EUSA welcomes new intern from GBR

EUSA welcomes new intern from GBR

In the academic year 2016-2017 EUSA Office staff will be joined by Mr Liam Smith from the United Kingdom.

Liam completed his Physical Education and School Sports bachelors degree earlier in 2016, and will graduate with second class honours at the end of the year from Sheffield Hallam University. During his study he was involved with the social sport programme at the univeristy, providing open lessons for beginners in the sport of Badminton. Liam hopes that over the coming year he will gain knowledge of univeristy sports in Europe, developing the personal and professional skills required to begin a career in univeristy sports.

EUSA intern Mr Liam Smith at the Ljubljana Business Run with his colleagues

Long term internships and European Voluntary Service (EVS) programmes help young people aged 18-30 travel abroad to participate in volunteering projects. EVS volunteers commit themselves to the work of an organisation abroad and volunteering projects can involve many different kinds of activities.

New EUSA intern Mr Liam Smith in Ljubljana

EVS is a mobility programme within the Erasmus+, the EU programme for education, training, youth and sport, helping young people from Europe and programme countries to develop their sense of solidarity by participating, either individually or in group, in non-profit, unpaid voluntary activities abroad. EVS services in Slovenia are coordinated by the National Agency Movit, supported by the partner organisations. Within EUSA, EVS and internship as long-term training opportunities are also supported by the International University Sports Federation (FISU).

Long term volunteer oppourtunities are announced at the start of each calendar year, with short term volunteering oppourtunites annoucements being made at the end of each calender year.