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Alumni Stories: Nick McKenzie

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“Definitely volunteer! It will provide you with a great way to support your studies and explore things that you are interested in but can’t cover in class”

Alumni Stories: Patrice Baptiste

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“I think volunteering is such a good idea because you meet so many different people with interesting stories and from all walks of life.

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Students’ Union UCL is an organisation that exists to make more happen. We are the representative body for University College London’s (UCL) students, one of the most diverse student communities in the world.  UCL students have the potential to do anything, and the Union leads an essential role in helping them to achieve things they may have never thought possible. As a charity, we employ over 70 full-time staff and deliver a wide range of services and representative functions for students.

Alumni Stories: Jasmin Lee

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“There is always something you can do as a volunteer and you may yet be surprised at what you are capable of.”

The Mandy Walker Games

2020 Mandy Walker Games

This year on June 6, the Mandy Walker games is going to look different to any year before. Due to the current government advice we have decided to reel in the years a different way. 

Alumni Stories: Bianca Karpf

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“Volunteering is a win-win situation really.

Alumni Stories: Jonathan King

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“Volunteering was definitely one of the most satisfying parts of my university experience.”

Alumni stories: Caitlin Elise Nisos

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“Volunteering is also a great way to tap into communities of like-minded people and make new friends, to diversify and broaden your social network.”

Alumni stories: Tom Traill

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My experience volunteering at UCL, with the help of the Volunteering Services Unit, was transformational.”

"Volunteering has helped me to become more confident and assertive when giving instructions or information to large groups of people."

Geraldine Asare-Darko is a recent graduate from the Institute of Education where she completed her Masters in Sociology of Education in 2016. She got in touch to tell us how volunteering with The African Community School during her time at UCL has helped in her current career.

Alumni stories: Luke Penketh

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“Definitely volunteer.  It enriched my life while at UCL, introduced me to new friends … and greatly improved both my CV and my skillset.”