Dudley Students' Union have many amazing opportunities to take part in! ALL students are welcome to take part in these programmes which have a number of shared benefits for you to get the most from.
If you would like to learn more about these amazing opportunities, check out what we've got on offer below.
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Duke of Edinburgh Award
The Duke of Edinburgh Award is a is a youth awards programme founded in the United Kingdom in 1956 by Prince Philip, the Duke of Edinburgh. Dudley SU offer the award at Bronze and Silver Level and is available to students between the ages of 16 and 25. The award consists of 3 tiers: Volunteering, Physical and Skills training and ends with an outdoor expedition.
National Citizenship Service
The NCS (National Citizen Service is a development programme for 15 - 17 year old students funded by the UK government. Here you'll be be taking part in a 3 week long course comprising of a week of outdoor a week of indoor activities and a week long group project. You can do this in the Spring, Summer of Autumn, and it's only £50 to sign up - does it get any better than that?
Dudley Youth Council
Dudley Youth Council (DYC) is a group of local young people aged between 11 and 19 (and up to 25 for those with a disability) who represent young people’s views and work towards improving things for young people in the borough.
Dudley Young Health Champions
Dudley Health Champions have partnered with Dudley Students' Union to bring you a special programme surrounding Student Mental Health. These "Mental Health Ambassadors" are students from YOUR college who have been specially trained to reduce stigma and raise awareness around the subject of Mental Health