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I am considering to work in the Charity sector after I graduate, so this gave me a great insight.

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

"While helping out my community I was also able to hone my problem solving and team work skills!"

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

"The Social Hackathon allowed me to look at volunteering from a completely new perspective. "

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

Festive, feel-good volunteering this holiday

With the holidays just around the corner, why not use that generous spirit of yours to give back to those who may need your support most? There...

Flashback Fair-days!

We started off the 2019-20 academic year with a bang, hosting our series of Welcome volunteering fairs, designed for you to meet our lovely...

Social Hackathons - November 2019

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Garden Get-together with Action on Hearing Loss

After an amazing first day at the London Museum of Water & Steam,...

Full steam ahead with our Social Hackathons!

During November Reading Week, over thirty UCL students have been busy volunteering at our Social Hackathon events across London. One of...

"This is such an easy way to do something wonderful, not only for someone else, but for yourself too."

Lavanya Mane, a PhD student at the Francis Crick Institute, has been volunteering with North London Cares - a community organisation that...

What your Academic Reps have done for you

Every day, right across every UCL department, some of the over 1600 Academic Representatives work to make your...

Project Active: Getting me-time

By Ahsana Parammal Vatteri, PhD in Civil, Environmental and Geomatic Engineering  Project Active sessions have influenced my...

"Student mental health is a prevalent issue and I wanted to help those going through difficult times."

London Nightline is a helpline that provides confidential listening, support and information to students throughout the night. One of...

"Pick something you’re passionate about and just start there”

Alexandra-Loredana Petrache is a PhD student at UCL. Last year she led a volunteering project with UCL Film Society working with the charity ...

Where to find microwaves

It’s a piping-hot topic: where to find the nearest microwave. We’ll we’ve got you. ...

Not living in halls...

..not a problem When you start at a new university, a lot of the information and events are aimed towards people living in...

How we made friends

As someone new to UCL, one of your first worries is probably how to make friends. Well, here’s a few anecdotes from people who’ve been...

Project Active: Killing monotony

By Karen, BA History With the start of a new academic year at UCL, I decided it was time to step out of my comfort zone, try...

"This isn't only for the people who are looking to become teachers"

Safae El-Ouahabi is a volunteer for Bookmark Reading, a charity helping children develop the literacy skills they need to succeed in...

Secret study spots

Written by Georgina Bartlett, BA History & Matilda Singer, BASc Arts and Sciences Despite UCL being home to...

Your safety on campus

Both the Union and UCL want you to be safe on campus. Unfortunately, there may be times when you or someone you know is feeling intimidated or...

Eight things to do as a European or International student

Written by JC Li, BA History As someone from France, the culture shock that I experienced when coming to London was brutal...

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