Skip to the main content

"Every time I would come back from volunteering, I felt less stressed and happy!"

Cristina Fiani is a third-year Biomedical Engineering student.  She spoke to us about her experience of volunteering with Bookmark ...

So you want to be a Project Leader?

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

"Volunteering as a mentor has had an overall positive effect on my wellbeing and development."

Ameerah Patel is a third-year Psychology student. She spoke to us about her experience of volunteering with IntoUniversity as a...

"Using the free time I had for something that I considered meaningful felt productive."

Priyam Deka is a first-year student studying Bsc Population Health and Data Science in the Institute of Epidemiology and Healthcare. She...

"With COVID-19 threatening to erase the bonds between the members of communities, volunteering has helped me to bring people together"

Sam Huddlestone is a Third Year English Language and Literature student who has been volunteering remotely with...

"Volunteering can bring you fresh, memorable, and valuable life experiences"

Alessia is a First Year BSc Natural Sciences student who has been volunteering remotely with...

"Being surrounded by supportive and friendly women was one of my favourite things about volunteering."

Rupa Budha is a second-year Chemistry student, and has been volunteering with the women’s charity,...

Celebrating volunteering: Volunteers' Week 2020

National Volunteers’ Week runs from Monday 1 June to Sunday 7 June, and is a time to collectively celebrate the invaluable contributions that...

"Volunteering has helped me feel more at home in a foreign country!"

Nashwa Naushad is studying for a MSc in Sustainable Urbanism at the Bartlett School of Planning. She’s been spending her...

"I wanted to make the most of my preclinical years and do something interesting in the community."

Victoria Ngai is a UCL Medical student and has been volunteering with Age UK Islington...

Bringing creativity and collaboration together

Two of our ...

What’s it like to volunteer during Covid-19?

We’re so pleased to say that UCL students have responded to COVID-19 with a determination to help others – in fact, enquiries here at the...

"I wanted to do something productive with the free time I have had because of COVID-19."

Antonio Neves is a first-year medical student and has been volunteering online with...

"Volunteering is a great way to make people happy. It gives me a feeling of giving something back to the community, and that I'm doing something meaningful."

Clara Landes is a third-year European & International Social and Political Studies (ESPS) student and has been volunteering with...

"It has been immensely helpful to apply the tools I have acquired from my studies to a real-world context."

Zayna Dar is a first-year Undergraduate at the SELCS Department and has been volunteering with...

"With a better understanding of the world around me, I am now better equipped on my journey of being a global citizen."

Nadhirah Rashid is an MSc Student at the School of Public Policy and has been volunteering online with...

"Volunteering is rigorous, rewarding, fun, enriching and genuinely life-affirming."

George Washbourn is a master’s student in the department of English Language and Literature and has volunteering with...

"I’ve helped some of the most vulnerable people integrate into London’s multicultural society."

Sadashiv Nayanpally is a master’s student studying Education and International Development at the IOE. He’s been...

"Engaging with the public is a great way to stay connected with the impact aims of your research."

Rebecca Shutt is a PhD researcher in the department of Physics and Astronomy, and has been volunteering with...

"It taught me to ask questions and to put myself out there."

Barbara Leger is a second-year Geography student and one of the Project Leaders for one of our newer projects, the...

Your guide to volunteering during COVID-19

Here at Students’ Union UCL Volunteering Service, lots of UCL students and staff have been asking us about volunteering they can do during this ...

Pages