vinspired students Launch Event
Representatives from over 50 universities attended our vinspiredstudents launch event and briefing day on 10th September, which also saw the opening of the £125k Pilot Project fund.
Event aims :
- To introduce vinspiredstudents, the work we have done so far, and our future plans.
- To launch our pilot project fund, and provide information about the purpose of the fund and how you can apply for funding.
- To present our research on student volunteering plans for future research, and opportunities for you to be involved.
- To provide delegates with an opportunity to network, share your experiences and expertise, and help shape the development of our programme.
Slides presented on the day:
NCCPE: Introduction to vinspiredstudents (488 KB) by Jamie Darwen, Project Manager, vinspiredstudents.
Volunteering England: (288 KB) current work and priorities of the Student Volunteering Team by Amanda Duggan, Higher Education Senior Officer, Volunteering England
WiSCV National Committee: (216 KB) current work and priorities by John Braime, Chair of WiSCV National Committee
NCCPE: Introduction to research proposals (1.65 MB) by David Owen, Research and Development Manager, vinspiredstudents.
Laura Grant Associates: (PDF 304KB) poster presenting proposals for external evaluation of vinspiredstudents
NCCPE: (PDF 304 KB) poster presenting findings from phase one of the vinspiredstudents programme Squirrell et al. (2009) Student Volunteering: Background, Policy and Context.
The day's workshops (85 KB) explored the three key themes (enhancing best practice, tackling gaps and barriers, promoting innovation and growth), what they mean, and how you might develop an innovative project around these areas.