Jenny in Poland

Jenny in Poland

 So after two years of grand travel plans, having a little change of heart 11,000 miles from home, and a couple of expensive flight tickets later, on the 1st of October, I somehow found myself once again with my life packed into a suitcase headed for the southern...

Go Global Fair: University of Birmingham

Go Global Fair: University of Birmingham

On the 25th of October, I attended the Go Global Fair at the University of Birmingham. The fair was for all university students and staff that wanted to gain more information about working, volunteering and studying abroad. At the start, I was a bit apprehensive and...

EuroPeers Course in Hannover 2019

EuroPeers Course in Hannover 2019

Euro Peers in Hannover was unexpected, I was often surprised and inspired by the stories of my fellow Peers, as well as by what we achieved in such a short time. The project lasted five days; we were to be trained and equipped with the skills and knowledge needed to...

5th European Meeting in Utrecht vol.2

5th European Meeting in Utrecht vol.2

The 5th International EuroPeers Network Meeting took place in Utrecht from the 9th to the 13th of October. EuroPeers from different countries participated in the meeting, as well as the new European Solidarity Network, the European Commission and the National Agencies...

5th European Meeting in Utrecht vol.1

5th European Meeting in Utrecht vol.1

Our lovely group at the training venue in Utrecht It’s been nearly a week since we returned from Utrecht for the 5th EuroPeers Network Meeting and I'm still coming down from it. I miss the people, the place and the intensity of it. I'm neutral to the small amount of...

EuroPeers activity in Exeter

EuroPeers activity in Exeter

Petya, a EuroPeer based in Cornwall supported an event at the University of Exeter on the 9th of October. This is what she had to say... The Global Opportunities Fair went really well yesterday! I was, in fact, provided with an individual stall to promote EuroPeers...

EuroPeers UK September course

EuroPeers UK September course

Here is a recap of the EuroPeersUK September course at Academy St Albans...  The time on the course went quickly. We met on day 1 for the very first time, initially, we were total strangers, but these several days together changed everything. Now we are...

European Solidarity Corps in Poland

European Solidarity Corps in Poland

"A Spanish, Italian, and English person; living in a flat in Poland sounds like the premise of a bad sitcom. Instead it is the foundation of a life-changing experience, and how I will spend the next 10 months.  As a EuroPeer I'm almost certain you will have heard...

Youth 4 Europe with EuroPeers

Youth 4 Europe with EuroPeers

I am Ana and I am currently responsible for the Community & Youth Engagement Department at EuroPeers UK. One of my responsibilities is to spread the word regarding EuroPeers so that our network can grow not only in terms of members but also in terms of...

My Solidarity Focus Group experience

My Solidarity Focus Group experience

The European Solidarity Corps programme is relatively new to the European world of education and opportunities. So when I was asked to attend a Solidarity Projects Focus Group in Birmingham, I didn’t take too much time to think about it. I confirmed my...

Acting for Inclusion

Acting for Inclusion

Earlier this June, I stumbled upon a last call to attend a project called 'Acting for Inclusion' whilst scrolling through an Erasmus+ Facebook page. Within two weeks I found myself in Luton airport, anxiously awaiting a flight to Greece with 3 strangers. What I...

IARS International Conference 2019

IARS International Conference 2019

Attending IARS 7th Annual International Conference was very productive. Not only I made contacts in different organizations and universities, but I also learned new things about substantial topics such as social entrepreneurship and school dropout. I...

A EuroPeer Reflection: “What do you do?”

A EuroPeer Reflection: “What do you do?”

What do you do? A simple question, right? Simple enough to answer, right? Well, at the ripe age of 30, I can honestly tell you that this question gives me the urgency to run, or the very  least skip around the person asking (literally), in order to distract them....

The European Solidarity Corps

The European Solidarity Corps

Is there something in your local community that you would like to change? Something that bothers you and needs to be addressed? Do you have creative ideas but don’t know what resources and funding are available? You only need a group of at least 5 young people aged...

How I got to be a EuroPeer

How I got to be a EuroPeer

I had just finished my European Voluntary Service (EVS) in Northen Ireland when I received an email from my volunteer coordinator about this training in London by EuroPeers UK about sharing my international experience, and I was interested...

