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"If you want to seek change then you must first be the change and make a difference"

Katie San is a fourth year MPharm student. She shares her experience volunteering as a student mentor with...

Discover London with volunteering

Ah, London. For a lot of you, it’ll be your new home for the next few years. London is big and busy, filled with lots of places to explore,...

Volunteering 'can make a real change to someone's life'

Melisa Sahan is an MSci Psychology student. She shares her experience volunteering as a student mentor with...

Social Hackathons: 'I really loved the experience every time'

Paul Ho had recently participated in our Social Hackathons. Here, he shares his experience devising ideas for Ataxia, the leading...

"Social Hackathons are a good way to get experience in the voluntary sector and help a charity in a short amount of time."

Elena Kayayan had recently participated in our Social Hackathons. Here, she shares her experience devising ideas for Our Parklife...

Have you considered leading a project next year?

“Being a Project Leader…it’s like being able to make your own small pocket of change” Being a Project...

Jazz Society Outreach and Atlas Advocacy - a year of leading a Student-led project

Atlas Advocacy and...

The Social Hackathons are back… and they’ve had a sweet summer makeover!

They’re back and they’re better than ever!  Why not make an exceptional summer exceptional and...

Volunteering 'contributes to a collective sense of wellbeing'

Kirsty Goodman is an MRes/PhD student in the Department of Security and Crime Science. She shares her experience volunteering as a Dementia ...

"...at the end of the day the more we give, the happier we feel."

Kleoniki Theodoridou is a Masters student studying Msc Risk and Disaster Science at the UCL Institute for Risk and Disaster Reduction. She tells...

LGBT+ Undergraduate of the Year Award Winner: George W X Barker's journey with Sexpression:UK

George W X Barker is a final-year medical student and the recipient of the LGBT+ Undergraduate of the Year Award 2021...

"My tutee's spirit spirit greatly inspired me to grow into a stronger and more independent person"

Yuejia Zhu is a Masters student studying MSc Biochemistry in the division of Biosciences. She shares her experience volunteering as an English...

Volunteering Awards 2021: Student-Led Project Winners

On 8 June, UCL Students’ Union hosted the annual Volunteering Awards live from Bloomsbury Theatre! We would like to...

"The best thing about volunteering is being able to give ideas... and seeing suggestions translate into tangible results!"

Farimah Beigi is a third year Biosciences student studying BSc Biochemistry - Molecular Biology. She shares her experience volunteering as a...

Amy has had the chance to work with a Director who "has been so supportive, always making sure you are getting something out of the voluntary work"

Amy Cotter is a Masters student studying MSc Social Policy and Social Research in the Institute of Education. She shares her experience...

"Volunteering balances out your educational experience with impactful and tangible work"

Leora Kurtzer is a full-time Masters student studying History of Art MA. She shares her experience of volunteering for Student-Led Project ...

Recognising the Role of Volunteers: Volunteers Week 2021

June 1-7 is #VolunteersWeek, an opportunity to show appreciation for volunteers and all of the hard work they do. This article...

"The experience gave me the confidence and motivation to establish a volunteering organisation in the future dedicated to sharing music"

Kaito Mizukoshi is a first year BSc Management Science student at UCL and a Project Leader of the Student-Led Volunteering project...

"I wanted to be active in what I am passionate about"

Clara Sicard is a second-year undergraduate student from the Faculty of Life Sciences, studying Biodiversity and Conservation....

Volunteering Changed My Life...

Undergraduate student, Rebecca Stewart, shares with us her personal story about the impact that volunteering has had upon her life...

Mental Health and Volunteering - What’s the Connection?

In the spirit of mental health awareness week, we’re sharing the links between mental wellbeing and volunteering. Volunteers have...

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