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Social Work Unit

 

This Unit provides a set of programmes, activities and initiatives to inform, train, advise, and guide members of the University Community on the social resources and volunteer activities available in Málaga's association network offering the professional help of Social Workers..

 

Volunteering Office
Our aim is to encourage the participation of our community members in different associations, act as a link between such associations and university volunteers, and train the latter.

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Buddy Program
Buddy Program focuses on the adaptation of foreign students to Málaga's university lifestyle. More than academic support, this programme seeks to help them with the daily tasks of a student at UMA living in Málaga such as administrative tasks and paperwork, the virtual campus, transport, cultural and leisure activities.

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Elders Housing Programme
The University of Málaga has launched this shared housing programme with the aim of improving intergenerational relations, providing free housing in the city for students, encouraging mutual support between these two social groups, and offering essential companionship to seniors requiring assistance.

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UMA in Solidarity
This programme comprises different Projects, Activities, and Actions which promote solidarity and mutual help at UMA. These projects are organised and supplied for by the Volunteering Office and promoted by other Institutions and Associations.

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P.I.V.O.A
This programme is an organisational framework which enables a set of measures for community members' easy access to information and a set of professional help resources, as a way of guaranteeing their social rights as well as an efficient and dynamic management tool.

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