Volunteering for university students

Are you interested in finding volunteering for university students? Every year hundreds of students like you take time out of their busy schedules to tutor with The Access Project supporting a disadvantaged young person with their education.

  • Help a bright student from a disadvantaged background beat the odds and get to a top university
  • Support someone else to get as much out of the education system as you have
  • Make a significant, lasting impact on a young person’s future
  • Develop your own skills in communication, teaching and leadership
  • Earn extra benefits as an undergraduate tutor

You are only a few clicks away from transforming a young person’s life.

 

Volunteering for university students

Are you interested in finding volunteering for university students? Every year hundreds of students like you take time out of their busy schedules to tutor with The Access Project supporting a disadvantaged young person with their education.

  • Help a bright student from a disadvantaged background beat the odds and get to a top university
  • Support someone else to get as much out of the education system as you have
  • Make a significant, lasting impact on a young person’s future
  • Develop your own skills in communication, teaching and leadership
  • Earn extra benefits as an undergraduate tutor

You are only a few clicks away from transforming a young person’s life.

 

“I hope to encourage one student to stay true to their goals and give them my support as they navigate through obstacles in their education.”

Amber, The Access Project university student volunteer  

“I hope to encourage one student to stay true to their goals and give them my support as they navigate through obstacles in their education.”

Amber, The Access Project university student volunteer  

Benefits of volunteering for university students

By signing up to be a university student volunteer, you’ll receive the following bonuses:

      • References and recommendations.
      • Certificates and statement of participation: We’ll send you a digital certificate and a statement of participation that includes the number of volunteering hours completed.
    Our Chief Executive Nathan Sansom meets his tutee Bartek at St Thomas More School in North London
    Our Chief Executive Nathan Sansom meets his tutee Bartek at St Thomas More School in North London

    Am I eligible to become a volunteer as a university student?

    Whilst anyone eligible can tutor with The Access Project, to get involved volunteering as a university student you’ll need to:

    • Be studying an undergraduate degree either full-time or part-time at a UK university
    • Have at least a grade B at A level in the subject you’ll tutor (or equivalent qualification)
    • Complete your registration to become a volunteer with us 
    • Complete our 2.5-hour training workshop, our one hour online safeguarding course, and allow us to conduct an Enhanced DBS check

    Using your volunteer hours for other volunteering schemes:

    We are also very happy to provide a statement of participation which includes the number of tutorial hours for anyone participating in other schemes such as:

    • Duke of Edinburgh Awards
    • Lloyds Scholars
    • Other schemes with your own university

    Volunteering as a university student with The Access Project gives you a chance to give back and build your CV.

     

      Contact info

      128 Aldersgate Street
      Barbican, London
      EC1A 4AE

      Unit 302B, JQ Modern
      120 Vyse Street
      Birmingham, B18 6NF

      020 4513 5999
      info@theaccessproject.org.uk

      Media enquiries:
      07767 100 581
      media@theaccessproject.org.uk

      The Access Project safeguarding line: 020 4513 5999 (available Monday - Friday 9am-5:30pm)

      NSPCC 24 hour line:
      0808 800 5000

        Contact info

        128 Aldersgate Street
        Barbican, London
        EC1A 4AE

        Unit 302B, JQ Modern
        120 Vyse Street
        Birmingham, B18 6NF

        020 4513 5999
        info@theaccessproject.org.uk

        Media enquiries:
        07767 100 581
        media@theaccessproject.org.uk

        The Access Project safeguarding line: 020 4513 5999 (available Monday - Friday 9am-5:30pm)

        NSPCC 24 hour line:
        0808 800 5000