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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...

“I had forgotten how much I missed the process of coming up with solutions to things and being creative.”

Laura Bailey studies MSc Psychological Sciences and leads the Student-Led Camden...

“Project Impactive has been a chance for me to give back and see the results.”

Volodymyr is an undergraduate student studying Mechanical Engineering with Business Finance and tells us more about his experience leading...

"Volunteering has helped me clarify my goals for the future."

Maya Kirby is an undergraduate student in the School of European Languages, Culture and Society (SELCS), studying French and Spanish. During...

Nominate for the Oliver Hare Altruism Award 2021

Oliver Hare Altruism Award 2021 ...

"It's an amazing feeling knowing that I am inspiring students to study abroad and expand their horizons."

Suthida Chang is a postgraduate student in The Bartlett, studying Innovation, Public Policy and Public Value. Since October 2020, Suthida has...

Virtual Volunteering

Since social distancing regulations have been in place, we have been working alongside partners to promote safe volunteering opportunities that...

"I can see first-hand the impact our work is having on the lives of local young people"

Natasha Wilcock is a year 6 Medicine student at UCL and has been volunteering with ...

"We all had some first-hand experience with different educational tools and were happy to share our insights"

Hanna Ruhsert is a postgraduate student studying Health Psychology in the department of Epidemiology and Healthcare. Hanna participated in our...

Volunteering Award season is coming: Everything you need to know!

The Annual Volunteering Awards Ceremony is coming up in June. It’s the perfect chance to reflect on another incredible year...

"It feels great that ideas we proposed were regarded as helpful"

Wenxin Wang is a postgraduate student in the Department of Information Studies. During February reading week, Wenxin participated in our Social...

February Social Hackathons

This term’s Social Hackathons took place over the February reading week, with 5 charity partners, 73 students and a great deal of...

Take a Look Back: Behind the scenes at the London Chinese New Year Festival 2020

Whilst we aren’t able to have the in-person celebrations we usually do in London in 2021, have a look at the experience...

Student Volunteering Week

National Student Volunteering Week runs from Monday 8 – Friday 12 February and across the UK universities are celebrating the invaluable...

"I believe in the power of classical performance as it has great therapeutic effect"

Kaito and Ya-Hsuan are Project Leaders of the Volunteering-Led Project  UCLef that aims to share the beauty of Western-classical music with...

"I’m pleased to know my volunteering will be helping minorities develop their leadership during these times of crisis"

 Zainab Dar is First year BA Comparative Literature student. This year Zainab has been volunteering with BUD, doing vital research to support...

New Year Volunteering

We’re already halfway through the academic year and things aren’t exactly as we’d expected, with another national lockdown...

"It is a great kickstart for me as I learned about the contribution of such charities in shaping future generations."

Sharvari Mauskar is an MSc Pharmaceuticals student at the UCL School of Pharmacy. This November, she participated in our Social Hackathons...

"Working alongside really enthusiastic and driven people left me feeling very fulfilled."

Leina Hatch is an MSc Management Science student in the UCL School of Management. This November, Leina participated in our annual Social...

"It was a very worthy and enjoyable experience"

Yu Liu is a BSc Economics and Statistics student here at UCL. Together with a group of fellow passionate UCL volunteers, she...

November Social Hackathons

Our Social Hackathons took place over the November reading week, with 5 charity partners, 79 students, Zoom and a whole lotta collaborative...

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