Opportunities for Sheffield Hallam University students at this summer’s Latitude and Leeds Festivals

 

Did you know that SHU students can gain FREE ENTRY to this summer’s Latitude and Leeds Festivals by volunteering?!

Leeds Festival 2018

18th-21st July 2019

23th-25th August 2019

As a volunteer, you’ll play a big part in helping to create an amazing festival experience and helping attendees to get the most out of their festival, all whilst enhancing your CV!
You can choose between:

  • A week-long event management volunteer internship role (17 different roles available at Latitude and 9 different roles at Leeds). You’ll get involved with all sorts of activities – visit shu.ac.uk/festivalopps to find out more details about all the exciting opportunities on offer and how to apply.
  • Helpful Arena Team, general festival volunteer roles providing things like stewarding and information (50+ available at both festivals). .

 

In return for volunteering you’ll get free entry to the festival, free time to enjoy the music and the opportunity to make new friends whilst gaining work experience, networking and developing contacts! Remember – it’s not always about what you know, but who you know…

Volunteers will get access to dedicated staff camping, café, toilet, and shower areas. There is also the option to travel by coach to the festival from Sheffield Hallam free of charge!

Most importantly you’ll create your own unforgettable experience that you can share with your friends.

Visit go.shu.ac.uk/festivalopps for more details and how to apply

Past experiences:

Lucy Keyte (above centre) volunteered in 2018 as a Level 5 event management student, and says “I had a great time, I made some amazing contacts, some friends for life and was even able to go backstage on the main stage (and met Post Malone). It was hard work but a highlight of my summer, would 1000% do it again”

Storm Jones (above left) volunteered in 2018 during her placement year, says “I got to work with a lot of upcoming artists throughout the weekend and I got stuck in with artist liaison and stage managing. I had a great time meeting new people and I also managed to gain some valuable industry contacts”

Volunteer with your mates!  Most of the roles are paired up, so you could be doing this whilst having an amazing time with your best mate!

Volunteering on your own?  Don’t worry!  There will be plenty of social activities to help you meet new like-minded people, from across the university – and you can also meet each other via the dedicated Facebook group beforehand.

Please note: all volunteers will be required to pay a £50 deposit to secure their place, which is fully refundable on successful completion of their volunteering duties.  All roles are open to all Sheffield Hallam University students.  Deadline for applications is Friday 5th April 2019. This opportunity is available as part of a partnership between Sheffield Business School and Festival Republic. For more information contact d.strafford@shu.ac.uk or c.rowley@shu.ac.uk

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