Give and gain by volunteering

Active Student is the university’s volunteering service. It can provide you with volunteering placements in the local community that are rewarding, safe and supported. Find out how you can register as a volunteer.

Santander_Universities_logo.jpgVolunteering and Community Engagement Awards 2016

Seven awards worth £1,000 each, funded by Santander Universities, to recognise outstanding contributions in the fields of volunteering and community engagement undertaken by current University of Brighton students during the academic year 2015-16.

Nominations are sought from non-profit organisations, charities, CICs or public sector organisations in which students are/have been involved during this academic year.

Full details can be found on our Awards page.

The closing date for nominations for this academic year is midnight on Monday 18 April 2016 at the latest.

Latest news and events

volunteer-home1.jpgFind out more about volunteering events and news



What organisations can I work with?

contentbox-question-orange.gifWe have volunteer opportunities with a wide range of community, voluntary, public sector and not-for-profit organisations in and around Brighton, Eastbourne and Hastings.

Why volunteer?

hyde-plus2.jpgThere's more to volunteering than just the feel-good factor. Volunteering will help you as well as others in your community.

How much time does it take?

contentbox-question-orange.gifHow much you volunteer depends on you. We have one-off opportunities lasting a few hours, or longer opportunities that require up to a year-long commitment.