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Articles tagged with Social responsibility

At Kings we encourage students and staff to play an active role within their wider communities at the local and global level. We are dedicated to making a positive difference in each of the communities to which we belong and to help fund charitable projects in less advantaged parts of the world.

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60th anniversary 60km bike ride for UWS

24 Oct, 2017

Staff from Kings in Brighton took to their bicycles for our latest fundraising challenge in aid of United World Schools — a 60km cycle ride, celebrating 60 years of Kings.

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Cake sale for charity at Kings London

12 Oct, 2017

Friday 29th September saw Kings London take part in the Macmillan Coffee Morning and cake sale, a national campaign to raise money for the Macmillan Cancer Support charity.

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Back-to-school update from UWS

26 Sep, 2017

Through our partnership with United World Schools, we have been able to help fund the building of two schools in rural Cambodia. We are pleased to share the latest updates sent to us from UWS.

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Volunteering in LA to help my English and the community

5 Jun, 2017

Since Tatsuyoshi (Tatsu) Akita joined the Kings Undergraduate Preparation Program at MCU, he has been taking part in volunteer work — for more than one great reason!

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Fundraising for the American Cancer Society at the Relay for Life

12 Apr, 2017

On March 25, 2017 Rider University hosted the annual Relay for Life fundraising activity for the American Cancer Society.

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Raising money for Comic Relief at Kings London

3 Apr, 2017

Friday 24th March saw Kings London celebrate 'Red Nose Day'. Staff and students were encouraged to show their support by wearing red and donating to Comic Relief, a charity dedicated to alleviating poverty in the UK and around the world.

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An update from Cambodia

15 Feb, 2017

Through our partnership with United World Schools, we have now been able to help fund the construction of two new schools in Cambodia. Located in rural parts of the country, they have proved to be of huge benefit to the local communities that they serve.

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Santa Run for a local charity in Oxford

16 Dec, 2016

On Sunday 11th December 2016, 12 staff from Kings Oxford donned their Santa suits and ran the 3.5 km around the streets and parks of Oxford in aid of their local charity, Helen & Douglas House Children’s Hospice.

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Taking part in the World's Biggest Coffee Morning for charity

3 Oct, 2016

On Friday 30th September, Kings London held a cake sale as part of the 'World's Biggest Coffee Morning', organised by the charity Macmillan Cancer Support. 

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My experience volunteering at the Woods Mullen Shelter in Boston

24 Jun, 2016

Juan Carlos, a current Kings Boston student from Colombia, discusses his experience volunteering for the Woods Mullen Homeless shelter. Giving back to the community is an important American value, and Kings Boston encourages all students to get involved in different volunteering events. 

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