Psychology Placement Abroad Review

Psychology Placement Review

Below is a psychology placement review from Bath University Student, Nele, who volunteered with Vocational Impact during her summer holidays to gain valuable work experience to apply to job applications after university. Nele shared how she made the most out of her placement by taking over the baby day-care for three weeks and offered to […]

Volunteer Abroad Packing Essentials

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Volunteer Packing Essentials One of the questions at the front of everyone’s mind as they get ready to volunteer abroad and begin their work experience volunteer placement is “what do I pack?” If this is your first time volunteering, or taking a career break abroad this can be an especially daunting task. To help get […]

Volunteer Travel Guide: South Africa

Volunteer Travel Guide South Africa

Volunteer Travel Guide to South Africa 2022 South Africa is a country with rich culture, stunning nature, and a checkered but fascinating history. It would take years to fully experience the whole of the country, but the majority of Vocational Impact volunteers go for between one month to 3 months.  For a first-time journey to […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]