Interested in SKIP?

You can join as an "interested member" for free until 18 October 2020. This will allow the committee to contact you with details of taster sessions and welcome activity and allow you to decide whether you want to join for the year

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If you are looking for a fun, rewarding and unique volunteering experience to help children around the world then SKIP Southampton is the society for you :) Not only will you have an amazing experience on project you will learn things about yourself and adjust to new environments whilst improving your cultural awareness.

SKIP (Students for Kids International Projects) are a student-led registered charity running projects that act to improve the health, welfare and education of children overseas within their communities, in conjunction with local organisations. 

For the past 12 years we have been going to Madagascar to teach interventions such as basic sanitation, dental hygiene, mosquito-borne diseases, sexual health and mental health. We plan to go on project in summer 2021, the location for this years project is still to be decided. We are very excited to work on this years projects and welcome a new group of volunteers and members. 

We can't wait to welcome the new members, see you all in September!

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The Committee

All clubs and societies within the Students' Union are run entirely by students. The student committee for SKIP this year are:

Lauren Boys
Health and Safety and Logistics
Mia Shander-Kelsey
Mia Shander-Kelsey
Project Coordinator
Eleanor Veale
Publicity and Fundraising Coordinator
Hannah Buck
Research and Development
Amber O'Brien
Amber O'Brien
Hannah Buck
Volunteer Coordinator
Rachel Baylis
Volunteer Coordinator

Membership Information

These are the current membership fees offered by SKIP, although many clubs and societies offer a free period for new members to try out their activities.

You must be a member of the Students' Union to join a club or society
NameCostValid PeriodDetails
Membership for SKIP SouthamptonFREE15/08/2020 - 15/08/2021Annual access to SKIP Southampton


All SUSU clubs & societies must have a Constitution which governs how they run

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Health & Safety

All clubs & societies are required to risk assess their activity to ensure it is carried out in a safe manner for members. Current risk assessments for SKIP are available to view below