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Volunteering safely during the COVID-19 outbreak

There’s been lots of interest in volunteering during the COVID-19 outbreak – but also concern about how to stay safe. To help you make an informed...

"You can't really go wrong with volunteering!"

Beatrix Popa is a second year Electronic and Electrical Engineering student. This year, as part of the UCL Taekwondo Society, she participated...

COVID-19 Volunteering - update

Here at Students’ Union UCL Volunteering Service, we’ve been getting lots of requests for volunteering opportunities that students can do...

Volunteering: why it's good to plan ahead

It’s never too early to start thinking about your volunteering journey, so we’ve put together a few things you can keep in mind, along...

Going the extra mile for charity!

On the very chilly morning of Saturday 7 March, you were most likely asleep in a warm and cosy bed. Meanwhile,...

Coronavirus (COVID-19) and volunteering

Like every other aspect of life, the coronavirus outbreak is affecting volunteering. Some activities - including most one-off events and all of...

"Having one kid say "this really changed my life" was amazing!"

Lampojan Raveenthiranathan is a final year Engineering student and leads two of our Student-Led Volunteering projects; ...

Stepping up to the challenge with Great Ormond Street Hospital

I recently volunteered at Great Ormond Street Hospital’s (GOSH) Walkie Talkie Tower Climb 2020 as a Directional Volunteer. ...

Who knew litter-picking could be so fun?

When confronted with the question of what we can do to help the environment, finding out where to start can be quite complicated, especially in a...

"It’s a massive life experience I wouldn’t have got if I had just done my course"

Sarah Goddard is a 4th year medical student and a Project Leader for UCL Marrow...

Happy half-term holidays!

At a time when poverty was endemic and living conditions were dire, a group of buildings — which originally served as warehouses — was transformed...

"Remember why you're volunteering and just enjoy the process."

Megan Ann Pang is a final year BSc Economics and Geography student and she has been volunteering for the Anna Fiorentini Theatre & Film...

Bringing science and imagination together

I recently participated in a one-off volunteering event at The Salter’s Company on...

Travelling Back in Time - Experiencing Victorian Britain

UCL volunteers participated in a One-Off volunteering event at the Ragged School Museum on 19 and 20 February.   The...

Volunteering Awards: What you need to know!

What are the Volunteering Awards? Every summer, we hold our annual...

Speed dating... for a dissertation?

On Tuesday 11 February, I attended a Collaborative Research Fair for UCL master’s students and a range of community organisations. The...

Valentine's and volunteers!

This Valentine’s Day, love was in the air for those who gathered in St Cuthbert’s Church to attend Age UK Kensington & Chelsea’s annual...

“It’s been great running this project and finding people with this common interest.”

Zeena Sa’Di is a final year law student, and one of the founders and project leaders of...

"We love your commitment to working with the community"

Last year, UCL students collectively gave 63,400 hours of their time as volunteers within London. That’s the equivalent of one very busy...

Jump into volunteering with IntoUniversity!

You’ve probably read stories from our students, raving about how much they love volunteering with our amazing organisations, but have...

Behind the scenes at the London Chinese New Year Festival

I volunteered at the London Chinese New Year Festival with the London...

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