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Dairy free delight

We've found a new supplier that will allow our cafes to offer soya milk coffees at no additional cost. Saving you 30p per drink. 

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We’re making sure that sport on campus is inclusive. And the rest of the UK is taking notice.

Read about it here

£140k secured in mental health funding

Continuing the work of student officers before her and the UCL campaign 'Fund Our Mental Health Services', Rothna, our Welfare andInternational Officer, has managed to obtain a much-needed boost to our mental health services. 

Read Rothna's blog on this monumental win

1300 and counting!

We're 5 months into the academic year and we've already facilitated over 1300 external speakers. This is the most external speakers we have supported since our records began... and there's still half the year left! 

Looking to run an event with a external speaker? Who's the next external speaker?

Volunteering = new skills

Last academic year, 99% of students who had volunteered said they had developed a new skill set as a result of volunteering. Skills include communicating professionally, collaborating with others, understanding others - to list a few. 

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A win for our students

Our Advice Team successfully helped four students dispute an unfair £11,000 bill from their landlord and saved them almost £10k

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Putting a stop to food waste

Unsold food from our cafes is distributed among local projects for people in need. This means, not only that food is not going to waste, but it is being put to good use in our local community.

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"My relationship with my inner self gets better and it makes me more healthy too"

Project Active is helping more people like Uyun enjoy exercise and try things they never would have before.

Watch Uyun's video in full Find out more about Project Active

Cutting the Rent at UCL

The union and Cut The Rent have secured a number of improvements to rent pricing in UCL accommodation for 2018/19.

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Reducing plastic waste

We have taken a number of steps to reduce our waste, including offering a discount for cafe customers that bring their own reusable mug and ditching plastic straws.

Find out more Help us be more sustainable

Where more happens

In addition to the funding we provide, we've helped Clubs and Socs secure an extra £67,740 of funding to help them run better, more subsidised activities for you. 

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62,400 hours volunteered

Last academic year, we engaged 2263 UCL students in volunteering projects across London. Together they volunteered 62,400 hours of their time - that’s equivalent to one person volunteering full-time for over 32 years!

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Food for thought

Student-led volunteering project Zero Food Waste will be collecting unsold food from our cafes and donating it to charity, reducing our environmental impact, and increase our social impact.

Start your own volunteering project More about sustainability at the Union