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Vestability

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Vestability is a non-profit organisation founded by students in the Enactus Society which teaches fishers in developing countries how to make buoyancy vests out of local waste materials. 34 million fishers worldwide are using traditional boats using sails and oars, unfortunately in rough waters these...
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Internship at Deki

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Deki provides microfinance and training for people living in developing countries, empowering them to lift themselves out of poverty. University of Bristol student Maya wanted to pursue a career in the charity sector, but had no direct work experience and the internship at Deki seemed...
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UNAE International Peace Conference

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The United Nations Association of Edinburgh (UNAE) is a grassroots voluntary organisation, supporting and promoting the United Nations and helping to build a safer, fairer and more sustainable world. Jessica Ma, a post-graduate student of social sciences and law at the University of Bristol, worked as...
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Students in Schools

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The University of Bristol's Students in Schools programme works in partnership with Bristol secondary schools to encourage young people to aim high and achieve their potential. Students from the university work with young people from backgrounds which are currently under-represented in higher education, supporting their...
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Farmers’ Market

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Second year students at Bristol Medical School have been working on “The Global Environment and Human Health” module, and have achieved many great successes, including establishing a farmers’ market. The module is unlike anything previously taught at the medical school and appeared to Consultant Senior...
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One25

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One25 is a Bristol-based charity, specialising in enabling women to break free from street sex-work, addiction and other life-controlling issues and build new, independent lives. They provide night outreach sessions, a drop-in centre and casework, giving person-centred support and advocacy to around 300 women each...
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