Here is a story of two friends who met at our Buddy Scheme events in Freshers’ week 2019!
“In Freshers week the Buddy Scheme ran an event called ‘Speedmates’ to give students the opportunity to have conversations with new people. As I wanted to get to know other students, I took the chance and went, even though I was not quite sure what to expect and whether I should go. Now I am so glad I did. Not only have I met Anton who invited me to come and volunteer with the Language Café where I’ve met one of my now best friends Lara, but I’ve also met Loïs.
When I was just about to leave, she asked me for my number as we are in the same course. Already the next day we went to our course introduction together. And guess who I am living with next year. Yes, it’s Loïs. Anyways, since Speedmates, we went to other Buddy Scheme events together such as ice skating in Brighton or to a cookery class with the Food Waste Café. I just encourage you to go and try out the Buddy Scheme events! It’s fun and you never know who you meet.”
Mara – Buddy Scheme member
If you also want to meet new people and maybe even meet your new best friend, sign up to the Buddy Scheme for next academic year! Find out more at www.buddyscheme.com/apply
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Wed 20 May 2020
"I encourage you to try the Buddy Scheme events. It’s fun and you never know who you will meet". A story of two friends who met at our Buddy Scheme events in Freshers’ Week 2019.
Tue 21 Apr 2020
"I have made many friends, increased my confidence and have been immersed into a diverse crowd". Jimeet, Buddy Scheme Ambassador 2020.
Thu 30 Jan 2020
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Mon 25 Nov 2019
The Buddy Scheme is not only for new students, but open to all students!
Thu 11 Apr 2019
Find out what's happening over the coming weeks, as we prepare for next academic year and new membership.
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