I really like the quote that appears when you first log on to the student volunteering week website: 'We don't wish things were better. We make it better'. This phrase sums up for me what I think volunteering is about making a difference and taking things into your own hands.
For those of you who don't know me, I am best defined as a Feminist on the Rampage. Out to root out sexism in every corner of the planet I find it, woman-on-a-mission style. But I fully, wholeheartedly support the Women's Naked calendar. Let me tell you why.
University life can be daunting - making new friends, getting involved in societies and working your way around large campuses is always unnerving at first. At least that's how I felt when I started studying at Warwick.