Spreading Kindness and Generosity at Essex

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On Tuesday 13 November we held our third annual Giving Day, which this year was themed #EssexKindness Day. We wanted to celebrate the power of good deeds, kindness and generosity, as well as raising important funds for our students crowdfunding on Click.

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Join our #EssexKindness Day on 13 November

 

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Is there anything better than a Random Act of Kindness? That time someone handed in your lost wallet? When you were short of change at the parking meter and a stranger gave you the £1 coin you were missing? Or what about when you could see someone looking lost and gave them directions?

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Six Employability Skills That Crowdfunding Can Teach You

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You probably know that crowdfunding is a way to raise money but did you know that it can also boost your employability skills? The Essex Advancement Office’s Philanthropy Assistant Vicky Madzharska reveals all.

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Our First Class Giving Page

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You may assume a student’s biggest term time expense (aside from rent) consists of late night Domino’s and a Friday night at the SU Bar. You’re not entirely wrong, however as the 3rd year BA Acting and Contemporary Theatre students from East 15 Acting School began laying the foundations for their future career’s as theatre makers, investments which don’t coincide with student budget urged  them to pull together as a class and approach CLICK for help with fundraising.

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Embroideries that Bring Hope

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Sana Kikhia – originally from Syria and a former Master’s student from the Essex Business School  has always been interested in volunteering and social justice. As a member of the Entrepreneurship Society she saw a potential of starting a small project that could have a great impact.

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Why is Click so Great?

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Click was established in November 2015 as a way of supporting students and other university members. Since then Click has helped more than 200 brilliant ideas to become a reality and has raised more than £210,000. These numbers prove that with just a little support our Essex students can make all their dreams come true.

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