“I’m going to really get under the skin of leafy, suburban London on my gap year,” said no-one, ever. But here I was, cast on my arm, dosed up on painkillers wondering when I could get out of the country again. I’ll admit there were a few moments where my frustration ran high, but the […]Read More Gap yearing in Berrylands
Let me ask you. How many times have you logged onto Facebook and been greeted with a newly-updated profile picture of one of your friends, volunteer-smile intact, affectionately cuddling a small, rather grubby-looking child, from an unknown African nation? Once? Twice? Too many times to recall?Read More Volunteering with children: A game of double standards?
As a truly epic Student Volunteering Week 2014 draws to a close it’s hard not to feel proud of the difference that LSE students make in the communities we live in. Since Monday, LSE students have completed a run with GoodGym, helping out at Camley Street Natural Park whilst getting fit. They raised almost £350 […]Read More Why I’m proud of LSE students