Student Leader Projects Underway

We’ve received a great response from universities to our new Student Leadership Programme.

After receiving several notes of interest from past volunteers we were been able to establish Student Lead Projects within MMU, Keele, Edge Hill, Aston and Birmingham Universities and things are looking very encouraging for 2012 (fingers crossed).

The past volunteers who are getting involved are Hannah Piltcher & Eleanor Reilly (Aston – see their facebook group), Ellie Livermore (MMU), Yael Collins (Birminham) and Ethan Clarke (Keele).

If you’re a student at any of these universities, and are interested in short-term (4-6 week) projects next summer, please drop us an email and we’ll put you in touch with the student co-ordinator at your university.

If you’re an interested student but don’t attend any of those universities, don’t worry – you can still volunteer to teach abroad through our standard programme!

University Selection Events

We will be running a number of dedicated selection events at all of these universities in late 2011 or early 2012.  Please » Signup to our mailing list for future selection event updates if you’d like to be kept up-to-date.

We have scheduled the following university selection dates :


Location: Manchester Met. University
Date/Time: Wednesday, 7th Dec, 4.30 – 6.30pm
Who can attend: This event is open both standard applications and MMU Students and is therefore suitable for anyone interested in 3-12 month English teaching or Language assistant projects (India / Sri Lanka / Thailand) + Summer volunteer projects (Thailand / Sri Lanka).  All applications welcome…


Location: Aston University
Date/Time: Friday, 9th Dec, 2 – 5pm
Who can attend: This event is open standard applications and Aston Students and is therefore open to all Summer volunteer projects (Thailand / Sri Lanka) in addition to 3-12 month projects.  All applications welcome…


Location: Keele University
Date/Time: Friday, 14th Dec, 1 – 4pm
Who can attend: This event is only open to Keele Students interested in the Student Lead Project in Thailand next summer.

Interested in finding out more information or like to speak to a past volunteer / student co-ordinator – please email [email protected]

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