Students are praised for volunteer work

STUDENT volunteers have been praised as part of this year's Student Volunteering week.

Barnado's, who are backing the week, have revealed 3,499 of its volunteers are aged 21 and under and many are students.

Among them is Dale Braganza Menezes, 22, a fourth year Chemical Engineering student at the University of Birmingham, who volunteers at the Barnardo's shop in Worcester when he is home during the holidays.

He believes that as well as supporting his local community, the experience will stand him in good stead for future interviews.

The week runs until Sunday, March 2 and highlights the valuable work of student volunteers.

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12:10am Wed 26 Feb 14

Jabbadad says...

Well done you students, sadly we seem to read plenty of bad reports on student behavour so good news like this says that as some of us know there are more good young peole who are suprisingly aware of what is happeninh here and abroad. Again well done.
Well done you students, sadly we seem to read plenty of bad reports on student behavour so good news like this says that as some of us know there are more good young peole who are suprisingly aware of what is happeninh here and abroad. Again well done. Jabbadad

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