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Watch our new film celebrating five years of impact

We’ve produced a short film celebrating the last five years of City Year in the UK. Watch it here.… Read more ›

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President Bill Clinton visits City Year UK at partner school

City Year UK was honoured to host a special visit from former President Bill Clinton yesterday, as part of our fifth anniversary year celebrations. The event, which took place at one of our partner schools, Haggerston School in Hackney, east London, brought together 100 of our inspirational young volunteers from across the capital, Birmingham and our new start up team in Manchester.

President Clinton met with a small group of the volunteers (known as corps members) to hear about their ‘City Year’ experience, before addressing a wider audience of business and education leaders and City Year UK alumni. He praised … Read more ›

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Bank of America Merrill Lynch offer their expertise at an interview skills afternoon for corps members

Over 50 professionals from City Year UK’s corporate and other supporters recently joined its 120 London volunteers (known as corps members) to offer one-to-one interview practice. The session concentrated on exploring different ways the corps members can communicate their City Year experience to appeal to employers.

Geoff Mizen, Global Transaction Services and Megan Pearson, Corporate Communications at Bank of America Merrill Lynch (BofAML) told us about their experience:

“BofAML’s Global Transaction Services (GTS) EMEA team support City Year UK as its ‘selected charity’ and as part of this, regularly participate in training and development sessions with its young volunteers.

“Eight … Read more ›

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