Are you a student at the University of Bristol? We offer a range of opportunities for you to learn about issues, connect with each other and tackle social problems.


If you want to make a difference, one of our volunteering programmes is the place to start. With a simple application process and basic training programme, it's easy to get involved. Each of our programmes only requires 1-2 hours commitment per week too - designed to fit around a busy schedule!

  • Support young people to achieve their academic potential by volunteering as an academic tutor in a local school, or with local families. Find out more about Schools Plus.

  • Get involved in this intergenerational project, which connects students with older people to help tackle loneliness and social isolation. Find out more about LinkAges.

Skilled Placements

Skilled placements are a great opportunity to gain professional skills, work closely with a local charity and have a big impact! These are ambitious programmes for committed and socially-minded students.

  • Climate Action Bristol gives student consultants the tools to local work with a local businesses to develop and help deliver a bespoke Climate Action Plan. These plans allow local organisations and businesses to identify a clear course of action on how to make changes to become more sustainable. Find out more about Climate Action Bristol.

  • Students to Inspire is a volunteering programme which empowers students to connect and learn about the Bristol community through showcasing local people‚Äôs real-life stories. The project aims to create a safe space for people in the community to share their inspiring and unique stories via the power of a video, blog, podcast, magazine, live event and so many other ways. We hope that this can highlight important social causes in the city and give a platform to underrepresented groups and individuals. Find out more about Students to Inspire.


Got a great idea for a community project but don't know where to start? Come and have chat with us, and we can hopefully get things going in the right direction!

Whether you're looking for the right community partner, trying to find funding or wondering about the best way to engage other students, the Hub can offer you guidance and support. Just contact us and tell us more about your idea!

Critical Engagement Events

We run a bespoke programme of events and microvolunteering events throughout the academic year. Keep up to date with what we have going on by signing up to our weekly newsletter.

Strategic Partners

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