Summer Volunteering 2024
Looking for things to do in London this summer? Why not try out volunteering!Summer is a great time to get involved in something new.
"It is so amazing to see the children grow up and do something that they have never done before."
"I would completely recommend volunteering to anybody that is thinking about it!"
Sign up for our PhD student Social Hackathon!
Application Applications are now closed.
"It’s nice to have the opportunity to meet people and learn more about other people’s experiences."
Volunteering during Ramadan
With the holy month of Ramadan approaching, the Students’ Union are supporting students observing Ramadan.
The Hackney Shed Slam Final 2023
Read about UCL student Jordan Lam's experience attending the annual Hackney Shed Slam Final at Hackney Shed!
"It's really fun all around!"
"The social impact that you have is just so valuable."
We spoke with Yasmine Kelkouli, a 1st year BSc Politics and International Relations student, about her volunteering experience as a volunteer with Speak Street!
Celebrating our TeamUCL volunteering partnership with Regent’s High School
We are thrilled to announce the start of our TeamUCL volunteering partnership with Regent's High School.
"There is always a way to help, no matter who you are or what you do."
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"I think it’s important to cultivate something outside what you do every day at university."
"It definitely gave me a massive confidence boost!"
"We were happy to support the students that have a wonderful vision..."
We had a conversation with Farrah from the Lifeafterhummus Community Benefit Society. They have been working with the Student-Led Project Zero Food Waste to reduce food waste on the UCL campus.
"... the kids would get a lot of joy out of it"
Charlotte from Hopscotch Women’s Centre spoke to us about their collaboration with the Student-Led Project UCL Student Hospital Fun Team.
Welcome One-Offs 2023
During the 2023 Welcome Period, the UCL Volunteering Service ran our annual Welcome One-Offs.
"...we are empowering parents to be lifesavers in their own communities"
Daivi is starting her 4th year of Medicine studies and has just completed an intercalated BSc in Paediatrics and Child Health. She has been co-leading the Student-Led Project Save a Baby’s Life, which provides infant life-saving skills training to parents and carers.
"It’s a great opportunity to contribute my time and skills meaningfully!"
"I have received lots of mentorship, and I want to give that back"
Kevin just finished his undergraduate degree in Philosophy, Politics, and Economics.
Welcome One-Off Volunteering
Applications for our 2023 Welcome One-Offs are open! Our Welcome One-Off Volunteering events run during the Welcome Period, and are a great way for students to try out volunteering, meet other students, and make an