New volunteer recruitment 2015/16

Posted on 11 November 2015 by David Colwill

SHARE with Schools is holding another new volunteer recruitment event today. Our student volunteers gain vital employability skills through delivering classroom workshops in local schools in West and Central Cardiff and the Cynon Valley, helping to break down barriers to Higher Education. Come along to find out more and how to get involved. The event is open to students at any
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Guest blog by volunteer Louise Thomas

Posted on 2 November 2015 by David Colwill

My name is Louise Thomas and I am a third year Archaeology and Ancient History student. I first heard of the SHARE With Schools project through my involvement with the CAER Heritage project last summer, a community engagement project based in the Cardiff suburbs of Caerau and Ely. I decided that I would like to
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Guest blog by volunteer Rachel Pugh

Posted on 29 October 2015 by David Colwill

Rachel Pugh My name is Rachel Pugh. I’m a first year History student at Cardiff University. After my degree I’m hoping to progress into a career in education, so when I heard about the ‘SHARE with Schools’ project I thought it would be a great opportunity to gain some experience and meet new people. I
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[Mel’s Guest Post]

Posted on 26 October 2015 by melissajulianjones

Five years ago, a team of postgraduate students were assembled by Dr David Wyatt to develop what would become a flagship impact project for Cardiff University in the School of History, Archaeology and Religion. I came into the project in its second year, so I missed the first year with all its struggles and excitement
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New volunteer recruitment 2015/16

Posted on 22 October 2015 by David Colwill

SHARE with Schools is holding a new volunteer recruitment event next week Our student volunteers gain vital employability skills through delivering classroom workshops in local schools in West and Central Cardiff and the Cynon Valley, helping to break down barriers to Higher Education. Come along to find out more and how to get involved. The event is open to students
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Guest blog by volunteer Thomas Snook

Posted on 18 September 2015 by David Colwill

Thomas Snook I am a first year undergraduate reading Archaeology. I assisted with the Archaeological Science workshop presented to years 7, 8 and 9 at Fitzalan School. The pupils were given different graves and from completing several activities gained enough information to build up a picture of the life of the individual buried in their
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Guest Post from coordinator Stephanie Saunders

Posted on 19 July 2015 by stephaniesaunders92

Having joined SHARE with Schools as a coordinator at the start of my master’s degree in ancient history, I’ve helped deliver several of our workshops at different schools. However, it was a completely different ball game adapting and expanding one of them to deliver at the university’s Step-Up Plus Summer School. The Summer School is
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Medieval session

Guest blog from volunteer Jonathan Gilbert

Posted on 2 July 2015 by David Colwill

Jonathan Gilbert As a Third Year Archaeology and Ancient History BA student I felt I needed to get some serious work experience under my belt before I graduated and joined the struggle of the job hunt. I was always told that I work well with children, and I have always had an interest in teaching,
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Guest blog from volunteer Lizzie Nicholson

Posted on 9 June 2015 by David Colwill

Lizzie Nicholson: My SHARE with Schools Hi! I’m Lizzie Nicholson. I’m in my first year studying Archaeology BSc. I thought SHARE with Schools was a great opportunity to meet other students, help develop my skills, introduce me to a career in schools and to do something different outside my degree programme. I did workshops for
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