Winter Festive Volunteering
If you’re staying in London over the holiday break and are looking for ways to fill the time and get into the festive spirit before the term ends, try out one of the Winter Festive Volunteering Opportunities taking place!
"I feel like we’re actually making a change."
Get to know the 22-23 Volunteering Officers
"The important thing about doing volunteering is that you will feel like what you did will make a change for someone."
We sat down with
Social Hackathon November 2022
During Reading Week of Term 1, our students were joined by four of the Volunteering Service's partner organisations to take part in our first Social Hackathon of the 2022-23 academic year.
Meet your Volunteering Officers and Reps
Volunteering is a big part of the student culture here at UCL, with around 2000 students taking part in community projects each year. Every Autumn, we elect a Volunteer Officer and Volunteering Reps to make sure the voices of our student volunteers are heard, and to improve the volunteering experience for everyone.
"I find it really nice to know that even if it was just making soap, it’s contributing to something bigger."
"The new communication and inter-personal skills we have are something you can really take forward to other volunteering opportunities and even careers as well."
We spoke to three of the
Welcome One-Offs 2022
During the Welcome Period, the Volunteering Service ran a series of Welcome One-Offs for students to try out volunteering. These opportunities ranged from a MasterChef Challenge to eco-soap making, and were a great way for students to try out volunteering, meet other students, and make an impact on the community.
Volunteering Fair (3 Nov)
Our Volunteering Fair is taking place on Thursday 3rd November. This is a fantastic way to get involved with volunteering, talk to organisations, and find out what kind of opportunities are available for UCL students. We have around 20 organisations joining us on the day, so you don’t want to miss out!
It's UCL Volunteering Week!
It’s UCL Volunteering Week – your chance to discover more about the fantastic culture of student volunteering at UCL, find the perfect project and get involved.
Dissertation Showcase 2022
At the Community Research Initiative, we are always looking for ways to celebrate! Especially when it comes to our students and local Community Partners who have spent the summer collaborating on a research project.  
Twenty Years of Student Volunteering at UCL
From 7 November to 20 January, we'll be celebrating the twentieth anniversary of the Volunteering Service with an exhibition in UCL Wilkins North Cloisters.
Volunteering Fair Taster
Our Volunteering Fairs are taking place on Thursday and
Have you considered leading a project this year?
“Being a Project Leader…it’s like being able to make your own small pocket of change”
Volunteering News - September 2022
As we approach the start of a new academic year, we thought we’d let you know about some of the developments in the world of UCL student community volunteering, and what we have planned for the coming term. Enjoy!
Volunteering Fairs Catalogue
You can read about some organisations and their current opportunities in more detail here and here.
In a UCL Hall? Find some volunteering close to home!
If you’re in UCL Halls, volunteering is a great way to feel part of the neighbourhood and get to meet people. To help you discover the community on your doorstep, we've curated a list of current volunteering opportunities for every UCL Hall of residence - all within twenty minutes walk.
Discover Volunteering Talks
The Discover Volunteering Talks are taking place on 13, 20, and 27 October.
Other ways to find volunteering
We want to make it as easy as possible for UCL students to find rewarding and enjoyable volunteering. But with hundreds of opportunities on offer, how do you find the right one for you? Here are some suggestions: