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St Mungo’s has volunteering opportunities for everyone!

Our vision is that everyone has a place to call home and can fulfil their hopes and ambitions. As a homelessness charity and housing association our clients are at the heart of what we do. We provide a bed and support…

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Volunteering/Work Experience Fair 2017 – an opportunity to improve your CV

As we know, volunteering broadens our horizons, improves our skills necessary to be successful in the future, as well as being therapeutic and building our emotional intelligence skills. Therefore, do not forget the Volunteering/Work Experience Fair 2017 is being held…

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A Theme of Cultural Interaction and Life-Long Learning Through Volunteering

Psychological research has identified volunteering as a beneficial medium in social inclusion aiding in combating isolation and helping community integration. Furthermore, volunteering can help gain vital employability skills that facilitate personal and professional development. Mental well-being and mental acuity. Both…

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The Creativity of Your Fellow Students Knows No Bounds

The Career Development Centre is proud to present our brand new Volunteering Stories 2015/2016. Stories of students just like you who, through volunteering, have made significant contributions not only to their own development but also for the benefit of society…

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Karolina Ledesma (pictured, left), 2016 graduate in BA in Spanish Translation with Elise Sherman

Student Voice: Karolina Ledesma – How UWAS helped my career.

University of Westminster graduate, Karolina Ledesma, shares her journey with University of Westminster Associates in Schools scheme (UWAS) in this week’s blog. Not many people really know what the UWAS scheme is about. Let us find out her experience on the…

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5 reasons you should do an internship before you graduate

Guest Blog contributed by Seb Atkinson  It’s no longer enough to spend three wallet-emptying years at university and emerge clutching your hard-earned degree thinking you’re going to walk into your highly-paid dream job. There just aren’t enough jobs to go…

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UKCW Outline 2015

University Engagement Officer

Introduction: UK Coffee Week is a national fundraising initiative celebrating the vibrancy of coffee culture in the UK and providing a valuable opportunity for coffee shops and coffee drinkers to give back to the communities which grow our coffee. We…

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Guest Blog: Q&A with Vanessa Unwin,PR Executive, East Coast Trains

Interviewed by Stephen Thompson, MA Creative Writing: Writing the City   Stephen: What is your profession? Vanessa: I work in PR. S: What exactly does your job entail? V: Primarily I advise senior leaders within the business about the best ways…

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Guest Blog: A Career in Writing

By Stephen Thompson, MA Creative Writing: Writing the City (2014) Ask the average person in the street to come up with a description of a professional writer and they’ll probably mention the word author. In the minds of most people,…

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Skills Academy 2014

Are you looking for work? Want to polish up your skills in preparation for an increasingly competitive graduate labour market? The Skills Academy is a series of seminars designed and delivered by both external industry experts and internal speakers who…

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