We work with schools and families to help young people, especially those living in disadvantage, to achieve their potential, live flourishing lives and make a positive contribution to society.
Meet the mentor: Joe Cooper
Everyone has to start somewhere, right?! The smallest opportunities can lead you to the previously unimaginable. Here with us is our trusted trustee (get it?) Joe Cooper to share his journey with Citywise so far. Good morning Joe! Talk me through your quest of how you got here… Hello! My mentoring journey started at sixteen […]
Response to the Manchester bombing
The events of Monday evening shocked all of us, but have been especially painful for those who lost loved ones, or are currently recovering from injuries. Our thoughts this week have been with all those affected by the attack and we continue to pray for them. Several staff members and volunteers were able to attend the […]
Winning at exams the Citywise way!
Summer is quickly approaching and we could not be more excited. But before we get three months of no alarms set and no school work, we have to get through exams… These are some of the most stressful weeks for students as they feel overwhelmed by all the material they have to memorise. But we […]
The quest for happiness
Citywise Founder Xavier Bosch kicks off our series of ‘foundations’ where we explore the fundamentals of what Citywise is all about. Where do we get our vision from? We’re in the business of helping the young, especially the disadvantaged, to grow in character. I started Citywise in Castlemilk, Glasgow over 20 years ago but cannot claim credit for doing […]
Manchester Volunteer Training Module 2
Congratulations for making it to the 2nd training! Now it’s time to get real and serious (whilst still having fun!). We will be talking about practical things that mentors face while working with young people and it will give you a better idea of what to expect at our projects. During the evening you will […]