GU Branch Who we are, what we do and how you can get involved!

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GU Branch Who we are, what we do and how you can get involved! Slide 2 Who are we? Relatively new society in GU Focused on human development Three divisions for you to join Slide 3 Outreach We deliver workshops in local primary and secondary schools Educate pupils on STEM subjects and engineering Focus on water access and renewables Slide 4 Outreach Slide 5 Emphasis on skills development and maintaining high standards of teaching We work closely with Glasgow City Council to ensure this GUEWB encourages its members to create new workshops Slide 6 Fundraising A wildly successful undertaking for us We need as many volunteers as possible! Open to absolutely everyone, engineers or not Slide 7 Fundraising Worked with Friends of MSF last year Joint dinner with speakers from both medical and engineering professions Looking to fill our 2015/16 year with more events, drawing in bigger crowds Slide 8 Three Peaks Challenge! Given our size and age, a huge achievement Attempted Nevis, Scafell Pike and Snowdon in under 24 hours Raised 3500 for Send a Cow Slide 9 Partnerships Looking to establish links with charities overseas Putting practical engineering skills to use Able to enact massive small change in communities worldwide Slide 10 GUEWB Wind This is our flagship project Prototype small wind turbine Building our knowledge and experience for future work abroad Slide 11 GUEWB Wind Project is still open for new members Engineering behind it is relatively simple Prototype currently in pre-production stage Slide 12 GUEWB Wind Small wind has already taken off in rural communities world wide From the Peruvian Andes to Tanzania A great project which combines human development with real engineering skills. Slide 13 Whats in it for you? Volunteer work, aside from being immensely helpful to developing communities, looks amazing to employers A chance to build interpersonal, organisational and professional skills Work with an amazing team where your work will define us as a Society in Glasgow Slide 14 Getting Involved Absolutely no barrier to entry or prior experience needed! Get down to our open meeting and sign up to a division Make sure you follow us on FB Slide 15 Any Questions? Open Meeting & Social: Next Thursday Look us up on Facebook Catch a flier from our team outside

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