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Get stuck in Volunteer

University can change your life, but you can also change other people’s while you’re here. Our Students’ Union run a volunteering programme that allows you to apply for one of the hundreds of opportunities based in the local community and log any hours worked on their portal. Giving something back can be immensely rewarding, and it doesn’t hurt that employers love to see voluntary work on your CV too!

“Although volunteering is time “I signed up to be a Freshers’ consuming I don’t regret a Angel for the Students’ Union minute of my experiences. because I wanted to be more From starting the craze for engaged with student life as Krispy Kreme bake sales to well as meet new people. raise money for charity, to I helped our new students spitballing ideas for the next move in, making them feel issue of the Trident Media welcome and safe in their newspaper – I loved every new home, but I also had an second of it. Make sure you amazing time myself – getting log your volunteering hours first pick of freebies at the though straight after an activity, Freshers’ Fair and launching as trust me they will definitely paint in the Colour Run! add up! This is important Volunteering was not only an as you’ll get a certificate opportunity for me to make with all the hours you’ve friends and learn new skills, volunteered at the end of but it has also improved my the year, which is great for future career prospects by showing your commitment giving me something else to to future employers.” add to my CV.” April Wilson, MA Journalism and Media Communications

Amy Holloway-Smith, Law (LLB)

“University can change your life, but you can also change other people’s while you’re here.”

This is Herts Guide 2018/19

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'This is Herts' student guide 2018  

Written by students for students, you'll find advice on everything from settling into university life and how to make your money go further,...

'This is Herts' student guide 2018  

Written by students for students, you'll find advice on everything from settling into university life and how to make your money go further,...