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How volunteering at Bristol Drug Project helped me choose a new career path

Lainie-Jayne Smith, Criminology BA (Hons) My reasons for volunteering After finishing my second year, I became aware of how valuable ...
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Volunteering at Mud Pie Explorers was key to my professional development… and lots of fun!

by Natalia Jarvis, BSc (Hons) Psychology I spent ten months volunteering for Mud Pie Explorers, a Bristol-based Community Interest Company, ...
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My life changing volunteering at St Werburgh’s City Farm

This volunteering experience was life changing for me for a number of reasons. I moved to Bristol from London in ...
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I feel very proud of my small part, volunteering with One25

I feel very passionately about helping to protect the women One25 support. One25 is a charity providing support for the ...
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To be a leader is to serve with purpose

To have been selected to participate in the UWE Common Purpose Global Citizenship and Inclusive Leadership Programmes was a great ...
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My Legal Career Journey So Far

I started studying at UWE in 2018 and was unsure of where to begin in order to get the kind ...
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Empowering change for women’s equality.

by Bassmala Elbushary, BSc (Hons) Biomedical Science There are numerous reasons why I wanted to volunteer. Firstly, I wanted to ...
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How my experience with pro bono work has impacted my career journey

My interest in pro bono was initially piqued in my first year and I ended up joining in my second ...
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How my placement at UWE has been a transformational year

Whilst looking to undertake a placement year, I never thought to look at internal roles within the university. I was ...
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My work with Bristol Parks

As an MSc student in Environmental Consultancy, a placement is a requirement for the award of my degree. Therefore, after ...
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My journey with UWE Equity Mentoring

Through UWE Equity, I had the opportunity to be mentored by the Policy Advisor for the Mayor of Bristol, who ...
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The Kickstarter to my Career in Illustration

The UWE International Talent Scheme has been a great opportunity for me. It was formative in kickstarting my career as ...
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