Clubs and Societies
Most universities and colleges offer a wide variety of clubs and
societies, from surfing to Sikhism. So there are plenty of opportunities
to expand your horizons. To get an idea of what's available visit the
Fresher's Fairs at the start of the academic year. Or contact clubs individually
through the Student Union website, notice boards or the Student Activities
The student newspaper will give opportunities for writers, reviewers and
editors. Contact your Student's Union for details.
Student or Hospital Radio
Most Student Union's broadcast live a couple of times year, giving opportunities
for presenters, DJs, reporters and a marketing team. Or get involved in
your local hospital station.
A youth development charity which inspires people from all backgrounds
and nationalities to discover their full potential by working together
on challenging environmental and community projects around the world.
They run 3-month expeditions that are part of a longer programme of training
weekends and workshops prior to expedition. The training concentrates
on personal development, cultural awareness, global issues and preparing
people for expedition life.
Duke of Edinburgh's Award
A program designed to develop you through volunteering, expeditions and
learning new skills.
Contact: Gulliver House, Madeira Walk, Windsor, Berkshire SL4 1EU (01753)
Program in which students spend 6-8 weeks of their summer holiday working
in a small business on a specific project.
Contact: Harling House, 62 Copperfield St, London SE1 ODJ
(0207) 921 5450
Teaching English as a Foreign Language
Find teaching advice, make contact with experienced EFL instructors and
browse accounts of teaching English in countries around the world.
Coach Education Opportunities (CEO)
CEO is a training program designed to help people get the most out of
their sport by offering opportunities to take part in coaching qualifications.
Find out if your institution supports the program.
Teaching and Projects Abroad
A range of programmes are offered from Teaching English, to Volcanology
and Conservation, in 13 different countries. They also arrange placements
to assist your final year dissertation.
Information on thousands of destinations online. Browse destination
coverage and check out information on everything from flights to food
to accommodations and more.
Lonely Planet Online
Tailor-made itineraries and selection of discounted flights.
Specialists in flexible, low-cost student and youth travel.
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