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UCD Volunteers Overseas

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2018/19 Programme & Events 

2018 Projects

Pictured above are the 2018 volunteers at the final Programme Days in May. Over the following few weeks, volunteers will  travel overseas and work with local partners in India, Haiti, Tanzania and Uganda. You can stay up to date by following our regular updates on Facebook.



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More news & opportunities:

  • 'Actions for Activism' showcases work done by students, staff and alumni of UCD in the name of change. This slideshow was created for UCDVO’s 2017 Conference ‘Development Education and Pathways to Change’
  • Read the UCD Impact Report Delivering Impact (PDF) featuring UCDVO as one of the 10 case studies.
  • Read Comics for Social Change a project undertaken by 2014 volunteers in North East India
  • 'What's the Value of Volunteering Overseas?' Article in The Irish Times featuring UCDVO Volunteers.
  • Katherine O'Leary gives an account of her son's experience volunteering with UCDVO in Nicaragua in 2013 in the Farmers Journal.
  • View the video and report from our 2016 conference 'Making a Difference - Perspectives on International Volunteering in Higher Education'.
  • UCDVO claimed the top prize in its category at the Better Together Awards held in Dublin Castle on the 12th December 2013. UCDVO’s video Developing Communities, Developing Students received 3,524 online votes and was awarded a prize of €1,000 by RTE’s Mary Kennedy and The Wheel's CEO Deirdre Garvey.
  • The UCDVO Development Film Series takes place in the UCD Cinema every Monday at 6pm for the month of February. Check out our Events Calendar for further information. Email to reserve your seat and join our mailing list.


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