Stories of change

Story of Change- University of Liverpool

In summer 2011 the University of Liverpool signed the NCCPE’s Manifesto for Public Engagement. This marked the culmination of the first phase of a bigger project to redefine and revitalise the role the university plays in the Liverpool City Region.

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Story of change - CUE East at UEA

“The only way to achieve culture change is to provide opportunities for experiential learning – giving staff and students the chance to experience public engagement, and to reflect on its impact. It's through doing things together we have seen a real change of heart in relation to public...

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Story of Change - Integrating student coursework and volunteering at Coventry University

A recent timebank survey concluded that 73% of employers would employ a candidate with volunteering experience over one without. By offering volunteering as an accredited module, Coventry University students have a great opportunity to stand out from the crowd.

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Story of Change - The Edinburgh Beltane

Named ‘beltane’ after the Gaelic for beacon, the Edinburgh Beltane is a four year programme, led by the University of Edinburgh. To develop the strategy for the project the team took a "Theory of Change" approach, which is widely used in evaluating community-based change initiatives.

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Story of Change - University of Southampton Community Volunteering

How can you make it easier for staff and students to get involved with public engagement? As the University of Southampton discovered, working together helps…

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Story of Change - UCL Public Engagement Unit

The UCL Public Engagement Unit (PEU) was established with funding from the Beacons for Public Engagement scheme in 2008. How has the PEU contributed to UCL’s ambition to ‘formalise and embed’ PE, and what key success factors and challenges underlie this change?

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