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‘I don't want anyone to miss out on the great opportunities I’ve had’  

Luard Morse Scholarship student Nicholas Whiteside tells how his time at King’s College, London, clarified his ideas on what he wanted to do with his life

'I discovered the importance of learning one’s role in the world’

US student Kenta Neary gained a new appreciation for diversity – and geography – on a Secondary School Exchange to Durham School

Salisbury & South Wiltshire Branch Helps Children in India

Salisbury branch has donated £2,000 to buy much-needed computers and tablets for young people studying at home in Tamil Nadu

‘The ESU competitions have been transformative for students’ self-confidence and self-esteem’ 

Teachers and students tell us about the benefits of the ESU’s various national competitions

This house believes that virtual learning environments should replace traditional classrooms

ESU alumna and PSC coordinator Erin Young tells us why she believes traditional classrooms will always have a place

‘I wanted to give something back’ 

ESU governor Gillian Day tells us about her Secondary School Exchange to Brooklyn in 1983

Lincolnshire kick-starts fundraising

A private view of Doddington Hall’s summer exhibition was the perfect start to the season’s fundraising for Lincolnshire branch

‘I hope that Martin Luther King did not die in vain’

ESU alumna Daphne James reflects on her time in Washington DC in 1968 in light of the recent surge in support for the Black Lives Matter movement 

‘An unforgettable experience’ 

From circus skills to managing a budget, Abhijith Subramanian learnt more on the ESU’s Secondary School Exchange than he ever could have imagined

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