Tag: Fundraising


The Dangers of Voluntourism: Why wanting to ‘Make a Difference’ is not enough

“Do you love to travel? Are you passionate about making a difference?” You’ve probably seen a similar slogan before. This time, an organisation called Play Action International is advertising an opportunity to build a playground in Uganda. Upon closer inspection, this turns out to be a ‘voluntourism’ trip, where volunteering is combined with travel opportunities…


A bloody good fundraiser from Cheer Dance

With a National Champion title behind them, and the winners of UEA’s Sports Club of the Month, it’s hard to think what the Angels could possibly do next! Yet, evidently, they don’t seem to show signs of stopping. The club is in the midst of planning their biggest charity fundraiser ever, calling on other UEA…

Arts, OldVenue

Company formed by UEA students in cycle fundraising challenge

A new company has been founded by English and Drama students from the University of East Anglia. Known as Turn the Key Productions, the members have a wealth of experience to draw from, including a winner of the 2013 Minotaur Theatre Company creative writing competition, taking Beckett’s Rough Theatre up to Edinburgh in 2013, and working…

News, Travel

Livewire: Jailbreak 2013

Jailbreak is UEA radio station Livewire1350’s annual charity fundraiser where teams of two people or more have 48 hours to get as far away from UEA as possible,without spending any money on transport.

August 2022
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