Erasmus4Ever, Erasmus4Future

Erasmus4Ever, Erasmus4Future

Introduction Erasmus4Ever, Erasmus4Future was my first TCA event, and therefore a somewhat new experience. Having said that, it is fair to say that it held many similarities with a typical Erasmus+ YE event. By this I mean to say that we were welcomed and introduced...

General Network Meeting 2019

General Network Meeting 2019

The General Network Meeting was a great day full of learning and ideas, allowing us to reunite with fellow EuroPeers in an inspiring atmosphere. It focused onto the future of EuroPeers UK, sharing experiences and learning about European Solidarity Corps projects. Most...

UK Youth Voice

UK Youth Voice

So, I did my very first UK Youth Programme - UK Youth Voice from 10th -12th May 2019 in Avon Tyrell as a representative of the southeast of the UK. The first flashback is from Friday where I started my journey towards Brockenhurst station from East Canterbury. In...

Engaging Volunteers, Changing Lives

Engaging Volunteers, Changing Lives

At 6 in the morning on the 1st of May, I took the train from Edinburgh to Manchester to attend the “Engaging Volunteers, Changing Lives” event, by the European Solidarity Corps.  Around 9 am, at Manchester Piccadilly, I met Laura - my friend from Edinburgh, who...

European Youth Week: eve​nt in the Lake District

European Youth Week: eve​nt in the Lake District

To kick off European Youth Week we planned to do a litter pick and dissemination event in Keswick, UK. This is where Max and Emilia, two long term EVS volunteers from Germany are staying (if you don't know that by now then you really need to keep more up to date with...

Week in Latvia

Week in Latvia

“Urgent - participant from the UK needed”, it had been a while since my last Erasmus+ project, so when I stumbled upon this opportunity to go to Latvia, I immediately got into contact. I had participated in a few Youth Exchanges before, but never a Training Course, so...

Erasmus+ Students as Intercultural Ambassadors

Erasmus+ Students as Intercultural Ambassadors

On the 1st and 2nd of April, I had a chance to participate in the Erasmus+ Students as Intercultural Ambassadors - Strengthening European Values through Cross-sectoral Initiatives conference in Frankfurt and it was an absolutely fantastic experience. My Frankfurt...

Youth Work Latvia

Youth Work Latvia

At the beginning of April, I went to Latvia for a week Training Course on Youth Employability. I was optimistic about the trip as it was with Youth Workers on a topic I'm passionate about. Unemployment is a problem that many young people face in the UK and as the week...

Eurodesk Training in Birmingham

Eurodesk Training in Birmingham

Even before leaving for Spain for Youth 4 Europe, I knew I had a busy week upon my return to the UK. First on the agenda was to attend a two-day training course held by Eurodesk UK in Birmingham. I made my way from the train station to the hotel, navigating not only...

EuroPeers at BCU

EuroPeers at BCU

On the 28th March 2019, Birmingham City University held an event for current students that focused on volunteering abroad and the benefits of the aforementioned. The main aim of the session was to make students aware of the benefits of volunteering abroad and that...

EuroPeers in Liverpool

EuroPeers in Liverpool

From 7th to 11th February, I took part in the Europeers Training Course. To my delight, the training was located in Liverpool, home of the Beatles, football and the Titanic. After a long train journey, that went from Brussels to London, and finally to Liverpool, it...

EuroPeers Training Course – LIVERPOOL February 2019

EuroPeers Training Course – LIVERPOOL February 2019

Everything started during the summer last year when one of my friends from University – Alexandra invited me to the EuroPeers event in Edinburgh. During the meeting, I’ve learnt that EuroPeers are young people who have studied, worked or volunteered in different...

EuroPeers UK ITC For Me Was…

EuroPeers UK ITC For Me Was…

Being back home after my European Voluntary Service for over half a year now, it was finally time to leave again for a short time. I was taking part in the EuroPeers International Training Course in Liverpool in the last few days. Together with 30 people from 13...

EuroPeers UK International Training Course Liverpool

EuroPeers UK International Training Course Liverpool

Last week, 30 young people from across Europe participated in the very first EuroPeers International Training Course carried out by the EuroPeers UK in Liverpool. The ITC was five days long and ended with a EuroPeers graduation and the participants becoming fully...

EVS Update: Work

EVS Update: Work

When not on the move I am enjoying my time volunteering in a sound-picture association. There is variation within the work by making videos, attending workshops, helping out at training courses, and promoting international volunteering experiences. However, the bread...

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