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"I can see my dreams translated into a reality and that is the most uplifting feeling in the world!"

Nowsha Farha, Project Leader for UCL Amnesty International Outreach, tells us what inspired her to volunteer, become a Project Leader and run...

16th Annual Volunteering Awards

On 22 May 2019, we held our annual Volunteering Awards, an evening to acknowledge and celebrate the hard work of UCL volunteers throughout the...

Volunteering Awards Winners 2019

The annual Volunteering Awards is held to celebrate all the fantastic UCL volunteers! Each year, there are special awards for those who...

“Even if it seems really miniscule…you’re making a massive difference”

Surabhi Vanalia and Gun Wu Kim are both second-year Law students, and also the Project Leaders for the...

The Bigger Picture: not just an art exhibition

​Art has always been known as a therapeutic outlet. But can it be used to make a difference? Student-Led Projects, ...

“You learn a lot more from teaching something than being taught about it”

Virad Kisan is a 5th year Medical student, project founder and leader for the new Student-Led Volunteering Project, ...

“It was genuinely the most heart-warming experience I’ve had, and I’m really proud of everyone who was a part of it”

Iman Selim is a final-year Neuroscience student, and also the Project Leader for Songs for...

From volunteers to paid employees...

When Tommy Bower and Yoko Lohrer first enrolled as students at UCL, they never thought they’d end up working for a bunch of pirates when they...

“It’s just amazing to see the progress of the project from the beginning all the way to now”

Winner of our Student-Led Project of the Year Award and the Diana Award, Mohamed Afify, tells us all about being a Project Leader. Mohamed studies...

“Volunteering with Politeach has made me want to become a teacher”

Lucy Bacon is a final-year English Language and Literature student and a Project Leader of Politeach...

“For me, volunteering on Friday is one of the highlights of my week”

Rebecca Stewart, Diandra Sovailescu, and Claudia Colliva are the Project Leaders for the After...

Inter-generational cocktail making!

50ml of white rum 1 dash of soda water 2 tsp of caster sugar 2 wedges of lime  1...

"It is important that everyone understands what deafness is"

Calum Medlock, a second year Mathematics student, and Project Leader for the Sign Language Project, wrote for us about starting the...

Nominate for the Oliver Hare Altruism Award

Do you know a UCL student who has helped other people? Celebrate their selflessness by nominating them for the Oliver Hare Altruism...

"Looking at what we did in our groups and how everything came together, it was lovely to see our hard work."

Our Social Hackathons programme ran throughout Reading Week in February. Through...

"I think it was amazing to see how much we accomplished in one session."

Our Social Hackathons programme ran throughout Reading Week in February. Through...

“We want to encourage everyone into a different kind of physical activity, and to have fun with it!”

Clara Lim is a fourth year Medical student, and Project Leader for UCL Dance Society’s volunteering outreach programme: DanceIt! DanceIt provides...

The London Bucket Brigade

Breast Cancer Care was founded in 1973 by Betty Westgate, a women affected by breast cancer, who wanted to tell her story and provide support to...

Volunteering with dinosaurs...

Origami Volunteering Project, a group of dedicated UCL volunteers, have been...

Bringing joy through dance

UCL Dance Society run a fantastic Student-Led Project: Dance It!. They aim to spread the society’s...

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

Naz Rassa is a fifth-year Medical student and also the Project Leader for the Student-Led Volunteering Project Healthy Planet UCL, a project that...

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