Memorial Prize for contribution to geography

In 2019, Robbie achieved a first class honours degree in human geography from the University of Nottingham and his dissertation Urban Immersion in Edinburgh and Copenhagen: Re-imagining the Tourist’s ‘Sense of Place‘ was also awarded a distinction. To commemorate Robbie’s contribution to geography at the University of Nottingham, in 2020 the Robbie Curtis memorial prize for the best dissertation in human geography was created. This year we have our first prize recipient Jane Astbury who is a very worthy winner having been awarded a mark of 87% for her dissertation. Here is a message from Jane : My name is […]

£24,433 raised to date (15/10/2021)

Fundraising story so far £3,532 – DONATED TO THE SAMARITANS (not included in the R World total) £7,975 –  DONATED TO R WORLD THROUGH OUR JUST GIVING WEBSITE £10,028  – TOTAL FUNDS ON 15/10/2021 (This includes £610 raised by the King’s School as part of #Reps4Robbie and the ‘Just Geogging’ Fundraiser) £3,696  – King’s School #Reps4Robbie fundraiser  £376     – Gillingham Anchorians Junior Hockey Club £800     – The Canon’s Primary School, Bedworth £1,558   – Karnival, Nottingham University’s Student Union   At the end of August 2020, just a week after Robbie disappeared from our lives forever, a birthday fundraiser […]

R World in Africa

In partnership with the High Five Club   Robbie’s ambition was to start his career in Africa having just been awarded a scholarship to study a prestigious Master’s degree at Sussex University in ‘Development, Policy and Environment’. His interest in environmental matters was evident from an early age and there is no doubt that he would have thrown himself into the course in typical Robbie fashion in the same enthusiastic way he tackled everything. Sadly this wasn’t to be, but R World has taken over the reins to continue his wish to make a difference in African communities which will […]

Six teachers/lecturers are now trained with a further two funded and signed up for training !

Our sixth teacher/lecturer has completed the First Aid for Mental Health Instructor training course! Trained teachers/lecturers  Simon Langton School for Boys, Canterbury Queen Elizabeth School, Faversham University of Nottingham Dane Court, Broadstairs Nottingham Academy Gillingham Anchorians Juniors Universities funded with training pending University of Sheffield University of Sussex

R World partners with Gillingham Anchorians Hockey Club and funds teacher.

We are so pleased to have formed a partnership with Gillingham Anchorians Hockey Club thanks to Harry McDonald, Head of Junior coaching who was a friend of Robbie’s, both at school and university. R World is funding a teacher from the club to do the First Aid for Mental Health Instructor training and plans are in place for this teacher to train up as many of Gillingham Anchorians’ club members as possible. We are particularly impressed with the fabulous tracksuits displaying our logo and are looking forward to working with the club in the future!