Really pleased to see young people motivated to make a difference – take a look at what’s going on in the student world!

The Student Volunteering Week blog

Southampton Hub 5 Molly Whyte, Publicity Officer for Southampton Hub and Impact International, tells us what volunteering means to her.

I was one of the ‘usual suspects’. While at school, I had helped to lead the Sixth Form council and charity committee, assisted in drama lessons and once sang Christmas songs to the elderly residents of a nursing home. When I moved to university, it was with the expectation that volunteering would be a part of my student experience.

Thankfully, I came across Southampton Hub during Freshers’ Week in 2012. They were launching the Schools Plus Southampton pilot scheme and were looking for students to volunteer as tutors. Schools Plus – a national Student Hubs programme aiming to provide support in areas of greater educational need – sounded exactly like something that could help me to make a meaningful impact.IMG_7280

Being part of Schools Plus was a very positive experience. Having just moved…

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I am looking for anything that relates to life and to a fuller life. I am bored by the normal and the natural and interested in the supernatural. There must be more than this. We were put on this earth for more than a nine to five prison, as someone said a few years ago.
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