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.


Are you interested in working with young people or in sexual health? Sexpression are looking for students to help with their mission.

First Aid Society (LUFAS)

Learn First Aid skills in a relaxed environment, gain a qualification, volunteer at events and join an amazing social community.

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.


You could become a listening volunteer for Nightline: our student-run listening, support and information service. For the 2020-21 academic year they are operating an Instant Messaging service.

Alzheimer's Society 

This Student Group supports the fantastic work that Alzheimer's Society UK carries out. They hold monthly meetings to plan events and come up with new ideas in order to raise money and awareness.

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.

Students for Global Health (SfGH)

Students for Global Health is a registered charity run by students at a national and local level. Their aim is to tackle health inequality across the globe via campaigning, education and advocacy. 



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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