Make a difference and develop your skills

Give your time to make a real difference to the lives of others around you. Volunteering helps you stand out from the crowd with real experiences that will build your confidence and develop your skills.


When you give your time to volunteer you’ll meet new people, have fun and connect with other passionate people.

The amount of time you give to volunteering is completely up to you – we have one-off roles, short-term projects or longer term commitments. You can even set up your own volunteering project. You can volunteer to do almost anything, and gain experiences relevant to your degree.

We’re here to help you grow personally and professionally, building up your skills to help you become more employable. Log your volunteering hours and skills with us and we’ll accredit your voluntary work.

Start now and find an opportunity that’s right for you. Join in with a community of more than 725,000 student volunteers across the UK, making a difference to the lives of others and your own.


  ARU students logged 17,660 volunteering hours last year!




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 ARU Students' Union Volunteer Centre   VolunteerARUSU

Come in to the Volunteering Office and meet with a Volunteer Centre Coordinator to discuss your volunteering needs and we will help you find your perfect role.


Peter Taylor House
Tel: 01223 460 008
Chris Pursell
Assistant Volunteer Centre Manager
Hours: Mon - Fri 9am-5pm
Caroline Way
Volunteer Centre Coordinator
Hours: Tues, Wed, Thurs, Fri 8:45am-3pm


Tindal Building, First Floor
Tel: 01245 258 178

Tracey Hall
Volunteer Centre Coordinator
Email: t.hall@angliastudent.com
Hours: Mon, Thurs, Fri 8.30am - 4.30pm
Alice Siegwart
Volunteer Centre Administrator
Hours: Mon, Tues, Thurs 9am-5pm, Wed 9am-12:30pm


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