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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 community, voluntary and social enterprise sectors 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….

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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 works closely with industry partners, social ventures and startups to develop client-led briefs. These partnerships provide the opportunity for students to develop practical skills and…

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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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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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Community engagement in planning

By | Skills on offer

Does your organisation or community want to share information with the public about a planning issue? As part of their assessed module work, UWE Bristol Planning students create community engagement posters to generate public interest in a planning issue in a given neighbourhood. We are…

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Funded Marketing Internship

By | Writing

My name is Máire Power and I have a PhD in physics. I spent two months as a Marketing Intern for the science company, Nu Nano Ltd, based within the science incubator, Unit DX. NuNano manufacture nanoscale probes for the sensitive measurement technique, atomic force…

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Sports Volunteering

By | Supporting

My name is Christine Amin and I’m currently studying MSc Nutrition, Physical Activity and Public Health at University of Bristol. I participated in Game Changers, an award winning University of Bristol programme that provides training and volunteering opportunities to students interested in sports and exercise. Once students…

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