CUSU Volunteers is a department within the Students’ Union. We have hundreds of volunteering opportunities for you to get involved in! We can help you to secure rewarding volunteering opportunities in the community, on-campus and further afield.

Whether you have a busy schedule or lots of free time, with over 100 organisations and charities to choose from, we are sure you’ll find the perfect opportunity for you.

We have a variety of volunteering roles for you to choose from. You can volunteer in the local community, volunteer on-campus, take part in a Make a Difference Day or a Student Led project, the choice is yours!

Our dedicated team is here to make sure your volunteering is both enjoyable and worthwhile. We are here to support you throughout your volunteering journey, helping you to get the most out of your experience. We look forward to meeting you!

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Why student volunteering matters

Volunteering is a great way to enhance skills and give back to the community. During Student Volunteering Week, students are encouraged to find opportunities that best suit their interests

Are we thinking about volunteering all wrong?

Organisations need to better understand how they provide value to individuals and the broader network, not just meet the needs of a specific program, as we move towards a more decentralised world of doing good, writes Ebony Gaylor from REDxFutures.

Volunteering Newsletter - June 11th

Have a read of the latest volunteering opportunities in our latest newsletter.

Timothy Lo - Many Strings To His Bow!

It would be easy to say that Timothy Lo from the Student Volunteering Team (SVT) is a young man with many passions.

Working for the UN is my dream

It is so hard not to be impressed on a first meeting with Loretta Obour, an MA student in International Relations. She lights up the room with her smile and her love for life and living is self-evident.

Volunteering Gave Me Confidence

When Randa Alsomali (pictured) from Saudi Arabia was considering where to do her Master’s degree, she did a lot of research before choosing to come to Coventry and, in the end, she is really glad she did!

Sheep run amok in the Hub

It was like a scene from “Carry on Farming” when the sheep from CUSU’s stress-busting event went berserk and did a runner in The Hub on Monday 29 April.

You get out as much as you put in

Kate Lawson is a second year student from Leicestershire who came to Coventry to study sociology. She lives in Coventry, even though it would be commutable from home because she didn’t want to ‘miss out on the full student experience’. It wasn’t until her second year that Kate took up some of the


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