This year marks the third and final year of CHOICE'S "Free By Three" mission as we, along with our volunteers, return to the village of Catdang in the Nam Đinh province of Vietnam. We revisited the 3 middle schools which we have taught at in the past 2 years to continue and cement our efforts there. … Continue reading Service Trip 2017
2017 We got (ChiSoc) Married!
Thank you for joining us for a beautiful night as we celebrated the happy nuptials of our new ChiSoc fresher couples at the our annual Marriage Formal (in collaboration with CUCS) at the illustrious Clare College! We hope everyone enjoyed the food and the flowers 🙂 All proceeds from the fundraising event will go towards funding … Continue reading 2017 We got (ChiSoc) Married!
Chinese New Year Fundraising Event!
Thank you all for supporting our NEW fundraising event "What's your Chinese name?" this January in celebration of Chinese New Year! Our committee members either wrote Chinese names, or customised blessings on traditional Chinese 揮春 red paper and delivered them to recipients' pigeon holes. We wish everyone a prosperous Year of the Chicken! All proceeds … Continue reading Chinese New Year Fundraising Event!
2016 Christmas Project
In addition to our annual service project in developing countries, CHOICE also aims to give back to the community in Hong Kong and enrich local students’ learning experiences. This year, CHOICE has expanded and recruited subcommittee members as volunteers for the first time in order to give more Cambridge students the opportunity to volunteer, as … Continue reading 2016 Christmas Project
2016 Doughnut Sale Fundraising Event
Thank you all for coming to our annual doughnut sale! We are truly grateful for your support to our cause (and also because you helped to minimise the time we spent in the biting winds as we head into winter...) We have raised £108.88, and ALL the proceeds will go towards funding our annual service trip … Continue reading 2016 Doughnut Sale Fundraising Event
CUCS Bridgemas Formal x CHOICE Photo Booth!
Thank you for supporting our NEW fundraising event this year - our "Bridgemas Photobooth" at CUCS' annual Brigemas Formal! We are glad that everyone got to commemorate the night through our polaroids with our specially selected Christmas-themed props! We have raised £112.75 through this event, and all proceeds will go towards funding out annual service … Continue reading CUCS Bridgemas Formal x CHOICE Photo Booth!
Introducing the new CHOICE committee 1617!
We would like to introduce our new CHOICE Committee for 2016-2017! President: Faith Yeung (Trinity Hall, Law) External Vice President: Karen Ma (Newnham, Natural Sciences) Internal Vice President: George Ho (Emmanuel, Law) Treasurer: Timothy Tan (Pembroke, Economics) Teaching Director: Fergus Tam (Fitzwilliam, Law) Logistics Director: Leo Lai (Christ's, Geography) Marketing Director: Gladys Ma (Clare, Law) Thank you for … Continue reading Introducing the new CHOICE committee 1617!
Service Trip 2016
Together with 28 volunteers, CHOICE went to the Nam Định province of Vietnam to continue our efforts there a year ago. This year, we went to 3 middle schools and 1 high school, two of which are schools we visited last year. Breaking our volunteers into teams, each volunteer was engaged with lesson planning over the … Continue reading Service Trip 2016
Teaching workshop in local community centre
CHOICE's initiatives are not limited to our annual service project in developing countries. One of our projects this year is to teach at a local community centre in Hong Kong. In mid-August this year, the CHOICE committee headed to the Sheng Kung Hui Holy Carpenter Church and Community Centre to run a lesson where we … Continue reading Teaching workshop in local community centre
Pre-trip by the CHOICE committee
The CHOICE committee heads to Vietnam to explore the place ahead of our service trip in September. We have conducted two lessons in a high school to check if our teaching plans are suitable and evaluated some of the challenges to address. We have also liased with some local teachers and our point-of-contact, Ms. Lien, … Continue reading Pre-trip by the CHOICE committee