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Student Volunteering: The Long View

Today marks the start of¬†Student Volunteering Week 2014, an annual celebration in England now supported by the National Union of Students (NUS) and Student Hubs. My new book argues that higher education students have made significant contributions to social change … Continue reading

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Can student lawyer volunteers plug the legal aid gaps?

A recent Guardian article highlighted how university law centres will become ever more important in the light of the cuts that will result from the Legal Aid, Sentencing and Punishment of Offenders Act 2012. Lawyers have always offered some form … Continue reading

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The Settlement Movement since 1918

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Mark Freeman, University of Glasgow VAHS Seminar, 5 December 2011 ‘A movement that moves’: The settlement in Britain after the First World War The settlement movement, which originated in London in the 1880s and spread across Britain and America in … Continue reading

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Student Volunteering Week 1912?

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Georgina Brewis, Institute of Education, University of London Today is the first day of Student Volunteering Week 2012, an annual event marking the contribution that higher and further education students make to the wider community through volunteering, fundraising and campaigning … Continue reading

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