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    I am a university student with about eight weeks to spare in the summer. What/where would be good places to volunteer (or do other useful things!)?

    First you need to think about if you would want to go abroad or stay at home. If you would want to go abroad look at STA travel or if you would rather stay at home look on the Internet of volunteering opportunities in your local city.... I'm sure something will catch your eye

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    I am a university student with about eight weeks to spare in the summer. What/where would be good places to volunteer (or do other useful things!)?
    Depends on what your interests are. As you will not be paid and 8 weeks is quite long it makes sense to secure something that you will enjoy.

    May I ask what you are studying at uni? Maybe try and find a volunteer placement with a company or organisation that could help your degree.

    For example, if you are studying and looking to go into teaching later volunteering at a primary/secondary school would be great!

    Or say you are doing Events Management - volunteer at local festivals or help plan them etc.

    If not then try and volunteer to develop current skills such as confidence, customer service etc.

    Also maybe look at your uni, they may have a volunteering section on their website with adverts. My uni volunteering is under our students Union.

    Hope this helps! I've done volunteering for PDSA and then founded a society at my uni since 2014. Any questions let me know

    Whats your interests?
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