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New Zealand and back again: Emily’s volunteer journey

Why did you choose Lattitude? I came across Lattitude whilst doing a business assignment for college and I fell in love. They had endless options and previous experiences were all positive so I didn’t feel...

Posted 02 Feb 2017

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Adrian Evans Award

The Adrian Evans Award recognises UK volunteers who have been inspired by their overseas volunteering experience with Lattitude to continue to make a structured contribution to benefit others, often through charitable projects in their home...

Posted 26 Jan 2017

Lattitude Work Experience Placement

By Sherie Chaudhary My two weeks work experience at Lattitude has been a really good insight to a real job. I want to further my education in the tourism sector and this placement was perfect for...

Posted 12 Dec 2016

10 things you'll discover working in China

10 Things You’ll Discover Volunteering in Australia

Great Barrier Reef Australia has so many things to discover but I think this one is pretty cool. The Great Barrier Reef runs along the coast of Queensland from the Tropical North to Bundaberg and...

Posted 07 Dec 2016

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Benefits of Volunteering Overseas for Your Gap Year

Volunteering abroad has many positive and long term benefits. Volunteering participation for gap years has also increased as people are now recognising how rewarding the benefits are. 1. Make Your University Application Shine Universities don’t...

Posted 29 Nov 2016

why volunteer overseas on your gap year?

A Day in the Life of a Malawi Volunteer

Domestic life in Malawi is different to home. I wake up early in the mornings and take a cold bucket shower which is surprisingly refreshing. Days in Malawi usually start between 5:30-6:30 and end at...

Posted 29 Nov 2016

a day in the life of a Malawi volunteer

How China changed me: Culture, Careers and Confidence

Catherine Sneath volunteered with Lattitude in 1999. Unsure about her initial decision, Catherine has returned many times since, having grown to the love the country during her time there. Catherine reflects on the long-term benefits...

Posted 28 Nov 2016

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10 things you’ll discover Volunteering in China

Martial Arts Chinese Kung Fu (Martial Arts) is a traditional Chinese sport which has developed over centuries. It stands as representative of Chinese culture so you can’t visit China without discovering the wonders of martial...

Posted 24 Nov 2016

10 things you'll discover working in China