Group of student volunteers planting tree in park

Volunteer in South Africa

Volunteering is a great way to mingle with locals, work to learn and to make a positive impact on the world. There are formal volunteer organisations and social projects where you can teach or work with wildlife, some of which are quite expensive (money that goes towards supporting the project). However, contrary to the idea that one has to pay to volunteer, there are other ways to contribute. Finding the right program is no easy task. We’ve put together some ideas to inspire you to take action.

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Home Away From Home

Moving to a new city, even for a short time, is a once-in-a-lifetime opportunity. However, not being able to communicate with locals, navigating a town you’ve never been to and coming home to an empty apartment isn’t exactly the experience you are hoping for when you travel abroad. Why not choose to stay with a family to help you make the most of living in an exotic new location?

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Writing Paragraphs

In this blog, I will discuss the structure of a well-written paragraph. By ‘main body paragraphs’ I mean the paragraphs in the middle of the essay, not the introduction or conclusion. First, I’ll talk about writing with the audience in mind. Then we’ll break down a paragraph so that you can see what the structure should be. Finally, I’ll talk about specific language to guide the reader.

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