This session will be run online in three parts: Two different students will share their experience of creating Social Change and Activism through various experiences with charities and organisations they have been involved in. There will also be an activity for young people to get involved in sharing how they could go about creating social change in their own communities.
93% Club and two of their committee members will firstly talk about their journeys to get into higher education as first-generation students from working class backgrounds. They will also discuss ways to get involved with various things at university according to the passions and interests students might have to really make the most of their time there. The second part of the presentation from 93% will be focused on their experience, relating to Diversity in Development, the various roles they have undertaken throughout the past 3 years, and some things they wish they had known when they were starting out! Attendees of this event can hope to understand more about the opportunities and support available to them at university from those who have made the most of these opportunities first-hand.
Academics and colleagues from the Social Science Outreach Team within Education Engagement Department at the University of Leeds will be leading this series of events over the Festival period with the support of Student Ambassadors from the University of Leeds.
This series is open to young people, 16-18 years old.
Event suitable for all, especially those with an interest in activism and creating social change.
For any enquiries, please email firstname.lastname@example.org
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Young People Creating Change: ‘93% Club’ and ‘Diversity in Development’
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