How I got a great graduate role as an international student

'If you are very good at what you do, building a career should be the least of your worries' Since ...
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How data inputting and conforming to changing NHS guidelines meant I could help keep grassroots football going

Leckhampton Rovers Football Club is a grassroots football club for children aged 5 - 18 and adults. The Club has ...
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I want to make women feel empowered, to let them know they aren’t alone

I work part time and study Law with Criminology at UWE, but I make the time to commit 1 day ...
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From Community Garden Volunteer to Leading Science Communication

Transition Town Wellington is part of the transition network, an international environmental movement of local people volunteering to improve sustainability, ...
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As a mother I wanted to thank the NHS with my actions, rather than my words

I felt that as a mother of 2 children with extensive needs, this was my opportunity to give back to ...
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My passion is to advocate for equality amongst the turmoil of displacement and trauma

I volunteered to be alongside pregnant women from different backgrounds with challenging situations, to bring skills from midwifery training to ...
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I am passionate about seeing and being a part of change in the world we live in. 

In my role at Caring in Bristol, I cooked and prepared meals to be sent out to homeless people around ...
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Volunteering with Book Explorers

Zainab, BA (Hons) Media Production, tells us about the benefits of volunteering with Book Explorers and interviews a UWE student ...
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Student Lily, smiling with her travel backpack

How my degree will take me from volunteer to qualified medic on refugee border crossings

I became a student paramedic after working with volunteer medics on the shores of Greece at emergency boat landings. I ...
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Volunteering has been the first step of my career path in teaching

I am extremely committed to helping instil confidence in young people and inspiring them to believe in their goals is ...
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James smiling at the camera in a suit

My NHS volunteer role helped me achieve my ultimate dream -qualifying as a Solicitor

During 2020 I was furloughed for a number of months, I was undertaking my masters in law alongside my employment ...
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How I used my placement year to improve my confidence

I came to UWE Bristol to pursue my passion for writing after leaving a Chemical Engineering degree at Edinburgh University ...
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