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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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

Student Volunteering Week – You smashed it!

It has been something we’ve known for ages, but after the huge success of Student Volunteering Week, it has been confirmed – our student volunteers are totally AWESOME! We set you a challenge at the start of the week to see if we could get pledges of 1,000 volunteering hours and we reached it in

Volunteering has given me friends for life

Odion Ibadin is a 3rd year law student from Nigeria and for the past few years, she has been one of the University’s most prolific student volunteers. “It all began in my first year when I saw the variety of volunteering opportunities that were open to me,” said Odion.

Food bank work was a blessing for Blessing

Blessing Akhigbe is a Masters student studying Information Technology and she has recently been helping out at the Coventry food bank.

Volunteering is a way of life for Bethan.

Bethan Ellis is a third year Sociology and Criminology student and also part of the Student Volunteering Team.

Wanting to serve the community!

Sarah Yusuf is a postgraduate student doing a Master of Science degree in Pharmacology and Drug Discovery. She is an international student and her reason for volunteering came about from her desire to serve the community in the city she is studying, and we are very fortunate indeed, that she came

Week of events to promote volunteering

It was the annual Volunteering Fair on Wednesday 31 October 2018, which formed part of the University’s Get Involved Week.

Why volunteering matters

We all have our own reasons for wanting to volunteer our time to help others and if there is an excellent example of how much volunteers are needed, then we don’t have to look much further than our student ranks at Coventry University.


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