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
"I am very passionate about dance and I want to share this passion with more people..."
Aneeta is studying an MA in Film Studies and she volunteered with the Student-Led Project DanceIt!
"...seeing how much the students valued the input and advice we were giving them was truly rewarding"
Anais is a second-year medical student; she was one of the Project Leaders for the UCL Next Top Doctor Student-Led Project.
The SDGs Consultancy Challenge 2023
Our UCL SDG Consultancy Challenge delivered on 12-16 June this year and involved 61 students across 8 projects - working hard to deploy the project management and consultancy skills they developed at our training ahead of the week to find innovative and sustainable ways for the
"If I can help just one person out there, that's literally all I could possibly want."
Volunteering Awards 2023
Our annual Volunteering Awards are our chance to celebrate the wonderful volunteering community here at UCL, and to recognise and thank the incredible contributions of our volunteers and partner organisations.
"It feels like we are doing something useful for the environment..."
Nuzulia is a postgraduate student doing an Economics and Policy of Energy and the Environment MSc at the Barlett School of Energy and Environmental Resources.
"It is the small interactions with members of the community that make my day."
The Calthorpe Community Garden is located a 10-minute walk from Kings Cross in London and has been open for over 40 years. This garden is open to all and is run with the help of staff, volunteers, and the local community.
"We taught children what cheerleading is about..."
Ginevra is a third year Linguistics student and Anastasija is a second year Economics and Business with EES student, together, they are Project Leaders for the UCL Helping Children Discove
Sustainability and Volunteering: Westminster
Sustainability plays a key role in the development of communities. Voluntary organisations make a vital contribution to the environmental, social, and economic sustainability of their communities, and the volunteers that work with them are at the heart of this effort.
"I feel like volunteering gives you a sense of achievement and enjoyment"
Daisy is a second year Psychology student, and she has been doing an amazing job as Project Leader for the #Zero Food Waste SLP, winner for the Student Led Project of the Year award!
"I have learnt so much about fundraising."
Rachel Weller, a first-year student studying Archaeology and Anthropology, walked us through her experience of raising funds for Hope for Children (registered charity number: 1161729). 
"I love the sense of fulfilment that volunteering brings to me."
Lifeafterhummus is a food bank organization which operates by collecting surplus food products from 45 supermarkets from around the Borough of Camden, London and individual donations, with the help of over 50 local volunteers.
"It is an exciting challenge!"
On the 20th of May, the Petrie Museum, a part of UCL Museums, hosted a workshop for children called ‘What’s in a Name?’, where young children were invited to learn how to write their name in ancient Egyptian hieroglyphics by creating a clay i
"It was really rewarding to see that people care about women's football..."
Lily and Emilia are the Project Leaders for the Girls Can Kick SLP, part of the UCL Women's Football Clu
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"I wanted to be a project leader because I really felt connected to what Project Impactive is all about ..."
We had a lovely chat with Kimberley, who is in her third year of Biomedical Engineering studies, and she has been co-leading the SLP Project Impactive.
Summer Volunteering 2023
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.
"I made so many new connections and I would say maybe even friends ..."
Olga is a second year Data Science student; she is also a Project Leader for the UCL Leaders Conference SLP, part of the
"I wanted to lead this specific project because I myself come from a widening participation background"
Niamh is the Project Leader for the iNUGS Widening Participation Scheme project, part of UCL’s