How Has Volunteering Abroad Changed After Covid

How Has Volunteering Abroad Changed After Covid

How Has Volunteering Abroad Changed Since Covid Like many volunteer abroad organisations, the global 2020 pandemic hit hard. Our partner projects suffered the loss of income from volunteers that Vocational Impact has been sending for many years, which then impacted their budgets and ability to run.  The whole world ground to a halt from March […]

International Development Volunteer Student in South Africa

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International Development Student Work Experience in Africa gives university students the chance to gain advanced work experience to put towards graduate job applications Lessons from the heart of an international charity, gaining relevant work-experience to apply to International Development degree Worked on research projects and fundraising, alongside the charity Director Gained valuable insight into the […]

Criminology Volunteer Work Experience in South Africa

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Criminology student shares her volunteer abroad work experience in Africa. Criminology graduate used the volunteer experience to move into business management and international law It was good to see the staff in action in court, psychological therapy sessions and working directly with the police We went on safari in our spare time. A beautiful way […]

University Student tells her Volunteer Aboard Story

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Oxford University Student Shares Her Volunteer Abroad Story. With an interest in Criminology, Human Rights and International Development she shares her typical day volunteering. Talks about her experience visiting the courts and working along-side local staff on child-abuse and trauma cases  Top lawyers and police calling staff to seek professional advice Reflections on school talks, […]

Leeds University Psychology Student Volunteers in Africa – Part 1

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Leeds University Psychology student shares her volunteer abroad psychology placement experience in South Africa  First impressions of the centre in South Africa and the psychological work they do with child abuse, protection and rescue. No day is the same at the Psychology programme in South Africa at the Durban project. Observing the success of the […]

Anthropology Graduate Volunteers In Ghana

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Anthropology graduate student talks about her volunteer abroad programme in Ghana for her university degree research. Everyone we met was so welcoming and friendly, eager and interested. The perfect opportunity to find out about people, the way they live, talk and understand different lives Helps you understand and appreciate your support and the resources you […]

Using Your Psychology Degree Abroad

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Using your psychology degree abroad with Vocational Impact. And how to apply your advanced work experience to graduate applications.  Travelling and volunteering abroad is a great opportunity to explore the world, learn about new cultures, and challenge your traditional view of life. But did you know it also has great benefits specifically for psychology students? […]

Traditional Clothing Around the World

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Traditional clothing around the world. Traditional clothing is an important part of any country’s cultural identity. It is steeped in history and often holds significant symbolic value for members of a society. When travelling to a new country, learning about the traditional clothing can bring you a lot of interesting insight to the history and […]

Cover Letter: Do’s and Don’ts!

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Cover letter dos and don’ts, our top tips and advice on how to make your cover letter shine through and beat the competition when apply for jobs, and graduate schemes. It is so important that your cover letter makes an impact on the employer. This is the first piece of information they receive about you and […]