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Solving Climate Change, Year Six Style!

Climate change is a topic on everyone’s lips at the moment. That’s why the work that Healthy...

"Five, ten years ago, I don’t think what Just Like Us do would have even been a thing in schools."

Rhianna Betts, a second-year History student, was more than happy to pop by our office to share her volunteering story. Find out what she’s been...

Chinese New Year through the eyes of a fluffy dog costume

Chinese New Year is the most important festival in the Chinese Lunar Calendar. In China and other Asian countries, it is a national holiday and...

Taking young women on and up!

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Pizza, prizes, and Project Leaders!

On Wednesday...

It's hard not to be happy here!

It might be dark outside, but the basement of Roseberry Avenue is filled with laughter and bright sounds. The children here are blissfully...

So, what happens now?

You’ve probably heard a lot from us about our Volunteering Fairs. They’re our “big deal” events and we love to shout about them...

East London Connect - Mentoring and Voluntourism

This week, students who volunteer with East London Connect, a mentoring charity ...

UCL students make a BIG difference and here’s how…

Last year, over 2200 UCL students took time out from their studies to volunteer on projects across London. Each and every one of them made a...

The beginning of it all...

My name is Anjumon...

"It’s so lovely to see young students have so much passion about STEM –it warms my heart."

Arina Al-Rhosky is a 2nd year Mechanical Engineering student, who came in for a chat about her experience as a Project Leader for ‘Engineers...

Step-by-step mince pies

The holidays might be over, but it’s never too late for a mince pie! Here’s an easy guide to how...

Behind the scenes at the Royal Albert Hall

The Royal Society for Blind Children (RSBC) pulled off a splendid evening in the heart of South Kensington! The Royal Albert Hall is magnificent...

Christmas ribbons and bows with St. Mark's Hospital Foundation

St. Mark’s Hospital Foundation is a charitable organisation that supports research and education at St. Mark’s Hospital - a world-class...

Local vintage charity shops in need of UCL students

We all love a vintage charity shop – but have you ever thought of volunteering at one? ...

"I was doing something proactive with my time, which I would have spent watching TV otherwise."

We spoke with 3rd Year Chemistry student Rianna Pindoria, who has been busy volunteering at Ongoing placements...

Glitter, garlands and great volunteering!

Entering the South Cloisters this Saturday morning, I found a group of cheerful and friendly UCL students painting each other’s faces with glitter...

How can you make a difference in 7 weeks?

Last week, it was the seventh and final session held by UCL students as CoachBright volunteers at Stoke Newington school. Merely three miles...

The year so far...

Now that it’s almost the end of term (gasp), we thought we’d give you a run-down of everything the Volunteering Service been getting...

Multi-tasking and bright yellow tees with Endometriosis UK

On 17 November, eight UCL volunteers helped the charity host its Endometriosis Research Now Conference at Westminster University. I immersed...

Get festive with volunteering!

The festive season is...

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