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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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Volunteering to teach with UWS in Cambodia

3 Jun, 2019

An adventurous group of Kings students and staff recently returned from the trip of a lifetime, volunteering to teach children in one of Kings' charity partner schools in rural Cambodia. Among the group was Kings Oxford teacher Sean Scatchard, who shares their reflections on the trip.

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Volunteering at Cradles to Crayons Boston

18 Apr, 2019

Kings Boston students regularly take part in volunteering in the local community. Student Sheida Franco reports on one group's afternoon helping out at Cradles to Crayons Boston, a non-profit organization which helps homeless and low-income children.

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A rugby connection: from Brazil to London with ONERio

11 Feb, 2019

In December 2018, Kings London students attended the Varsity Match — an annual student rugby union fixture between the world-famous Universities of Oxford and Cambridge. They also learnt about an education and empowerment project, ONERio, between the universities and a community called Morro do Castro in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil.

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UWS donor trip to visit schools in Cambodia

8 Jan, 2019

In December 2018, Kings Oxford's Helen Styles and Phuong Tran, Kings' Regional Manager for South East Asia, had the opportunity to accompany our charity partner United World Schools (UWS) to Cambodia, to visit some of the schools there. Helen reports back on their unforgettable experience.

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Volunteering in the community in Wisconsin

9 Dec, 2018

On November 14th, students from Kings at University of Wisconsin-Fox Valley had the opportunity to volunteer at nearby Gardenview Assisted Living, spending the afternoon teaching the residents how to make origami.

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Kings Sports Day for United World Schools

11 Nov, 2018

On Saturday 10th November, staff from the Kings UK Central Marketing Unit took part in a charity sports day in aid of United World Schools. Dressed in crazy colourful costumes, they raced a total of 10 miles in all sorts of silly ways!

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UWS Charity World Cup at Kings Oxford

10 Sep, 2018

While the World Cup was in full swing this summer, Kings Oxford Extended Foundation students Mehdi, Fajrul and Genovesi organised a school football tournament to raise money for United World Schools.

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A week of magic at Kings Brighton

4 Jun, 2018

From 12th-18th March, Kings Brighton held its Harry Potter-themed Fundraising Week, raising money for United World Schools.

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UWS Myanmar school building project for 2018

26 Apr, 2018

The fourth year of our partnership with United World Schools will see us supporting their work in a new country — our latest school building project will be in a remote region of Myanmar.

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