About

‘Make a Difference’ offers students in the Faculty of Arts and Humanities a variety of opportunities to get involved in that not only makes a difference to the wider community and environment but also to themselves.

We believe that ‘your course is more than what you do in the classroom’ and provide opportunities that are both extracurricular and which can feed into any units you may be studying or projects which are a part of your degree of study.

There are numerous opportunities you can sign up to throughout the year, extending throughout the summer term. The opportunities are flexible to fit around your study commitments, while still building excellent employability skills that will look great on your CV.

Opportunities to sign up to include:

  • Training
  • Volunteering
  • Placements
  • Internships
  • Work experience
  • Workshop delivery
  • Mentoring

Some of the main projects we have that you can concentrate your skills on are:

  • Schools’ Outreach
  • Manchester Children’s Book Festival
  • Community Outreach
  • Create Your Own Opportunities

More information on the above projects can be found in the brochure. For further information about any of the above opportunities, please email Makeadifference@mmu.ac.uk