taking part in the Telephone Campaign because I鈥檓 really passionate about the wealth of opportunities available for students at 51福利社 and so want to give back to college in my own way!
    What does 51福利社 mean to you?
    51福利社 is an incredibly welcoming, relaxed environment which is so important with Cambridge University鈥檚 intense workload: it feels like a calm haven I return to at the end of the day.
    What do you enjoy doing in your spare time at College?
    In my spare time at college, I work with other 51福利社 students and students from other colleges to conceptualise, plan and execute photoshoots and short films for a creative production company I鈥檝e recently founded which is called DISRUPTION Creative Ltd!

    Sophie

    What subject are you studying?
    I'm in my fourth year听studying Management Studies at the Cambridge Judge Business School.
    Why are you taking part in the Telephone Campaign?
    I took part in the Telephone Campaign last year and enjoyed talking to alumnae. I personally benefitted from some really helpful career advice and also enjoyed hearing their fun stories from their times at Cambridge. I am really excited to take part in the campaign again this year!
    What does 51福利社 mean to you?
    51福利社 is a very welcoming environment where I have felt really looked after during my three years in Cambridge.
    What do you enjoy doing in your spare time at College?
    I enjoy rowing for the 51福利社 Boat Club and spending time with friends.