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5 Transferable Skills You’ll Gain as a Student Representative

By Alice Gould, student blogger It’s impossible to avoid elections at this time of year. Be it people blocking the entrance to Hallward with their campaigns for Student Union office or societies constantly asking for applications for next year’s committee. While these are both great opportunities, if campaigning isn’t for you, they are not the only option. I was the Publicity Officer for The …

Youth programmes: an invaluable experience

By Mary Strickson, student blogger I’ve been involved with various youth programmes and projects over the last year. The reason I started looking for voluntary roles was because I wanted to do something constructive with my spare time. Little did I know that these experiences would provide me with so much more than just something to …

From research to recommendations: Holly’s Third Sector Consultancy Challenge experience

By Holly Welsh, Year 4, MSci International Relations and Global Issues  Our Third Sector Consultancy Challenge is a four week project, designed to offer social sciences students the opportunity to develop skills, experience the world of consultancy and give something back to the local community. Holly shares her experiences of taking part in this project …