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SKIP

SKIP (Students for Kids International Projects) is a national charity working with university students and overseas charity partnerships.

At Southampton, we send a team of volunteers out to rural villages in central Madagascar on a health promotion project. This project includes educating children in basic hygiene (sanitation, oral health, nutrition, malaria prevention and safe water), we also work with older children to promote sexual health, sustainability and gender equality.

The project takes place over the summer break over a 4 to 5 week period. Throughout the year, we hold training meetings in everything you need to know before you go out on project, socials for you to get to know your fellow volunteers and lots of fundraising events around campus! We are a student ran- student led charity, check out our team of dedicated and motivated committee and please email us with any questions, or contact us via our facebook and instagram page! .


About SKIP

https://skipkids.org.uk/our-projects/southampton-2/

Membership Fee 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
Year MembershipFREE01/09/2019 - 31/08/2020Membership to SKIP Southampton

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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:

  • Marie Haddad
    Assistant Project Co-Ordinator
  • Kerry Miller
    Co-Project Coordinator
  • Isabel Mitchell
    Co-Project Coordinator
  • Holly Lancaster
    General
  • Mia Shander-Kelsey
    Health and Safety
  • Lauren Boys
    Publicity
  • Callum Paterson
    Research and Development
  • Alice Meen
    Secretary
  • Chloe Rippington
    Secretary
  • Gabriela Lees
    Training
  • Marie Haddad
    Treasurer
  • Sophie Ross
    Volunteer Coordinator

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