Student-Led Volunteering

Interested in joining in with one of our student-led volunteering projects? We have a range of opportunities all created and led by students.

Take a look below and get in touch with them to register your interest.

Pro Bono

The University of Leicester Pro Bono Society acts for the common good of the local community, and strives to support every individual possible. You don't have to be a law student to take part in their nine volunteering projects.

Community First Responders (LUCFR)

The LUCFR scheme was started to reduce the time taken for life-saving treatment to be initiated for local people suffering from medical emergencies. The volunteers are all students of the University of Leicester and De Montfort University, who are trained to respond by East Midlands Ambulance Service NHS Trust.

Leicester Marrow

Leicester 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.

Oxfam Society

The University of Leicester Oxfam Society supports Oxfam UK in its work on vital issues to tackle the root causes of poverty. From life's basics - food, water, health and education - to complex questions around aid, climate change and human rights.

Food Rescue Volunteers

Food Rescue Volunteers help to reduce food waste on campus, improve food accessability, and support other students through the cost-of-living crisis.



For the full list of our affiliated student groups, click here.

Do you have an idea for a student-led project? Drop an email to and book an appointment to chat about volunteering.

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