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Student Volunteering – Avon Wildlife Trust

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Students volunteer in their own time outside of their studies to support charities, community groups and other not-for-profit organisations. Both universities have professional volunteering services, which help to broker and promote volunteering opportunities to all students. Volunteers can provide longer-term regular support, or act as a…

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Mentoring

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Mentoring is a fulfilling experience for you and a student. You’ll gain professional development skills vital for leadership roles, including coaching and active listening, whilst giving a student insight into your sector helping them to shape their path beyond graduation. As a mentor, you will typically attend…

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Student led mental health sessions

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The Black Dog Project is a student run project that aims to increase awareness of mental health issues in young people in our local community. Zoe, a Psychology student and project coordinator describes the project: ‘’We believe there are gaps in many young people’s knowledge...
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Supporting sport in schools

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The Sports Leadership Project encourages students to participate in a range of group training, activities and community volunteering. The project is built around the Sports Leadership UK framework and students who participate gain a nationally recognised qualification in leadership. Students participate in a number of...
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Engaging girls in STEM

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Robogals are a student run organisation based within the University of Bristol, as a part of a worldwide initiative, who aim to promote Science, Technology, Engineering and Maths (STEM) knowledge within the local community, engage more females in STEM and build a bridge between Bristol...
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Rinsed

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Rinsed is a social enterprise created by students at the University of Bristol with the support of Enactus Bristol. Rinsed supports refugees and survivors of slavery and trafficking by offering them employability skills, financial stability and a chance to improve their English through part-time paid...
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