Volunteering with the Student Union is more than just a line you can add to your CV. Your volunteering hours will be accredited by the Saltire Awards and displayed on your academic record when you graduate, alongside your grades, helping you to stand out from the crowd! There are so many different ways you can volunteer:
If you want to find out more or get involved, contact Activities Coordinator Polly Glynn or Vice President Community Kieran Robson Renner.
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Every year, our outstanding volunteers are celebrated at a (usually themed) bash in the Student Union. It’s a great opportunity to thank them for their hours of work and to reflect on the highlights of the year.
The Volunteer Awards up for grabs each year are:
The following awards are available:
With each milestone, you will be able to set up a meeting with Kieran. He can then refer you to the Careers Service which will then help you translate your log book into points for you CV in order to exemplify the skills you’ve gained throughout your voluntary work. That way your volunteering will be truly rewarding!