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Funded Internships

By | Skills on offer

Match funding is available from both universities to support organisations to provide quality work experience opportunities for students. Varying levels of funding are available for part- and full-time student and graduate internships. We have developed guidance on funding, recruiting and supporting meaningful student internships: Funding, recruiting…

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Feed the Homeless Student Volunteers

By | Supporting

Feed the Homeless is a Bristol & Weston Super Mare based charity that is dedicated to distributing food and supplies to the homeless and less fortunate. The student group, Feed the Homeless: University of Bristol was established to provide a further channel of support for…

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IT Consultancy

By | Skills on offer

Each academic year, UWE IT students work with small local organisations as partners in the student consultancy scheme. Client organisations benefit from free consultancy on systems analysis, information management and strategy, web design or other ICT-related matters, in exchange for hosting a project team. Student teams…

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Soil, Water & Air Quality Testing

By | Skills on offer

Geography students from University of Bristol spend January-April each year working on air, soil and water quality research projects for organisations in the city, including members of Bristol Green Capital Partnership. In previous years parks groups, local environmental groups, Bristol Zoo and Bristol City Council…

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Social Sciences Placements

By | Skills on offer

University of Bristol Social Sciences students undertake a 10-day placement between November and March each academic year, this is a great opportunity for your organisation to gain additional capacity to deliver a time-bound project or relevant set of tasks. Students learn by applying the academic theory they learn in the classroom…

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Recruit Volunteers

By | Skills on offer

Students volunteer in their own time, outside of their studies, to support charities, community groups and other not-for-profit organisations. Both universities have professional volunteering services, which help to broker and promote volunteering opportunities to all students. Volunteers can provide longer-term regular support, or act as a…

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Design Thinking Consultancy

By | Skills on offer

University of Bristol Innovation & Entrepreneurship students develop design thinking solutions for clients as part of their course. The Centre of Innovation & Entrepreneurship works closely with industry partners, social ventures and startups to develop client-led briefs. These partnerships provide the opportunity for students to…

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Software & App Development

By | Building, Skills on offer

University of Bristol Computer Science students develop software solutions (including apps) for clients as part of their Computer Science in the city unit. Come along to our showcase event to hear about the projects students have completed and find out about how you can benefit from free software…

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Soil & Water Quality Research

By | Conservation

Geography students from University of Bristol spent February working on soil and water quality research projects for local organisations and community groups, including Bristol Green Capital Partnership members. Below is a summary of each project, the findings and next steps. If your organisation would benefit…

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