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"I would definitely recommend the experience to anyone interested in making a difference for a day. "

Dora Dimitrova is a Fourth Year European International Social and Political Studies student. Last July, with a team of other passionate...

"This is a great opportunity to use your skills to volunteer in a meaningful, goal-orientated way in a collaborative environment."

Isabel Scavetta is a Final Year European Social and Political Societies student who participated in last July’s Social Hackathons...

Oliver Hare Altruism Award 2020 Winner: Aliza Ayaz

The Oliver Hare Altruism Award was cerated by the charity Olly’s Future, in...

A warm welcome to volunteering.

Who are we? First and foremost, welcome to UCL. We hope you have an amazing time here. We know this isn’t the way you...

"It was an incredibly rewarding experience to see our ideas be brought to life and accepted whole-heartedly by the charity."

Preetnoor Nagi is a 3rd Year Chemistry student and recently participated in our Social Hackathons. Read on about her experience on ...

"It was super fun to get creative and meet new people!"

Edie Selsdon Games is a 3rd Year BA French and Russian student and recently she participated in our Social Hackathons. Read on about her...

Hannah's Journey From Volunteering to Starting a Career

Hannah Butterworth is studying MSc Clinical Mental Health Studies at the Department of Psychiatry at UCL.  She spoke to us about her...

Some ways to volunteer during COVID-19!

Inspired by the #WeAreUCL campaign to celebrate the UCL community in a time of crisis; its...

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

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

"Through volunteering, you may discover opportunities you did not know existed."

Yaning is a second-year Population Health with Data Science student at UCL. Recently, she has been volunteering with Med Supply Drive UK. Read...

"The project was such a wonderful experience. It was challenging, meaningful, and deeply fulfilling"

Leigh Beaulieu is the project leader for the Amnesty International Volunteering...

"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!"

With social distancing measures likely to be in place for a while, many of our community partners aren’t able to run their regular volunteering...

"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...

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