Really pleased to see young people motivated to make a difference – take a look at what’s going on in the student world!
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.
Being part of Schools Plus was a very positive experience. Having just moved…
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