Student Volunteering and Work Experience Fair

Posted on: 22 February 2018
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Student Volunteering and Work Experience Fair

Date: 28th February, 2018
Time: 12:30 pm to 2:30pm
Location: Fyvie Hall, Regent Campus, 309 Regent Street, W1B 2HW

Full event details and further information can be found here: the Students’ Events’ page

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Corporate Social Responsibility Team: Student Volunteering Service

We source volunteering opportunities and work experience for our students through a 300-strong network of UK charity partners. Hundreds of diverse vacancies are available, and are regularly publicised through the Engage platform, volunteering blog and events. Active student volunteers gain valuable personal development and employability skills and experience and significant recognition, with certificates and Volunteer of the Year awards presented to participants each year.

Westminster Talks: The New World – Experiencing 19th Century Migration to the USA

Posted on: 21 February 2018
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Wednesday 14th March Andrew Linn, Pro Vice-Chancellor  and Dean of Social Sciences and Humanities will be giving one of the Westminster Talks:

 The New World – Experiencing 19th Century Migration to the USA

Mass migration is nothing new. Archaeological and linguistic evidence show that people have moved across large distances in search of new opportunities for themselves and their families since the earliest times. One of the most statistically dramatic migrations was the mass departure from Europe during the nineteenth century. While Europeans departed across the globe in search of better lives, the overwhelming movement was across the Atlantic to North America. European emigrants included around 800,000 Norwegians who headed West from a country whose population was scarcely more than that at the start of the period in question. While the statistics are indeed dramatic, they conceal the fact that each emigration story was an individual one. But how can historians recapture and present those individual stories?

This Westminster Talk reports on a research project which used on-line virtual world technology to explore and present this history.

As well as telling the story of Norwegian migration through images and via the virtual world, Professor Linn will also illustrate it musically using the Regent Street Cinema organ.

This is a talk for anyone interested in migration, family history, alternative historical methods and in seeking to understand the lived realities behind migration statistics.

Regent Street Cinema, 6.00 – 7.00 p.m., followed by a drinks reception.

 Please register via the Eventbrite link here:

Polylang Exchange event 27 February 2018

Posted on: 20 February 2018
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27 FEBRUARY 2018, 4.30 – 6.30PM


• Do you study a foreign language?

• Do you want to practice with a native speaker?

• Can you offer your language in exchange?

Come to our language exchange event and find a tandem partner.

Languages include:
Arabic, Chinese, French, German, Italian, Japanese, Russian, Spanish.