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We are immensely proud of all our branches currently doing fanstatsic work on their international projects! Here’s a few snaps we’ve received so far, as well as Lancaster’s very exciting announcement that they are off on their first SKIP summer project!
The locations and dates of the biggest events of the SKIP year have now been confirmed! Make sure to mark them down on your calendar early and not miss out! Keep an eye on the blog, SKIP facebook and twitter and your emails for more details closer to the dates…
Autumn Big Weekend | London 19-20th November 2016
Spring Big Weekend | Glasgow 4-5th March 2017
General Assembly | Southampton 15-16th April 2017
Some more very exciting news from the general assembly was SKIP Belfast earning their official branch status! A massive well done on all the incredible work Belfast have done in order to achieve this status – we have no doubt you will be yet another amazing addition to the SKIP family!
A huge CONGRATULATIONS to everyone who was elected as a national committee member or mentor at the SKIP General Assembly over the weekend! 🎉 However, there are still 2 NATIONAL COMMITTEE POSITIONS AVAILABLE:
Please send applications to firstname.lastname@example.org by MIDNIGHT Tuesday 31st May 2016. Any questions are welcome!
National Committee Application Form 2016
National Committee Role Description
Branch Mentor Application Form 2016-2017
Branch Mentor Role Description
Exciting news: National Committee and Branch Mentor applications are now open!!
Please see the role descriptions and application forms below for more detail. The application form may open in a ‘Read Only’ format, please change it to ‘Print Layout’ view by selecting the button at the bottom right of the Word Document to allow you to complete the form.
The following National Committee positions are available:
- National Coordinator (need to have experience on National Committee)
- Global Health
- Volunteers & Welfare
- Research & Development
There are also 3 Branch Mentor positions available (current Mentors need not apply). If you wish to apply to be a Branch Mentor, you apply to the scheme and will then be placed with a Branch following discussions with the Trustee for Mentorship and Negotiations.
Application deadline: 13th March 2016
If you are applying for a position you will need to do a short hustings speech at the General Assembly in York on 18th March 2016. We encourage you to make every effort to attend this event. If, however, you are unable to attend please ensure you notify us and send a short speech (along with your application) which can be read out on your behalf.
is coming to SKIP this year…
The SKIP Global Health Newsletter!
The newsletter features Big weekend snippets, global health opportunities, news and experiences of SKIP members and others.
This is an opportunity for SKIP to use another platform and share each others amazing experiences and see more opportunities in the global health world that you can get involved in!
WE NEED YOUR EXPERIENCE. SUBMIT AN ARTICLE!
Great opportunity submit a maximum 150 word article describing your global health experience.
It could be of anything for example a funny experience on project, an experience outside of SKIP or something you have learnt.
Anyone can submit an article.
Deadline: MIDNIGHT 20th March 2016
The SKIP General Assembly is coming soon!!
It will be held in YORK on the 19TH-20TH MARCH 2016 and the deadline to sign up is MONDAY 14TH MARCH.
At least 1/2 people are required to attend from each branch so that you all have your say on the topics being discussed this year on how we run SKIP as a charity!
SKIP Barts are going on a very exciting research/pilot project in India this summer and need some extra volunteers!! If you are interested in sexual health teaching and being part of an international global health project please email
*** email@example.com ***
This project is open to ANY student SKIP member at any of our uni branches via our External Volunteer Scheme – further info on this can be found at https://skipkids.org.uk/get-involved/volunteers/
We had an amazing Spring Big Weekend in Cardiff of training, networking, masqueade partying, and the Blue Boy Awards! A huge thank you to our wonderful host (and winner of Branch of the Year 2016!!!) SKIP Cardiff, and all our other amazing branches and members for making this Big Weekend fantastic! 😄