“At this year’s volunteering fair, although they may have been present in previous years, I noticed one organisation that stood out above the rest. Not because of how great their work is, but because I was disgusted by what this organisation purportedly was. […] They seem to be a social enterprise meaning they aim to produce “social profits” rather than acting like a typical business but what they were offering Plymouth students seemed predatory to me. […] Of course, maybe their representative did a terrible job at explaining what RIO does but it seemed to me that they were there to prey on the naivety of students with good intentions- they were simply after some free labour.” … More Our universities shouldn’t allow “social enterprises” to attend volunteering fairs. | Thoughts after an encounter with a suspect company looking for free labour from my fellow students.
“I initially wondered whether this was actually some sort of expert trolling, satirising the extreme lefts pandering to the wishes of any potentially oppressed minority but other examples of NUS decisions make it clear that this was all too real.” … More The NUS is an embarrassing representation of higher education