Volunteering

  • Finding Placements Unconventionally

    Welcome to my placement blog where I will provide monthly updates, sharing my own experience of securing a placement and the work itself. I’m a Politics and International Relations student with my two placements being at Camp Takodah through Camp America...

  • How to survive your first day of placement

    I'm Laura, and I am finishing my third week at my placement in an NHS psychiatric hospital. I was a first year blogger back in 2016, and will now be blogging about my experience on an unpaid placement this year, hopefully...

  • Being an Academic Rep

    One of the biggest parts of the Gold Scholarship Programme is doing 50 hours of volunteering each year… this can be pretty daunting, especially for me as a pharmacy student with a very busy timetable! The way I’m getting the...

  • Adding spice to university life: gym, vegetable plots, and the Bath Award

    Things had started to get pretty repetitive for me in university. Bus – Class – Lunch – Class – Bus is the cycle I’ve been in since September. However, I have managed to find some extra-curricular activities to add some...