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Design a New World - For Free

Right now, Eurodesk UK is offering an opportunity to participate in a scholarship contest sponsored by IED Barcelona. For people who are 26 or younger, who also have a High School Diploma or Vocational Training (or are in their last year), this scholarship allows you to study in Barcelona, Spain, for the 2019-2020 academic year. You could be awarded a scholarship that could cover up to 100 percent of the tuition fee for the year (Specific details available at the Eurodesk UK Website).

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Learn Broadcast Journalism from BBC’s Best

Soon, Eurodesk UK will be offering the opportunity to apply for a programme called the BBC Journalism Trainee Scheme. The British Broadcasting Company (BBC) is hosting a 10-month journalism training scheme that is available in the BBC’s centers in England, Scotland, and Wales. This programme is looking for people ages 18 and up, who are either graduates or who have skills and knowledge in journalism from prior experience.

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#EUSolidarityCorps Photo Contest

Are you over 18, living in an EU country and passionate about photography? Take part in the #EUSolidarityCorps photo contest and share your magic moment explored and experienced during your European Solidarity Corps activity for the chance to win a European Solidarity Corps promotion kit.!

The theme for the contest is “My magic European Solidarity Corps moment”. Young people between 18 and 30 years old, who are registered in the European Solidarity Corps Portal and have already experienced a volunteering activity can enter the competition.

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How internships can add value to youth employment

If you have ever considered studying abroad but don’t know how to go about it then Eurodesk UK provides a wide range of opportunities and internships that include detailed guidance for students that are looking for expanded knowledge about work outside their own country and outside the classroom. It also supplies young students with practical experience to what it is like to work abroad. Eurodesk UK includes a variety of opportunities for internships and the information for each one is made very clear.

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Take Part in our PROCHILD Survey

As part of IARS’s 2-year project on violence against children—PROCHILD—co-funded by the European Commission and planned in conjunction with several non-profit organisations in Europe, we are asking for feedback from professionals who work in administration or as a supervisor. By contributing to this project through your participation in the survey, we can use the information we receive in order to better identify beneficial support networks and understand the needs of other professionals who come into contact with concerns of possible child abuse.

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Equipping Professionals to Support LGBT Refugees: A Young Person's Review

As a user led institute, IARS values the feedback we receive from young people. Our youth volunteer Steisi Hajdari, a 16 years old student studying her A-Levels at Uxbridge, has reviewed the Epsilon Project, an online training platform which aims to equip professionals to better support the needs of LGBT migrants and refugees. She felt that as someone of youth, this course portrays empowerment, equality and injustice that was not introduced to her before taking the training.

 

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Flexible, Office Desk Space for Hire in Canada Water

2 desk spaces available for hire in a clean and quiet working environment next to Canada Water library:

 

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DROP IN for the International Raising Awareness Conference in Athens

My uncle dropped out of school two years before he was due to graduate. Earlier, while in primary school, shortly after he had been diagnosed with a learning disability, his mother—my grandmother—passed away from cancer. At a young age, he was faced with challenges both and home and at school which deterred his progress through the education system.

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The Civil Society Strategy: Engaging Young People

As a young person volunteering at the IARS International Institute, it is encouraging to see the how the Civil Society Strategy has emphasised the crucial role of young people in shaping the future of our society.

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ME, MYSELF & IARS

Today is Jordyn’s last day as the Justice Projects Intern at IARS. Here is what she had to say about her time at IARS:

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