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Lisa reflects on her summer at SPICE in Hong Kong

Lisa was one of 5 UK volunteers from Edinburgh and London Universities and 10 HK undergraduates who helped run the SPICE summer camp this year This summer I was lucky enough to have the opportunity to travel to Hong Kong

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The SPICE English Programme for disadvantaged children in Hong Kong completed its fifth year this summer

The programme brought together 10 Hong Kong undergraduates and 5 UK undergraduates to run three 7-day fun English camps for a total of 240 children. Apart from competitions, activities and games in the classrooms they all spent the day at

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Neil is now back in Edinburgh after his summer in Hong Kong

He reflects on the programme and has also prepared the short video below The SPICE English programme makes so much difference to approximately 200 children over the 3 7-day long programmes which run through the summer, and it makes an

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Amos, who is studying engineering at the University of Edinburgh, joined the SPICE programme in HK last summer. He relates his experiences.

What began as a mere ephemeral thought, became reality as I begun packing my bags for this two-month long adventure in Hong Kong. An adventure towards self-discovery, impacting lives and building life-long friendships with a unique underpinning experience. This programme

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A Video of the SPICE Summer Programme HK 2018

This video was taken by the coordinator of the SPICE Programme  which ran in HK this summer.  This is the second of three 7 day English ‘camps’ that run each summer for disadvantaged children. This one was held in the

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Roshan taught in HK this summer with 4 other UK students and 10 HK undergraduates

SPICE 2018 – Hong Kong It is safe to say that these past couple of months in Hong Kong will never be forgotten. Upon arriving, I was greeted by the other UK volunteers who arrived a couple of days before

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Melanie Reflects on a Summer Teaching in Hong Kong

  Looking back on SPICE 2018   After spending two months in Hong Kong I have now returned to the United Kingdom. Being back home, I reflect on my time with SPICE and I wish to share personal thoughts about

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A Group of UK Students Teach for 6 Weeks in HK at the SPICE Summer Programme

Every Summer  we take a small group of native English speaking volunteers to work with HK undergraduate interns to run the Summer Programme for Immersion in Communicative English (SPICE) for disadvantaged local children. This programme is made possible by the

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Photos from 2016 Summer Programme for Immersion in Communicative English (SPICE)

Some photos from Nicola who helped run the SPICE English programme in Tin Shui Wai, Hong Kong this summer          

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Maddie’s Experience of volunteering at the SPICE Programme in HK this summer

 I landed back in the UK a few days ago after having spent a memorable six weeks volunteering in Hong Kong and, jet lag aside, I feel very positive about the experience. It therefore seems like a good idea to

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