Zero Food Waste is a project at UCL that aims to tackle food waste on campus. We redistribute food from where it is in excess to where it is in need: from UCL cafés to homeless shelters and surplus food bank.
At Engineers Without Borders, we aim to inspire young students to love science. Going to classes and working at education fairs, we run fun activities to give a more practical and hands on approach to the science that are taught to students in the classroom.
Headucate UCL aims to tackle mental health stigma and end discrimination by running interactive workshops in schools around London! We will be working with school children and are looking for enthusiastic volunteers to join our team - no prior experience/knowledge required.
Are you passionate about widening participation in medicine and allied health professions? Do you love teaching or want to develop your teaching skills? If so, then this is the project for you!
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The UCL Origami Volunteering Project aims to provide a positive distraction for children in hospitals, where we teach kids origami pieces. From origami stars to dinosaurs, it is a relaxing and bonding activity for the volunteers and children.
UCL Roots and Shoots is a project affiliated with the Jane Goodall Institute committed to making a better world for people, animals and the environment. We are looking for volunteers interested in humanitarian, environmental and conservation issues to run workshops for local school children.
The UCL Teddy Bear Clinic is a student led volunteering project that has been running for the past 15 years! We teach primary school students about health and safety in a fun and informative way. The sessions last for one hour on Wednesday afternoons.
UCL Student Hospital Fun Team is an award-winning volunteering organisation that aims to create a sense of normality for children and adolescents in hospital with games and conversations.
UCL Marrow work alongside the charity Anthony Nolan to help save the lives of people with blood cancer by signing people onto the stem cell register. For various reasons, young people like us make the best donors – with a real chance of saving a life.
It was the best of times, it was the worst of times, it was the age of wisdom, it was the age of foolishness, it was the epoch of belief, it was the epoch of incredulity, it was the season of Light, it was the season of Darkness, it was the spring of hope, it was the winter of despair, we had eve
Empowering young people affected by violence to keep themselves and others safe.
StreetDoctors is a national charity that puts young people at the centre of emergency first-aid provision and empowers them to become part of the solution to violence.
There is no doubt that the technology sector is one of the largest and most rapidly growing industries in the world. With this global shift comes a responsibility to ensure that everyone has access to understand and get involved in it.
Volunteers will deliver evidence-based workshops on pregnancy decision-making and abortion to school students, which comply with best practice and support key public health objectives. Our workshops encompass the practical aspects of pregnancy decision making including contraception choice and ab
This Student-Led Project works in partnership with the Young Hackney organisation and aims to support young carers in their education. Young Hackney is the service for all young people aged 6 – 19 in the borough of Hackney.
We aim to create an empowered community of refugees & students through collective learning at UCL. We aim to link UCL students with refugees between the ages of 16-25 years old, and support them with developmental aspects such as school work, improving their English speaking, and also applyin
TutorMe is a student-led volunteering project supported by Enactus UK. Our project aims to provide academic support that connects UCL students with pupils (A-Levels or equivalent) from London schools and charities on a digital platform.
ARTSMH is a student-led non-profit that hopes to provide students who are interested in both the arts and mental health an opportunity to explore, experience and learn together.
We are an educational project aimed at students in Year 5-6 of primary school, founded in Shanghai, China in 2018. As of 2021 we have educated a total of 107 students. This year marks the establishment of our first overseas branch in London, UK.
The Volunteering Service's Student-Led Volunteering Programme supports students to develop and run their own community volunteering projects focussed on causes that they are passionate about and which have a real impact on the lives of other Londoners.
Cultured Minds explores the interrelationship between mental health and culture by increasing beneficiaries’ cross-cultural sensitivity on how mental health is perceived in various countries/regions across the world.
The extracurricular day project is a one-off project aimed to develop children’s use of outdoor school and local areas by planning a day’s activity related to the hot topic of global warming.
The ultimate goal of our volunteering activity is to help in providing a temporary shelter for the homeless. In collaboration with Thames Reach, we will be working in one(or more) of their 3 sites of hotels in London by collaborating with Thames Reach.
The Shelter Connect Project aims to assist homeless shelters by providing them with a simple yet powerful application- that enables them to monitor and manage occupants' and shelter facilities effortlessly.